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6 walks around Baslow

Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council is delighted to announce that a series of six walks around Baslow have now been added to this website. The walks vary in length from 3-5 miles, but all have the option for a longer walk (5-8 miles). All walks include directions and an OS map showing the shorter and […]

Boost to 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GREEN LIGHT FOR BASLOW WOODLAND PARK

The Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, the Baslow Woodland Park Working Party and the Baslow Sports Field are delighted to announce that the Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) has granted planning permission for the development of the Baslow Woodland Park. In April 2017, when the woodland park was put before the committee, the members […]

Parkrun launches in the Derbyshire Dales

The internationally-renowned Parkrun event is being launched here in the Derbyshire Dales, with the first of the free 5km/3 mile run/jog/walk sessions taking place at 9am on Saturday 30 December at Hassop Station. There will be a Parkrun every Saturday at 9am from then onwards. Derbyshire Dales District Council’s sports development team was delighted to be involved […]

Keyless cars are being targeted by criminals

The latest alert from Baslow Neighbourhood Watch focuses on the growing number of thefts of cars with keyless entry systems. There have been several thefts recently where the offenders have been caught on home CCTV systems showing them using a device that amplifies the signal from car keys whilst they are inside your house. This […]

Spring into Summer with Becky Lyne

With warmer weather now upon us there’s no excuse for not heading outdoors and getting that bit fitter. Fomer Olympian, Becky Lyne, is running a series of events throughout the summer, with something for everyone: Monday 7:30-8:30pm Ladies Football: adults and teens Tuesday 4-5pm Netball or Football: 5-8yrs Tuesday 5-6pm Netball or Football: 8-11yrs Tuesday […]

NEW CHARGES FOR REPLACEMENT BINS

From 1 April 2017 Derbyshire Dales District Council will be charging for some replacement bins and refuse sacks. The DDDC is introducing charges in response to further cuts in central government funding, although all replacement recycling containers (including blue-lid bins, inserts, blue bags, kerbside and kitchen caddies) will remain free of charge. The cost of […]

DDDC Leisure Centres Consultation

Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) is inviting local people to take part in a consultation exercise as part of the process of out-sourcing the management of its four leisure centres as a package to a new service provider. In December 2016, DDDC’s councillors voted unanimously to start the process for a specialist leisure operator to […]

Parish Council News Update

BASLOW & BUBNELL PARISH COUNCIL NEWS UPDATE Young People’s Voice The Parish Council has had a request to listen to the views of the young people of the village. The Parish Council is delighted that young people want to get involved and so will be holding a special meeting at 7pm on Tuesday 21st February […]

Recycle your old electrical items

New recycling banks for old electrical items Derbyshire Dales residents can now recycle small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) at electricals recycling banks located in three District Council car parks. Items accepted at the banks include small electrical appliances such as irons, kettles, hairdryers and fairy lights, small electrical devices such as mobile phones […]

Should you pay for a replacement wheely bin?

Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are being asked if they support the idea of being charged for replacement waste and recycling bins. Replacing damaged or lost bins currently costs Council Tax payers around ÂŁ28,000 a year. Now the District Council has launched a survey that also asks for the views of local people on ending […]

Organisation Fair 9 October, Baslow Village Hall

On Saturday 9 October 2016 an Organisation Fair will take place in the Village Hall from 2pm. Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council is delighted to announce that it is facilitating an Organisation Fair The aim of the fair is to give local residents the chance to learn about all the different organisations that operate in […]