Dogs on the Park!

We’ve had reports of several people with dogs in the children’s play park on Chester Green of late.  Dog’s aren’t allowed in the gated play park, so if you see anyone with dogs who refuse to leave and allow our kids to play, ring:
Dawn Dagley, Parks Manager: 01332 641558
Park Ranger (based at Chester Green) : 01332 367800


Chester Green Flower Festival 8th -10th June


Chester Green is having a flower festival this year.  It promises to be a great event, and has been made possible thanks to the generous support from Darley Ward Neighbourhood Board and Local Businesses.  Please come along and support the event…..perhaps we can make this an annual thing!  More details to come nearer the time, but click on the picture on the right for more details, or this the attached PDF 🙂 Flower Festival PDF

LCRA May Newsletter

This month:

  • Riverside Cafe late night and entertainment Licensing Application info
  • Little Chester History Group
  • Flood Defense meeting and LCRA Annual General Meeting – Get Involved!!!!!!
  • Community Group news on the Summer Fete
  • Methodist and St. Paul’s Church News
  • Flower Festival – 7 weeks to go…..
  • Chester Green Brownies need YOU!

Get it here –> LCRA Newsletter May 2013

Hunt for Chester Green Roman Fort

If you haven’t seen Parker’s Piece of late, you won’t have noticed the archaeological works going on at the moment…..for more details, click the links below!

BBC News – Digging starts along River Derwent to uncover a Roman fort in Derby.

Archaeologists hoping Chester Green cricket pitch dig runs into fine catch of Roman relics | This is Derbyshire.

Darley Abbey Historical Group

Darley Abbey History Group have a number of talks coming up, which sound very interesting!

The next talk is at:
Friday 19 April
‘Chesterfield Tower’s True Story’
Presented by Tony Hallam

Discover the true story of Chesterfield’s crooked tower – how it was done and why!

The meeting starts at 7.30pm and will be held in Darley Abbey Village Hall, Abbey Yard off New Road, Darley Abbey,, DE22 1DS

There is a charge of £1 for members of the Historical Group and £2 for visitors.

For further information contact Sheila Hartle on 01332 557597.

A full programme of talks is attached to this post as a PDF:
Darley Abbey History Talks 2013