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The online home of Crich Area Community News magazine. For more information about the magazine, see the about CACN page.

Winter issue of CACN now online


A winter view of the canal

Whatstandwell Canal
Photo: Rodney Wildsmith

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This quarter's lighter side of life

Events in the village and area up to the end of 2016

Crich Heritage Meeting

The Society next meeting is on Thursday 24th November at 7.30pm at The Glebe when there will be a short film on the Fritchley Sough, A talk by Brian Gibbons on 'Family History - pearls and pitfalls' followed by the AGM

The Crich Parish and Lea Mills WWI Project

The new Crich Parish Roll of Honour has been completed, but more information is being sought..


Welcome to Whatstandwell

News from Whatstandwell is now included in the magazine and website.


History of Crich Parish Website

A complementary website looking at the history and heritage of our parish. Read more...



News and events

There are a number of Christmas events in the parish during December.

See here for details.

The Day Care at the Glebe is under threat as a result of funding being withdrawn, Can you help?

see here for details

the 2017 calendar is now on sale at The Glebe, Post Office and Loaf The CACN 2017 calendar is now on sale at the Post Office, Loaf and Glebe for just £7. Supplies are limited so be sure to get your copy before they all go.

Crich Medical Practice opening times

The details of the opening times for the surgeries at Crich, Holloway and South Wingfield are now on the website

see details

Parish Council

Latest minutes online.
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Crich Careline

Volunteers needed.

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Ambergate Reservoir

Work is continuing on the new reservoir and details are shown on a new website.

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  • Glebe Field Centre
  • Glebe Field Close
  • Crich DE4 5EU


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