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Eckington Beer & Music Festival Saturday 14th August

Eckington Beer & Music Festival Saturday 14th August

Eckington Civic Centre is Proud to support this year's Eckington Music & Beer Festival

We will have Live Music, Karaoke, Fairground Rides, Craft Stalls, Food & Drink. Don't miss our specialty Pie & Peas.

Ej's Amigo Executive Minibus Travel will be starting transport from 1pm in Eckington Precinct (at The George Inn), heading through Eckington to Hundall, then coming back through Mosborough,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:16 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Chesterfield Canal Trust Clean up Day

Chesterfield Canal Trust Clean up Day

Our next canal clear-up is on Saturday 31st July.

Meet at the canal by Main Road Bridge, just up from the car park, at 1.30 p.m.

Please bring shears, loppers, hedge trimmers, strimmers, brush cutters etc. to clear the towpath towards Miners Crossing.

All welcome to come and help.

We will be finished by 3.30 p.m.

Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:42 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Holiday Hunger Hamper

Holiday Hunger Hamper

During the School Summer Holidays Eckington Community Pantry will be providing children with free food hampers.

Available slots: Thursday 29th July, Thursday 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th August (between 10am and Noon)

Eligible for Families who live in Eckington, Renishaw, Spnkhill, Marsh Lane, Troway or Ridgeway with Children living at home aged under 18.

Please remember to bring along your carrier bags.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 14:27 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Eckington Summer Camp

Eckington Summer Camp

Football Summer Camp for children living in Eckington, Renishaw, Spinkhill, Troway, Marsh Lane or Ridegway starts Monday 26th July £10 per day (including lunch)

Venue: Eckington Boys and Bells Football Club, Pitt Street, Eckington.

Limited number of places FREE for children in receipt of school meals.

To book or for more information please email; mickeddy@hotmaol.com or contact the

business centre... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 14:13 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

Eckington Parish Councillor Vacancy

Process to fill a vacancy

  • The Parish Council will notify the Proper Officer of the vacancy.
  • The Proper Officer will send the Parish Council a notice, which they have a duty to display for 14 working days, telling residents about the vacancy.

An election will be called if ten residents, who are registered to vote in the area where the vacancy has arisen, write to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:00 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Chesterfield Canal Trust Walking Festival

Chesterfield Canal Trust's third Walking Festival will run from 11th to 19th September.

Further details

Posted: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 10:47 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community, News

Covid Vaccine Passport Scam

We have been made aware of a Covid Vaccine Passport scam email going around that purports to be from the NHS and informs recipients that they can apply for their "Digital Coronavirus Passports"

Clicking on the link within the email, takes you to a convincing but fake NHS website that asks for personal and payment details. (for an admin fee)

The website has since been taken down, but we are posting this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:01 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: News

Landmarks Breakfast Business Meeting

Landmarks Breakfast Business Meeting

Landmarks are delighted to invite businesses to their first Face-to-Face networking event of 2021.

This will provide a great opportunity for you to meet new people, build relationships and expand your network.

There will be a short tour around Landmarks Farm and the chance to get involved in feeding some of the animals if you wish. There will also be refreshments and a selection of breakfast pastries.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 10:36 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Community

Eckington Summer Festival CANCELLED

Eckington Summer Festival CANCELLED

As you will be aware, on Monday, the UK Government announced that Covid restrictions would not be lifted until 19th July, which obviously is not in time for our event. Whilst this does not mean necessarily that the event is prohibited from taking place, it does mean that a large number of very complicated and onerous Covid safety requirements must be met in order to proceed safely.

Therefore, it is... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 14:18 by Rosanna Hill

Tags: Community, News

Kickstart Scheme 16-24 year olds

Kickstart Scheme 16-24 year olds

North East District Council is helping to Kickstart the careers of young adults in the district

North East Derbyshire District Council in partnership with Bolsover District Council and Chesterfield Borough Council will be launching two special events on social media to help 16-24 year olds gain valuable work experience through the Kickstart government scheme.

Launching on 28 June and 12 July at 10 am,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:46 by Roz Bullimore

Tags: Job Opportunity

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