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Quarndon February Newsletter

The joint Quarndon Community Group and Parish Council Newsletter for February 2023 is now available.

Quarndon resident and not on the email mailing list? Please contact QCG@quarndon-village.org.uk

Click on the link below to download a copy.

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:19 by Clare Turner

Tags: Newsletters, Quarndon Community Group, Quarndon Parish Council

Seed Exchange at the Repair Cafe

Repair cafe logo

QUARNDON REPAIR CAFE & SEED EXCHANGE - SATURDAY 28 JANUARY 2023
The next Quarndon Repair Cafe will be this Saturday, 28 January 2023, from 10am to 12noon at the Village Hall.

SEED EXCHANGE & SALE AT THIS REPAIR CAFE
If you have spare seeds that you have saved or collected please bring them with you to the January Repair Cafe. Seeds should be in a sealed envelope and clearly labeled with the name... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:08 by Clare Turner

Tags: Repair cafe

Community Engagement on Improvements to Curzon School

On Monday 23rd January from 4pm until 6:30pm everyone is invited to visit the school to look at the plans we have in place. These include replacing 2 classrooms with 2 new classrooms and improving the school hall. You are welcome to drop in at any time during this evening.

For more details please see the attached file.

Posted: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 20:06 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Curzon School, Planning

One Night in Lockdown: QUADS' latest production

One Night in Lockdown; three people in a sitting room

In QUADS' latest production, the scene is set in April 2020.

For Peter and Jackie Castle, it's just an average April night in lockdown...or so they think.

As the evening progresses, Peter and Jackie's friend Paddy Lomas throws an increasingly large spanner in the works; and as the secrets come tumbling out, they both discover that their respective relationships with Paddy aren't quite what they seem.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 09:00 by Clare Turner

Tags: QUADS, Village Hall

Curzon School Quiz & Chips

Curzon School Quiz & Chips

Exercise your brain, tickle your tastebuds and help raise money for Curzon School and the pre-school at the Village Hall on Friday 18th November. The event starts at 7pm: tickets are £15 per person and include fish & chips, a choice of beverage and of course the quiz!

You can book online at

https://www.pta-events.co.uk/curzonschool/index.cfm?event=event&eventId=52756#.Y25YMC-l3Vl

For more... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 14:18 by Clare Turner

Tags: Curzon School, Village Hall

Mobile Library route

No books you fancy in the telephone box book exchange?

Then residents may be interested in the attached list of Mobile Library routes. Sadly the Mobile Library doesn't visit Quarndon, but it can be found in neighbouring villages like Little Eaton and Breadsall.

Keep visiting the telephone box, though: new books appear almost every day!

Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 14:45 by Clare Turner

Tags: Derbyshire County Council

New Parish Clerk Sarah Strachan

Sarah has joined Quarndon Parish Council as the Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. She brings with her a wealth of finance experience gained from 15 years in her professional career across a number of industries and countries. She is a fully qualified accountant and holds a Masters with a University in Paris.

Sarah is hoping to complete on a house in Quarndon in the upcoming weeks, and fully... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:35 by Clare Turner

Tags: Parish Clerk

Temporary Road Closure - Church Road - 24/10 - 27/10

Severn Trent will be doing some works on Church road to renew some apparatus on Church Road between Barn Close and Fields Farm between the 24th October at 08:00 and the 27th October 17:00. Road closure details

Emergency Access will be maintained only, so please be mindful of this road closure during this period.

Posted: Sat, 22 Oct 2022 17:00 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, Traffic

Burning of commercial waste on Somme Road

Over the last few days there has been a bonfire on Somme Road which appears to be burning commercial waste. This has resulted in thick smoke and ashes covering the area and causing a significant nuisance. Amber Valley Borough Council (AVBC) are aware of the incident and are dealing with it. Please note the point below about keeping a 'smoke diary'.

AVBC have provided the following advice regarding bonfires... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 18:15 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Parish Council, smoke

Quarndon has won the ‘Best Entrance’ competition in the 'East Midlands in Bloom'

Flower display at Park Nook

Quarndon in Bloom - Unexpected but Excellent News.

Quarndon has won the 'Best Entrance' competition this year. This is an award East Midlands in Bloom run every year, using things the judges have spotted whilst out and about, and which have specifically NOT entered East Midlands in Bloom.

Picture shows display at Park Nook. Quarndon will be receiving a certificate for this year's award.

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 20:53 by Matthew Pitt

Tags: Quarndon in Bloom

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