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Baslow Village Hall

Baslow Village Hall’s events

Another new event for 2024 is coming to Baslow Village Hall in the form of their Charity Craft Markets. The events will be hosted by Cool & Quirky Events and all proceeds go to charity. The May event will be going to the RSPCA. Please come along and see us on the day, it’s going […]

Bank Holiday Bin Collections

Collections during the week commencing Monday 27 May will all be one day later than usual with Friday collections taking place on Saturday 1 June. Details of which containers to put out can be found using our ‘when is my collection?‘ search facility. Report a missed bin here or order a replacement container online.

A message from your MP

A quote I love that is sometimes mistakenly attributed to a hero of mine, Sir Winston Churchill, is: ‚ÄúYou make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.‚Äô‚Äô I am proud to say that this is clearly an ethos that the vast majority of people in our area embody […]

Baslow Bird Walks

Would you like to recognise a birdsong when you hear it. Or identify a bird, or understand its behaviour and how it lives? And, would you like to know more about the birds living around our village? On behalf of Baslow Environment Group, Ian Johnston will be running two birds walks to introduce you to […]

Severn Trent update

Severn Trent Water was recently in touch to let residents know about the work they’re going to be doing between Calver and Grindleford ‚Äď as part of a ¬£22m project to protect the local water supply for years to come. At the time they were going to close a section of the main road for […]

Keeping fit with Tryumph In Life

Here are the details of various events, kids’ camps and classes being organised by Becky Lyne and her team: New sessions alert ‚Äď Let’s Dance! Love to dance? But not so much strict lessons? Come along and learn some funky routines to the latest tunes. All about fun, not form. Shake out your tightnesses and […]

Plant Sale 4 May

Baslow Garden Society is holding a plant sale on Saturday 4 May on the village green in Baslow, from 10am to 1pm. There will be a range of fabulous plants from local gardeners, Millthorpe Nursery and Bradders Nursery, along with garden structures, obelisks and decorative pieces. Please bear the sale in mind, if you’re doing […]

Dog & Classic Tractor Show 5 May

Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA is proud to present the Baslow Dog & Classic Tractor Show, which will take place on Sunday 5 May from 1-5pm, at the Baslow Sports Field. Dogs to be at the arena by 3pm; ¬£1 per dog entered into the show. During the event there will be: BBQ Bar Petting […]

Community Car Scheme

Did you know that Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport offer a community car scheme? This volunteer-led service provides door-to-door transport to medical appointments for anyone living in the Derbyshire Dales and Hope Valley, and provides a valuable service for those who would otherwise struggle to attend essential healthcare appointments. A little of your time can […]

Chatsworth Tours

A message from Graham who runs the Baslow Environment Group: Hi everyone Just a note to say there are still places available on both Chatsworth tours. This is a unique opportunity for everyone interested in practical work to transform and create habitats and encourage wildlife. We’re looking to create a range of projects for all […]

Bubnell Lane closed

Severn Trent Water has closed Bubnell Lane from 20-24 April due to a burst water pipe. Please find details of the emergency road closure for Bubnell Lane Baslow: You can view the order on this link¬† https://one.network/?tm=138453479 For any queries please email TTM.mailbox@derbyshire.gov.uk Derbyshire Highways Hub Place Department Derbyshire County Council | County Hall | […]

We’re recruiting

Derbyshire Police is recruiting Come to our careers event and find out about the wide variety of roles in policing, from the frontline to those who support behind the scenes. Last time our slots booked up and almost 300 people came along, so get in quick! The event will take place on 11 May 2024 […]

Environment Group update

Headlines from last meeting Lots of people came and we welcomed some new faces. Ben, George and Chris from Chatsworth chipped in their ideas about land and biodiversity, volunteering opportunities and the hydro electric generation on the estate. Ben is planning 2 trips around the Chatsworth estate to show the projects we could be involved […]

Parish Council update

Keep Baslow Beautiful With Spring in the air, many of us are looking at our gardens and beginning a Spring tidy up.¬† Some important items to note: Please ensure that any shrubs or trees that overhang your boundary do not block footpaths or the highway.¬† Hedges should be tight to the boundary wall with the […]

Mobile Phone Security

Anthony Boswell, Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales, advises that everyone should follow these simple steps to help protect your mobile phone and to keep safe. Using your phone when in the street Are you making a call or using your phone in the street? Ensure that you check your surroundings; is there anyone on a bicycle […]

Baslow Environment Group

Here is an update report from Graham of Baslow Environment Group How are we doing? Well I think we‚Äôve come a long way since our first meeting in October. We now have 50 people on the mailing list and great attendance at the four meetings we’ve had so far. ‚Ä®‚Ä®The land theme has three areas […]

Mapping out Derbyshire’s future

Residents urged to have a say on a new political map for Derbyshire. Derbyshire residents are invited to have their say on a new political map for the county, designed to ensure county councillors represent around the same number of people. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has published proposed changes to the […]

Get your skates on

Clare Whalley, the duty manager at The Prince of Wales in Baslow, is also captain of Team Icicles Senior ‚Äď a synchronised skating team based at the National Ice Centre, Nottingham. Clare has now reached TEAM GB Performance level in a second skating discipline after being there as an ice dancer. As a member of […]

Chatsworth 2024

Chatsworth reopened on 16 March and below are details of the main events taking place this year, including details of fireworks. Details of all events in 2024 can be found online here: Chatsworth MAY Friday 17-19 Chatsworth International Horse Trials on the Park Friday 24-Monday 27 Kids Festival in the Garden Saturday 25 Derbyshire Charity […]

Are wood burners safe?

The following article has been submitted by a group of Baslow residents concerned that wood-burning stoves may be harmful and that this harm may not always be appreciated by users. The Parish Council neither supports or opposes the views expressed but is facilitating its distribution to allow further and open debate. Wood burners produce a […]

Bus services: have your say

Derbyshire County Council is in the process of updating the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for Derbyshire and is seeking feedback from residents and other stakeholders on how they use services, any problems they experience and ways to improve bus travel across the County. The council was awarded ¬£47 million to improve bus services in […]

Derbyshire County Council news

Permanent fix for potholes Historic milestone for Derbyshire Free careers support from Derbyshire County Council experts More Safe Places Free blood pressure checks Young carers information event Let us know what you think See the full newsletter online HERE

DDDC latest news

Extended free parking for Dales households A free parking initiative for Derbyshire Dales residents is to be extended by an hour – meaning local people can park without charge for 20 hours every day of the year. The 2024/25 resident parking concession permit, which will be posted out to every Dales household with Council Tax […]

Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council

15 minutes to save a life

MOST PEOPLE WHO DIE IN ACCIDENTAL HOUSE FIRES ARE OVER 60 YEARS OLD AND LIKELY TO LIVE ALONE. Since May 2021 nine people have died in accidental house fires across Derbyshire. The majority of these fatal fires took place in the home of someone over the age of 60 and living alone. This could be […]

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