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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]