Tree with a view by Paul Yorke

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Community Awards

The Crich Standard Community Award (formerly CACN Community Award) is to be presented annually to someone who has voluntarily worked to improve, or enhance, the community spirit in our parish.

It has been awarded since 2008 and you can read all about past recipients here by clicking on the images or the links in the menu.

If you consider someone worthy of receiving the Community Award because their voluntary activities in the parish, please let us have your suggestion.

  • Peter Patilla

    Peter Patilla receives the 2019 award

    Peter Patilla receives the 2019 Community Award.

  • Crich Firefighters

    Crich Firefighters receive the award

    Crich Firefighters receive the 2018 CACN Community Award.

  • Stephanie Day

    Stephanie Day with her award

    Stephanie Day receives the 2017 CACN Community Award.

  • Doreen Mason

    Doreen Mason receives her award

    Doreen Mason receives the 2016 CACN Community Award.

  • Joyce and Paul Sayles

    Joyce and Paul Sayles receive their award

    Joyce and Paul Sayles receive the 2015 CACN Community Award.

  • Valerie Thorpe

    Valerie Thorpe with her award

    Valerie Thorpe receives the 2014 CACN Community Award.

  • Esme Woolley

    Esme Woolley with her award

    Esme Woolley receives the 2013 CACN Community Award.

  • Phil Dolby

    Phil Dolby with his award

    Phil Dolby receives the 2012 CACN Community Award

  • George and Heather Johnson

    George and Heather with their award

    George and Heather Johnson receive the 2011 CACN Community Award.

  • Ken Heywood

    Ken Heywood with his award

    Ken Heywood receives the 2010 CACN Community Award.

  • Sylvia Taylor

    Sylvia Taylor receiving her award

    Sylvia Taylor receives the 2009 CACN Community Award.

  • Derek Killingsley-Smith

    David Billyeald and Derek Killingsley-Smith

    Derek Killingsley-Smith recieves the 2008 CACN Community Award.

Latest features from the magazine

Every three months there is a new edition of Crich Standard magazine packed with news and feature articles. Click on the images in the boxes below to read the feature or browse the full features menu.

  • Our green and pleasant (local) land

    Hay making in Crich

    Agriculture plays a major part in what makes our villages work as a thriving community. It provides food, employment and ample opportunity for recreation, particularly walking along the many miles of well-defined footpaths. Read more here.

  • Summertime fun

    Summertime fun

    Summer 2020 saw a host of activities arranged for children in the Parish. Ranging from physical, creative and social events, all the sessions aimed to encourage youngsters to have fun! Read more

  • Comrades Club – plans old and new

    Comrades Club receipt

    The Crich Comrades club turns 100 years old this year! Curious to know more about what it cost to get started? Find out here

  • What makes us tick : a community working together

    Crich Rec

    How, we as a community, transformed our old, but much loved recreation ground and developed a great facility for all. Paul Yorke tells us more

  • Paediatric First Aid Course

    14 January 2022 Paediatric First Aid Course

    Popalong Babies, Crich Medical Practice Patients Participation Group and Derbyshire Toy Libraries have come together to organise a paediatric first aid course for parents and carers.

  • A Christmas Journey - Follow the Star!

    14 December 2021 A Christmas Journey - Follow the Star!

    Join with the Christmas Story as it unfolds in windows around Crich from 15 December to 29 December.

  • Children's Christmas Holiday Activities

    08 December 2021 Children's Christmas Holiday Activities


    We are delighted to say that we have organised more activities for children aged 5 to 13 during theupcoming Christmas Holidays.

  • Only two days until the Crich Christmas Fair

    25 November 2021 Only two days until the Crich Christmas Fair

    Only two days until the Christmas shopping opportunity at the Crich Glebe Field Centre Christmas Fair.

  • HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester visits Crich Tramway Village

    21 October 2021 HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester visits Crich Tramway Village

    HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester visited Crich Tramway Village on 20th October. On this special members day for the Tramway Museum Society, the Duke met members, toured the exhibition hall and took a tram ride.

  • Exciting update on St Mary's Church Yard!

    20 October 2021 Exciting update on St Mary's Church Yard!

    St Mary’s PCC are excited to be in the planning stages of a sustainable maintenance plan, which will be carried out in cooperation with AVBC.