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  • For the Love of Scrubs

    28 May 2020 For the Love of Scrubs

    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.

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  • New Rural Action Derbyshire Hardship Support Fund

    20 May 2020 New Rural Action Derbyshire Hardship Support Fund

    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

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  • Coronavirus and CHIKS in Kenya

    19 May 2020 Coronavirus and CHIKS in Kenya

    Find out about how the Coronavirus Pandemic is effecting those involved in the CHIKS project in Kenya

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  • 20 Years of Toy Library

    19 May 2020 20 Years of Toy Library

    During the month of May, Derbyshire Toy Libraries have been celebrating their 20th anniversary. Here’s how you can join in the fun!

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  • Latest news update from Derbyshire County Council

    18 May 2020 Latest news update from Derbyshire County Council

    News from recycle centres, countryside sites, new care home and Action Grants

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  • Surprise VE Day tea for residents in lock-down who have hot lunches organised through the Crich COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group

    08 May 2020 Surprise VE Day tea for residents in lock-down who have hot lunches organised through the Crich COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group

    Dawn Harper Catering has been providing local residents in lock-down with hot lunches as part of the COVID-19 Mutual Aid repsonse. On VE Day she went the extra mile and also produced a celebratory tea for all of the regular members of the group.

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  • Old Pictures of Crich and Surrounding Area

    04 May 2020 Old Pictures of Crich and Surrounding Area

    A new community Facebook group sharing old pictures of Crich and the surrounding area has been an instant success with residents old and new.

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Upcoming events


You can find a full calendar of events here.

Fritchley Farmers Market

Fritchley Farmers Market

Sat Jun 6 10:00:00 2020

Fritchley Community Association are planning a Farmer’s Market on Saturday 6 June at the Village Hall.  Full details to follow.

If you would like to get involved in any way  please contact them via their Facebook page


Event, Fritchley Congregational Church, Fritchley Village Hall

Classic Motorcycle Day

Classic Motorcycle Day

Sun Jul 5 09:00:00 2020

On Sunday 5th July, Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire will host their 4th Annual Classic Motorcycle Day.

Organised in conjunction with the Vincent H.R.D Owners’ Club, the event combines the passions of vintage trams and classic motorcycles offering a great family day out.

Free entry is offered to owners of classic motorcycles built prior to 5th July 1995 who wish to exhibit their motorcycles for a minimum of three hours, thanks to local skip & grab hire firm ’Derwent Waste Management’, who have sponsored the event for the fourth year.

Read more here


Business, Event

Crich Village Fete

Sat Jul 11 13:00:00 2020

Crich Fete is scheduled for Saturday July 11th. From 1.00pm on the recreation ground.



Crich Monument Race

Crich Monument Race

Sat Jul 11 13:30:00 2020

The race is open to all comers, club runners, pub runners, slow runners. In particular we would like teams from clubs, pubs and societies, everyone is welcome.  All proceeds go to well deserving local charities.  

The route is mainly off road with fantastic views of the Derbyshire countryside and is a REAL challenge for Fell, Road and Trail runners, the race distance is approximately 11.3 kilometres including 1000 feet of climbing.

Trail Running Association Permit Number 936 

The Race starts at 1.30pm.

Crich Monument Race website


Activity, Sport, ACE, Event

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