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Bins update

The refuse collectors have ended their strike and are now back at work, which means that bin collections should go ahead as usual. The food waste should still go in with the black bin with general household waste, but in a separate plastic bag. To check to see when your collections will take place you […]

Net Zero Derbyshire

With UN climate change conference COP26 scheduled to take place in Glasgow later this month, we’ve launched a social media campaign to highlight what we and our partners are doing to help tackle climate change. We’d love it if you could give our posts a like or a share. The campaign, called ‘Journey to net […]

Roar on the Moor

As the red deer rutting season approaches, new local author, Katherine Clarke, launches her children’s book, ‘Roar on the Moor’! The first in ‘The Adventures of Wildwell Hollow’ series of nature-based stories, ‘Roar on the Moor’ is inspired by the Peak District moors and follows Tilly Fairy & Bodkin Jack to Monarch Moor, high above […]

October Bookings Open

Hello there I hope you and yours are well and enjoying getting back into school routines without too much disruption! Just to let you know that bookings for our October Camp are open. Due to an increased reliance on indoors space, we have to limit numbers more so than during the summer. I am really […]

School Governor Required

The Governing Body has four core functions: ·         Set the strategic direction and vision for the school ·         Hold the Headteacher to account for academic performance ·         Ensure financial probity ·         Ensure clean, efficient and transparent administration You do not need to be experts in the field of education; in the changing landscape of education, […]

Resident Survey

Dear ResidentDerbyshire Dales District Council is undertaking a Resident Survey during September and October 2021. The Survey asks for your views on our services and the area you live in.To take part in the survey, please click the link www.marketingmeans.co.uk/PANEL21 and complete the survey by the 14th October 2021.Data/Information gathered from the surveys will be used to […]

Duchess opens new Bike Track

On Sunday 12 September, the Duchess of Devonshire formally opened the new bike track that has been created within the Baslow Woodland Park. The new bike track has been designed and created by two Baslow residents, Simon Turton and David Robins, who worked together with the Parish Council to deliver the new community facility. Since […]

Baslow Better Together

Come and join us on Sunday 12 September for an afternoon of entertainment on the Baslow Sports Field, from 2-6pm. There will be plenty of things for all the family, including: Tea garden Bar & BBQ Garden games Bouncy castle 3 local live bands Community dancing And much more! This is a free event, so […]

EGM 2 August 2021

The Trustees of Baslow Village Hall have called an Extraordinary General Meeting, which will take palce as follows: Date: Monday 2 August 2021 Time: 7.30 pm Venue: Baslow Village Hall  Everyone is welcome to attend. This will be a short meeting to pass the following resolutions:  Election of new Chairman  Mr Richard Plumb, Baslow resident, has […]

Annual Parish Meeting

Parish Meeting – Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall The annual Parish Meeting for Baslow and Bubnell will take place on Wednesday 21 July at 7.30pm in the Village Hall (pandemic permitting). The Parish Meeting is an opportunity for residents, businesses and organisations to come together to update one another on village […]

Food waste collections

DDDC has published details of temporary operational changes put together by the District Council and Serco to help alleviate current bin collection disruptions. The changes will start from 26 July for a period of three months. They apologise again for the inconvenience but the aim of this plan is to ensure that all 34,000 households […]

Children’s summer of fun

A message for Becky Lyne, who runs Tryumph in Life, here is Baslow: I hope it may be of benefit to you to learn of our Summer Holiday Multi-Activity Camps at Baslow Sports Field to help keep kids healthily entertained throughout the summer weeks. I am also delighted to say that we have received a […]

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 […]

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