If you have any spare time, volunteering can help you meet new people, broaden your interests and help you gain valuable skills and experience.
Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum, situated near Matlock in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their volunteer Tram Crew for their vintage trams.
If you care about Crich, and would like to help keep it a great place to live and work, why not become a Parish Councillor?
Fritchley Congregational Church and Village Hall is re-opening with an exhibition and local musical performances.
Do you have good quality items of clothes you've fallen out of love with or that no longer fit?
Would you like to exchange them for "new to you" outfits while raising funds for Crich Pre-School?
Then come to our "Swish"!
Andy Parkinson, the internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer based in Crich, gave an inspiring illustrated talk at the Glebe Field Centre on 27 th April. The event, organised by David Lane, raised funds for the on-going running of the centre.
Her Majesty the Queen and the Princess Royal hosted a reception to mark the centenary of the The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) on Tuesday 2 April 2019, which was attended by several charity volunteers, including Ann-Marie McMillan from Derbyshire Toy Libraries.
The Derwent Valley Cycleway project group is holding a campaign ride on the morning of Saturday 18 May to support and put pressure on Derbyshire County Council to bid for money to create a safe off-highway cycle route from Derby to Chatsworth alongside the river through the World Heritage Site.
St. Mary's Church was packed this evening for the Licensing of the Revd Ian Whitehead as Priest-in-Charge of Crich and South Wingfield.
The Place Project team and volunteers get stuck in planting trees on the recreation ground.
Special Easter events at St Mary's Church this Easter.
At their recent meeting Crich Parish Council passed a vote of ‘No Confidence’ in Amber Valley Borough Council (AVBC) as a Local Planning Authority, and wrote to the Secretary of State to ask for his intervention.
A circular about the Haytop Caravan Park redevelopment from WACAS.
Welcome to the definitive website for the news and goings on of the Crich Area which includes the villages of Crich, Fritchley, Whatstandwell and the hamlets of Crich Carr, Plaistow Green and Wheatcroft.
Every quarter, Crich Standard is published as a magazine and distributed free of charge to all households in Crich Parish. It is written, produced and distributed by volunteers and is supported by advertising from local businesses.
Here are some of the latest feature articles from the magazine.
Thought about taking up running but don't know how to get going? Lacking the motivation to keep at it? Don't worry, Ian Travers of Jog Crich has all the information you need to get started in this article: To run, or not to run?
Gentle yoga sessions with Bev Lomax to support people living with dementia. Read more here.
Prolific in our woods through the spring, this plant has culinary and folklore uses which you can read all about in this article.
There is also a walk described here with wild garlic growing in abundance.
Shift is a community interest company founded by Andrea Kemp. We interviewed her about her company and her thoughts about activity. Read what she had to say.
A cycle ride for the family taking in some iconic Derbyshire trails and villages. Follow the route and plan your day out here.
The Crich area has a long history of active sporting teams, particularly when it comes to football. Read about it here.
The annual Monument race takes place on Crich Village Fête Saturday and is a tough 11km course right down to Cromford Canal and back up to the Crich Stand monument. Read about the challenge and how to enter for 2019.
With activity such an important part of staying healthy, this article looks at all the opportunities the children and young people of the parish have both at their schools and at home.
ACE was born out of the 2018 Fitness Fortnight and is the brainchild of Trish and Rachel. Read all about what they have planned and come along to activity taster sessions.
You can find a full calendar of events here.
Thu May 30 19:30:00 2019
Crich Heritage talk by Julia Hickey.
Glebe Field Centre, Oakwell Drive, Crich
Admission £2.50 for non-members
Free to members
Glebe, Social group, Crich Heritage, Talk
Sat Jun 1 19:30:00 2019
A charity concert featuring award-winning folk musicians John Tams and Barry Coope.
Proceeds will contribute to a remembrance sculpture to be installed at Belper Memorial Gardens.
St Peter’s Church, Belper
Tickets from derbyLIVE
Sun Jun 2 11:00:00 2019
Crich Branch of the Royal British Legion has their HQ at the Comrades Club. It is fitting that the 100 year anniversary of the end to WW1 saw their return to where the branch was first formed. The Legion meet at 11-00am on the first Sunday of every month. They are always on the lookout for new members so why not come along for a chat, see what they do; you do not have to have served in the armed forces to become a Legion member.
Social group, Charity
Wed Jun 12 14:00:00 2019
Meeting at St Margaret’s Hall, Alderwasley, the Whatstandwell WI welcomes new members for talks, outings, demonstrations, walks and meals. Contact Marilyn on 01773 857255.
Fri Jun 14 19:00:00 2019
Do you have good quality clothes that you’ve fallen out of love with or that no longer fit?
Would you like to exchange them for “new to you” outfits while raising funds for Crich Pre-School?
Then come to our “Swish”!
Find out more at crichstandard.org/2019-04-30-lets-swish
Buy your tickets and drop off items at The Glebe between 9am and 9.30am on Tuesdays and Fridays and 4-5pm on Thursdays, or contact Clare on 07813209052
Schools, Charity, Event
A-Z of who is who and what is where including community organisations and local business listings and useful telephone numbers. You'll find the directory here.
Read the feature articles from the latest edition of the magazine. Here you can also browse the archive of features we have published in the past.
Read all the latest from the Crich area including updates from local organisations, events, Parish Council news and much more. Keep up to date right here!
View a calendar of all the local events. From dance classes to folk evenings, meetings to heritage talks, you won't miss a local event here!
We are always delighted to hear from you with ideas, news, event information or just some feedback. Get in touch by emailing the editor.
Editor, Crich Standard
Glebe Field Centre
Glebe Field Close
Crich Standard Postbox in 'The Loaf' (courtesy Roger & Andrew)
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