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Features from the Autumn 2016 issue


Crich Well Dressings

Before the opening of this year's fête the well dressings at the Market Place troughs were presented to the community. The theme of the dressings was “water” and panels were created by Crich Infants, Crich Carr Primary, Fritchley Primary, Crich Preschool, Crich Tramway Village, St Mary’s Church and Crich Wesleyan Chapel.

Local artist at the Royal Academy of Art

Hilary Gorbould is 17 years old and is studying art in Chesterfield. One of her paintings is on show at the Royal Academy of Art, this is her story.

WW1 Memorial Project

The new Crich Parish Roll of Honour 2014 has now been printed and is on display in the Glebe. A memorial book has also been printed and contains mini biographies of all those that served, their families and communities. A website is being prepared. Help is still required in tracing the regiments of local soldiers.

Will we have local buses in the future?

Derbyshire County Council have asked people's views on planned cuts to local buses. What's it all about?

Crich Heritage Partnership has a big problem

Brian Gibbons is stepping down as chairman after several years and the society needs someone to step into the role. Can you help?

The Chris Storer Memorial Hill Climb on October 9th

Have you been inspired by Jason Kenny or Laura Trott at the Olympics? Then here's your chance to take part in the annual cycle climb to the Stand, or just come as a spectator.

CACN Calendar 2017

This will be on sale from September.

How Can We Make Our Village More Dementia-Friendly?

Dementia is quite widespread these days. What are the realities and what are the myths? How can we help locally?

The 'girls' in a netball team from the past

We have a photo of a group of mums who formed a netball team to take on the mighty Year 6 of Crich Juniors in 1983. Can you identify them?

Photos wanted of when Peak Practice was being filmed in the area

The CACN editor is on the lookout for any photos of Crich when it was converted into 'Cardale' for the tv program Peak Practice. Can you help?

Where is this house? We have answers.

In the last magazine we were asked for help in identifying a local house shown in a photograph. Two people have supplied the answer.

Memories of Croft House

David Tookey of Stevenage visited Crich and had memories of Croft House before it was demolished.

Glebe book sale in October

There will be the annual book sale at The Glebe on October 24th and 25th.

There are 3 fruit and veg shows in September

Three local societies are holding shows at the beginning of September.

Crich Tramway are having a free open day for Crich residents

This will be on Saturday 5th November



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