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The books are back! Telephone Box re-opens

Telephone box with books

Quarndon's telephone box book exchange has re-opened today. In line with current Covid regulations the box and books will be regularly sanitised. See the re-opening guidelines below.

Bibliophiles are asked to follow the guidance in the box itself.

Donations of no more than five books at present please!

The telephone box will be temporarily closed later this Spring while it has a makeover, with a fresh... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:58 by Clare Turner

Tags: Telephone Box Book Exchange

Church Road Closure 13th to 16th April

For information on the upcoming Church Road closure please click the link below.

Posted: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 14:15 by Clare Turner

Tags: Roadworks

Food Bank Collection, 10th April

Derby City Mission logo, featuring a ram's head.

10 am -12 noon. Village Hall

Quarndon residents responded generously to the appeal for donations to Derby City Mission's Christmas Food Bank appeal. Food poverty is still with us, and volunteers are organising an Easter collection on April 10th. Let's make this one even bigger!

Information about the collection is on the attached poster.

Posted: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 07:00 by Clare Turner

Tags: Food Bank, Quarndon Community Group

Great British Wildflower Hunt 2021

Great British Wildflower Hunt logo

Over this spring and summer, environment charity Plantlife have devised four different Wildflower hunts with over 70 different flowers to get to know.

They say: 'Starting with spring favourites, from the first yellows of celandines and primroses, through to bluebells and cuckooflower – and from the humble speedwell to glamorous wild orchids – there is something for all ages and levels in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 12:26 by Clare Turner

Tags: Family Activities, wild flowers

Leisure, exercise and play developments in Quarndon

Quarndon's two bids for S106 money have been approved by Amber Valley Borough Council. This means that work can start on improvements to the Barn Close recreation area and developing the Community garden in Church Road.

More news will be posted in due course.

Suggestions, ideas, offers to join in? Contact

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 09:39 by Clare Turner

Tags: Amber Valley Borough Council, Barn Close Playground, Children's activities, Quarndon Community Group

Hairy legs, smelly feet and coming to your garden

Bee on flower

To find out more about early bee visitors, and download a guide click on the link below.

Posted: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 13:08 by Clare Turner

Tags: Blooming Quarndon, Wild flowers

The Common, Beech Avenue and Inn Lane road closure extended by one day

The Common, Beech Avenue and Inn Lane road closure extended by one day, continuing to 11th March.

Click on the link below for more information.

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 18:16 by Clare Turner

Tags: Roadworks

Census 2021, coming soon

Census 2021 Coming Soon

From the Office for National Statistics:

'The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The next census takes place on Sunday 21 March 2021. The census should take about 10 minutes for the household questions and 10 minutes per person.

Taking part in the census is your chance to help make sure you and your community get... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 14:23 by Clare Turner

Tags: Census 2021

The Common, Road Closure 8th to 10th March

The Common will be closed for work by BT Openreach from 8th to 10th March. See link below for further information and diversion.

Posted: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 10:24 by Clare Turner

Tags: Roadworks

Church Road Temporary Closure 15th March

There will be a temporary closure on Church Road from 15th to late on 17th March. For more information click on the link below.

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:23 by Clare Turner

Tags: Road closure

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