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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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Darley Abbey Ghost Walk

We have added some new dates to the Darley Abbey ghost walk due to popular demand. We have now raised nearly £3,000 for Rainbows Children's Hospice! The Darley Abbey Ghost Walk is now monthly...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Autumn Meeting 2017

The Darley Abbey Society Autumn Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 7.30 pm in the Darley Abbey Village Hall in Abbey Yard (off New Road). We will have two...  More >>

Derwent Valley Mills discovery days this Sunday

FUNGUS FORAY AT DARLEY AND NUTWOOD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE Time: 10am to 12 noon Starts from Mill View Gardens, Darley Abbey, DE22 1DX Cost: £3 per person. Pre-booking recommended on 01629 536831....  More >>

Derwent Valley Mills WHS discovery days this Satur...

FACTORY SCHOOLS AND THE EVANS SCHOOLS Time: 10am to 12.30pm Starts from Mill View Gardens on the bank of the River Derwent at the end of Old Lane, Darley Abbey. Ends at St Matthew's Church. FREE....  More >>

Darley Abbey Historical Group - The Pentrich Revol...

Darley Abbey Historical Group OCTOBER 20th  'The Pentrich Revolution – 1817' by Michael Parkin. 19:30hrs in the Village Hall. SATURDAY October 21st...  More >>

Incinerator application granted

It is with regret that we have to report that at last night's planning meeting the council passed the application for the incinerator at Northedge Business Park. It was a close vote; 6 to 5 in favour. We are looking...  More >>

Church Lane Apartments Application to be heard at ...

The application to demolish a rather attractive double fronted 1930s bungalow on Church Lane and build a block of 6 flats will be decided by the Planning Committee this Thursday (12th October) at 6 pm. The application...  More >>

Cattle return to Nature Reserve

Conservation Grazing The animals will be returning to Darley and Nutwood Local Nature Reserve on Monday. We have learnt a lot from the conservation grazing process over the past three years and this...  More >>

Incinerator application is on the agenda for this ...

Once again this application for a "Pyrothermic 12th October) meeting of the City's Planning Committee. The application number is 10/16/01241  The documents can be accessed on line at http://cmis.derby.gov.uk Please...  More >>

Incinerator decision deferred

In a dramatic last minute twist to the saga of the proposed Alfreton Rd incinerator, planning officers decided to remove the application from last Thursday's Planning Committee agenda after receiving two new reports...  More >>

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