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Darley Dale Town Council

Serving the people of Darley Dale

Town Clerk: Carol Lavell
The Whitworth Centre, Station
Road, Darley Dale, Matlock
Derbyshire DE4 2EQ

Tel: 01629 735 248

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    Our Office is normally open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 to 12.00.

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    A view over the lake in Whitworth Gardens.

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    Whitworth Centre

    Our office is based here.

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    Lake in Whitworth park

Darley Dale Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Darley Dale a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Darley Dale Town Council was formed in 1980 and consists of 12 councillors - seven covering the North Ward and five covering the South Ward. Meetings are normally held on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm (except August) at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. A period of 10 minutes at the start and end of meetings is allowed for members of the public to raise issues with the Town Council.

Latest News

Important Notice about proposed housing in Darley Dale

Important Notice about proposed housing in Darley Dale

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:22 by Carol Lavell

Important Notice

You should know that this week the District Council has identified 8 sites in Darley Dale for potential housing development. They are shown on the below map marked in green.

The Local Plan Advisory Committee are meeting in the Council Chamber at County Hall (Smedley street) on Wednesday 20 January 2015 at 6.00pm. If you want to hear what is being said you SHOULD attend. The public are allowed to speak however the time allowed is very limited. More »

Free to good home

Free to good home

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:11 by Carol Lavell

Large wooden building (20metres x7 metres) available free to good home, ideally with a community/charity type of focus.

This building was gifted to ourselves and part of the agreement was , if the Town Council could not utilise it for the purpose intended it would be "gifted on" More »

If you are interested please email the Town Clerk on townclerk@darleydale.gov.uk » Less



Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:06 by Carol Lavell

The Dream Team have again wowed audiences at the Whitworth Centre with the Annual Town Council Christmas pantomime.

They played to a packed house on December 21st, and the feedback from the audience on the production of Aladdin was exceedingly positive. More »

Next years pantomime is to be Cinderella! » Less

Neighbourhood Planning

Neighbourhood Plan

A display summarising the results of the recent neighbourhood planning questioonaire is now on show in the foyer at the Whitworth Centre. Available to view 7 days a week, come along and read what has been said about our local area.