Darley Dale Town Council

Serving the people of Darley Dale

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

Tel: 01629 735 248

Latest News

Twinning Visit to Onzain

Twinning Visit to Onzain

The Twinning visit to Onzain occurred on June 15th -17th. The Mayor had arranged for the Chairman of the Twinning group to present a wooden cheeseboard to the Mayor of Onzain on behalf of the Town Council. The wood and carving which included the words," In Friendship" were kindly provided free of charge by local company Ashton and Colman.

Pictured are Councillor Boardman and Kevin Senior (Chair of the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:52 by Sian Bacon

Tags: Community Groups, News

Litter Picking

Litter Picking

Community Litter Picking, 1st July 2018 at 3.00pm

Please come along and help pick up litter in the Park and across Darley Dale, this is all part of keeping our Town clean and a pleasant place to live and supports the work of Darley Dale in Bloom

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:00 by Sian Bacon

Tags: Community Groups

Public Toilets

Public Toilets

Derbyshire Dales District Council are recommending the closure of the public toilets in Darley Dale

They have a consultation questionnaire on line at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8MD8ZYX

(you have to work through the pages until you get to Darley Dale as they are consulting on the closure of many toilet blocks across the area.)

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:17 by Sian Bacon

Tags: News

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers Wanted

Flowers in the Field is a well established community garden project located in Church Town Darley Dale. The aim of the garden is to encourages individuals to be active outdoors doing gardening, growing vegetables and other activities connected to nature.

They are currently looking for volunteers to help maintain the garden. If you can spare a few hours a month to help please contact Tim Westwood, Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:49 by Sian Bacon

Tags: News, Community Groups

Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan 2018

Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan 2018

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have been working very hard to produce a Neighbourhood Plan for Darley Dale to steer planning developments in the future.

It aims to reflect local views for the local area.

Please take the time to read it and share your views to help shape the future of our Town.

Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:02 by Sian Bacon

Tags: Planning, Neighbourhood Plan




Fairtrade Fortnight is almost upon us again and we hope people will feel encouraged to join in. It will run from Monday, February 26th to Sunday, March 11th. Darley Dale Fairtrade Group is organising a free TOWN TRAIL to raise awareness of the range of items now available to support justice for small producers with limited access to overseas markets. Several shops... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:55 by Sian Bacon

Tags: News

Large Housing Development planned for Darley Dale, behind the Co-Op

Large Housing Development planned for Darley  Dale, behind the Co-Op

A revised planning application has been submitted by Charles Church, the developer, this time for 100 houses on the site.

The Town Council has received lots of letters of objection to this development based on concerns of over development, loss of green space between Matlock and Darley Dale, highways concerns relating to the A6, insufficient local infrastructure to support a development of this size,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:13 by Sian Bacon

Tags: News, Planning, Community Groups, Finance & Audit

Large Planning Development Proposed for Darley Dale

Large Planning Development Proposed for Darley Dale

This week the Town Council has received notification that a planning application for a residential development for 126 dwellings has been received by the District Council.

The houses are proposed to be built on the site behind the former RBS building.

Initial concerns have been raised about loss of precious green belt land, urbanisation along the A6, traffic congestion and undue pressure on local facilities... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:47 by Sian Bacon

Tags: News, Services, Planning, Community Groups

Derbyshire Dales District Council Community Forum

Dale Road Methodist Church, Darley Dale on Tuesday 7th February at 7pm.

Derbyshire Dales residents will get an overview next month of our spending plans for 2017/18.

The February round of Area Community Forums will be staged by the District Council in Darley Dale, Hulland Ward and Ashford-in-the-Water and will feature an update on Council Tax and savings - and what the District Council's share of local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 23:18 by Louise McKenzie

Tags: News, Services




Thursday 2nd February - 9am until 7pm at The Whitworth Centre, in the Lady Whitworth Room

Derbyshire County Council will be holding a drop in session at the Whitworth Centre to discuss and listen to feedback on the potential inclusion of the proposed Bent Lane quarry site into the local minerals plan. See attached documents for further information:

Minerals Local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:00 by Louise McKenzie

Tags: News, Planning

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