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

Tags: News

Christmas 2021 - Crich Market Place Christmas tree

The large Christmas tree is due to be installed in Crich Market Place on Thursday 25th November 2021.

The Parish Council respectfully requests that you refrain from parking cars on the triangle above the water troughs from 12 midnight on Wednesday 24th November 2021 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: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:15 by Sam Teece

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Crich Market Place – water leak repair

Crich Market Place – water leak repair

Finally, after many years of reporting, complaining and requesting work to rectify the water leak in the Market Place, repairs are underway and due to complete at the end of the week.

As everyone will be aware, there has been an on-going water leak to the side of the water troughs which runs across the road, causing hazardous conditions, especially in Winter when it freezes.

Severn Trent had inspected... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:02 by Sam Teece

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Public toilets, Bowns Hill - Winter closing

The public toilets will be closing for Winter at the end of December 2021. They will reopen again at the begining of March 2022.

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: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 11:40 by Sam Teece

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Remembrance November 2021

Remembrance November 2021

As many Parishioners will know, we are fortunate to have several tributes in our villages to those who served in two World Wars, as well as more recent conflicts. The lengthy work done by Peter Patilla and his team several years ago to document our "locals" who gave their lives in wartime culminated in a splendid display in the Glebe porch and a very good book. Since then, statues have been installed,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:26 by Sam Teece

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Crich Burial Ground - works start

Crich Burial Ground - works start

The planned works to Crich Burial Ground have now started.

The works are being carried out to repair and extend the access road, and to remove spoil that continues to be tipped under the hedges despite pleas not to do so.

The Burial Ground remains open to visitors during this time, works permitting, but will not be able to accommodate any burials or interments.

The work are due to be completed by Friday... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 10:54 by Sam Teece

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Crich Burial Ground - closure for works

Crich Parish Council is carrying out works on Crich Burial Ground to repair and extend the access road, and to remove spoil that continues to be tipped under the hedges despite pleas not to do so. These works are large in scale and it is estimated will take up to three weeks to complete.

The Burial Ground will remain open to visitors during this time, works permitting, but will not be able to accommodate... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 08:43 by Sam Teece

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Parish Council - Casual Vacancy

Parish Council - Casual Vacancy

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 an immediate Councillor vacancy 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 training... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 11:53 by Sam Teece

Tags: Councillors, News

Crich Neighbourhood Plan

Recent postings have asked questions about Crich Neighbourhood Plan:

  • Is the plan still relevant?
  • Does it need updating?
  • Will it stop the quarry being developed?

The plan was completed and approved in September 2018 after many months of hard work and significant costs. The Parish Council submitted it because Amber Valley did not have a Local Plan and it was felt this would go some way to protect the parish... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 09:39 by Sam Teece

Tags: News, Planning

Great British Spring Clean - funding awarded

28th May – 13th June 2021

The Parish Council is pleased to announce that it has been able to support the Great British Spring Clean 2021 by awarding both of the Community Groups that applied with £100 each.

The funding has been awarded to Whatstandwell Social Group, and Active Crich for Everyone part of the Crich Patient Participation Group, to assist in the purchase of equipment to carry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 16:30 by Sam Teece

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20's Plenty for Derbyshire

At the Full Council Meeting of 12th April 2021 the Parish Council passed the following Resolution:

"This Parish Council agrees to support 20's Plenty for Derbyshire in its calls for 20mph as normal for settlements in Derbyshire in line with Government and globally agreed best practice of wide area signed 20mph limits."

The Council joins a growing group of Town and Parish Coiuncils supporting this iniative.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:08 by Sam Teece

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