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Easter Holiday Camps for 4-14 years

Join the Tryumph-ants for a wild and wonderful holiday camp! With games and activities to suit all abilities and interests, everyone has a chance to shine! Choose from a full day of sport or our varied programme of sports, crafts, healthy baking and adventures! Whichever you decide upon, our strong ethos of making the most […]

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.

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, […]

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. […]

Community 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 […]

Parking problems on School Lane, Baslow

During the last academic year there were a number of very near misses with children and cars on the road outside Baslow St Anne’s School. These were mainly caused by people parking on the double yellow lines, which significantly reduces visibility for children and parents, as well as drivers. The double parking also caused drivers […]

Neighbourhood Watch patrols pay dividends

Jon Rawlinson, the Peak District’s Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator, is delighted to report that on 18 August a successful Joint Nuisance and Crime Patrol took place. With the support of the Peak District Neighbourhood Watch, Derbyshire Police Specials, Rural Crime and the SNT, small groups of young people were spotted near Ladybower Reservoir around 2am. After […]

Don’t get scammed by blackmail emails

Several poeple across the region have received blackmail-type bogus emails, threatening to reveal personal details unless a ransom is paid in Bitcoin. These emails may originate from Brazil and are not usually addressed to a particular individual and the content is generally non-specific in respect of what information is supposedly held and what will be […]

Parish Council Update

Village Events   The Parish Council are happy to assist in letting residents know about any noise issues that may arise from one off events especially involving fireworks.  The Clerk would never give an exact location so would not cause issues with security; it would allow residents to be aware and take the necessary precautions […]

Derbyshire Dales District Council awards leisure contract to Freedom Leisure

Derbyshire Dales District Council has awarded Whealdon Leisure Limited, trading as Freedom Leisure, to operate the following leisure centres:  Bakewell Swimming Pool Arc Leisure Matlock Ashbourne Leisure Centre Wirksworth Leisure Centre Together with Derbyshire Dales District Council the company aims to support a happy, healthy community, enabling more people to be more active more often. […]

Holiday camps for 4-14 years

TrYumph in Life CIC is now taking bookings for their 6-week summer camp. All details and booking links can be found on their website: www.tryumphinife.com/holiday-camps. Sign up now for their 10% early bird discount. Here is a sample schedule (please note every week offers different activities, so do have a look at their website) Sports and fitness activities […]

Free PR & Marketing Reviews

If your business or organisation is based in the Peak District, Simon Turton, who runs Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications, is offering you the chance to review your marketing, design or PR activity for free. During the review meeting Simon will discuss with you and your colleagues various elements of your current marketing and promotional […]

Burglary on School Lane

From the Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Page Report of a Dwelling Burglary on School Lane near to the school early afternoon Monday 4 June 2018. It would appear that two offenders were possibly disturbed, seen by and even challenged by residents. Excellent work by both parties. Police and scenes of crime attended and the officer in […]

Step Into Summer Stroll 20 June

Wednesday 20 June | 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start until approximately 4pm | Step into Summer Stroll Come and join us for a gentle and informative walk around Chatsworth Park start/finish at Hattie’s at the Devonshire Arms, Baslow.  We will conclude a pleasant afternoon with tea and cakes and an inspiring presentation by Helen’s Trust volunteer Kevin […]