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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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“Fantastic” fireworks display well-attended by villagers

“Fantastic” fireworks display well-attended by villagers

Duffield's bonfire and fireworks evening in November proved just as popular as in previous years, with thousands of residents enjoying the Parish Council-organised display. Villagers' comments included: "superb"; "a fantastic display"; and "well organised as ever, well done to all the volunteers".

Parish Council staff were ably assisted by volunteers from the Duffield Community Association who manned the gates.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:12 by Jackie Clements

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Remembrance Sunday Parade 12th November 2017 - road closures in Duffield

Remembrance Sunday falls on the 12th November 2017 and Duffield's uniformed organisations will form a parade from the Weston Centre to Duffield's War Memorial where a short service will take place.

Amber Valley Borough Council have issued a road closure notice for Duffield's roads between Tamworth Street and St Alkmund's church. The parade begins at 10:30am at the Weston Centre, Tamworth Street, and will proceed along Town Street.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:58 by Jackie Clements

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Duffield bonfire and fireworks display 3rd November: buy your tickets now!

Duffield bonfire and fireworks display 3rd November: buy your tickets now!

Duffield Parish Council's annual bonfire and fireworks display will be held at Eyes Meadow on Friday 3rd November. Don't miss it!

As in previous years, tickets will be available from Town Street Newsagents, Town Street chip shop and Meadow Vale Convenience Store. This year the tickets are in the form of bright yellow wristbands which will make getting in to the event quicker and easier as the wristband can be worn on the night and shown to the DCA.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:56 by Jackie Clements

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Stay well this winter - get a flu vaccine

Stay well this winter - get a flu vaccine

Flu is a common infectious illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can be very unpleasant, but you'll usually begin to feel better within about a week.

However for young children, people aged over 65, people with long-term health conditions and pregnant women, flu can be far more serious.

It can lead to serious health complications including bronchitis, pneumonia and ear infections.

That's why all.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:41 by Jackie Clements

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Gray Rec playground – we want your views

Gray Rec playground – we want your views

It's now coming up to ten years since Duffield's playground was installed at Gray Recreation Ground and as part of a review of the equipment, if you have younger children, we'd like to know your views.

Do your youngsters enjoy playing at the Rec? Are there any pieces of play equipment that they particularly enjoy, or don't like? Could we make any changes that might benefit your children?

We're also.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:32 by Jackie Clements

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Duffield bonfire and fireworks display: Friday 3rd November

Duffield bonfire and fireworks display: Friday 3rd November

Save the date! Duffield bonfire and fireworks display is set for Friday 3rd November.

As in previous years, gates will open at 6:00pm, the bonfire will be lit at 7:00pm and the firework display begins at 7:15pm.

Last year's display was really successful and we hope to see just as many people at the event this year.

More details of the event will follow in October.

Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:47 by Jackie Clements

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Duffield Arts Festival 23/24 September: what's on?

Duffield Arts Festival 23/24 September: what's on?

The second Duffield Arts Festival is coming soon and the festival programme has now been published.

The festival, themed "The Beauty of Colour", is packed with activities, with something for everyone, from rock bands to quilling workshops. The scarecrow display that was such a success in 2016 also returns, this time with over 70 scarecrows to be displayed around the village with the theme "monumental moments in history".. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:38 by Jackie Clements

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Reminder to Duffield residents who carry a Gold Card: it's renewal time

Reminder to Duffield residents who carry a Gold Card: it's renewal time

Derbyshire County Council is reminding all Gold Card holders to check validity dates on their cards as thousands are due to expire in the next few months.

Gold Card is Derbyshire's equivalent of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) which allows older and people with certain disabilities to travel free-of-charge, off-peak on local buses.

It can also be used to get discounts at around 700.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:12 by Jackie Clements

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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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