The 8th May 2020 represents an important milestone in our history as it marks the 75th anniversary of 8 May 1945 when peace emerged after nearly six years of war.
To mark this anniversary, the early May bank holiday in 2020 has been moved from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May.
Nationally a series of events throughout the weekend are being planned and I am sure you will agree that we cannot let this day pass... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:36 by Jackie Clements
The Duffield Community Association has partnered with the British Heart Foundation to offer Duffield residents the chance to learn how to save a life with FREE CPR training at the Scout Hut, Hall Farm Road, Duffield.
The training will take place this Saturday, 15th February between 10am and 12 noon, parking is available at the adjacent St Margaret Clitherow Church.
Spaces are limited, so if anyone would... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:04 by Jackie Clements
Update on what the Parish Council achieved against the actions in the 2015 plan. If actions could not be delivered an explanation is given
Hope to see you on Saturday 1/2/20 between 1-4pm at the Weston Centre for your input to updating the Village Plan
Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 11:54 by Jane Terry
In support of the consultation event being held this Saturday, 1st Feb at the Weston Centre from 1pm until 4pm, a short survey asking for residents' views on a number of aspects of village life is now available.
The survey is aimed at Duffield residents who may not be able to attend the consultation event but would like to have their say on the facilities available in the village and the future priorities... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 13:56 by Jackie Clements
Want to get your voice heard...?
The Duffield Action Plan is put together by the Parish Council in consultation with local residents and decides the Council's priorities for improvements to be made in the village.
It is a five-year plan and was last updated in 2015; the Parish Council is therefore refreshing the Plan in 2020 and will be consulting with residents over the coming months to find out their... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:21 by Jackie Clements
At the Council Meeting last week a concern was raised regarding an ex-offender under a rehabilitation scheme calling at homes to sell household products. Having checked into this with the police the Parish Council would like to advise residents that there are no approved rehabilitation vendors operating in the village and any calling at homes should be reported to the police.
Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:50 by Jane Terry
If you work for or own a Duffield business or one that has a connection with the village, please come along to an informal networking event on Thursday 9th January.
Organised by Jonathan Leach of Indigo Drum Communications, the meetings are designed to help businesses work together to develop increased interest and income in Duffield and also to bring in new concepts and ideas.
The meeting is open to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:22 by Jackie Clements
Duffield Parish Council's office at Cemetery Lodge will be closed for enquiries from the 19th December and will re-open on Monday 6th Jan 2020. The Clerk can be contacted in an emergency by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07595 515154.
Don't forget that Amber Valley Borough Council changes their refuse collection dates this weekend - to find out what date your bin will be emptied... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:08 by Jackie Clements
Time Swap is a new initiative organised by Derbyshire County Council which gives you the chance to 'donate' your time or skills to the local community and receive others' support when you need assistance yourself.
Time Banks originated in the USA in the mid 1980's and Time Banking has been active in the UK since 1998 and there are now over 350 Time Banks around the UK. There are lots of great stories... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 13:35 by Jackie Clements
How would you like to get some fresh air, meet new people or catch up with old ones or just get a bit of exercise?
Neighbourhood Watch in partnership with the Parish Council are leading new Community Walks in Duffield.
The first takes place on Monday 30 December 2019 at 6.30pm meeting at Wirksworth Corner (opposite Co-op).
Future walks will begin at 2.00pm, again meeting at Wirksworth Corner. The first... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 11:43 by Jackie Clements