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Baslow footpath closures

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Order made by Derbyshire County Council on 4 January 2024 under Section 14 of The Road Traffic Regulation Act. 1984 (as amended) the effect of which was to close the stone slab crossing point over Bar Brook footpath no. 14 and to close the pedestrian footbridge over Bar Brook, […]

Defibrillator update

Thank you to everyone who attended the defibrillator training and Parish Meeting last month. Attached are the notes from the Parish Meeting. If you have any questions or comments please let me know. Sarah Porter Clerk to Baslow & Bubnell Parish Council M: 07866 695132

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 […]

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 […]

Walk around Baslow

Baslow History Group has recently re-published a leaflet showing a walk around Baslow, which describes many interesting facts about its history and heritage. The leaflets can be purchased from most retail outlets at Nether End and Church End, including the Co-op and the village shop. In the past, this leaflet has been very popular with […]

Flood warnings lifted

We are pleased to report that many of the flood warnings on rivers in the Derbyshire Dales were all lifted on Saturday evening, but please do be aware that although previously blocked major routes are generally clear, some flood debris could still be on the roads. Highways agencies are understandably stretched right now. DDDC’s volunteer […]

Major incident declared

Derbyshire County Council has issued the following update: Most roads in Derbyshire are affected by flooding and many are closed. A major incident has been declared by all the councils and emergency services. Advice from all partners involved is: Do not travel unless essential from now until further information is available later in the weekend, […]

Swimming for health

This new initiative started on 26 September and is for those who can swim but are lacking the confidence in the water and it is also for those who have a medical condition or simply want the reassurance that someone is there with them. The event takes place every Tuesday from 11.30am-12.30pm at Chatsworth Swimming […]

Snowball app

A message from Snowball, the new app that helps empower those with physical disabilities and mental health issues: Hello from the Snowball Community.¬† Snowball is ready to download and create your very own interactive accessible community, giving people with physical disabilities, mental health issues and learning disabilities the ability to go out and socialise with […]

Christmas all wrapped up

An alternative Christmas gift If you have got awkward people to buy for that don’t ‘need’ anything or maybe they or you are moving away from consumerism, in favour of experiences and supporting local businesses, then Baslow-based TrYumph In Life CIC might just have the perfect gift. For gifts that keep on giving, check out […]

Baslow Health Centre update

Baslow Health Centre has announced changes to how patients visit the surgery in Baslow, following the UK Health Security Agency’s updated recommendations to general practices regarding infection prevention and control. In response to the advice the surgery has re-opened the waiting room and arranged for prescriptions to be collected inside from the reception window. The […]

Duchess opens new Bike Track

On Sunday 12 September, the Duchess of Devonshire formally opened the new bike track that has been created within the Baslow Woodland Park. The new bike track has been designed and created by two Baslow residents, Simon Turton and David Robins, who worked together with the Parish Council to deliver the new community facility. Since […]

Children’s summer of fun

A message for Becky Lyne, who runs Tryumph in Life, here is Baslow: I hope it may be of benefit to you to learn of our Summer Holiday Multi-Activity Camps at Baslow Sports Field to help keep kids healthily entertained throughout the summer weeks. I am also delighted to say that we have received a […]

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