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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, […]

Chatsworth litter pick

Chatsworth’s annual litter pick will be held on Monday 13 March from 8am. Teams will be litter picking across the whole estate and neighbouring villages. Rubbish bags will be left around the area and collected by the Chatsworth Landscape Team.

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.

Parish Council update

Community Speed Watch Baslow and Bubnell has had a very successful Community Speed Watch (CSW) scheme.  However, this relies on volunteers and we now need some more to be trained. CSW is a national initiative where active members of local communities join with the support of the police to monitor speeds of vehicles using radar […]

Update on A625 roadworks

Here is a message from Severn Trent regarding the on-going roadworks on the A625 below Froggatt Edge: I’m writing with an update on our water pipe improvements project along the A625 near Froggatt. Unfortunately, the project hasn’t progressed as well as our team expected and so we’ve asked Derbyshire County Highways for a generous extension […]

DDDC Resident Survey

Derbyshire Dales District Council is developing a new Corporate Plan for April 2024 to March 2028. As part of that process, they have commissioned Marketing Means, an independent research agency, to undertake a survey of residents’ satisfaction and views on services provided by the council, which will provide evidence to support the development of Council […]

councillor Susan Hobson

Cllr Hobson’s update

Councillor Susan Hobson’s latest update Whether it’s litter-picking in the neighbourhoods I serve, securing investment for Derbyshire community groups, enjoying local art and music, or tackling important issues like keeping our roads safe – it’s been a busy but rewarding time of late. Firstly, I’ve handed out local government grants to some highly deserving community […]

Bakewell housing survey

Local people with a connection to Bakewell are being encouraged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs. Derbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from people who are living in accommodation that is unsuitable for them. For example, this could be young people interested in setting up a home for the […]

Baslow WI fashion show

Baslow WI cordially invites you to fashion show, which will take place on Monday 13 March at the Baslow Village Hall from 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 and available from Baslow WI and Blanc & Blanc Occasions in Chesterfield, or you can reserve your tickets by email: Tickets include a welcome drink and interval refreshments. […]

Baroque & Beyond

St Anne’s Church, Baslow will be hosting Baroque & Beyond on Saturday 11 February from 2.30-4.30pm. This will be a delightful concert using baroque instruments and accompanied by anecdotes about the music of the time. This is highly recommended and costs just £10 on the door (£7 for those aged 60 or over). Tickets also […]

Local elections 2023

Letter from Derbyshire Dales District Council Dear Residents As you will be aware Parish and District, and Parish Council Elections are due to take place on 4 May 2023. This means that all parish seats will be up for election and therefore any existing Members of Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council who wish to continue, […]

Ladybower drawdowns

The Environment Agency can provide you with a free notification for when a drawdown from Ladybower Reservoir will take place. The message will let you know when the drawdown will begin and warn that river levels will start to rise. You can receive the message by signing up to Flood Warnings by calling Floodline on: 0345 […]

Christmas bin collections

Here are details of the waste collection dates for the Christmas and New Year period. Please note, that to have your Christmas tree taken away you need to subscribe to the garden waste scheme and leave the tree at the end of your property between 3 and 27 January on your green recycling day.

Policing budget consultation

Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Angelique Foster, is consulting on proposals for the policing part of the Council Tax precept for 2023/24. Commissioner Angelique Foster is now considering the budget for the coming financial year and is asking local people for their views on the police precept – which is the portion of the council […]

Road closure Hassop

The B6001 Hassop will be closed for carriageway patching works from 5-9 December 2022 from 8am to 4pm. Please find details of the proposed road closure for B6601 Hassop Road, Hassop: You can view the order on this link For any queries please email Issued by: Derbyshire Highways Hub Place Department Derbyshire County Council County […]

Chatsworth’s bonfire events

Chatsworth would like to remind local residents that the annual bonfire and fireworks events will take place this weekend in the garden. Dates: 28 and 29 October Gates open: 6.00pm Lighting of the bonfire: 6.30pm Children’s firework display: 7.30pm Grand finale firework display: 8.15-8.35pm Event finishes: 9.30pm

Road closure Froggatt

Please find details of the proposed road closure for Moorlands Lane and A625 Froggatt Edge, New Bridge, Froggatt Road, Froggatt. This for the renewal of a water main, between 14 November 2022 to 13 February 2023. You can view the order on this link For any queries please email This notice was issued on behalf […]

Get set for winter

Now is the time of year we begin to get ready for winter. Please be mindful to not sweep leaves or organic debris from your property on to the road as this clogs the drains and can cause localised flooding. Snow and ice is also likely as we head into winter, which is why the Parish Council […]

Baslow Pumpkin Trail

Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA Pumpkin Trail will take place on Saturday 29 October from 5pm. Please note: there will be no door knocking, but all the pumpkins have been pre-approved at certain houses around the village. See below for details of the trail and disco…

Jubilee bench unveiled

The Baslow WI Jubilee Picnic Table has been installed at the DDDC car park at Nether End in Baslow. Made from recycled plastic milk bottles, it has a 25-year guarantee and requires no maintenance. Around twenty years ago there were two soft wood picnic tables, installed by DDDC on the grassed area adjacent to the […]

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