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Features from the Winter 2015 issue


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.

Crich Heritage Partnership

A poem dedicated to Fritchley which is believed to have been written about 1920 by E.M. Lynam, and a correction to last quarter's article about the Wakebridge and Plaistow Lead Mines.

2016 Crich Calendar

The new calendar is now on sale and photos are required for the 2017 edition so get your cameras out

CACN committee - a big thank you and can you help?

A big thank you to Ken Heywood who has unfortunately had to stop delivering the magazine due to ill health. Also, are you available to deliver the magazine in the event of one of our volunteers temporarily being not available?

CACN website and Facebook page

A local resident thinks that the CACN website and Facebook pages could be used to publicise local events more. What do you think?

Chris Storer Memorial Climb

The Chris Storer Memorial Hill Climb took place on October 11th at Crich Stand, here's what happened.

Crich Area Community Award 2015

This year the award has been presented to two people, find out who.

Crich Well Dressing

Weren't the well dressings in Crich Market Place great? Learn about how they came to be built.

Whatstandwell Panto

Oh yes, it's nearly that time of the year again. Read about the new production.

Syd Barber - a tribute

Sadly Syd Barber passed away in August. Here we pesent a tribute to him.

Roes Lane development

The planning appeal was upheld, what is happening next?

Crich Tramway Village Wins Derbyshire Excellence Award

Well done to the Tramway village in securing this award and to the youngsters who were part of the team.

Did you know you can use your Gold Card to access books and magazines via your computer

This service is now available through the Derbyshire County Council website, here are the details.

Notes on a Derbyshire sojourn

David Potts, an Australian travel writer, tells us what he loves about Derbyshire.

Lloyds Pharmacy launches its new approach to community health

Ken Heywood helped launch Lloyds Pharmacy's new approach to community health. Here are the details.

Think it's ok to drive somebody else's car?

According to the IAM's newsletter it's not as straightforward as you think.

Community Governor wanted for Fritchley C of E Primary School

A Community Governor is wanted for the school. Interested? Details here.

Crich Fish and Chip Shop re-opened

Brian and Sarah have reopened the fish and chip shop in Crich, a big welcome to them.

Derby Evening Telegraph Friday March 10th 1950 - are Crich people fossils?

A letter from a South Wingfield inhabitant thought perhaps they were.




Features Archive

Features from previous issues can be read in this archive