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Clerk: Laura Storey
PO Box 8108, Derby DE1 0ZU

Tel: 07941 052009

Latest News

Carol Ravenscroft ran the London Marathon in aid of cancer research

Carol Ravenscroft ran the London Marathon in aid of cancer research

Here is Carol's story

On Sunday 3rd October, I was lucky enough to take part in the London Marathon. I got the place through the ballot which I applied for in the previous year and it was my first ever marathon.

It was a fantastic experience, even better than I had hoped and it was something I had always wanted to do ever since the very first one took place in 1981.

I ran past several famous landmarks,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:42 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Charity

Garden Waste Collection is running late by about 8 days

From Amber Valley BC website -

Service has resumed but, due to the current driver shortage and weight of garden material being collected, the service is currently running about 8 days behind schedule.

The collection due on 7th October was made on 15th Oct. It is not yet known how late the next collection (due 21st Oct) will be.

Posted: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 15:22 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Amber Valley, Garden Waste Collection

Barn Close Recreation Ground is open

Trim Trail equipment, Barn Close

Barn Close Recreation Ground is now open for visitors to use the Trim Trail and play equipment, and enjoy relaxing at the picnic tables.

Health and Safety

  • We have had a lot of rain, so be careful on the field.
  • Please avoid the coned off area at the top of the field until drainage works and reseeding are complete.
  • Read the 'how to use' information next to the Trim Trail equipment before using it.
  • Golf holes;... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 17:31 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground

Barn Close Recreation Ground Update

Barn Close Trim Trail information board

The Trim Trail and play equipment should be available for use by Saturday 11th October.

Once RoSPA have inspected the equipment for safety the protective fencing will be removed.

Items for installation team's use only, to be removed shortly:
- Portable toilet - Skip

Please remember:

This playground is for the use of people of all ages.

Please treat it with respect and care for the wildlife

Well-behaved dogs... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 16:52 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground

Roadworks, Church Road, 4th - 6th October

Church Road near Curzon School. Delays likely. Diversion in operation.

Click on link below for map and more information.

https://one.network/?tm=123456303

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 19:42 by Clare Turner

Tags: Roads, Severn Trent

Road Closure, the Common, 7th October

Closure form 0930 to 1530.

Click on link below for map and more information

https://one.network/?tm=123548617

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 19:39 by Clare Turner

Tags: Roads

Barn Close recreation ground temporary closure

Barn Close Recreation Ground will be closed from Tuesday 21st September to Tuesday 5th October for the installation of Trim Trail and play equipment.

For more information open the news item and click on the link below.

Posted: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:57 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground, Parish Council

Barn Close Recreation Ground Drainage

The main drainage works at the top of the field have been completed and the field is open once more. The area will be seeded with grass once soil conditions allow.

In the meantime please avoid the area at the top of the field fenced off by cones and tape where the drainage work has been taking place. Make sure children keep their distance too until the work is complete.

Equipment installation closure... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 17:14 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground

Barn Close Recreation Ground Temporary Closure

Barn Close recreation ground is closed on Wednesday 1st and possibly Thursday 2nd September for essential drainage work to increase the areas accessible for exercise and play.

The new Trim Trail equipment will be installed during the week beginning 20th September, when the field will be closed until completion.

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:34 by Clare Turner

Tags: Barn Close Recreation Ground

Beech Avenue Road Closure, 7th September

map of location of roadworks

There will be a road closure at Beech Avenue on Tuesday 7th September from n0930 - 1530. A diversion will be in operation.

See the link below for more information.

https://one.network/?tm=123126876

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:31 by Clare Turner

Tags: Road closure

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