Serving the people of Crich Parish

  • The Council office is closed to visitors due to on-going Covid concerns - but we are operating normally Tuesday to Thursday each week
  • The Council office is closed to visitors due to on-going Covid concerns - but we are operating normally Tuesday to Thursday each week

Latest News

Amber Rock/Crich Quarry - Water Park development

Council discussed this matter at the meeting of Monday 1st March 2021 (see News Item or Minutes for detail), and again on Monday 12th April 2021.

Residents who have written into Council to express their concerns are thanked. Every e-mail has been responded to, circulated and read - Council has heard and understood.

It remains important to remember, a Planning Application has been yet been made so there... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:22 by Sam Teece

Tags: News

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

At the Parish Council Meeting of 12th April 2021, Council Chair Cllr Margaret Lane read out the following statement, which was followed by a minute's silence:

It was with deep sadness that Crich Parish Council heard the announcement that HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had passed away on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.

The Duke's contribution to the Royal Family, to many causes and charities and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:17 by Sam Teece

Tags: News

Change to Council Meeting Date - May 2021

The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 do not apply to meetings on or after 7th May 2021.

Council therefore took the decision to bring the date of May's Meeting forward so it might take place via video conference.

The Annual Meeting of Crich Parish Council will now take place... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 12:04 by Sam Teece

Tags: News

Amber Rock/Crich Quarry - Water Park development

Council discussed this matter at their meeting on Monday 1st March 2021. They noted that Amber Valley Borough Council who would normally act as the Authority on Planning matters is only acting as a consultee. This is because the plan is large and would impact on areas such as Highways, Environment, Minerals etc as well as Planning, and therefore Derbyshire County Council will be taking the lead.

It... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 12:45 by Sam Teece

Tags: News, Planning

Dog Fouling - a plea from Crich Parish Council

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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

Public toilets, Bowns Hill - Winter closing

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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

Christmas 2020

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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

Vulnerability Fund - Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire


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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

Crich public toilets, Bowns Hill – reopening

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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

Crich Parish Council – Community Groups Grants 2020-2021 – open for applications!

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 Sam Teece

Tags: News

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