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

Summer issue of CACN now online


Cromford canal reflections taken by David Muscroft

Cromford Canal Reflections
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This quarter's lighter side of life

Events in the village and area in May to June

Crich Heritage April Meeting

Thursday May 26th 7.30pm at the Glebe when Robert Mee will give a talk on "Bradshaws and an early railway tour"

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

There are several village events taking place in May and June - 2 plant sales, a painting and drawing talk, church fete at St Mary's and a Fritchley street party for the Queen's 90th.

see here for details of all these events

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

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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 Close
  • Crich DE4 5EU


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