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Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

The Weston Centre

Clerk RFO: Kath Gruber
The Weston Centre, Tamworth
Street, Duffield, Belper
Derbyshire DE56 4ER

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Sports@Eyes CANCELLED

Sports@Eyes CANCELLED

Duffield Parish Council regrets to announce that Sports@Eyes is cancelled.

Grateful thanks go to all the local sports clubs who supported the venture by offering village youngsters some activities to try on Friday evenings, especially to the volunteers who gave up the last two Friday evenings to offer a variety of sporting activities. Special thanks to Derby County Community Trust who were very supportive and supplied two experienced youth coaches for us in Duffield.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:05 by Jackie Clements

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Notice of closure: Tamworth Street, Duffield

Derbyshire County Council has given notice of the temporary closure of part of Tamworth Street, Duffield from 18th - 24th August.

The closure affects Tamworth Street from its junction with Town Street to Fisher Lane, and is to facilitate the Virgin Media cabling works.

Access will be maintained whenever possible along the affected length of road and the road will be reopened as soon as the work is complete, which may be.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:16 by Jackie Clements

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Notice of Closure: Eyes Meadow, Saturday 5th August 5am - 10am

Notice of Closure: Eyes Meadow, Saturday 5th August 5am - 10am

Eyes Meadow will be closed on the morning of Saturday 5th August, between 5am and 10am.

The Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

For more information contact the Parish Clerk, Kath Gruber on 07595 515154.

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:50 by Jackie Clements

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Arts Festival: register your scarecrow by 20th August

Arts Festival: register your scarecrow by 20th August

The Duffield Arts Festival takes place for the second time in September 2017 and will again feature a scarecrow festival.

The theme for the 2017 Duffield Scarecrow Festival is 'Monumental and Memorable Moments in History'.

This theme gives a massive scope for some brilliant scarecrows. It can be a historical event, it can be from the world of music or entertainment, it can be a discovery, it can be tongue-in-cheek or factual.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:25 by Jackie Clements

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Arts festival: Duffield composer seeks residents' village memories

Duffield resident, composer and pianist Neil White is pulling together for the first time Meadows schools and William Gilbert School to form a choir, and is looking for residents' memories of living and working in Duffield to create a unique piece of music for the children to perform.

Neil said, "I'm composing an original piece of music to be performed by a community choir at the opening night of The Duffield Arts.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:53 by Jackie Clements

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Duffield Parish Council office closed during August

Duffield Parish Council's office based at the Weston Centre, Tamworth Street, will be closed throughout August due to refurbishment work at the Centre.

The office will be closed from the 28th July and will reopen from the 4th September 2017.

To contact the Parish Council Clerk, Kath Gruber, call 07595 515154 or email clerk@duffieldparishcouncil.gov.uk

To contact the Cemetery call Chris Read, 07912 090644 or.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:19 by Jackie Clements

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Virgin Media: public meeting 26th July

Virgin Media: public meeting 26th July

Virgin Media is holding a meeting for members of the public to attend with regards to the ongoing work to lay broadband cables being carried out in the village.

The meeting will offer residents a chance to discuss with the company any concerns they may have about the work.

The meeting will be held on the 26th July at the Weston Centre, between 5:30 and 6:30pm.

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:33 by Jackie Clements

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New "Good Neighbours' Wheel" provides info for over-50s in Duffield

New "Good Neighbours' Wheel" provides info for over-50s in Duffield

A Duffield group working to improve the lives of the over-50s in the village has produced a brand new source of information aimed specifically at this age group called the Good Neighbours' Wheel.

The leaflet draws together contact details for all the various service providers including the Weston Centre, Amber Valley CVS and church-run groups, and includes contacts for groups that can help with health and wellbeing, getting out and.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:06 by Jackie Clements

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New page on Parish Council website offers advice to combat anti-social behaviour

New page on Parish Council website offers advice to combat anti-social behaviour

A new page on Duffield Parish Council's website offers advice to residents who have experienced problems with anti-social behaviour, following the rise in the number of ASB incidents in the village over the past few months.

The page includes information on how to report ASB to the police, links to police contacts and their crime map and statistics for the village.

Links are included for other public.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:03 by Jackie Clements

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Virgin Media respond to residents' concerns on cabling works

Virgin Media have responded to the Parish Council, who recently contacted the company to pass on residents' concerns over the work to install new cabling to provide superfast broadband in Duffield.

A letter from the company can be found below, along with a programme of works for the current week. Virgin Media has said that they will forward locations for future work as soon as they become available.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:17 by Jackie Clements

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