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Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Speed Watch Training

The Council Neighbourhood Teams in conjunction with Derbyshire Constabulary are arranging for interested residents to undergo Speed Watch Training.  The training will take place online and will enable groups of residents,...  More >>

The Village Hall is now Covid-19 Safe  and opened ...

When we say Covid-19 Safe, it is still the same welcoming hall we all know and love: Now there is signage to encourage hand-washing, hand-sanitising and hygiene stations, appropriate social distancing measures, curtains...  More >>

New one way system in the Village

Proposed one way traffic system for Darley Abbey As part of the Government's strategy to encourage more people to abandon their cars and walk or cycle to work, school or the shops, Derby City Council...  More >>

63rd Derby Scouts' Open Afternoon POSTPONED UNTIL ...

We were intending to hold an Open Day on Saturday 18th April for former members who attended the Darley Abbey Scouts from the 1950s onwards, either as a Cub or Scout or as a Leader.  Following advice...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society AGM Cancelled

The Darley Abbey Society Annual General Meeting was to be held on Wednesday 15th April 2020 at 7.30 pm, but in view of the Covid-19 Coronavirus epidemic, the committee have decided to postpone...  More >>

COVID 19 support in Darley Abbey

Derby City Council is working in partnership with a number of organisations to create a new Derby Covid Community Response Hub to help those most vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic. In order to support this at...  More >>

A message of support from all at OVS

We want to send our best wishes to all our neighbours, during the challenging times in the weeks ahead. Our staff and some parents are keen to support anyone who needs help. If anyone cannot get out to pick up medicines...  More >>


You've heard about planting a 1,000 trees-----well, we want to plant 1,000+ Snowdrops in the 'Butterfly Bush Bed'  (Buddleja) in Darley Park Gardens, Wildlife Garden. As you know this is the...  More >>

Park Path to close

On 23rd March 2020 the new all user path through Darley Park will be closed for a week to enable the final surface to be applied. Prior to laying the finished surface a special coating will be applied, and the public...  More >>

63rd Derby Scouts: Curry & Quiz night

Join us on the evening of Saturday 29th February 2019 with Quiz Master Matt Chell for a night of fun and friendly competition.  Bring your friends to make up your team (maximum six adults (over 16s)...  More >>

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