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Apple Day 7 October

This year’s Apple Day will be on Saturday 7 October from 12-3pm. Free entry but donations always welcome! This year’s event includes: Cider bar Games Stalls Live music Competitions: Apple Strudel (All ages) Apple Tarte Tatin (All ages) Spiced Apple Cake (Under 16) Toffee apples (Under 16) Apple pressing and juicing (bring your own fruit […]

Bin collections are changing

IMPORTANT REMINDER Bin day changes for nine in every ten Derbyshire Dales households start from week commencing 18 September 2023. DDDC posted leaflets to every home in the district informing you which day your bins will be collected from 18 September onwards. These should have all landed by the end of last week. If you […]


Come & Sing workshop

Claire De la Haye is delighted to share the details of her next Come & Sing workshop, which will be a special Advent singing event, followed by Choral Evensong, to mark the start of the Christmas Season, on Sunday 26 November. The piece that you will learn is the exquisite: ‘All Praise to Thee’ by […]

Baslow road closures

Please find details of the proposed road closure for Bar Road, Eaton Hill, Baslow. Dates: from 18 to 22 September 2023 You can view the order on this link For any queries please email Issued by: Derbyshire Highways Hub Place Department Derbyshire County Council County Hall Matlock DE4 3AG

Grindleford Goat 10/10/23

This year’s Grindleford Goat, the annual cycle sportive, in aid of village projects including Grindleford’s community shop will take place on 10 September.   There are three rides and all riders will be sent out at regular intervals. During the event briefing it will be stressed that this is not a race and that riders […]

Councillor’s update

This summer has been a mix of working hard for the neighbourhoods I represent, while finding time to enjoy the many amazing things happening in the community. It was fantastic to attend events such as the Bel Canto concert in Baslow St Anne’s Church and the summer evening concert in Curbar. Visiting Calver, Froggatt and […]

Parish Council update

Here is a round-up of the latest news from Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council. New Councillors In May the elections were held.  There are 10 seats in Baslow and Bubnell, and seven were filled at this time. The remaining three vacancies were filled by co-option at the Parish Council meeting on 18 July 2023. The […]

Baslow walk cancelled

The History Group had arranged a walk around Baslow for Tuesday 8 August, which would highlight the aspects of historical interest.  Unfortunately, this has had to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The History Group is very sorry about this situation and apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Parish Council update

Planning New: NP/DDD/0523/0586 – Rose Hill, School Lane, Baslow – Demolish existing conservatory and replacement with single-storey extension to rear of property Existing: NP/DDD/0423/0455 – Holly Trees, Derwent Drive, Baslow – Rear extension, garage conversion and Internal alterations NP/DDD/0323/0270 – 17 Bakewell Road, Baslow – Installation of PVCU conservatory to rear of property – Granted […]

How to tread lightly

The news about global warming and the decline in insect and bird life is consistently depressing. There are things we can do, but it’s hard to act alone – you always seem to be fighting back the feeling of futility.It’s also hard to put right the harm we’ve done to our ecology because you can’t […]

Open Gardens 15 July

The Open Gardens at Curbar, Calver and Froggatt will take place on Saturday 15 July from 11am-4pm. You can explore a variety of beautiful, hidden gardens around the three villages, where refreshments will also be available. Tickets are £5 per person and available from the village hall and individual gardens; this is a fundraising event […]

Makers Market 9 July

There will be a Makers Market at Baslow Village Hall on Sunday 9 July from 10am-3pm. The market will showcase an array of arts, crafts, creations and homemade food; light refreshments will also be on sale. This is a fundraising event for the village hall. Contact Angela for more information on: 07876 661325 or […]

Events at the Village Hall

July is shaping up to be a busy month at Baslow Village Hall: Tuesday 4 July: The Comedy Village Doors open 7.15pm There will be 2 full-length hour-long Edinburgh/tour preview shows, from Nick Helm and Rachel Fairburn. Tickets: Sunday 9 July: Baslow Makers Market 10am-3pm Showcasing an amazing array of arts, crafts, creations and homemade […]

Baslow Summer Fest 2 July

Baslow St Anne’s PTFA presents the Baslow Summer Fest, which will take place on Sunday 2 July, from 1-5pm. Main attractions: Classic cars and motorbikes Large inflatables Victoria Sponge competition (see below for details) Live music from Sons of Rodger Tug of war BBQ Bar Stalls Games This is a free event but donations are […]

Scam alert

It has come to the attention of Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council that a company is masquerading as a legitimate online directory of Parish Councils around the country. The company lists fraudulent websites that have no relation to official council websites. The company in question is, which has been sending out invoices to local […]

Plant sale 13 May

On Saturday 13 May, running from 10am to 1pm, the Baslow Garden Society is holding a plant sale on the village green in Baslow. There will be plants from local gardeners, along with Millthorpe and Bradders Nurseries, and willow sculptures. If it is wet, we will hold the event inside Baslow Village Hall. Payment: Cash […]

Have your say

Today (10 May 2023) is the start of a 10-week public consultation inviting proposals for new council divisions and division boundaries for Derbyshire County Council. HAVE YOUR SAY BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK The consultation will close on 17 July 2023. After the commission has considered all representations made during this consultation, they will publish draft […]

Coffee morning 13 May

From 10am until midday on Saturday 13 May at Baslow Village Hall, there will be a fundraising coffee morning. This event will take place in conjunction with the Garden Society’s plant sale. Whatever the weather the team at the village hall will be serving hot drinks and biscuits inside the hall (at a very modest […]

Family picnic 20 May

This year, the Baslow Community Orchard Group is holding a Family Picnic at the orchard on Saturday 20 May from 12 midday. Although the orchard is an attractive village amenity, it is not widely used except for the annual Apple Day in October. In May, it should be especially attractive with the trees in full […]

Chatsworth’s events

Here are details of the main events taking place this year, including details of fireworks. Details of all events in 2023 can be found here: 12-14 May: Chatsworth International Horse Trails 7 July: Friends Garden Party With fireworks 1-3 September: Chatsworth Country Fair 27 & 28October: Chatsworth Bonfire nights with fireworks 4-26 November: Chatsworth […]

4 May elections

There are 3 candidates standing for the Chatsworth Ward of Derbyshire Dales District Council. They are: • Claire Cadogan Liberal Democrats • John Gary Green Party • Susan Hobson Conservative Party There will be no election for the Parish Council in Baslow and Bubnell and the 7 Councillors are: • Chris Brown • Jane Buckham […]

Peak railway public meeting

The Manchester & East Midlands Rail Action Partnership (MEMRAP) has arranged a public meeting to take place on Wednesday 19 April, from 6.30pm, which will give the general public the chance to hear about and comment on the organisation’s stated objectives to upgrade 23 miles and reinstate 13 miles of railway to, once again, link Matlock […]

Repair Cafe 11 March

St Anne’s Church, Baslow, is holding the next Repair Café on Saturday 11 March from 10.00am-1.00pm. Skilled volunteers will be on hand to repair electrical items, do sewing repairs, sharpen blades and mend all manner of broken things. Enjoy home-made cake and refreshments, or browse the second hand bookstall while you wait. All is free, […]

Street Meet 10 March

The next Street Meet will take place at the Baslow Village Sports Field Café on Friday 10 March 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.

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