Belper Town Council was formed in 1974 as a subsidiary from the Belper Urban District Council. This council covers Belper and Milford. We aim to elect new memebers every 4 years, and our last election was January of 2008. We also elect a mayor each year. We run many services in the town, including:

We maintain:

  • Memorial Gardens
  • Various Gardens around the area
  • St John’s Chapel
  • Coppice Car Park
  • Market Place

We provide:

  • Car parks
  • Bus shelters across town
  • Grit bins around town
  • Heritage center in St. John’s
  • Various notice boards

We arrange events such as:

  • Christmas tree in Market Place
  • Many lights around town
  • Festival lights
  • The small lighting trees outside various shops
  • Christ eve carol services
  • Farmers markets
  • Annual food fair
  • Planning application servicing
  • Grants for the sporting community
  • Taxing

We meet every month in the council chamber in St. John’s. Meetings are usually held on Thursday, and all are welcome to attend.