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Weston Centre's newsletter now available

Weston Centre's newsletter now available

The Weston Centre, run by the RJ Weston Charity, has published a newsletter to keep local residents informed about the work carried out at the Centre and the latest activities and events.

The Weston Centre in Tamworth Street in the centre of Duffield is a day centre for the older residents of the village. It's open Tuesday to Friday between 10.00 and midday providing tea and coffee in a friendly environment... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:52 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community

Fallen tree at Eyes Meadow - guess its age! Competition now open

Fallen tree at Eyes Meadow - guess its age! Competition now open

Our Big Pine Tree at Eyes Meadow has fallen down… :(
But there's no need to wear a frown…
The team at "BRANCH OFF TREE SERVICES" know just what to do.
Guess the age of our tree and there's a prize in it for you!

Guess the age of the tree, as decided by the team at Branch off Tree Services who will be removing the tree on 22nd March, and you could win a £50 Amazon voucher that has been... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:12 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community

Tree planting at Ecclesbourne Meadow - 19th March 2022

Come and plant a tree in Duffield – drop in and do your bit for the environment!

Date: Saturday 19 MARCH 2022

Where : At Ecclesbourne Meadows, Duffield DE56 4FU. (This is close to Greys Recreation Ground bordered by River Ecclesbourne, not far from Duffield Meadows Primary School) There is limited parking on William Close off Ecclesbourne Meadows but please walk if you can.

Time 10am until 1pm... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 11:52 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Accessibility at Duffield Train Station

Have you ever had a problem gaining access to a platform or catching a train at Duffield Station? The Parish Council would like to hear from you about your experiences.

East Midlands Railway is making a bid for Duffield to become a fully accessible station as part of the DfT's Access for All programme, and would like to hear from both passengers and stakeholders about their experience and difficulties... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 15:28 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, Consultation, News

Duffield Parish Council Grounds Maintenance Contract renewal: Invitation to Tender

Duffield Parish Council Grounds Maintenance Contract renewal: Invitation to Tender

Duffield Parish Council is seeking tender submissions for its 3-year Grounds Maintenance contract of open-spaces.

The contract runs for a three-year period from April 2022 to Mar 2025, with a possible extension period of up to two years.

Timetable for Tendering

  • Invitation to Tender notice; 1st March 2022
  • Closing date for tenders; 28th March 2022
  • Award of Contract; 7th April 2022
  • Contract commencement; 25th... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 13:51 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, News

Walking & Cycling in Duffield - Have your say

Walking & Cycling in Duffield - Have your say

In 2021 Duffield Parish Council carried out comprehensive online consultation prior to the publication of the Village Action Plan. 273 residents responded and the plan was published in final form in May. The process showed that there is strong support for walking and considerable support for cycling.

The survey also identified two wider problems that could be reduced if there was an increase in walking... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 14:48 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, Consultation, News, Village Action Plan

Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend 2-5 June - Grants available

Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend 2-5 June - Grants available

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the Parish Council is making available small S137 grants of up to £50 to encourage Duffield-based community groups or charities to hold street parties and other localised celebrations.

If your group would like to apply for a grant, visit https://www.duffieldparishcouncil.gov.uk/council-grants.html to download an application form. Applications must be received by April 30th 2022.

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 11:13 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend 2-5 June - Grants available

Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend 2-5 June - Grants available

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the Parish Council is making available small S137 grants of up to £50 to encourage Duffield-based community groups or charities to hold street parties and other localised celebrations.

If your group would like to apply for a grant, visit https://www.duffieldparishcouncil.gov.uk/council-grants.html to download an application form. Applications must be received by April 30th 2022.

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 11:13 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Duffield Ecclesbourne Meadow Tree Planting 19th Feb - Volunteers needed!

Come and help plant a tree in Duffield – drop in and do your bit for the environment!

Date: Saturday 19 February 2022

Where : At Ecclesbourne Meadows, Duffield DE56 4FU. (This is close to Greys Recreation Ground bordered by River Ecclesbourne, not far from Duffield Meadows Primary School) There is limited parking on William Close off Ecclesbourne Meadows, but please walk if you can.

Time 1pm- 3.30pm... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 17:29 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, events

Parking in Duffield

As residents will be aware, parking in Duffield can be difficult and the difficulty is increasing. The Parish Council has been in discussion with Derbyshire County Council (who have responsibility in this area) and have agreed an initial programme of works to make improvements, which include:

  • additional signage on the A6 to direct people to the Eyes Meadow Car Park;
  • insertion of double yellow lines in... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:15 by Jackie Clements

Tags: Community, Consultation

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