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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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We have added some new dates to the Darley Abbey ghost walk due to demand. 160 people have joined us on our March and April walks, raising over £1,300 for Rainbows Children's Hospice. The Darley Abbey Ghost... More >>
Sunday 21st May 2017, 2 - 4 p.m. at Darley Abbey Methodist Church Hall. Join us for a companionable afternoon of old fashioned storytelling and cream teas. After your meal, traditional storyteller... More >>
Yesterday, 25th January, a new Blue Plaque was unveiled on the Long Mill in Darley Abbey to honour the life of Thomas Evans who founded the Boar Head cotton spinning mills in the village in the 1780s. Derby's... More >>
Is anyone interested in producing a report/document/leaflet containing the history and development of the Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve in Darley Abbey. If you check, currently it does not appear on any map as if... More >>
The City Council has put forward proposals to allow cyclists to cycle against the flow of traffic in both Darley Street and New Road which are currently one-way streets. The Council timed the consulatation period... More >>
In October 2016 a planning application was submitted to Derby City Council by Envirofusion Ltd to build and test a waste incinerator plant (including the erection of a 20 metre high chimney) on Alfreton Road (to the rear... More >>
Do YOU want a library in Allestree? Derby City Council have plans to save money by limiting the library provision in the City. 4 options have been proposed: A. Keep open Alvaston, Local Studies,... More >>
Team effort protects World Heritage Site A Planning Inspector has refused Planning Permission for the development of land in Darley Abbey, because it is unnecessary, would harm the World Heritage Site,... More >>
The Public Inquiry into the two Appeals has now finshed and the Inspector is making his deliberations and we should hear the decision within the next feww weeks. In the meantime this is a report on what happened at the... More >>