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Update from Cllr Hobson

Here is the latest update from our local County and District Councillor, Susan Hobson: It has been a very busy time for me over the last couple of months. Being invited to the licensing of Reverend Graham Duncan at Baslow Church recently was a great honour for me, as well as attending a Platinum Jubilee […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bins update

The refuse collectors have ended their strike and are now back at work, which means that bin collections should go ahead as usual. The food waste should still go in with the black bin with general household waste, but in a separate plastic bag. To check to see when your collections will take place you […]

Keep Baslow Beautiful

Over the last few weeks local residents and councillors have been out working hard in support of the Keep Baslow Beautiful campaign. On Saturday 22 May the working party that turned up to help clear Bubnell Lane was joined by Mervyn Shepherd (who now farms at Bubnell). He scraped the edge of the road and […]

The Countryside Code

Download your guide to enjoying parks and waterways, coast and countryside by clicking here. In summary The Countryside Code asks everyone to: • Be considerate to those living in, working in and enjoying the countryside • leave gates and property as you find them • Do not block access to gateways or driveways when parking […]