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Coronavirus: support for local business

Derbyshire Dales District Council is currently setting up an application process to support Derbyshire Dales businesses closed or severely impacted by the current national lockdown restrictions. They expect to have a system ready to accept online applications on this webpage by 25 November, with payments to eligible businesses being made during December. They will post […]

Baslow St Anne’s PTA Pumpkin Trail

On Saturday 31 October, the Baslow St Anne’s School PTA will be organising a Pumpkin Trail, which will take place as follows: Reception, Years 1 & 2: 4-5pm Years 3 & 4: 5.15-6pm Years 5 & 6: 6.15-6.45pm Cash donations and sweets will be available for the children at the Baslow Community Orchard, so do […]

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 […]

Leave the barbecue at home

A new nationwide initiative is urging people to leave their barbecues at home, when they venture into the countryside, to help prevent unnecessary fire damage. According to the campaign’s website, which has been set up and is maintained by Hope Valley-based Vicky and Tony Macartney: “Beauty spots and conservation areas are being put at risk […]

Baslow Neighbourhood Watch’s new initiative

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 […]

Getting businesses back on track

Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications is offering a free two-hour marketing consultation, to discuss strategies and options to help local business owners to boost sales and maximise opportunities, as the Covid-19 lockdown continues to ease. During the consultation the following subjects will be discussed: Optimising websites for search engines and mobile devices Email marketing & […]

Bars & restaurants re-open 4 July

As leisure and hospitality businesses, including bars, pubs and restaurants, start to re-open their doors from Saturday 4 July, Carole Woodall (Derbyshire Police Communications Administrator) offers the following advice to help make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience. Please remember that social distancing rules continue to apply (recently revised by the government to ‘one […]

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 […]

Spring cleaning is in the air

It’s time to get that spring cleaning finished, or started if you’ve been putting it off, because Hillsprings Laundry will re-open on Tuesday 26 May and their washing machines and driers will be back in action once again. Hillsprings Laundry will be offering all their usual services, including dry cleaning, but initially their opening times […]

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 […]

Physiotherapy clinic open for emergencies

Bakewell Physiotherapy Group is now only open for urgent appointments, but they are keen to help and support people through this difficult time. If you or anyone in your family has any concerns about an injury, a pain, reduced function or have any mobility problems don’t hesitate to get in touch. To help you keep […]

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 […]

Loss of village shop

The owners of the Village Shop and Post Office have announced that they will be closing the business in the near future; the exact date of the closure is to be announced. The new of the closure was reported on their Facebook page on 22 February: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that […]

Emergency Planning

Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council supports the local district and county councils to deliver emergency provisions, as required. Derbyshire Prepared is a new online resource designed to keep everyone informed and prepared for possible emergencies. Their aim is to make arrangements to protect people and the environment in Derbyshire and reduce the impact on them […]

Free marketing review for all local businesses

Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications is celebrating the start of the new decade with 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. Whilst there is no compulsion to use the services of Opera […]

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, […]

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 […]

Baslow Bolt: registrations now open

Registrations are now open for the second Baslow Bolt, the new cross country race that in 2019 revived the old Baslow Fell Race. To register and for more information visit the official race website: https://baslowbolt.com. As before, all proceeds are in aid of the local village school: St Anne’s Baslow PTA. The route will again […]

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 […]