Hazelwood Parish Council

Serving the people of Hazelwood

Clerk RFO: Mrs Laura Storey
P O Box 8108, Derby
Derbyshire DE1 0ZU

Tel: 07941 052009

  • Memorial Hall

    Memorial Hall

    Book a Room at our Memorial Hall

  • South Vista

    South Vista

  • Hazelwood Spring

    Hazelwood Spring

  • Hazelwood Information Centre

    Hazelwood Information Centre

  • Westward vista

    Westward vista

  • Church in January

    Church in January

  • Spring Daffodils

    Spring Daffodils

WELCOME

We are delighted to introduce you to Hazelwood Parish Council's new website and to our beautiful Parish. Whether you are a resident, visitor or potential business, the web site's intention is to provide a welter of information about the Parish and the Parish Council - all with the aim of making the Parish a better place to live, visit or work. The site will be developed continuously and we invite all residents, at the onset, to contribute to its future content.

It's for everyone…

We want the Parish to thrive and so drawing together all parts of the community is one of the Parish Council's primary concerns. Our web site covers all the individual settlements within the Parish, including the relevant parts of Shottle Gate and Blackbrook, Over Lane, Lumb Lane, Goodwin's Lane, Hazelwood Hill and Hob Hill. Wherever you live, our aim is to ensure that the Parish Council represents you fully.

…and for visitors, too.

Should you be visiting friends in the Parish or the area in general, we invite you to select the 'Around and about Hazelwood' tab. This gives you a lot of information about the Parish's history and some of the more interesting features. For country lovers, whether walking, cycling or horse riding, we have also included a full description of the local flora and fauna. There is also a handy map of the Parish to help you enjoy the seven miles of well-kept footpaths

We warmly invite you to browse the site, whether for future Council meetings dates, information on who is on the Council, the latest planning information, both within the Parish and Amber Valley as a whole, or what's on in the Parish. The social programme within the Parish is a busy one with various club activities at the Memorial Hall, seasonal play on the bowling green and regular church services at St. John's.

Tell us what you think

Our new web site offers an excellent opportunity for all Parish residents to provide information and make helpful suggestions. Any comments will be welcomed as the web team adds to the site.

We very much look forward to hearing from you.

Hazelwood Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Hazelwood a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and businesses in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Flooding

Posted: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 09:38 by Mrs Laura Storey

https://www.ambervalley.gov.uk/council/emergencies/flooding/

Local authorities have no legal obligation to provide assistance during flooding situations; it is the home owner's responsibility to protect their own property. However, Amber Valley Borough Council would like to remind residents of the necessary steps they can take in order to cope with and be prepared for flooding and the assistance the Council and other organisations can give. More »

Being prepared

Prepare: The most important thing is to prepare now. Don't wait until flooding looks likely as you won't have time to respond.

Protecting your property: You can find details of flood protection equipment from National Flood Forum Blue Pages.

  • If you are unable to access sandbags in the event of a flood, you can create your own by filling a pillow case with soil.
  • Switch-off electric and gas supplies.
  • Move important items to safety.

Staying up-to-date:

Are you at risk? Find out if your property is deemed at risk of flooding by calling Floodline on 0345 988 1188 or visit the Environment Agency website and entering your postcode to see the risk of flooding in your area.

Report: If local roadside drains or culvert screens appear blocked, please report this to the Derbyshire County Council highways department.

Sandbags: Sandbags are available from builders' merchants. Other protection systems are available commercially, see the National Flood Forum Blue Pages for guidance.

Residents of Amber Valley may obtain a supply of 10 free empty sandbags and guidance literature from the Ripley town centre office.

The council recognises that many residents look to the council for emergency assistance in times of crisis, therefore aims to provide a limited number of free filled sandbags where there is an immediate risk of flooding. This is in line with the Derbyshire wide sandbag policy and is based on an assessment of risk. The assessment will consider:

  • Whether the property has been flooded before
  • The source of the potential flood
  • How far the water is from the residential property
  • Known vulnerable properties.

This service is subject to the availability of staff out of hours, please call 01773 841414 out of hours.

Responding to flooding: When flood alerts or severe weather warnings are issued, residents living in areas deemed at risk of flooding can call Amber Valley Borough Council to request free filled sandbags, however these will only be issued in line with the agreed sandbag policy. In emergency situations no guarantees can be made in terms of how soon sandbags can be sent out as staff may need to be called in (especially out of office hours) to fill sandbags. This is a very heavy, time-consuming job and dependent upon flooded road conditions detours may need to be taken to deliver the bags. Only small numbers of sandbags are stored already filled as the bags will rot if stored full. As such it is strongly advised you equip yourself with sandbags before any risk of flooding arises.

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 570222 or email enquiry@ambervalley.gov.uk » Less

How to report Crime or Incidents

Posted: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 09:36 by Mrs Laura Storey

Any crimes or incidents need to be reported via the correct channels so is logged and if necessary investigated (not all crimes come to SNT). We see all the crimes so there is no requirement to CC individual officers into any email chains.

Please note the correct way to report crimes or incidents is as below:-

• Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

• Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact More »

• Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

• Phone – call us on 101.

Call 999 in an emergency or if a Crime is in progress » Less

Safer Amber Valley Newsletter

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 10:00 by Mrs Laura Storey

Safer Amber Valley Newsletter