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The online home of Crich Area Community News magazine. For more information about the magazine, see the about CACN page.

Autumn 2018 issue of CACN now online


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This quarter's lighter side of life

Events in the village and area in 2018


Crich Heritage Meeting

The Society's next meeting is on Thursday 27th September at 7.30pm at The Glebe when Michael Parkin will be giving a talk on "Pentrich Revolution - The Trial".

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

There are 3 fruit, veg and flower shows at the start of September

Whatstandwell social club have there's on Saturday Sept 1st, open to all comers. Details here.

The Cliff Inn Horticultural Society have there's on Sunday Sept 2nd, public viewing from 2pm and an auction of all produce at 7.30pm. Details here.

Finally Dethick have there's on Saturday Sept 8th - details here.

Crich Monument Race Results

The results of the Crich Monument Race 2018 are published here. The race was run in record time by Dan Haworth in a terrifically attended race run in hot conditions.

Thanks as always to the organisers, marshals and volunteers who make the race such a success.

Derby railway is having a major upgrade between July 22nd and October 7th

There are temporary timetables in force for this period, for details see here.

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.

Read more ...



We welcome any contributions to the magazine or the website; just get in touch...



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  • Glebe Field Centre
  • Glebe Field Close
  • Crich DE4 5EU


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