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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 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 […]

Helen’s Trust Appeal Update

Following an unprecedented increase in demand for our services through 2015 we launched an urgent appeal for support in January, in order to protect the valuable support that we provide to people with terminal illness to remain at home at the end of their illness. It’s been 3 months since we launched our appeal and […]

Women’s Walking Football Kicks Off In Baslow

The relatively new craze of Walking Football has been going down a storm in the Derbyshire Dales; so much so that the District Council’s Sports Development team are now expanding this very popular activity to include a womens-only session in Baslow. The weekly sessions of a game that has all the same rules as football […]

Parish Council Update

Burial Ground Regulations The Parish Council is responsible for the burial ground in Baslow, which are governed by burial ground regulations; these are reviewed annually. This year the Parish Council has amended the pricing structure slightly and laid the document out differently. If you would like to see a full copy of the regulations they […]

Woodland Park’s Planning Application

The Parish Council has had to submit a change-of-use planning application, which is now with the Peak District National Park Authority for their consideration. The Parish Council is not allowed to comment on this as it is their application. However, if anyone would like to support the application they can do so by following this […]

Parish Council increases precept

This year the Parish Council has decided to increase its precept by a modest 3%. Maintenance costs for the burial ground and the orchard only ever increase and, with the implementation of the new Baslow Woodland Park, it was envisaged by the councillors that the maintenance contract will increase during the year. All the residents […]

DERBYSHIRE TRUSTED TRADERS

Finding a company that you can trust to do some work for you can be a bit daunting. How can you be sure that you won’t get ripped off? What if things go wrong? How do you choose between lots of different companies? These questions were the driving force behind Derbyshire County Council setting up […]

Extreme Wheels comes to Bakewell

The Extreme Wheels roadshow is coming to Bakewell. Starting on Wednesday 30 March (and then every Wednesday) from 6-8pm on the Bakewell Showground, everyone aged 7 and over can experience the ultimate action sports courses (under 9s must be accompanied by an adult). On offer at the event: Mobile skate park Laser Tag Master Blaster […]

Planning application slows progress at Woodland Park

Work on the new Baslow Woodland Park has been hampered by the Peak District National Park Authority’s insistence that the new woodland park does require planning approval. The Baslow Woodland Park’s working party and residents, alike, had made significant progress with the various elements of the new woodland park and it was anticipated that the new bike […]

Derbyshire Dales to present budget for 2016/17

Derbyshire Dales residents will be getting an overview of the District Council’s spending plans for 2016/17 – including a Council Tax announcement. The next round of Area Community Forums will be staged by the District Council in February in Ashbourne, Matlock and Bakewell, and will include feedback on a recent budget consultation and what the […]

Derbyshire Dales reviews policy on recycling

Derbyshire Dales’ “bring” sites will be removed from car parks, pubs and shop premises across Derbyshire Dales by the end of February 2016 due to the success of a household recycling scheme. Derbyshire Dales District Council has accepted an offer of ÂŁ20,000 compensation from the contractor responsible for bring site management, HW Martin of Blackwell, for […]

The Real Peak Practice - Baslow Health Centre

The Real Peak Practice

A new two-part documentary entitled ‘The Real Peak Practice’ is aired tonight on BBC One and iPlayer, featuring our very own Baslow Health Centre! We’re very proud of all who feature in it, especially the hard working staff at the surgery. You can read more on its BBC webpage and watch it on iPlayer for a limited time only. A year […]