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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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Darley Abbey Ghost Walk

We have added some new dates to the Darley Abbey ghost walk due to popular demand. We have now raised over £3,000 for Rainbows Children's Hospice! The Darley Abbey Ghost Walk is now...  More >>

The Darley Ice House Project and its Planning - by...

All meetings start at 7.30pm and are held in Darley Abbey Village Hall, Abbey Yard off New Road, Darley Abbey, DE22 1DS There is a charge of £1 for members of the Historical Group and £3 for visitors. For...  More >>


VALENTINE'S CONCERT     Friday 9th February 2018 by the Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir In aid of the 63rd Derby Scouts' Hall Fund at St Matthew's Church Darley...  More >>

Temporary footpath closure Old Lane/South Ave

As part of the OCOR flood defence project the Council are carrying out environmental improvements in various areas, one of which is to upgrade the access track from South Avenue to the canoe club in Darley Abbey. The...  More >>

Incinerator application granted

It is with regret that we have to report that at last night's planning meeting the council passed the application for the incinerator at Northedge Business Park. It was a close vote; 6 to 5 in favour. We are looking...  More >>

Church Lane Apartments Application to be heard at ...

The application to demolish a rather attractive double fronted 1930s bungalow on Church Lane and build a block of 6 flats will be decided by the Planning Committee this Thursday (12th October) at 6 pm. The application...  More >>

Cattle return to Nature Reserve

Conservation Grazing The animals will be returning to Darley and Nutwood Local Nature Reserve on Monday. We have learnt a lot from the conservation grazing process over the past three years and this...  More >>

Incinerator application is on the agenda for this ...

Once again this application for a "Pyrothermic 12th October) meeting of the City's Planning Committee. The application number is 10/16/01241  The documents can be accessed on line at http://cmis.derby.gov.uk Please...  More >>

Incinerator decision deferred

In a dramatic last minute twist to the saga of the proposed Alfreton Rd incinerator, planning officers decided to remove the application from last Thursday's Planning Committee agenda after receiving two new reports...  More >>

Incinerator application goes to committee on 14th ...

The application to use an industrial unit just yards from the Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site and to build a 20 meter chimney is to be decided by the City's Planning Committee on the 14th September at 6 pm. The...  More >>

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