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News items

  • The Annual Parish Meeting, open to all residents, starts at 6pm on Monday 13th May in the Village Hall, immediately preceding that month’s Parish Council Meeting. It’s an opportunity for residents to ask anything of the council. The meeting, sometimes informally called the AGM, will open with an address from the Parish Council Chair about what the council has achieved over the past year and what they are considering for the coming twelve months.
  • Bridge Street in Bakewell will be closed from Mon 6th to Fri 24th May “To facilitate Footway Resurfacing”. More details on this page on the One Network website.
    Just to make life more interesting, there are also roadworks from Mon 13th to Fri 31st on the A6020 between the junctions for Great Longstone and Hassop. More details at this link.
  • 🗞️📰 The May edition of our village monthly printed newsletter is now out. You can view or download it here. All the back issues are available on the dedicated Monyash Newsletter page here. 📰🗞️
  • Notices of Poll have been issued for the elections to be held on 2nd May for the posts of Mayor of East Midlands Combined County Authority and Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner. You can read or download the notices from the following links:
    East Midland Mayor (issued by the Returning Officer for the East Midlands Combined County Authority)
    Police and Crime Commissioner (issued by the Police Area Returning Officer)
  • Messy Church takes place in the Methodist Chapel usually on the 2nd Friday of the month, straight after school. It’s £2 per child to include food and squash. Details for April, May and June are in our diary and on the poster which you can read or download here.
  • On most Wednesdays and Sundays from April to the end of June, writer and amateur naturalist, Simon Corble, leads morning walks from the village to listen for birdsong. You can read more about the walks and how to join them at this page on our website. All the dates for 2024 are in our diary here.
  • The Toad Patrol has just about finished for this year. Please consider helping out in 2025. It lasts a few weeks but during the busy time we need quite a few people. You can read more about the patrol on our dedicated page about it here.
  • There are two schemes whose community transport services include Monyash. They’ve been added to our Links page. You can find them here at the following websites
    Bakewell Community Transport
    Connex Transport (Buxton)
  • Make a note for your diaries to help with Well Dressing. Puddling is on Sunday 19th May then the wells will be dressed in the Village Hall from Monday 20th to Friday 24th. The Hall will be open every day from 10am so come along and decorate the well dressing, while enjoying a cuppa and a natter. Everyone is welcome no matter how many or few times you’ve done it before. It’s always amazing to see the picture develop.
  • Elections for the positions of Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner and Mayor for East Midlands Combined County Authority take place on Thursday 2nd May in the Village Hall. You will need Voter ID. There is more information on this page on the Electoral Commission’s website.
  • Derbyshire County Council has a webpage here where you can report potholes. The more people that report them, the more likely DCC are to do something about them – so please do nag the County Council by using that link and submitting a report.
  • The Safer Neighbourhood Team are working with Partnerships and Agencies to make the area where you live a safe and enjoyable place to live and visit. By voicing your concerns this will enable us to focus primarily on what is affecting you most in your community. Please follow this link to complete the survey.
  • DDDC has current grant funding available for free energy efficiency upgrades for eligible households. They are promoting the Home Upgrade Grant to residents of the Derbyshire Dales who may be eligible and have funding available for energy efficiency improvements for off gas homes where residents may be in fuel poverty – homes could be offered insulation, low carbon heating such as air source heat pumps, and solar panels. Each home will be assessed individually at no cost and no obligation. If you know of anyone who might qualify, please let them know. More information is on this page on DDDC’s website and in this poster which you can read or download.
  • You can now contact individual Parish Councillors. This extends the process we recently put in place where you can contact the Parish Council via the Parish Clerk. More details are on the Parish Councillors page here.
  • Pilates classes continue in Monyash Village Hall on Tuesday evenings from 18:00-19:00 and, in a session for men, Wednesdays from 19:30-20:30 – except the first Wednesday in the month when the class is at Flagg Village Hall. Hatha Yoga classes are from 19:15-20:20 on Thursdays. Check our Pilates and Yoga page for details and our diary for dates.
  • If you’re interested in planning applications in and around Monyash, don’t forget to check our new planning webpage here from time to time. They are listed with by date of application but they can be sorted in several ways, including by date updated.
  • Monyash Quilters, a friendly group with a wide range of creative talent who love making beautiful quilts and anything crafty, meet every Tuesday afternoon from 2-4. Drop into one of our meetings in the Village Hall as a taster to see what we do and if we can tempt you to join.
  • The churches in the White Peak and Youlgreave benefices now use a national website designed specifically to share church information and you will find full details on St Leonard’s page here.

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