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Autumn 2017 issue of CACN now online


Mineral line at Fritchley, photo by Frank Priestley

Mineral railway line at Fritchley
Frank Priestley

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This quarter's lighter side of life

Events in the village and area in 2017


Crich Heritage Meeting

The Society's next meeting is on Thursday 30th November at 7.30pm at The Glebe when there will be an exhibition of Historical Records, Photographs and Paintings of Crich donated by Brian Key and our AGM. For details of all the talks this year click here.

The new Crich Glebe Field Centre website

The Glebe has launched its own website with details of all the activities there..

See it here

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

Upcoming events are Whatstandwell and Crich bonfire and fireworks, Luncheon club coffee morning, 2 Live and Local shows at the Glebe, Crich Infants Christmas Market, Fritchley quiz and fish and chip supper, "Pots & Pix" exhibition in Ambergate and a Christmas lunch at The Glebe

see here for all the details

The 2018 CACN calendar is now on sale

the 2018 calendar is now on sale

The calendar is on sale at The Loaf, Post Office and the Glebe

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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