Duffield Library is currently open on a 'Book & Borrow' basis in line with current government restrictions.
The library is currently open during its regular hours, except for closing at 5pm on Wednesdays.
All books and other items currently on loan will be automatically renewed until 11 January 2021 and will not incur any overdue charges.
To use Book & Borrow, you will be asked to:
- ring or email... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:41 by Jackie Clements
Although the usual Remembrance Sunday parade could not take place this year, the Parish Council was able to hold an Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial this morning, during which wreaths were placed and a roll call held to remember those men of the Parish who gave their lives in WWI and WWII. Our thanks to those who took part.
The video of this event was live streamed and uploaded to Facebook and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 12:51 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council will be holding an act of remembrance on November 11th, 2020 at the War Memorial. This will take place at around 10:55 - 11:10 when wreaths will be placed and a roll call will be made. Invited representatives will attend from local churches and organisations and the service will be socially distanced and will adhere to all Covid safe guidelines.
Due to the lockdown, we kindly ask... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:28 by Jackie Clements
A vacancy has arisen for a Responsible Finance Officer.
Duffield Parish Council needs a driven and enthusiastic Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) to come and share their vision, drive and leadership. Working from the Parish Council's offices at Cemetery Lodge, Hazelwood Road, Duffield, this role will provide the Council with a top-quality finance service.
The post holder will be responsible for the day... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:07 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council has received a report of a large dog being walked off-the-lead at Eyes Meadow attacking another dog. The incident has been reported to the police.
Please be aware of your responsibilities regarding out-of-control dogs, if your dog is likely to be a risk to other dogs, their owners or other users of the Meadow, keep your dog on a lead.
It is against the law for a dog to be dangerously... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 13:54 by Jackie Clements
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