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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...

Dig the Ice House
Dig the Ice House - 05.09.2017

The Darley Abbey Historical Group (DAHG) have secured  Heritage Lottery Funding for a Community Archaeology Project to part excavate the 18thC Ice House at the side of our Village Hall, in Darley...

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...

Darley Park
Darley Park  - 04.09.2017

A plan to construct what is termed an "All User Path" has now been included in a planning application to Derby City Council, reference number 05/17/00567. Basically an all user path is one which will accomodate...

Darley Park concert
Darley Park concert - 30.08.2017

Derby's much-loved concert returns to Darley Park after a year's break. Come along and be part of one of the UK's biggest outdoor classical concerts, in the stunning natural amphitheatre that is Darley Park. This...

Darley Abbey Day - Thank You

Thanks to you we raised £4,500 (Money is still coming in) £1,500 will go to St Matthew's Church & £3,000 will go towards buying Five, 24/7 Defibrillators to be placed around...

Victory for Kedleston Voice

Kedleston Voice is delighted that the Hon. Ms Justice Lang has quashed the decision made by the Planning Inspectorate to planning permission for 400 houses on the heritage land adjacent to Kedleston Road, Allestree, Derby....

Alfreton Road Update
Alfreton Road Update - 07.05.2017

Alfreton Road Incinerator Update Readers of this page will recall that we publicised the worrying planning application to set up a waste incinerator on Alfreton Road adjacent to Derby Rugby Club playing...

Blue Plaque erected to Thomas Evans on the Long Mi...

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...

APPEAL!!! Nature Reserve Information

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...

 
 
 
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