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Severe weather

Severe weather

Whatever the weather, you can find out how it's affecting our services here.

What do you want to find out about?


We've also got information about getting ready for winter to help you stay safe, well and warm, as well as how to prepare for emergencies, to help you make plans for what to do when bad weather comes.

Bins and waste collections

We don't have any details of disruption to our bin and waste collections at the moment. 

Find out more about bins and recycling, including clinical collections, commercial and bulky waste.


To find out if your local bus service is affected by the weather please contact:

Stagecoach Chesterfield

G and J Holmes

Hulleys of Baslow

National Express

TM Travel

Trent Barton

You can also find information about local bus services and timetables on the Traveline East Midlands website. 

Car parks

We don't have any details of disruption to our car parks just now.

Find out about our car parks, locations and charges.


Our Careline support service is working as normal at the moment.

Find out more about our Careline response service.

Clearing pavements

The website has lots of useful information about safely clearing the road or pavement outside your home.

Council offices and meetings

At the moment, there's no change to the opening of our offices, and no meetings have been cancelled.

Find opening times for our offices and locations.

See dates and times for meetings this month, and subscribe for email updates.

Derbyshire Prepared

The Derbyshire Prepared website provides information and advice to help you better prepare if there was an emergency in the county.

If an emergency happens they will publish information about what is happening, how it is being dealt with and what you should do. 


If you have suffered flooding or want to know how to try and prevent flooding to your property, you may need help or advice on what to do next. Find out more here.

Get ready for winter

'Get ready for winter' from the Met Office brings together lots of useful information from the Government and voluntary sector to help you stay well, travel safely and take care of your home in winter.

Gritting and snow clearance

Derbyshire County Council are responsible for our roads during bad weather.

Find out about:

You can also find out about the snow warden scheme

Housing repairs

Our housing repairs service is operating as normal.

Find out how to report a repair (including emergency repairs) here.

Leisure centres

Our leisure centres are open as usual.

Find out more about the Healthy Living Centre and Queen's Park Sports Centre.

You can also find out the latest updates from the Healthy Living Centre and Queen's Park Sports Centre on Facebook, or follow @CBCleisure on Twitter.


We've no reports of disruption at our markets or market hall.

Find out about our markets and Chesterfield market hall


Our museum is open from 0am to 4pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

We are not aware of any changes to opening times at the moment.

Find out more about Chesterfield museum and art gallery.

Pavements shopping centre

The Pavements shopping centre is open as normal.

Find out more about the Pavements shopping centre including opening hours, news and offers.

Power cuts

Call 105 or 0800 6783 105 for emergency information about power cuts.

You can also get the latest updates about power cuts in your area on the Western Power Distribution website. 


Up-to-date details of local school closures are published on the Derbyshire County Council website.

Sign up here to receive email alerts of school closures in Chesterfield.

Local school closures are also announced on Peak FM as well as being published on the Peak FM website and posted on Facebook.

Theatres and venues

We've no news of disruption to our theatres or venues due to the weather.

Find out more about the Pomegranate Theatre and Winding Wheel on the Chesterfield Theatres website. You can also see more about these venues and the Assembly Rooms and Hasland Village Hall on our Chesterfield venues site.

Traffic and travel

Here are some useful links to local and national travel information:

The AA travel news

Bus services

Doncaster Sheffield Robin Hood Airport

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Trains

Highways Agency

Manchester Airport

National Express

National Rail


Virgin Trains 


The BBC weather forecast for Chesterfield shows the forecast in our local area for the next few days along with any weather warnings issued for Derbyshire.

On the Met Office website you can check the latest local and national severe weather warnings and sign up to receive email alerts.

Anything else?

If you need any advice, help or guidance that isn't covered here, please contact us online or call 01246 345345 and we'll do our best to help.

You can also keep up to date with how our services are affected by the weather by liking our page on Facebook or following @ChesterfieldBC on Twitter. 


Last updated on 31 July 2017