The Parish Council has been made aware of a number of complaints about dog mess in the streets of our villages and on Crich Recreation Ground. The problem has got worse recently, presumably because of the increase in dog ownership since the first lockdown.
Dog faeces are a health hazard and can cause blindness in young children. Under the Dogs Fouling of Land Act 1996, it is an offence to allow a dog... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 15:50 by Carolyn Jennings
We need you!
If you care about Crich, and would like to help keep it a great place to live and work, why not become a Parish Councillor?
We have three immediate Councillor vacancies for Crich Ward.
No prior experience needed, just a positive outlook, willingness to work as part of a team, and a drive to be a voice for your local community.
We will support you in your new role, and expect you to undertake... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:27 by Carolyn Jennings
The public toilets will be closing for Winter at the end of December 2020. They will reopen again at the begining of March 2021.
It is unfortaunate that the toilets have to close for Winter, but this is due to the higher running costs associated with endeavouring to make them Covid safe during the times they are open.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 14:26 by Carolyn Jennings
The large Christmas tree is due to be installed in Crich Market Place on Thursday 26th November 2020.
The Parish Council respectfully requests that you refrain from parking cars on the triangle above the water troughs from 12 midnight on Wednesday 25th November 2020 please.
If there are any cars parked in the area above the troughs it means the tree cannot be installed and will have to be sent away until... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:04 by Carolyn Jennings
Do you have an idea to keep your community safe?
Do you know someone who needs help?
PCC Hardyal Dhindsa has allocated £485,000 to tackle the issues that affect quality of life in communities and to make communities stronger. Grants are available from £50 up to £25k to support and improve lives and make Derbyshire a safer place to live. This fund helps both individuals... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:01 by Carolyn Jennings
From Wednesday 7th October 2020, the public toilets on Bowns Hill, Crich will be re-opening.
The toilets will be open Wednesday to Sunday each week, from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
We have had to reduce the days and opening times due to the extra costs required for Covid-19 precautions, including extra daily cleaning and sanitisation.
Please read the notices on the toilet doors before entering, and once inside... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 14:39 by Carolyn Jennings
Each year the Parish Council sets aside a small fund to help local community groups within Crich Parish.
The Council is aware that this has been a very difficult year for all community groups, with Covid-19 impacting heavily on activities and funding. If you run a community group, or belong to one, have you considered applying for a grant – it might make a little difference to what you can do... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:44 by Carolyn Jennings
The Parish Council is pleased to announce the reopening of the play equipment on the Recreation Ground, and would ask that you please read the information signs prior to use.
Play area now open - please remember
the following to keep your family and community safe:
Judge the risk of Covid-19 to you and your family before entering the play area
Please do not enter if you or your child feel unwell.
The equipment... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:21 by Carolyn Jennings
The Parish Council is pleased to announce the reopening of the outdoor gym equipment on the Recreation Ground, and would ask that you please read the information signs prior to use.
Outdoor gym now open - please remember the following
to keep your family and community safe:
Judge the risk of Covid-19 to you and your family before using the gym equipment.
Please do not use if you feel unwell.
This equipment... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:18 by Carolyn Jennings
The Parish Council, like many organisations, has had to change the way it operates since lockdown started in March. One of the changes we have had to make is to the way we hold meetings. At the moment the government is allowing local councils to hold meetings by video call, and we are using Zoom. We still have to allow the public to attend. Our next meeting is scheduled for 7th September, either at... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:08 by Carolyn Jennings