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

Winter issue of CACN now online


Cromford canal at Whatstandwell, photo by Rodney Wildsmith

Cromford Canal at Whatstandwell
Rodney Wildsmith

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This quarter's lighter side of life

Roes Lane Appeal Decision

A decision on the appeal for planning permission to develop 113 dwellings at Roes Lane in Crich has been reached and permission has now been granted. You can read the decision in full here.

The Crich Parish and Lea Mills WWI Project

The new Crich Parish Roll of Honour has been completed, but more inforamtion 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

CACN 2016 calendar on sale

The CACN 2016 calendar is on sale at local shops.

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Whatstandwell Village Carol Concert December 14th

To be held at Crich Carr school, doors open 6pm, service 6.30pm

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Crich carols round the tree Thursday December 17th 7pm

Come and sing carols round the tree in the Market Place and see Santa.


Festive music played by Crich Brass at the Kings Arms, Crich on December 20th 7pm

Crich Chase Meadows Restoration Project

Can you spare a few hours to help with this project? If you enjoy working outdoors in a beautiful setting then come and lend a hand.

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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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