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Local company is cleaning up

Did you know that there is a laundry in Stoney Middleton? At Hillsprings Laundry we offer a wide range of laundry services to both commercial and private customers including service washes, bed, bath and table linen, workwear and uniforms, duvets and sleeping bags, plus an iron only service. We are also agents for dry cleaning. Our services […]

Refurbished Cavendish Pavilion available to hire

Hire the Cavendish Pavilion at the Baslow Sports Field Following the extensive refurbishment of the Cavendish Pavilion, including the ground floor, first floor and the changing rooms, the pavilion offers high quality facilities for a variety of business activities and leisure events. In the main ground floor area, which can accommodate up to 50 people, […]

Nominations for the General Election 2019

Here is all the information for those who are considering putting themselves forward to be the MP for the constituency of the Derbyshire Dales. The link to Derbyshire Dales’ website in relation to nomination papers, which is referenced in the notice below, can also be accessed HERE.

TrY-Sports Virtual Fitness Classes

Becky Lyne’s Virtual Fitness classes start on Tuesday 12 November in the new upstairs studio in the pavilion at the Baslow Sports Field. It costs just £4.50 for a 45-minute high quality screen-projected session, with all equipment provided. This is a great chance to workout with friends or to get some exercise in while your child […]

New charity fell race for Baslow

The Baslow Bolt, is a new fell race, reviving the old Baslow Fell Race, but on a new, beautiful and challenging course that skirts the Baslow skyline. To register and for more information visit the official race website: https://baslowbolt.com.All proceeds are in aid of the local village school, St Anne’s Baslow PTA. The route will […]

Tots and Seniors

Every first Monday of the month at Baslow Mother and Toddler Group Would you like to have a cup of tea and a chat with others? Do you enjoy spending time with little ones? Baslow Toddler Group runs every Monday morning, but on the first Monday of every month (during term time) the doors are open to […]

Stolen parcels

It has recently been reported that an Amazon delivery driver stole a parcel from another delivery company that was left on a front doorstep while the resident changed their baby in the house, because they couldn’t carry the parcel and child inside. The theft took place earlier in September and was reported to the police. […]

Knowing your rights with door-to-door salespeople

The Pedlar’s Act 1871 is the legislation that governs the regulation of door-to-door selling. A Pedlar’s Certificate allows a person to trade whilst on foot, door-to-door and town-to-town. A peddler’s certificate is obtained from the Chief Officer of the Police from the area where the person lives. Prospective pedlars need to be 17 or over […]

Baslow Community Orchard to help boost bee population

The Baslow Community Orchard invites you to a presentation by Rhodri Green of the Bumblee Conservation Trust. The talk will follow the Community Orchard’s AGM and a short business meeting, which will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 May at the Baslow Methodist Chirch on School Lane, Baslow. Rhodri’s presentation will cover: An introduction to […]

Don’t get caught out with your rubbish

Derbyshire Dales residents are being reminded that their recycling bins won’t be emptied if paper and cardboard recycling is mixed with other recyclable materials for household collections. Homes across the district currently recycle 57% of all household waste – the best percentage in the county. Residents can recycle paper and cardboard, glass bottles and jars, […]

Duchess opens Woodland Park

On Saturday 6 April, the Duchess of Devonshire, accompanied by the Duke of Devonshire, officially opened Baslow Woodland Park — a brand new adventure play park designed for children of all ages. The new woodland park — funded by Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, with a generous contribution from the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire […]

Join the Baslow Garden Society

New members are very welcome to join the Baslow Garden Society, which meets at 7.30pm on the third Thursday of the month in the Village Hall, Baslow. For more information about the Baslow Garden Society contact Barbara Warden by email.

An evening with TV’s Steve Cooke

Baslow WI invites you to an evening with Quizzer, Steve Cooke, from BBC’s ‘Eggheads’, which will take place as follows: Date: 7 March 2019 Time: 7.30pm Venue: Baslow Village Hall Supporting Baslow Village Hall, The President’s Charity in Baslow WI’s Centenary Year Tickets £8 – includes wine or juice – available from Baslow WI Contact details carolineh42@sky.com or call: 07824 888648

Design your own RHS garden

RHS CHATSWORTH – BBC RADIO DERBY – DESIGN YOUR OWN GARDEN BBC local radio listeners are being given the chance to design a garden which will be built at this year’s RHS Chatsworth. All building materials and plants will be provided and experts will carry out the work as close as possible to your design. […]

Well Dressing at RHS Chatsworth

The RHS will be bringing back a much-loved feature, Community Well Dressing, with a slightly different offering on how to apply. For 2019 they are inviting Community Well Dressing groups to express their interest in staging an exhibit at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. The RHS will select 8 groups from those who have expressed their interest, […]

Derbyshire Alert goes live

Derbyshire Alert is a two-way messaging system which can be used by Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNT’s) and the force Media Team to make contact with the public via email or text message.  The messages are sent to specific targeted areas where a crime has been committed.  The system can also be used for information appeals […]

Your village hall needs you!

To comply with the Village Hall’s Governance Rules and Constitution, they URGENTLY need 3 Trustees to join their friendly management group at their AGM in June (although training can start immediately). The vacant roles are: 1.     Finance Trustee: responsible for accounts and invoicing. 2.     Secretary Trustee: responsible for maintaining records including minutes and liaising with hirers and Trustees. 3.     Marketing […]

Grow to show

The Baslow Garden Society with the Froggatt & District Horticultural Society and Grindleford Horticultural Society have arranged a “Grow to Show” talk, which will take place as follows: Date: Thursday 28 February 2019 | Time: 7.30pm Venue: Calver Village Hall, Main Street, Calver, S32 3XR During the event local residents will be able to find out about […]

Young Voices

Young people aged 8 and over are warmly invited to join a new choir in the village, called Young Voices. The choir is led by Claire De la Haye and rehearsals are on a Tuesday evening in church from 5.30-6.15pm. If you would like your son or daughter to get involved simply turn up and […]

Bike thefts increase across the region

Jon Rawlinson, Baslow and Bubnell’s Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator, is warning all bicycle owners that an increasing number of bike thefts across the Peak District are being reported. His advice is to be extremely vigilant with your cycles and ensure that they are well secured, whether overnight at your home or when you are out and […]

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice Christmas Card Campaign

This year the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice Christmas cards feature the thatched cottages at Nether End in Baslow. You can buy hte cards online by following this LINK. Your support helps the hospice care for children and young adults whose lives are sadly just too short, both in their own homes and at their hospice […]