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White, Red & Blue Chritmas Tree Lights

Why has the multicoloured tree lighting changed to white, red and blue stripes?

The response to this question raised by several people is:-

Sadly the lights used on the two large Chinley and Buxworth Christmas trees up until last year have seen better days.

They have given long service, as they have been in use for many years - well before the current clerk's 13 years in post. Unfortunately they have... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:06 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Christmas

Parish Office Christmas Closure

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.

Please note that the Parish Office is now closed until Tuesday 3rd January 2017 and phone messages will not be dealt with until then. If you wish to report an emergency, please contact the appropriate authority using our A-Z facility.

Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:30 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Christmas

Job Vacancy - Clerk & RFO - REVISED Closing date 11th January 2017

Please note - the closing date has been extended to 11th January 2017 to allow for any Christmas postal delays.

At its meeting on 22nd September the Parish Council received notice from the Clerk that she wishes to retire at the end of the current financial year - 31st March 2017.

Applications to fill the post of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer are now being invited and must be returned no later... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:07 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Vacancy

Switch On

Christmas Lights Switch On, Buxworth

Friday 2nd December 2016 18.30

The Parish Council Buxworth Christmas Tree Lights Switch On will be held at 6.30pm on Friday 2nd December 2016 at Buxworth School. There will be Carols, accompanied by members of Whaley Bridge Band, and Prayers outside around the tree.

This will be followed by more Carol singing in the school and refreshments courtesy of Friends of Buxworth... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:00 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Christmas

Community Centre Public Consultation

The Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside Community Association, working closely with the Parish Council, are developing outline plans for the site on Lower Lane, Chinley. This follows the Community Vision consultation process in 2015. The Community Centre Website has More information available with links to the consultation document and survey.

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2016 11:54 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community Centre, Consultation

Neighbourhood Area Consultation

Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside Parish Council has applied to High Peak Borough Council for designation of the parish as a Neighbourhood Area. This is the first step towards preparation of a Community Right to Build Order to replace the Community Centre at Lower Lane, Chinley.

Plans for the Community Right to Build Proposals are currently being prepared. A consultation on these is expected to take place... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jun 2016 01:00 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community Centre

Bike Marking Event

Chapel cyclists encouraged to protect their property from thieves

Unfortunately this event has now been held, but this item includes very useful information for any bike owner who may have missed it.

Cyclists in Chapel and Chinley were invited to get their security in to gear as part of a crime prevention and property marking drive on Saturday 21st May 2016.

The event follows a number of incidents in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2016 14:59 by Parish Clerk

Tags: SNT

Bus Questionnaire

Derbyshire County Council is currently consulting about its difficult decisions to make savings with proposals for changes to subsidised bus services.

You may wish to make a response by filling in the questionnaire on-line at or by printing a copy from the document below and returning it to the County Council either directly or through a library.

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:12 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Transport

Faster Broadband - Digital Derbyshire

Faster Broadband - Digital Derbyshire

Do you want better, faster broadband for your home or business?

Digital Derbyshire is a £34 million partnership between Derbyshire County Council, Broadband Delivery UK, BT, D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership and the European Regional Development Fund to bring fibre broadband to more than 100,000 premises across the county.

We're laying hundreds of miles of fibre optic cable – which provides... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:30 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Broadband

Chinley Station Access

The Chinley and Buxworth Transport Group is looking to mount a concerted effort to get improved access at Chinley station, and is seeking stories of people's experiences to bolster the campaign. Have you experienced difficulties gaining access to the platform? Are you put off using the trains because of the limited access? Please email any comments to or contact... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2015 14:43 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Chinley Station, Transport

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