Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

The Weston Centre

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

  • Town Street, Duffield

    Town Street, Duffield

  • Cricket Pavillion, Duffield

    Cricket Pavillion, Duffield

  • The Chevin Golf Club, Duffield

    The Chevin Golf Club, Duffield

  • Gray Recreation Ground

    Gray Recreation Ground

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Latest News

Parish Council Vacancy: Parish Groundsperson (full time)

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:04 by Jackie Clements

The Parish Council is seeking a hardworking and self-motivated person to assist in the practical management of Duffield's open spaces.

Place of Work: The Parish Groundperson will be required to work in the Cemetery, Eyes Meadow, Gray Recreation Ground and throughout the village.

Hours of Work: The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week on average which, due to the outdoor nature of the role, will be worked as follows: More »

  • 45 hours per week from 1 April to 30 September (26 weeks)
  • 30 hours per week from 1 October to 31 March

Occasional weekend and evening working will be required by prior arrangement

Pay: Scale Point 11-14 (£8.84 - £9.19 per hour) paid monthly based on 37.5 hours per week average

  • The ideal applicant will:
  • Have experience in grounds maintenance and of driving relevant vehicles such as ride on mowers.
  • Be professional and always dedicated to working to the highest possible standards.
  • Be resilient, physically fit and happy working outdoors.
  • Comfortable working as part of a small team

The successful applicant will be required to join the Council's Pension Scheme.

A copy of the Job Description and Person Specification can be found below.

To apply: Please send CV and 1-page letter showing how you meet the person specification to clerk@duffieldparishcouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3 October 2018

Interviews to be held on Monday 8 October 2018

Post to commence at the earliest opportunity

Get active with "Autumn Footprints" walking festival: 15-30 Sept 2018

Get active with "Autumn Footprints" walking festival: 15-30 Sept 2018

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:00 by Jackie Clements

Whether you want to enjoy the colours of autumn, find out more about your local area or discover somewhere new, check out "Autumn Footprints" walking festival, taking place in Amber Valley and Erewash from 15-30 September.

Organisers have arranged over 40 guided walks taking in some of the sights of the two Derbyshire districts, including informative talks along the way. Walks are graded between easy and strenuous, with the easier walks suitable for little ones so you can take the family. Walks are free of charge (although there may be a charge for parking) and it's advised to book ahead. More »

To find out about all the walks on offer and other information, download the booklet in the link below, or visit www.autumnfootprints.co.uk

Duffield's third Arts Festival on its way

Duffield's third Arts Festival on its way

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 11:14 by Jackie Clements

The third Duffield Arts Festival is promised to be "bigger and better" than before, with two weekends packed with displays and activities for the village to enjoy.

The Festival begins in just over a week's time with the Scarecrow Festival, from 12th- 16th September, when Duffield residents show off their creative side with a village-wide display of amazing home-crafted scarecrows. The theme this year is "Heroes and Villains". Follow the Scarecrow trail by obtaining a guide for £2 from Duffield News, Treetops Hospice Charity Shop or the Town Street Tap. More »

The main Arts Festival weekend falls on 22-23 September when the central venue will be Ecclesbourne School. There will also be street entertainment along Town Street, with the support of the businesses.​​ The organisers are promising 'something for everyone' and visitors can choose from over 60 activities, arts & crafts displays, bands, demonstrations and more, all for £4 a day or £6 for the weekend - under 16s get in free.

To download the full programme for the weekend visit the website, or to contact the organisers email info@duffieldartsfestival.com » Less