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Repair Cafe 5 November

St Anne’s Church, Baslow, is holding the next Repair CafĂ© on Saturday 5 November 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’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

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 […]

Apple Day’s 10th anniversary

On Saturday 8 October Apple Day will be celebrating its tenth anniversary, during which there will be lots to do for all the family. The event will take place at the Community Orchard, off Over Lane, from 12–3 pm, where there will be plenty of games, live music, hot snacks and more. There will be produce […]

Repair Cafe: 10 September

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. The next Repair Cafe will take place on Saturday 10 September from 10am to 1pm It brings people together, creates social capital and stops perfectly good things going to landfill. If […]

Come & sing workshop

Everyone is invited to the Come and Sing Workshop at St. Anne’s Church, Baslow, which will take place on Sunday 11 September from 2.30-5.00pm. Join the St. Anne’s Church Choir and Bel Canto for a free open choral workshop to learn Franz Schubert’s ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’, together with a short blessing by Peter Lutkin and […]

The Baslow Revival

Taking place on the Baslow Sports Field on Sunday 10 July, from 1-5pm, is The Baslow Revival, which has been organised by Baslow St Anne’s School PTFA to help raise funds for the school. It’s going to be a day of classic cars and family fun, which will include a concourse of classic cars, tug-of-war, […]

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 […]

Calling all 4-6-year-olds

The Chatsworth Scout Group is setting up a new group for 4-6-year-olds called Squirrels. They are also keen to encourage members to join Beavers (6-8-year-olds) and if anyone would like to volunteer, please make contact to support the group. More details can be found at chatsworthscouts.org.uk or by sending a text to: 07429 558237.

Annual Plant Sale

The Baslow Garden Society is holding their annual Plant Sale on Saturday 7 May from 10- 2pm on the village green, Baslow. There will be lots of bargains just in time for your summer gardens and a great chance to catch up with everyone. Don’t forget to bring your own bags. For more information about […]

Jubilee Bunting Rules

Using streetlights to hang bunting rules relaxed for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June The county council is getting into the spirit of the forthcoming Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June, by relaxing rules around attaching bunting to streetlights. The approach is to help local communities, parish councils and community groups across the county mark […]

Burning Man at Chatsworth

Burning Man is a unique event that usually takes place annually in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA. Chatsworth has worked with the Burning Man team and artists to bring its distinctive culture of possibility and creativity to the heart of Derbyshire. Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth will feature eight […]

Caravan Club update

An email was received from the regional manager of the Caravan & Motorhome Club about the caravan site in Baslow: I am Ian Spendliove and I am the Regional Manager for the Caravan Club.  I oversee the site in Baslow. May we say first of all that we are very aware of the disruption that […]

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 […]

Baslow Better Together

Come and join us on Sunday 12 September for an afternoon of entertainment on the Baslow Sports Field, from 2-6pm. There will be plenty of things for all the family, including: Tea garden Bar & BBQ Garden games Bouncy castle 3 local live bands Community dancing And much more! This is a free event, so […]

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 […]

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 […]

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