Food for thought, a reminder that St Giles’ Church supports Ashbourne Food Bank.

Food for thought, a reminder that St Giles’ Church supports Ashbourne Food Bank. Donations please of food items ( tins, dried goods, baby food etc.), as well as disposable nappies, soap, shaving foam and so on. All items will be gratefully received. Please give what you can and leave your donations in the boxes inside Read more…

Hartington Village Hall roof appeal update:

This morning we have learned that The Duke Of Devonshire’s Charitable Trust have awarded us £5,000 towards the cost of replacing the main roof. In addition we have received a cheque for £200 from Alstonefield Leaden Boot Challenge for the roof appeal. We await decisions on two further grant applications that will be heard in the next two weeks. Read more…

Reminder and advanced notice of events: Summer Trial and Peaks Tour Sportive Cycling Event

Classic cars will be passing through the village on the morning of Sunday July 14th around 11.20am for Summer Trial 2019. Peaks Tour Sportive Cycling: a non-competitive cycling sportive is taking place on Saturday 21st September 2019 out of Bakewell Showground and will pass through Hartington and the surrounding villages. There may be road closures in Read more…

Hall Bank and The Devonshire Arms both reopen

The road closure along Hall Bank, between the Youth Hostel and Heathcote Mere, has now been removed and the road reopened. Following closure for refurbishment in early April The Devonshire Arms reopened for business on Saturday 29th June, initially for drinks but will hopefully also be serving food from Friday 5th July.

Congratulations Derbyshire Ringers

Full peal of 5000 rings at St Giles’ Church, Hartington on the afternoon of June 6th. Sucessfully completed by the Derbyshire ringers in under three hours. Quite an experience for the visitors to the village and the locals alike. Great effort ringers, well done everyone !