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List your business

For the last few years, Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council has dropped its annual charge for local companies to have their own presence on our website, which was done in recognition of the financial difficulties faced by businesses during the various lockdowns.  At a recent meeting, the Parish Council agreed to continue to suspend any […]

The Baslow Revival

Taking place on the Baslow Sports Field on Sunday 10 July, from 1-5pm, is The Baslow Revival, which has been organised by Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA to help raise funds for the school. It’s going to be a day of classic cars and family fun, which will include a concourse of classic cars, tug-of-war, […]

13 Bends closed until 17 July

13 Bends (A619 between Baslow and Bakewell) will be closed from today until Sunday 17 July. The road will be closed at the junction of A6020 and B6048 for the latest stage of works to improve road safety. Diversions are in place from Bakewell via the B6001 to Calver crossroads, Access to Baslow will be […]

Snowball app

A message from Snowball, the new app that helps empower those with physical disabilities and mental health issues: Hello from the Snowball Community.  Snowball is ready to download and create your very own interactive accessible community, giving people with physical disabilities, mental health issues and learning disabilities the ability to go out and socialise with […]

Parish Meeting summary

Parish Meeting There was a good turn-out for the annual Parish meeting, which was held on Thursday 16 June in the Village Hall. The Parish Council gave an update on things they are working on. The parking consultation deadline had just passed. There were about 200 responses from 600 questionnaires, this is a great response […]

Calling all 4-6-year-olds

The Chatsworth Scout Group is setting up a new group for 4-6-year-olds called Squirrels. They are also keen to encourage members to join Beavers (6-8-year-olds) and if anyone would like to volunteer, please make contact to support the group. More details can be found at chatsworthscouts.org.uk or by sending a text to: 07429 558237.

Update from Cllr Hobson

Here is the latest update from our local County and District Councillor, Susan Hobson: It has been a very busy time for me over the last couple of months. Being invited to the licensing of Reverend Graham Duncan at Baslow Church recently was a great honour for me, as well as attending a Platinum Jubilee […]

Eaton Hill closure

Please find details of the proposed road closure for Eaton Hill, Baslow. You can view the order on this link  https://one.network/?tm=129155321 For any queries please email ttm.mailbox@derbyshire.gov.uk Kind Regards Derbyshire Highways Hub Place Department Derbyshire County Council | County Hall | Matlock | DE4 3AG To unsubscribe from these emails, please reply to this message or contact […]

Repair Cafe: new dates

The Repair Cafe concept is a tried-and-tested model, which uses the skills existing within a community to repair items that are broken, but fixable. It brings people together, creates social capital and stops perfectly good things going to landfill. If you like fixing, mending and repairing things then you could help set up Baslow’s first […]

The Anne Robson Helpline

At the Anne Robson Trust they are there to listen to anyone who faces dying or the imminent death of someone they care about. They know that facing the end of life can leave people feeling isolated and alone. Being able to access support is so important. Gaining knowledge of what may happen towards the […]

Parish Meeting 16 June

What is a Parish Meeting? Every English Parish must have a Parish Meeting (Local Government Act 1972, s13(1)). This meeting consists of the local government electors registered for the area for which it is held i.e. all those who have a right to vote. The meeting must be held each year between 1 March and 1June, […]

Annual Plant Sale

The Baslow Garden Society is holding their annual Plant Sale on Saturday 7 May from 10- 2pm on the village green, Baslow. There will be lots of bargains just in time for your summer gardens and a great chance to catch up with everyone. Don’t forget to bring your own bags. For more information about […]

Jubilee Bunting Rules

Using streetlights to hang bunting rules relaxed for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June The county council is getting into the spirit of the forthcoming Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June, by relaxing rules around attaching bunting to streetlights. The approach is to help local communities, parish councils and community groups across the county mark […]

Jubilee competition

The Derbyshire Neighbourhood Watch Queen’s Platinum Jubilee colouring competition has been launched. This is a great way for all the children in your community and neighbourhood watches to get involved. How to take part Simply download the picture and colour it in then upload it back through the Neighbourhood Watch website telling them why the Queen […]

Burning Man at Chatsworth

Burning Man is a unique event that usually takes place annually in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA. Chatsworth has worked with the Burning Man team and artists to bring its distinctive culture of possibility and creativity to the heart of Derbyshire. Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth will feature eight […]

Street Meet 15 03 22

The next Street Meet will take place at the Baslow Village Sports Field from 10-11am. This is your opportunity to meet your local Safer Neighbourhood team. Find out more about the Safer Neighbourhood Teams by visiting the Derbyshire Police website.

Repair Cafe needs you

St Anne’s Church Baslow is exploring the feasibility of setting up a repair cafe in Baslow. The Repair Cafe concept is a tried-and-tested model, which uses the skills existing within a community to repair items that are broken, but fixable. It brings people together, creates social capital and stops perfectly good things going to landfill. […]

Cllr Susan Hobson’s update

Susan Hobson, Councillor for the Derwent Valley Division has written an open letter to local residents with an update on her recent activity. Dear Resident As I type this update on the situation in Ukraine it is very worrying, but local people are already working tirelessly to support those affected by the war. Darley Dale […]

Winter Festival’s future

David Dawson, the Secretary of the Baslow Festival Group, has written an open letter to the people of Baslow explaining the group’s proposals for the Winter Festival. David would also like to hear the views from anyone in the village about the future of this event. Dear Resident The Winter Festival was set up in […]