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Local company is cleaning up

Did you know that there is a laundry in Stoney Middleton? At Hillsprings Laundry we offer a wide range of laundry services to both commercial and private customers including service washes, bed, bath and table linen, workwear and uniforms, duvets and sleeping bags, plus an iron only service. We are also agents for dry cleaning. Our services […]

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TrYumph in Life’s guide to Christmas

Are you fed up of all the ‘stuff’ around at Christmas? And are you someone that gets ‘fed up’ on all the tempting festive treats that seem to appear every which way you turn at this time of year? Fear not! This mini-guide will give you some ideas of thoughtful gifts that will enhance health and […]

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Refurbished Cavendish Pavilion available to hire

Hire the Cavendish Pavilion at the Baslow Sports Field Following the extensive refurbishment of the Cavendish Pavilion, including the ground floor, first floor and the changing rooms, the pavilion offers high quality facilities for a variety of business activities and leisure events. In the main ground floor area, which can accommodate up to 50 people, […]

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Nominations for the General Election 2019

Here is all the information for those who are considering putting themselves forward to be the MP for the constituency of the Derbyshire Dales. The link to Derbyshire Dales’ website in relation to nomination papers, which is referenced in the notice below, can also be accessed HERE.

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TrY-Sports Virtual Fitness Classes

Becky Lyne’s Virtual Fitness classes start on Tuesday 12 November in the new upstairs studio in the pavilion at the Baslow Sports Field. It costs just £4.50 for a 45-minute high quality screen-projected session, with all equipment provided. This is a great chance to workout with friends or to get some exercise in while your child […]

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New charity fell race for Baslow

The Baslow Bolt, is a new fell race, reviving the old Baslow Fell Race, but on a new, beautiful and challenging course that skirts the Baslow skyline. To register and for more information visit the official race website: https://baslowbolt.com.All proceeds are in aid of the local village school, St Anne’s Baslow PTA. The route will […]

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Tots and Seniors

Every first Monday of the month at Baslow Mother and Toddler Group Would you like to have a cup of tea and a chat with others? Do you enjoy spending time with little ones? Baslow Toddler Group runs every Monday morning, but on the first Monday of every month (during term time) the doors are open to […]

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Stolen parcels

It has recently been reported that an Amazon delivery driver stole a parcel from another delivery company that was left on a front doorstep while the resident changed their baby in the house, because they couldn’t carry the parcel and child inside. The theft took place earlier in September and was reported to the police. […]

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Knowing your rights with door-to-door salespeople

The Pedlar’s Act 1871 is the legislation that governs the regulation of door-to-door selling. A Pedlar’s Certificate allows a person to trade whilst on foot, door-to-door and town-to-town. A peddler’s certificate is obtained from the Chief Officer of the Police from the area where the person lives. Prospective pedlars need to be 17 or over […]

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Baslow Community Orchard to help boost bee population

The Baslow Community Orchard invites you to a presentation by Rhodri Green of the Bumblee Conservation Trust. The talk will follow the Community Orchard’s AGM and a short business meeting, which will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 May at the Baslow Methodist Chirch on School Lane, Baslow. Rhodri’s presentation will cover: An introduction to […]

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Don’t get caught out with your rubbish

Derbyshire Dales residents are being reminded that their recycling bins won’t be emptied if paper and cardboard recycling is mixed with other recyclable materials for household collections. Homes across the district currently recycle 57% of all household waste – the best percentage in the county. Residents can recycle paper and cardboard, glass bottles and jars, […]

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Duchess opens Woodland Park

On Saturday 6 April, the Duchess of Devonshire, accompanied by the Duke of Devonshire, officially opened Baslow Woodland Park — a brand new adventure play park designed for children of all ages. The new woodland park — funded by Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, with a generous contribution from the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire […]

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Join the Baslow Garden Society

New members are very welcome to join the Baslow Garden Society, which meets at 7.30pm on the third Thursday of the month in the Village Hall, Baslow. For more information about the Baslow Garden Society contact Barbara Warden by email.

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An evening with TV’s Steve Cooke

Baslow WI invites you to an evening with Quizzer, Steve Cooke, from BBC’s ‘Eggheads’, which will take place as follows: Date: 7 March 2019 Time: 7.30pm Venue: Baslow Village Hall Supporting Baslow Village Hall, The President’s Charity in Baslow WI’s Centenary Year Tickets £8 – includes wine or juice – available from Baslow WI Contact details carolineh42@sky.com or call: 07824 888648

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Design your own RHS garden

RHS CHATSWORTH – BBC RADIO DERBY – DESIGN YOUR OWN GARDEN BBC local radio listeners are being given the chance to design a garden which will be built at this year’s RHS Chatsworth. All building materials and plants will be provided and experts will carry out the work as close as possible to your design. […]

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Well Dressing at RHS Chatsworth

The RHS will be bringing back a much-loved feature, Community Well Dressing, with a slightly different offering on how to apply. For 2019 they are inviting Community Well Dressing groups to express their interest in staging an exhibit at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. The RHS will select 8 groups from those who have expressed their interest, […]

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Derbyshire Alert goes live

Derbyshire Alert is a two-way messaging system which can be used by Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNT’s) and the force Media Team to make contact with the public via email or text message.  The messages are sent to specific targeted areas where a crime has been committed.  The system can also be used for information appeals […]

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Your village hall needs you!

To comply with the Village Hall’s Governance Rules and Constitution, they URGENTLY need 3 Trustees to join their friendly management group at their AGM in June (although training can start immediately). The vacant roles are: 1.     Finance Trustee: responsible for accounts and invoicing. 2.     Secretary Trustee: responsible for maintaining records including minutes and liaising with hirers and Trustees. 3.     Marketing […]

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Grow to show

The Baslow Garden Society with the Froggatt & District Horticultural Society and Grindleford Horticultural Society have arranged a “Grow to Show” talk, which will take place as follows: Date: Thursday 28 February 2019 | Time: 7.30pm Venue: Calver Village Hall, Main Street, Calver, S32 3XR During the event local residents will be able to find out about […]

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Young Voices

Young people aged 8 and over are warmly invited to join a new choir in the village, called Young Voices. The choir is led by Claire De la Haye and rehearsals are on a Tuesday evening in church from 5.30-6.15pm. If you would like your son or daughter to get involved simply turn up and […]

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Bike thefts increase across the region

Jon Rawlinson, Baslow and Bubnell’s Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator, is warning all bicycle owners that an increasing number of bike thefts across the Peak District are being reported. His advice is to be extremely vigilant with your cycles and ensure that they are well secured, whether overnight at your home or when you are out and […]

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Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice Christmas Card Campaign

This year the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice Christmas cards feature the thatched cottages at Nether End in Baslow. You can buy hte cards online by following this LINK. Your support helps the hospice care for children and young adults whose lives are sadly just too short, both in their own homes and at their hospice […]

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Parking problems on School Lane, Baslow

During the last academic year there were a number of very near misses with children and cars on the road outside Baslow St Anne’s School. These were mainly caused by people parking on the double yellow lines, which significantly reduces visibility for children and parents, as well as drivers. The double parking also caused drivers […]

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Scams Bulletin from Derbyshire County Council

September 2018 – Edition 9 This bulletin gives details of scams and tricks that our Trading Standards Department and other council staff have been made aware of in recent weeks. Please feel free to share this bulletin far and wide – you can send it to colleagues, family members or friends as it is a […]

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Saturday Morning Football on the Baslow Sports Field

Saturday Morning Football is for Y1-Y6 boys and girls and takes place on the Baslow Sports Field. It takes place every Saturday morning during term time (from 15 September 2018 to April 2019) Children in Y1 & Y2 play from 9.30-10.15 | Children in Y3-Y6 play from 9.30-10.30 Children should wear astro turf boots/trainers and warm […]

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Neighbourhood Watch patrols pay dividends

Jon Rawlinson, the Peak District’s Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator, is delighted to report that on 18 August a successful Joint Nuisance and Crime Patrol took place. With the support of the Peak District Neighbourhood Watch, Derbyshire Police Specials, Rural Crime and the SNT, small groups of young people were spotted near Ladybower Reservoir around 2am. After […]

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Don’t get scammed by blackmail emails

Several poeple across the region have received blackmail-type bogus emails, threatening to reveal personal details unless a ransom is paid in Bitcoin. These emails may originate from Brazil and are not usually addressed to a particular individual and the content is generally non-specific in respect of what information is supposedly held and what will be […]

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Parish Council Update

Village Events   The Parish Council are happy to assist in letting residents know about any noise issues that may arise from one off events especially involving fireworks.  The Clerk would never give an exact location so would not cause issues with security; it would allow residents to be aware and take the necessary precautions […]

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Work on the new Baslow Woodland Park commences

The Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council’s Woodland Park Working Party is delighted to announce that work has now started to create the long-awaited woodland park. The tower, which was in the play area on the Baslow Sports Field, has now been moved into the woodland area and the contractors have now removed the other play […]

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Derbyshire Dales District Council awards leisure contract to Freedom Leisure

Derbyshire Dales District Council has awarded Whealdon Leisure Limited, trading as Freedom Leisure, to operate the following leisure centres:  Bakewell Swimming Pool Arc Leisure Matlock Ashbourne Leisure Centre Wirksworth Leisure Centre Together with Derbyshire Dales District Council the company aims to support a happy, healthy community, enabling more people to be more active more often. […]

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Holiday camps for 4-14 years

TrYumph in Life CIC is now taking bookings for their 6-week summer camp. All details and booking links can be found on their website: www.tryumphinife.com/holiday-camps. Sign up now for their 10% early bird discount. Here is a sample schedule (please note every week offers different activities, so do have a look at their website) Sports and fitness activities […]

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Free PR & Marketing Reviews

If your business or organisation is based in the Peak District, Simon Turton, who runs Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications, is offering you the chance to review your marketing, design or PR activity for free. During the review meeting Simon will discuss with you and your colleagues various elements of your current marketing and promotional […]

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Burglary on School Lane

From the Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Page Report of a Dwelling Burglary on School Lane near to the school early afternoon Monday 4 June 2018. It would appear that two offenders were possibly disturbed, seen by and even challenged by residents. Excellent work by both parties. Police and scenes of crime attended and the officer in […]

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Step Into Summer Stroll 20 June

Wednesday 20 June | 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start until approximately 4pm | Step into Summer Stroll Come and join us for a gentle and informative walk around Chatsworth Park start/finish at Hattie’s at the Devonshire Arms, Baslow.  We will conclude a pleasant afternoon with tea and cakes and an inspiring presentation by Helen’s Trust volunteer Kevin […]

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GREEN LIGHT FOR BASLOW WOODLAND PARK

The Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, the Baslow Woodland Park Working Party and the Baslow Sports Field are delighted to announce that the Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) has granted planning permission for the development of the Baslow Woodland Park. In April 2017, when the woodland park was put before the committee, the members […]

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Take Five To Stop Fraud

Take Five To Stop Fraud is the national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the UK government, backed by the banking industry, to help combat fraud. Their advice is really simple but it can stop you becoming a victim of fraud: A genuine bank or organisaiton will never contact you out-of-the-blue to ask for your […]

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Stay safe with your log burner or open fire

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odourless, tasteless, invisible gas, which is the result of the incomplete combustion from any flame-producing appliance. Carbon monoxide can harm you if you are exposed to high levels over a short period of time, or to lower levels over a long period of time. Low levels of carbon monoxide poisoning […]

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Parkrun launches in the Derbyshire Dales

The internationally-renowned Parkrun event is being launched here in the Derbyshire Dales, with the first of the free 5km/3 mile run/jog/walk sessions taking place at 9am on Saturday 30 December at Hassop Station. There will be a Parkrun every Saturday at 9am from then onwards. Derbyshire Dales District Council’s sports development team was delighted to be involved […]

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A wheelie good deterrent

The Baslow and Bubnell Neighbourhood Watch Wheelie Bin Sticker Initiative has just been launched. The Street Wardens will be delivering Neighbourhood Watch newsletters together with a Neighbourhood Watch wheelie bin sticker. Where possible the Street Wardens will attach the stickers to the wheelie bins. This is the first Neighbourhood Watch initiative of its type in […]

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Scams Bulletin

The latest bulletin gives details of various scams that Derbyshire County Council staff have been alerted to in recent weeks. Please feel free to share this bulletin, which you can send to colleagues, family members or friends as it is a public bulletin. Stay safe this Christmas. FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SHARE THE BULLETIN

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RFID Wallets: selling like hot cakes

The first batch of RFID Wallets has sold very well in the Baslow Village Shop and Post Office. The owners have now ordered another 200 units from Chesterfield and District Neighbourhood Watch, which should be delivered in the very near future.

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Keyless cars are being targeted by criminals

The latest alert from Baslow Neighbourhood Watch focuses on the growing number of thefts of cars with keyless entry systems. There have been several thefts recently where the offenders have been caught on home CCTV systems showing them using a device that amplifies the signal from car keys whilst they are inside your house. This […]

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Fighting Flu

Flu is a common infectious illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can be very unpleasant, but you’ll usually begin to feel better within about a week.  However for young children, people aged over 65, and those with long-term health conditions and pregnant women flu can be far more serious. It can lead to serious […]

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Neighbourhood Watch: Don’t buy from doorstep sellers

Officers are reminding residents to follow advice over unexpected doorstep callers following two fish seller incidents in the Derbyshire Dales. It is after an elderly man in Bradwell, and an elderly man in Stoney Middleton, bought fish from a doorstep seller on Friday, September 8. In one of the incidents it is believed the man […]

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Scams Bulletin

The third edition of Derbyshire County Council Scams Awareness Bulletin (August 2017), is now available, which provides details of scams that council staff have been made aware of over the last few weeks. Please feel free to share the link to this bulletin, which you can send on to colleagues, family members or friends. Click on this […]

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Derbyshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner tours the county

Hardyal Dhindsa, Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has undertaken to visit every one of the county’s 383 villages, towns and cities, to explain his vision for the future of policing. During the recent meeting of the Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council, Mr Dhindsa presented his strategy for Derbyshire Constabulary to councillors and members of the […]

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Beware of the phone scammers

It has been reported by Jon Rawlinson, the Baslow Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator, that there has been a spate of people being contacted by callers purporting to be from BT. The bogus callers are contacting people and using various techniques to try to access personal information. The recent incident involved the callers explaining that Jon’s computer […]

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Spring into Summer with Becky Lyne

With warmer weather now upon us there’s no excuse for not heading outdoors and getting that bit fitter. Fomer Olympian, Becky Lyne, is running a series of events throughout the summer, with something for everyone: Monday 7:30-8:30pm Ladies Football: adults and teens Tuesday 4-5pm Netball or Football: 5-8yrs Tuesday 5-6pm Netball or Football: 8-11yrs Tuesday […]

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Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport Needs You!

Bakewell & Eyam Community Transport (BECT) is looking for volunteers to take part in the Three Peaks Challenge to help funds to maintain this vital transport service. BECT is a registered charity based in Bakewell, which provides essential transport for people with disabilities, elderly people and community groups. They have a team of staff and volunteers […]

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NEW CHARGES FOR REPLACEMENT BINS

From 1 April 2017 Derbyshire Dales District Council will be charging for some replacement bins and refuse sacks. The DDDC is introducing charges in response to further cuts in central government funding, although all replacement recycling containers (including blue-lid bins, inserts, blue bags, kerbside and kitchen caddies) will remain free of charge. The cost of […]

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DDDC Leisure Centres Consultation

Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) is inviting local people to take part in a consultation exercise as part of the process of out-sourcing the management of its four leisure centres as a package to a new service provider. In December 2016, DDDC’s councillors voted unanimously to start the process for a specialist leisure operator to […]

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Parish Council News Update

BASLOW & BUBNELL PARISH COUNCIL NEWS UPDATE Young People’s Voice The Parish Council has had a request to listen to the views of the young people of the village. The Parish Council is delighted that young people want to get involved and so will be holding a special meeting at 7pm on Tuesday 21st February […]

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Recycle your old electrical items

New recycling banks for old electrical items Derbyshire Dales residents can now recycle small Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) at electricals recycling banks located in three District Council car parks. Items accepted at the banks include small electrical appliances such as irons, kettles, hairdryers and fairy lights, small electrical devices such as mobile phones […]

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Should you pay for a replacement wheely bin?

Residents across the Derbyshire Dales are being asked if they support the idea of being charged for replacement waste and recycling bins. Replacing damaged or lost bins currently costs Council Tax payers around £28,000 a year. Now the District Council has launched a survey that also asks for the views of local people on ending […]

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Organisation Fair 9 October, Baslow Village Hall

On Saturday 9 October 2016 an Organisation Fair will take place in the Village Hall from 2pm. Baslow and Bubnell Parish Council is delighted to announce that it is facilitating an Organisation Fair The aim of the fair is to give local residents the chance to learn about all the different organisations that operate in […]

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Helen’s Trust Appeal Update

Following an unprecedented increase in demand for our services through 2015 we launched an urgent appeal for support in January, in order to protect the valuable support that we provide to people with terminal illness to remain at home at the end of their illness. It’s been 3 months since we launched our appeal and […]

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Women’s Walking Football Kicks Off In Baslow

The relatively new craze of Walking Football has been going down a storm in the Derbyshire Dales; so much so that the District Council’s Sports Development team are now expanding this very popular activity to include a womens-only session in Baslow. The weekly sessions of a game that has all the same rules as football […]

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Parish Council Update

Burial Ground Regulations The Parish Council is responsible for the burial ground in Baslow, which are governed by burial ground regulations; these are reviewed annually. This year the Parish Council has amended the pricing structure slightly and laid the document out differently. If you would like to see a full copy of the regulations they […]

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Woodland Park’s Planning Application

The Parish Council has had to submit a change-of-use planning application, which is now with the Peak District National Park Authority for their consideration. The Parish Council is not allowed to comment on this as it is their application. However, if anyone would like to support the application they can do so by following this […]

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Parish Council increases precept

This year the Parish Council has decided to increase its precept by a modest 3%. Maintenance costs for the burial ground and the orchard only ever increase and, with the implementation of the new Baslow Woodland Park, it was envisaged by the councillors that the maintenance contract will increase during the year. All the residents […]

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DERBYSHIRE TRUSTED TRADERS

Finding a company that you can trust to do some work for you can be a bit daunting. How can you be sure that you won’t get ripped off? What if things go wrong? How do you choose between lots of different companies? These questions were the driving force behind Derbyshire County Council setting up […]

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Extreme Wheels comes to Bakewell

The Extreme Wheels roadshow is coming to Bakewell. Starting on Wednesday 30 March (and then every Wednesday) from 6-8pm on the Bakewell Showground, everyone aged 7 and over can experience the ultimate action sports courses (under 9s must be accompanied by an adult). On offer at the event: Mobile skate park Laser Tag Master Blaster […]

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Planning application slows progress at Woodland Park

Work on the new Baslow Woodland Park has been hampered by the Peak District National Park Authority’s insistence that the new woodland park does require planning approval. The Baslow Woodland Park’s working party and residents, alike, had made significant progress with the various elements of the new woodland park and it was anticipated that the new bike […]

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Derbyshire Dales to present budget for 2016/17

Derbyshire Dales residents will be getting an overview of the District Council’s spending plans for 2016/17 – including a Council Tax announcement. The next round of Area Community Forums will be staged by the District Council in February in Ashbourne, Matlock and Bakewell, and will include feedback on a recent budget consultation and what the […]

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Derbyshire Dales reviews policy on recycling

Derbyshire Dales’ “bring” sites will be removed from car parks, pubs and shop premises across Derbyshire Dales by the end of February 2016 due to the success of a household recycling scheme. Derbyshire Dales District Council has accepted an offer of £20,000 compensation from the contractor responsible for bring site management, HW Martin of Blackwell, for […]

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The Real Peak Practice - Baslow Health Centre

The Real Peak Practice

A new two-part documentary entitled ‘The Real Peak Practice’ is aired tonight on BBC One and iPlayer, featuring our very own Baslow Health Centre! We’re very proud of all who feature in it, especially the hard working staff at the surgery. You can read more on its BBC webpage and watch it on iPlayer for a limited time only. A year […]

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