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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 […]

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 […]

Take Five To Stop Fraud

Take Five To Stop Fraud is the national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the UK government, backed by the banking industry, to help combat fraud. Their advice is really simple but it can stop you becoming a victim of fraud: A genuine bank or organisaiton will never contact you out-of-the-blue to ask for your […]

Stay safe with your log burner or open fire

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odourless, tasteless, invisible gas, which is the result of the incomplete combustion from any flame-producing appliance. Carbon monoxide can harm you if you are exposed to high levels over a short period of time, or to lower levels over a long period of time. Low levels of carbon monoxide poisoning […]

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 […]

A wheelie good deterrent

The Baslow and Bubnell Neighbourhood Watch Wheelie Bin Sticker Initiative has just been launched. The Street Wardens will be delivering Neighbourhood Watch newsletters together with a Neighbourhood Watch wheelie bin sticker. Where possible the Street Wardens will attach the stickers to the wheelie bins. This is the first Neighbourhood Watch initiative of its type in […]

Scams Bulletin

The latest bulletin gives details of various scams that Derbyshire County Council staff have been alerted to in recent weeks. Please feel free to share this bulletin, which you can send to colleagues, family members or friends as it is a public bulletin. Stay safe this Christmas. FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SHARE THE BULLETIN

RFID Wallets: selling like hot cakes

The first batch of RFID Wallets has sold very well in the Baslow Village Shop and Post Office. The owners have now ordered another 200 units from Chesterfield and District Neighbourhood Watch, which should be delivered in the very near future.

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 […]

Fighting Flu

Flu is a common infectious illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can be very unpleasant, but you’ll usually begin to feel better within about a week.  However for young children, people aged over 65, and those with long-term health conditions and pregnant women flu can be far more serious. It can lead to serious […]

Neighbourhood Watch: Don’t buy from doorstep sellers

Officers are reminding residents to follow advice over unexpected doorstep callers following two fish seller incidents in the Derbyshire Dales. It is after an elderly man in Bradwell, and an elderly man in Stoney Middleton, bought fish from a doorstep seller on Friday, September 8. In one of the incidents it is believed the man […]

Scams Bulletin

The third edition of Derbyshire County Council Scams Awareness Bulletin (August 2017), is now available, which provides details of scams that council staff have been made aware of over the last few weeks. Please feel free to share the link to this bulletin, which you can send on to colleagues, family members or friends. Click on this […]

Derbyshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner tours the county

Hardyal Dhindsa, Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has undertaken to visit every one of the county’s 383 villages, towns and cities, to explain his vision for the future of policing. During the recent meeting of the Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, Mr Dhindsa presented his strategy for Derbyshire Constabulary to councillors and members of the […]

Beware of the phone scammers

It has been reported by Jon Rawlinson, the Baslow Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator, that there has been a spate of people being contacted by callers purporting to be from BT. The bogus callers are contacting people and using various techniques to try to access personal information. The recent incident involved the callers explaining that Jon’s computer […]

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 […]

Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport Needs You!

Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport (BECT) is looking for volunteers to take part in the Three Peaks Challenge to help funds to maintain this vital transport service. BECT is a registered charity based in Bakewell, which provides essential transport for people with disabilities, elderly people and community groups. They have a team of staff and volunteers […]

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 £28,000 a year. Now the District Council has launched a survey that also asks for the views of local people on ending […]