Kath Gruber
Homestead Farm
10 Alfreton Road
DE55 5TP

Tel: 07595 515154

Tags: News

Flu Advice from Derbyshire Public Health Team

Flu is a common infectious illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can be very unpleasant, but you'll usually begin to feel better within about a week.

However for young children, people aged over 65, people with long-term health conditions and pregnant women flu can be far more serious.

It can lead to serious health complications including bronchitis, pneumonia and ear infections.

That's why all children... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:30 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News


The Parish Council has obtained a supply of stickers promoting road safety which can be placed on residents' dustbins.The stickers show a 30mph road sign inside a red ring with PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY underneath.The idea is that when the dustbins are put out on the pavement for collection they will be seen by passing motorists who will hopefully take notice of the message.The stickers are available... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:56 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Speeding


The Police have asked us to publish the following information following a spate of thefts from vans in the surrounding villages, including Pilsley:

Dear Resident,
Over the past few weeks we have seen an increase in offences of theft from motor vehicle/criminal damage to motor vehicles in the local area. In order to ensure you do not become a victim of Autocrime there are a few simple measures you can... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:56 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Police


The Parish Council's plans for a new sports pavilion and extra parking at the Miners Welfare Sports Ground are progressing steadily.

Following the recent receipt of planning permission for the project our architects are now undertaking the detailed preparatory work to enable us to invite tenders for it.

In the meantime we have commenced the lengthy and complicated job of seeking sponsors who might be... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 29 Jul 2017 17:43 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Sports Clubs, Village Facillities


At the "cuppa with a copper"event at St Mary's Centre on 6th July, PCSO Kate Hodnett received a number of complaints from residents of Hardstoft Road about speeding traffic in the area.In response to this, Kate together with Pilsley's Speedwatch volunteers Geoff McNeice and Pete Stevenson undertook a speed awareness session on Hardstoft Road on the afternoon of 18th July.The speed of sixty four vehicles... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:33 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Speeding


The Parish Council's new play equipment on Parkhouse Green Recreation Ground has been well received by the community and is being well used by children including pupils of Parkhouse School.Following the news last weekend that we had been successful in obtaining a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery's Awards For All Fund we are now proceeding with our plans to provide play equipment on... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:27 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Activities for Young People, News, Skatepark

Concerned about the speed of traffic in Pilsley?

Are you concerned about the speed of traffic in Pilsley?Would you like to assist in making Pilsley's roads safer for pedestrians and drivers?If so, how about joining Pilsley's Community Speedwatch initiative ?Community Speedwach is an initiative under which volunteers monitor the speed of vehicles in areas of concern to the public.Under the scheme, trained volunteers use a speed gun to monitor and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:54 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, Police, Speeding


At around 12:45 on Tuesday 6th June 2017, the Police received a report about the occupants of a white van on Prospect Road, Pilsley, who were trying to access rear gardens unsuccessfully.

The Police are asking residents of the village to be vigilant and report anything suspicious. Any information can be passed to the Safer Neighbourhood Team at Clay Cross Police Station by dialling 101.

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:10 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, News, Police


The Pilsley Fete Group are running a Companion Dog Show in conjunction with a Car Boot/Table top sale at the Parish Sports Ground (Miners' Welfare) on Rupert Street on Sunday, 18th June 2017.

Registration for the Dog Show will commence at 11.30am, with the show itself commencing at 1.00pm. There will be trade stands around the dog show arena, selling pet food and other items.

Persons wishing to take... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:54 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Events, News

Play Equipment Installation - Parkhouse Green

Work was scheduled to start on the installation of extra play equipment on Parkhosue Green on Thursday of this week (8th June) but, unfortunately, the contractor has been held up at another site due to the poor weather conditions.

It is now anticpated that the work will commence on Monday 12th June and will take approximately two weeks to complete.

The new equipment will include a zip wire, a basket... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:49 by Kath Gruber

Tags: Activities for Young People, Fitness Equipment, News, Play Equipment