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Keep Baslow Beautiful

Over the last few weeks local residents and councillors have been out working hard in support of the Keep Baslow Beautiful campaign. On Saturday 22 May the working party that turned up to help clear Bubnell Lane was joined by Mervyn Shepherd (who now farms at Bubnell). He scraped the edge of the road and […]

Derbyshire’s new PCC

Angelique Foster has been elected as Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). The new Commissioner will take up office on Thursday 13 May 2021 and will serve a three-year term until 2024 due to the year-long postponement of the election as a result of COVID-19. Police and Crime Commissioners are elected independent representatives who oversee […]

Baslow Village Hall needs you

The Trustees of Baslow Village Hall have vacancies for a Chairman and a Marketing Trustee, which need to be filled as a matter of urgency. The election of these new roles will take place at the village hall at the 14 June 2021, during the organisation’s AGM. For further information, copies of the Roles and […]

The Countryside Code

Download your guide to enjoying parks and waterways, coast and countryside by clicking here. In summary The Countryside Code asks everyone to: • Be considerate to those living in, working in and enjoying the countryside • leave gates and property as you find them • Do not block access to gateways or driveways when parking […]

Ask for ANI

Pharmacies across the country can now help anyone who is suffering from domestic abuse. If a pharmacy has an Ask for ANI poster on display and you are suffering from abuse, you can ask for immediate help and support by using the ‘Ask for ANI’ codeword. Home is not always a safe place and the […]

Bakewell Market is back

Following the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, Derbyshire Dales District Council is pleased to announce that Bakewell Market has re-opened. Bakewell has had a market since 1330 and the town’s livestock and stall markets continue to attract tourists and visitors, alike, as well as providing an essential service to the local community. The Monday market in […]

Universal Credit

Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.  If you or anyone you know is experiencing financial difficulty they should have a look at the Universal Credit guide: https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit  

Bike track opens

Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council is delighted to announce the latest addition to the Baslow Woodland Park: a purpose-designed bike track that can be enjoyed by children of all ages. Designed by Baslow resident, Simon Turton, and built by the Baslow Sports Field’s groundsman, David Robins, they worked closely together to deliver the course, which […]

Keep your kids fit

Please find below an article that Becky Lyne from Tryumph in Life contributed to for Good Housekeeping, with ideas to keep kids active during lock down. If you’ve been home schooling your children on and off since March – all while juggling lockdown, running a home, and managing a career – by now, you might be […]

Free marketing reviews

Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications is offering free marketing reviews for companies that operate in and around Baslow. The free reviews will evaluate current marketing and promotional activity, which will be summarised in a short action-oriented report. The review will consider various elements of a company’s marketing activity, including: Website Design Email Marketing Public Relations […]

Chatsworth update

Here is an extract from the latest new from Chatsworth Local community update Dear local community parish councillors and residents I am conscious that most of my updates in 2020 have all been about closing and then reopening and then closing again the various parts of Chatsworth in line with government guidance and our guiding […]

Pandemic Heroes

The Parish Council wanted to recognise all the hard work done by so many villagers to help our parishioners through the periods of lockdown. Many went the extra mile to improve our safety and quality of life and for this the Councillors are eternally grateful. They couldn’t name every individual, so they have nominated groups […]

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 […]

Stay alert for fraudsters

In the last few months there has been an increase in the number of residents in Baslow and Bubnell who are regularly receiving scam and fraudulent telephone calls on both landline and mobile phones. The advice from the Police and Neighbourhood Watch is that you should never give any personal information, especially your bank details […]

Neighbourhood Watch update

Baslow Neighbourhood Watch is in the process of setting up a telephone system that will send crime prevention and community safety information to residents, which will be in the form of a short recorded message sent to landline telephone numbers. The local Neighbourhood Watch team is conscious that many residents who don’t have access to […]

Il Lupo’s new takeaway menu

The owners of Baslow-based restaurant and pizzeria, Il Lupo, are delighted to announce their new takeaway menu, which includes a wider selection food and drink, along with a message from the company: Hello everybody. We hope you enjoy browsing our complete menu, which will be available for takeaways until the 14 July when we will […]

Physiotherapy Group re-opens

Kate and Tamsin are delighted to welcome patients back to their long-established Peak District practice. Bakewell Physiotherapy Group has now re-opened and is working to the latest guidelines issued by the Department of Health and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Their highly experienced and specialised team of physiotherapists treat musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, pelvic pain, […]

Please clean up after your dog

Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council is still getting far too many complaints about dog poo being left around the village. They know that as restrictions start to be eased there will be more visitors are coming to the village, but they urge everyone living here to be mindful of your own dog. To aide the […]

Il Lupo’s Take-away Menu

Since the start of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown, Baslow-based Il Lupo Restaurant and Pizzeria has been serving its take-away menu, which includes a delicious range of authentic Italian pizzas and a variety of mouth-watering snacks and appetisers. The take-away service is available every day from 4-8pm and from 12pm they are taking orders for no-contact […]

Coronavirus updates

More news is emerging all the time and here are the latest updates: Parish Magazine The printing of the Parish Magazine has not been possible and there will be no issue in April or going forward, until things settle back down. Derbyshire County Council All recycling centres across the county have been closed. Derbyshire Dales District […]

Keeping safe online

Neighbourhood Watch & Derbyshire Constabulary have provided the following advice on How To Keep Youngsters Safe Online With many children currently being taught at home, youngsters may well be spending much more time on the internet, whether using tablets, smartphones or laptops. We want to help children stay safe and are encouraging adults to think about […]

Bin collection update

Bin collections impacted by coronavirus outbreak Bin collections in the Derbyshire Dales are being impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Staff absences due to self-isolation measures mean garden waste collections will be suspended from Friday to enable our teams to focus on recycling and general household waste collections. Food waste will be collected fortnightly – with […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Derbyshire County Council has announced an update regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) They are working closely with the NHS and other local authorities to ensure that the people of Derbyshire are kept well informed. You’ll find lots of information around the virus, how to prevent its spread and what to do if you’re concerned that you might […]