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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 […]

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.

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. […]

Community 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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]