Derwent Valley Mills 15th Anniversary Celebration Event
You are all invited to the Derwent Valley Mills 15th Anniversary Celebration Event on Saturday 11th March 11am to 4pm at the Strutts Centre in Belper (opposite Babington Hospital). There’ll be lots to see and do, with talks, exhibitions, activities for families and children, and even some short walks! Click here for more information.
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee
The next Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee meeting is on Tuesday 28th February 2017 – 7.00pm in the Florence Nightingale Memorial Hall, Yew Tree Hill, Holloway.
Repairs to the Receiving House at Holloway Cemetery
The Parish Council is pleased to report that repairs to the Receiving House at Holloway Cemetery are now well underway. Work will be carried out on the roof and the structure of the building and it will also be re-glazed.
Fact Sheets & FAQ’s
The Parish Council are aiming to create a series of fact sheets and FAQ’s containing useful information for residents. The first of these is now available to download and is entitled ‘Our Beautiful Trees’. Click here to download.
Lottery Funding Success
The Parish Council are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining funding of £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The funding application was put forward by Councillor Joan Ward.
The money will be used to help restore the memorial gardens, which were laid out in the early 1920s and dedicated to the memory of local men who were killed in the First and Second World Wars.
Work is now underway and includes tree care, path repairs, provision of a handrail, repainting of the war memorial plaque and repairs to the memorial shelter roof. An interpretation panel is also planned. See photos of work undertaken so far.
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