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NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE
OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the (Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse Ward) Parish of Smalley, as a result of a bereavement.

The vacancy will be filled by election if, with 14 days after the date of this notice, 10 electors for the Parish (Parish Ward) give notice in writing to the Chief Executive, Amber Valley Borough Council, PO Box 15, Town Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3XE asking for an election to be held to fill the vacancy.

If an election is not requested, the vacancy will be filled by the Parish Council.

(Note: The period of 14 days referred to EXCLUDES Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Click here to see the notice in full - Parish Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Jan Walker Celebrates 50 Years with Smalley Parish Council

When she was 15 Jan Walker witnessed a family disagreement that saw her declare: "whatever I do in life, I will never become involved in either politics or religion." Smalley Parish Council are greatful Jan did not keep her vow.

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Jan Walker - Celebrates 50 years with Smalley Parish Council

2017 - Events Calendar

News and Events Calendar 2017 - Smalley Parish Council

For a larger version and more information - Click Here

Download a free book!

Smalley is a small Parish, long and narrow in shape and divided in two by the road that runs its its length. On either side of the road there are a network of footpaths that cover the whole Parish, a clear reflection how people move between villages and places of work

We have now added a free book, detailing those footpaths, that are nowadays a great way to explore the countryside and get some exercise

Download the book here - Smalley Footpaths

About Smalley

Smalley was mentioned in a Charter of 1009 by King Æþelræd Unræd ("Ethelred the Unready") relating to a manor known as Westune (modern-day Weston-on-Trent) which land included the areas now known as Shardlow, Great Wilne, Church Wilne, Crich, Smalley, Morley, Weston and Aston-on-Trent. Under this charter Ethelred gave his minister, Morcar, some exemptions from tax.

Smalley Parish Church

Smalley's Parish Church of St John the Baptist was built in the late eighteenth century on the site of a much earlier church. The transepts were added in 1844 and the unusual and almost detached tower was added some years later. A 7th century Saxon Cross is part of the porch.

The bell tower was built to house five bells donated by Rev. Charles Kerry and the chime of five bells is said to be the heaviest in England with the largest bell weighing over 2 tons.


Its pub, The Bell Inn, was voted "Best Derbyshire Pub of 2006".

As you take a tour of our site you will see current activites and things we are developing for our local community

News & Forthcoming Events

Pictures from the Picnic at the Pavillion

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Cemetery Guidelines

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New Car Park News

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Advent Winter Fayre

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The Church Cafe

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Christmas Flowers

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Smalley Playpark Opening

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Flower Festival

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Dobholes Lane - New photos

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Plum Pudding Race 2013

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Dobholes Lane - Park

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Snow Wardens - Requried

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Over 60’s Fellowship - New Article

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Planning Permission - 99 New Homes

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Reminder - No meeting in August

UK Coal Funds - Exciting Project Funding

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June Minutes - Now Posted

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See Team Smalley @ Water Wipeout 2013

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Thanks to the Smalley Litter Pickers

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Need Pest Control?

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Forthcoming meetings


Monday 19th June 2017

All Parish Council meetings are held in
the Church Hall at 7.30pm

See the next Agenda here

See Previous Minutes

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Add to the website?

This website is very important to all at Smalley Parish Council

We feel that it could serve our community well, by being used to promote local events, activities and business, or even just to a place to show off your latest snap of our Parish

If you would like to add any of the following items to our website, please contact clerk@smalleyparishcouncil.co.uk

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Traffic in Smalley

For live traffic updates for traffic in and around Smalley click here - Traffic in Smalley, Derbyshire

You can change the forward time from ‘today’ to ‘next 12 months’, and type the address underneath this to see your location.

Icons will appear on the map showing various types of road works from ‘full closures’ to ‘slight incursion’.

Hover over the icon to see brief detail, dates, and address.

Left click on the icon to see more detail, i.e. Contractor, site detail, works detail, etc.

Police Contact Details

If you are interested in crime prevention and meeting your local policing team in Shipley, Smalley and Horsley - please visit - police.uk/derbyshire/NR1

The non emergency contact no is 101