Derbyshire County Council's responsibilities are broadly Educational and Transport Infrastructure, and include Education, Libraries and Museums, Highways, Pavements, Street Lighting, Transport, County and Emergency Plans.
For any of the issues listed above, please go to the Website by clicking here

Derbyshire County Councillor:
Linda Chilton


South Derbyshire District Council's responsibilities are broadly Environmental, and include Local Plans, Grass Cutting, Verges and Open Spaces, Problem or Fallen Trees, Dustbins, Drains, Recycling, Waste, Street Cleaning, Environmental Health and Housing.
For any of the issues listed above, please go to the Website by clicking here

South Derbyshire District Councillors:
Martin Fitzpatrick 
0771 0030187
Jim Hewlett 
01332 863927

Useful Local Contacts & Links
Melbourne Community Care
The place in the heart of the town that links the people of Melbourne who CAN help with the people of Melbourne who NEED help.
Unit D, William's Yard, Derby Road, Melbourne, Derby DE73 8JR
01332 863585

Library and Information Centre 
at Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne, DE73 8GJ
01332 863893
Opening hours: Monday 2-5pm; Wednesday 2-5.30pm; Friday 9am-1pm and 2-7pm.
If you wish to renew items you have on loan, call 08456 058058

Melbourne Sporting Partnership
Enhancing the quality of sporting provision for local clubs within Melbourne and South Derbyshire

Melbourne Assembly Rooms
Located in the centre of Melbourne village, we have a range of multifunctional rooms suitable for all kinds of events, with reasonable room rates starting from just £7.50

Melbourne Civic Society
Protecting and improving the environment of Melbourne Derbyshire since 1974.

Melbourne Historical Research Group
The Group was formed in Spring 2000 to record and research the trades, institutions and social background of Melbourne

Melbourne and District's Monthly Newspaper
01332 863181

Melbourne Area Transition
Making our area a better place to live

Whistlewood Common
Whistlewood is ten acres of community-owned land in Melbourne. The site is designed along permaculture principles (a sustainable design framework) so that it will work for people and wildlife.

Melbourne Footpaths Group
Improving our paths and promoting walking around Melbourne.

Melbourne Festival
The Melbourne Festival is eagerly awaited by local people and visitors from far afield, it has established itself as the highlight of South Derbyshire’s cultural calendar.