Crich Tramway Village, closed since March as a result of the Coronavirus restrictions is to re-open, on a limited basis, from Saturday 11th July.
As more and more people are emerging from lockdown and many aspects of normal life are re-establised, the time has come for us to reduce the support provided by the Mutual Aid volunteers.
Crich Tramway Village needs your help to keep trams running.
No one in the Crich area need be isolated from family and friends anymore as new community group receives funding boost.
This is to let you know that we will be stopping the prescription delivery service on Friday 10th July 2020.
The 2020 Well Dressings have had to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation, but the tradition will still be marked.
The service to deliver hot meals to any local residents who have been isolating or shielding during the Covid-19 lockdown has drawn to a close. This was marked by a short presentation to Dawn Harper and Cathy Bowness, the key organisers of the service.
We’ve always considered ourselves as being a ‘close knit’ group of members and volunteers, but in the last few weeks we have found ourselves referring to our club as one big family unit.
The COVID-19 Helpline has proved to be a great success during this difficult period. It has highlighted how useful modern technology is and the importance of maintaining communication between people
John Varty, of Bullbridge Hill, Fritchley will celebrate his 100th birthday on 11th June 2020.
TV, during lockdown, has featured endless tales of how communities and individuals have pulled together to ease the unexpected difficulties Covid-19 has presented us with. One of these features showed Sandra Maycock from Fritchley telling us about Derbyshire Scrubs: an organisation set up in less than 10 weeks to provide scrubs for whoever needs them in the central Derbyshire area.
Matlock based charity Rural Action Derbyshire (RAD) has set up a Rural Hardship Support Fund to help people in rural areas of Derbyshire who are suffering extreme hardship as a result of the Covid-19
Welcome to the definitive website for the news and goings on of the Crich Area which includes the villages of Crich, Fritchley, Whatstandwell and the hamlets of Crich Carr, Plaistow Green and Wheatcroft.
Every quarter, Crich Standard is published as a magazine and distributed free of charge to all households in Crich Parish. It is written, produced and distributed by volunteers and is supported by advertising from local businesses.
Here are some of the latest feature articles from the magazine.
From small beginnings, the Fritchley Community Association (FCA) has grown into a force to be reckoned with, as Dom Andrews discovered in this article...
Andy Harding talks about his experience of volunteering with Crich Careline.
I thought talking to old ladies would be boring: all blue rinse and daytime TV. It turns out they’re into all sorts of weird stuff. Pro wrestling, for instance. Read more here
Two well-established local groups offer welcome support to those with young children. Both Toy Library and Popalong provide a lifeline for parents, with hot drinks, friendly faces and listening ears in abundance, thanks to the efforts of the volunteers who run them. Read more here
Passionate about trams? Enjoy meeting new people? Crich Tramway Village could be the volunteering destination for you! Read more here...
Of all the voluntary roles that have kept Crich functioning over the centuries, that of churchwarden is probably the most ancient. Read more about this important role.
A chat with Margaret Lane, Chair of Crich Parish Council. What's involved? What does the Council do? How can you get involved? Find the answers here.
Musicals magic and fabulous flautists at Fritchley School. Find out how the children have been making music in this article.
Memories to treasure... Cheryl Julian looks back at the 18 years she spent as Headteacher of Crich Junior School. Read the full article.
Ringing is well within the capabilities of most people. The initial teaching takes several weeks, after which a learner can begin ringing with the rest of the team. Read more about how you could get involved.
Learn more about the long history of Brass Bands in our area here
We Plough the Fields and Scatter was written by Matthias Claudius in German, based on Psalm 144, published in 1782 and translated into English by Jane Montgomery Campbell in 1861. Read more about it in this fascinating article.
Around two years ago, a mysterious ‘S’ logo appeared on a building on Coasthill, which had formerly housed the Crich SureStart Centre. Read about Soundgas, the business that now occupies these premises.
You can find a full calendar of events here.
Sat Jul 11 13:00:00 2020
Crich Fete is unfortunately CANCELLED.
Watch this space for news about a possible event later in the year.
A-Z of who is who and what is where including community organisations and local business listings and useful telephone numbers. You'll find the directory here.
Read the feature articles from the latest edition of the magazine. Here you can also browse the archive of features we have published in the past.
Read all the latest from the Crich area including updates from local organisations, events, Parish Council news and much more. Keep up to date right here!
View a calendar of all the local events. From dance classes to folk evenings, meetings to heritage talks, you won't miss a local event here!
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Editor, Crich Standard
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