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Remembrance Day Beacon

Remembrance Day Beacon

At 7pm on Sunday 11 November 2018, a "WW1 beacon of light" will be lit on the WW1 poppy field on The Chevin.

In commemoration and remembrance of the end of the war and the many millions who were killed or came home dreadfully wounded, 1000 Beacons of Light will be lit at 7pm on 11th November 2018 throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories - a century after the guns fell silent. More »

The beacon will also commemorate the huge army of men and women on the home front who, often in dangerous and exhausting conditions, underpinned the war effort - keeping the wheels of industry turning, bringing the harvests home to ensure the nation did not starve.

The Beacons will symbolise the 'light of hope' that emerged from the darkness of war.

The Town Council thanks Mr Jordan for building and lighting the Beacon.

Note - there will not be a Beacon Lighting Ceremony and the public are not allowed onto the WW1 poppy field. » Less

Posted: 8 hours ago by Liz Page

Belper Neighbourhood Plan Update

Version 8 of the Draft Neighbourhood plan is now published on the Town Council's website.

Amber Valley Borough Council has requested a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the sites allocated in the Draft Plan.

Once this is complete and the Draft Plan amended in light of the Assessment, the Plan will be formally consulted on.

The Neighbourhood Plan Working Group and the Town Council hope to submit the Plan to the Borough Council in December with the Referendum coinciding the Town Council elections in May 2019.

Posted: 9 hours ago by Liz Page

Discovery Days at Strutt's North Mill

Discovery Days at Strutt's North Mill

Sunday 28 October 10.00am to 4.00pm
Join us to enjoy this rare opportunity to see Strutt House, to walk along the gangways and over the footbridge that once linked the two parts of the huge W G & J Strutt's Belper mills - and then come to meet our volunteers, with free admission to our museum and visitor centre in the North Mill, one of the most important buildings in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
Look for the signs outside Strutt House for entry. More »

Monday 29 October and Tuesday 30 October From 10.30am last entry 3.00pm
A HALLOWEEN HALF-TERM HAPPENING
Come and join us at the Mill. We are making puppets & pop ups; ghost peg dolls and weaving for younger ones, plus playing Victorian games and searching the Basement!!! Dare you come and discover the secrets down there? It's spooky. Test your nerve!!
Children £3.50 at the door MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT (NO CHARGE). » Less

Posted: 9 hours ago by Liz Page