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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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63rd Derby Scouts' Field Day

Saturday 16th June 2018 at 11.00a.m. Down on Dean's Field (Methodist Hall if wet) By popular request the Blood Bike and the Nottingham Uni Mediaeval Combat Society will be back, and we will also have a vintage...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society new Privacy Policy

Darley Abbey Society – New Privacy Policy The new law on data protection and privacy GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and this has implications for...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Annual report 2018

Darley Abbey Society – Chairman's Report 2018 I am sorry to have to report that it has been a year of setbacks for the Society. At our AGM a year ago we reported on two proposals that caused...  More >>

Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve Annual Report 20...

Report of activities in 2017 – 2018. Derby City Council. A solid working relationship continues with the Parks Department at the City Council through the Green Spaces Forum...  More >>

Darley Park Path update

Darley Park Path - controversial proposal Going to Planning Committee 15 February 2018 "Construction of a multi user path and ancillary works", Ref:  05/17/00567 The August 2016 consultation...  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 >>

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