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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 […]

Policing survey needs you

A message from Derbyshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Angelique Foster, who is asking for your help to shape the future of policing in Derbyshire: Dear Resident Derbyshire is a hugely diverse County. Different areas require a different approach to policing and will have different priorities. The needs of residents in Derbyshire Dales will not be […]

Food waste update

Please be aware that from 1 March 2022 all food caddy collections have been suspended due to the permanent closure of the privately owned Vital Earth reprocessing facility in Ashbourne. This means that residents are being asked to put their food waste in the domestic waste containers for the next four weeks. While Derbyshire Dales […]

Bike thefts on the rise

Due to the increase in the number of bikes stolen across the Derbyshire Dales area the following crime prevention advice is being circulated by Anthony Boswell, Police PCSO, Derbyshire Dales. Everyone is advised to continue to report suspicious activity by using any of the following methods: Facebook – send us a private message to: /DerbyshireConstabulary […]

Baslow Toll Bridge inspection

Derbyshire Highways has issued the following notice of a temporary road closure for the old Toll Bridge connecting Bubnell Lane to Calver Road, Baslow, which will take place on 8 March 2022 from 9.30am to 3.30pm. You can view the order on this link  https://one.network/?tm=127569234 For any queries please email davina.harrison@derbyshire.gov.uk 01629 538664 Derbyshire County Council […]

Dr Jordan to retire

Dr Jordan has announced that she will be leaving Baslow Health Centre due to an on-going health issue, as she explains in her own words: Letter to patients and staff at Baslow Health Centre from Dr Louise Jordan February 2022: It is with great sadness that I have to announce my retirement in May 2022.  This has […]

Caravan Club update

An email was received from the regional manager of the Caravan & Motorhome Club about the caravan site in Baslow: I am Ian Spendliove and I am the Regional Manager for the Caravan Club.  I oversee the site in Baslow. May we say first of all that we are very aware of the disruption that […]

Waste collections update

Unfortunately Covid staff absences mean some delays and disruptions to waste and recycling collections are inevitable in the coming days. Serco reports that three drivers are currently isolating and it is possible this number will rise. Recycling crews that are operating are also experiencing large volumes, with trucks filling to capacity before some rounds are […]

Notice of road closure

A section of Bubnell Lane will be closed from 10-12 January 2022, so that Severn Trent Water can repair water pipes. You can view the road closure order if you follow this link  https://one.network/?tm=126967696 For any queries please email davina.harrison@derbyshire.gov.uk or call: 01629 538664 Derbyshire Highways Hub Place Department Derbyshire County Council County Hall | Matlock | […]

Governor vacancy

Baslow St Anne’s School’s Governing Body has a vacancy for a Co-opted Governor. 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 an expert in […]

Baslow Charities’ update

Baslow School and Curbar School have both received cheques for £247.60, which is part of a tradition dating back over 300 years, as David Dalrymple-Smith. In the early 1600s a small endowed school was started at Stanton Ford, giving a free basic education to 10 children, four from Baslow and Bubnell, and two each from […]

Abandoned vehicles

Advice from the Police and Neighbourhood Watch for what to do if there comes a time when you have to leave your vehicle in the highway or in a lay-by due to the weather conditions or when your vehicle as broken down. Please notify Derbyshire Police as soon as you can on any of the […]

Christmas all wrapped up

An alternative Christmas gift If you have got awkward people to buy for that don’t ‘need’ anything or maybe they or you are moving away from consumerism, in favour of experiences and supporting local businesses, then Baslow-based TrYumph In Life CIC might just have the perfect gift. For gifts that keep on giving, check out […]