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Information on "Ticker" links

Information on "Ticker"  links

Have you noticed our "Ticker" on the website? There's helpful links to Derbyshire Police, COVID-19, domestic abuse, The Royal Hospital, DCC Traffic Cameras and current & proposed roadworks. Just go to any page on the website and it's always moving across the top.

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 21:04 by Admin

Tags: Community, News, People, Safety

Calow Community Gardening Group - BEE Talk! June 30th 2022 - 10.30 am at Troway Hall

Calow Community Gardening Group - BEE Talk! June 30th 2022 - 10.30 am at Troway Hall

We are proud to announce our first guest speaker - the marvellous, entertaining, informative and inspirational Gloria Havenhand (as seen on TV, heard on radio and author of "Honey - Nature's Natural Healer")

Gloria owns and runs Medibee. As well as selling honey and honey based products, which have amazing healing and other health benefits, she owns the BEESTRO Cafe.

The cafe sells wonderful cakes, quiches... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 16:25 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, Gardening, Health, Heritage, People, Social

Calow Community Gardening Group

Calow Community Gardening Group

Green fingered? Fancy a challenge this summer?

Then why not enter The Jubilee Hanging Basket Challenge!

Closing dates for entries Friday, 29th July. Judging in August.

Fabulous prizes.

Only £2.50 per entry; all money raised to ASHGATE HOSPICE

For more information visit our page: https://www.calowparishcouncil.org.uk/calow-community-gardening-group.html

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 15:25 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, Gardening, Jubilee, News, Social

CALOW PARISH COUNCIL GENERAL HANDYPERSON (PART TIME)

CALOW PARISH COUNCIL GENERAL HANDYPERSON (PART TIME)

Calow Parish Council is looking to appoint to the position of General Handyperson.


Applicants should have a passion for working in a community organisation and have demonstrable experience of carrying out general maintenance tasks. Applicants should also ideally have previous experience relating to gardening and/or grounds maintenance. Experience in using a variety of hand and power tools is also required.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 19:30 by Admin

Tags: Employment, News, People

Business Directory

Business Directory

Do you own a business in Calow? Or a club, group or society? Would you like it promoted for free?

Then fill in the form using the following link:

https://www.calowparishcouncil.org.uk/findmynearest.html

Please note: we only will allow businesses that fall within Calow Parish Boundary so please give your full address.

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 17:55 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Business, Community, Employment, News, People, Social

Employment & Employability - Working Communities Project

Employment & Employability - Working Communities Project

The Working Communities Project provides free 1-1 support for NED residents who are unemployed or facing redundancy. The service aims to assist residents overcome barriers to finding employment, it is confidential and tailor made to each individual's needs. Residents can either refer themselves onto the service or be referred to the service by their Job Centre Work Coach – either way is done... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 12:00 by Admin

Tags: Community, Employment, News

Calow Community Gardening Group - Hurray, it's spring!

Calow Community Gardening Group - Hurray, it's spring!

The first daffodil along Eastwood Park fence that had decided to flower! We hope it's the first of many that will burst into bloom this year.

The gardening group has now planted four native cherry trees (prunus avium) near the "Little Houses". This time next year they will look amazing!

Please look out for our plantings and try not to allow dogs to trample them. They're for the benefit of everyone and... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 06 Mar 2022 17:01 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, News, Social

Hedge Trimming

Hedge Trimming

The Recreation Ground and around the bowling green has recently had a hedge trim. We hope you think it looks neater and tidier. The lower hedges will allow more light onto the ground below and rejuvenate the hedges themselves.

Posted: Sun, 06 Mar 2022 16:55 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, Land & Property, News

Snowdrop Planting

Snowdrop Planting

Some of you may be starting to notice daffodils popping up around the village, especially near the fence at Eastwood Park. This is the work of Calow Community Gardening Group who planted the bulbs last autumn.

Last week we cheered ourselves up by planting several hundred snowdrops "in the green" along the fence, amongst the emerging daffodils. "In the green" is when the bulb still has green leaves and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Feb 2022 14:03 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, Social

Calow Community Gardening Group

Calow Community Gardening Group

Here are some Top Tips from the RHS to help tackle Climate Change:

1. Green up your outside space

2. Plant a diverse range of plants in your garden

3. Adopt new ways of growing

4. Be water-wise

5. Avoid peat based composts

6. Compost your garden and kitchen waste

7. Reduce - reuse - recycle - reinvest

8. Go organic

9. Beware invaders!

For detailed information go to: https://www.rhs.org.uk/garden-inspiration/get-gardening/climate-change-garden... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 16:50 by Admin

Tags: Activity, Community, Health, Land & Property, People, Social

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