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Walk with Pete Sunday 4th August 10am start from Brackenfield Church Hall Following the popular Spring Walk, this is a leisurely 3 miler, taking in Wessington Green and Lindway Springs with tea/coffee and cake to follow. Families and well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome. Contact 01773 833819 or 07512 097214 for more information
Sunday 14th July on Brackenfield Village Green The weather looks set fine and not too hot (fingers crossed!). The Fun Dog Show, sponsored by Hounds Grooming, will start at 11am; Claire, from Maypole Movers, will be gently putting dancers through their paces at 12 and 2pm (suitable for the young and young at heart.) Rock and Blues Duo Double Cross will play from 1pm. Loads of entertainment for kids too. The Saxon Village will be demonstrating amazing crafts and selling some of their wares and children will have chance to take part in military drills. Pimm's, ice cream, plants and WI produce on sale and some great raffle prizes.
North East Derbyshire District Council is holding a further briefing session for prospective election candidates for the forthcoming local elections in May 2019. The briefing session will take place at 6pm on Wednesday 13 March 2019 at North East Derbyshire District Council, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, S42 6NG and will last approx. one hour. The briefing will be hosted by the Returning Officer, Dan Swaine and will cover the nomination process, key dates of the election timetable, the election campaign, polling day and arrangements for the verification and count of the votes. The briefing is open to all candidates and agents. It will be relevant to first time candidates or those standing again who require a refresh on the process. All potential candidates and elections agents are welcome to attend but are asked to contact the Electoral Services Team to register their interest either by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01246 217058.
North East Derbyshire District Council BRACKENFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN SUBMISSION OF NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN PROPOSAL Brackenfield Parish Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan proposal under the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (reg. 15). The Plan sets out a vision for the Brackenfield Parish and establishes the type of development needed to help sustain the community. If made, it will become part of the development plan for land use and development proposals within Brackenfield Parish. The Plan can be inspected in the following ways: At North East Derbyshire District Council’s Offices at Mill Lane, Wingerworth between 9am & 4.30pm At the following location in the Plan area:- - The Plough Inn, Matlock Road, Brackenfield, DE55 6DD Viewed on the Council’s website:- www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/neighbourhood-planning If you have any comments on the Neighbourhood Plan, please respond by e-mail to local.plan@ne- derbyshire.gov.uk. Emails are preferred but you may comment in writing to: Helen Fairfax, Planning Policy Manager, North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG All responses must be received no later than 5pm on Friday 12th April 2019. Please title your response ‘Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan: Submission Draft’ and where possible refer to specific paragraphs or policies on which you are commenting. The Plan proposal has been submitted with a selection of documents and is supported by evidence used in the preparation of the Plan. These are available via the above web sites. The District Council has determined that the legal requirements of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations are complied with. It has also confirmed that the Plan does not require an Environmental Assessment or a Habitats Regulation Assessment, in accordance with the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004. Following the consultation period the Plan will be examined by an independent Examiner, who will report to the District Council, following which they will decide what action to take and whether to go forward to ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan part of the development plan for the District. You may include in your comments a request to be notified of our decision on this plan. If you have any queries you may email the above address or ring the office on 01246 217170.
Tuesday 14 May at 6.30pm at Brackenfield Church Hall Brackenfield Village Association Annual General Meeting. All welcome.
Saturday 6 April at 10am. Meet at Brackenfield Church Hall Spring Walk: A short walk round local footpaths led by Peter Pilsbury. Suitable for families. Followed by refreshments.