Calling All Community Heros - Become a Councillor
WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO?
Your local (parish and town) council has overall responsibility for the wellbeing
of your local community. Their work falls into three main categories:
• Delivery of services
• Improve quality of life for residents
• Give communities a democratic voice
Local councils run numerous services, depending on the size of the council.
Many you will see day-to-day, but some... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 17:49 by Parish Clerk
There was a shed break-in on the lower part of Church Road / Brook Close on Tuesday, probably early evening. Fortunately nothing was taken but there was damage to the shed. In this case nothing was taken as the more valuable items were chained and tamper proof hinges had been used. There is a lesson for us all there. Also if anyone in that area saw anything suspicious particularly around 16:30 hours... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 18:04 by Matthew Pitt
Allestree Park Fence meeting on 1st March
Allestree Park Rewilding update
Quarndon residents living on the perimeter of Allestree Park received a leaflet some weeks ago saying that work would start soon on a fence as part of Allestree Park rewilding. Recently a Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (DWT) contractor was seen working on clearing scrub on the Park near Burley Lane. He explained that the work was to prepare for the new perimeter fence as part... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 12:33 by Matthew Pitt
New walk on website - Cock Inn to Quarndon
This is a lovely walk as the weather improves, with the opportunity to use the bus, or stride out both ways if you're feeling super fit.
Click on the link below to take you to the walk,
Posted: Sun, 26 Feb 2023 15:50 by Clare Turner
Willow Wigloo Weavers Wanted!
Barn Close Recreation Ground in Quarndon is home to a number of pieces of outdoor play equipment for a range of users, from toddlers to adults.
In Spring 2022 volunteers planted a 'glade' of small young native trees in the recreation ground as Quarndon's contribution to the Queen's Green Canopy. In 10 - 20 years these trees will provide shade for users and encourage biodiversity.
Meanwhile, thanks to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 21:54 by Clare Turner
Mobile Police Station to visit Quarndon
Members of Belper Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) will be visiting Quarndon on Saturday 11th February from 11am to 2pm.
You can find the van by the Village Hall.
SNT officers will be available if you would like to pop along and discuss any local issue you want them to know about, or simply call in for a chat with officers from your local team.
Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 10:10 by Clare Turner
Seed Exchange at the Repair Cafe
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
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