UPDATE: The playground has now reopened (Friday 18th Sept).
We apologise for the continued closure of the playground, this is not due to Covid but because there is a fault with the seesaw which means it is unsafe to use. We will repair the equipment as soon as possible, in the mean time we are arranging to fence it off in the same way as the roundabout.
As soon as the fence panels are installed we will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:56 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council apologises that an event due to take place this Saturday that was publicised in the August issue of the Duffield Scene, has been postponed until Spring.
The event, to distribute garden wildflower seeds to residents, was due to take place in the morning on Saturday 5th September at Eyes Meadow. We're sorry for any disappointment caused.
Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 15:54 by Jackie Clements
Derbyshire County Council have advised that Eaton Bank, Little Eaton will be closed on 27th August 2020, 09:30 to 15:30 between its junction with Rigga Lane and a point 350 southeast of that junction (outside No.35) owing to BT work.
Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier than... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:53 by Jackie Clements
An update on the Planning meeting that was held on the 27 July - the decision was made by Amber Valley Borough Council Planning Board to refuse the planning application for the reason given below:
The creation of off-street parking would open up the visual access to the rear gardens of this group of buildings through a... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:34 by Jackie Clements
Amber Valley Borough Council Planning Board will be holding a meeting on 27 July remotely via Zoom, which will cover the above planning application.
The Planning Board will commence at 7.00 pm, when the proceedings will available to view on the Council's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCboVeHfv4Vp9sbkUj_3kG4w... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:37 by Jackie Clements
Jan Thompson has been co-opted as the new Parish Councillor at the most recent Full Council meeting in July.
Jan's late husband, Colin Thompson, was the previous Council Chairman.
Jan has lived in Duffield for 30 years and worked in several primary schools in Derby and Derbyshire as a teacher. Her sons attended Duffield Meadows and Ecclesbourne schools and both Jan and Colin were previously Parish Councillors... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:01 by Jackie Clements
A skip has been placed at Eyes Meadow to help with the increased volume of litter, thanks to local resident Justin Fellows.
Justin, of Little Eaton company Spirit Medical, has provided the skip, in partnership with Wards Skip and Recycling Company, free of charge to the Parish Council, so that visitors to the Meadow have somewhere to leave their picnic waste when the bins are full. Litter has been a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 13:15 by Jackie Clements
In line with government guidance, Gray Rec play area will be reopened on Saturday 4th July.
Please read the rules of safe play which will be attached to the gates and displayed on the noticeboard. To ensure social distancing is possible, please keep to a limit of ten children at once in the playground area and one child on any one piece of play equipment at a time. Use hand sanitiser before and after... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:26 by Jackie Clements
New floral hanging baskets along Town Street in Duffield will be installed on 25 June. To ensure social distancing measures are followed, the installation will be carried out at night, so if you live along Town Street or nearby please be aware that this is taking place.
The hanging baskets, as in 2019, have been sponsored by local businesses The White Hart, Katie Weeds Hair Design, Chevin Homes, Chevin... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:11 by Jackie Clements
Severn Trent Water have informed the Parish Council that due to the ongoing roadworks along Hazelwood Road, they will be installing temporary traffic lights at the junction with Avenue Road from next Tuesday to Friday.
This may affect visitors to Hazelwood Road Cemetery while the work is taking place.
Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:30 by Jackie Clements