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Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Remembrance Sunday Service

St. Matthew's Church Darley Abbey 9th November 10am Culminating at the War Memorial in the churchyard with an act of remembrance.    More >>

Derwent Pulse at Darley Abbey, Free Event

Derwent Pulse The 'Derwent Pulse' is a spectacular artistic project of floating pulsating lanterns, weaving their way down the length of the Derwent, during the hours of darkness throughout...  More >>

North Avenue development planning application to b...

Proposed Housing Development Off North Avenue, Darley Abbey. Planning Application 02/14/00198 to erect 45 houses on green wedge land in the World Heritage Site Buffer Zone, will be heard at the meeting...  More >>

New plans submitted for North Avenue Development p...

Proposed Housing Development Off North Avenue, Darley Abbey. Planning Application 02/14/00198 The planning consultants acting for the owner of the land have submitted an amended master plan in an...  More >>

Mills plan set to get the go ahead

The applications to convert Darley Abbey's Long Mill into offices and the West Mill into a wedding venue are going to be considered at the Planning Control committee meeting on 3 July. The recommendation is for approval...  More >>

Camera lenses found on Darley and Nutwood LNR

A wallet containing coloured camera lens filters,  mostly 55 mm dia but a couple of other sizes too, was found on Saturday afternoon /evening.   It was undamaged,  did not seem to have been rained...  More >>

Work begins on new Canoe Club HQ

Contractors are now on site at the Midland Canoe Club's premises between the Derwent and Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve preparing the site to receive the new prefabricated clubhouse. Massive articulated lorries...  More >>

Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve to benefit from ...

The Heritage Lottery Fund has approved the inclusion of the Darley and Nutwood LNR restoration project in year 1 of DerwentWISE. The project was originally placed on a reserve list but the HLF officers were keen for this...  More >>

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