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Winter issue of CACN now online


Cromford canal at Whatstandwell, photo by Rodney Wildsmith

Cromford Canal at Whatstandwell
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This quarter's lighter side of life

Crich Heritage February Meeting

Thursday February 25th 7.30pm at the Glebe when Alan Hiley will give a talk on "Trent Motor Traction – The First 100 years"

Roes Lane Appeal Decision

A decision on the appeal for planning permission to develop 113 dwellings at Roes Lane in Crich has been reached and permission has now been granted. You can read the decision in full here.

The Crich Parish and Lea Mills WWI Project

The new Crich Parish Roll of Honour has been completed, but more inforamtion 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

The Amadou Diagne band at the Glebe, Sunday February 14th

A colourful and energetic show of music from Senegal

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Lesley Smith will be Mary Queen of Scots at the Glebe, Saturday February 20th

This is a performance in aid of the CHIKS project

see details

Race Night at the Comrades Club,Saturday February 20th 7.30pm

This is in aid of the Crich Fete

Mendelssohn's Elijah performed at Highfields School, Matlock

Saturday March 12th

This is a performance by The derbyshire Singers

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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

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Crich Chase Meadows Restoration Project

Can you spare a few hours to help with this project? If you enjoy working outdoors in a beautiful setting then come and lend a hand.

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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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