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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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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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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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