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Clerk: Mrs A J Fox

Derwent Cottage, Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley S32 3XA

Telephone: 01433 631689



The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 18th February 2021

At 7.30 pm Via Zoom: Please see link below


The first part of the meeting will be attended by Anthony Savage of Census 2021 Promotion and Awareness.


  • Apologies for Absence:


  • Declaration of Members’ Interests

                   Members must declare any prejudicial interest in any item included on this

               agenda on the sheet provided.


  • To receive and approve requests for dispensations from members on matters in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest


  1. Public Participation


  • Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held 14th January 2021

               To approve the minutes of the last meeting, subject to amendment, if

                   deemed necessary.


  • Confidentiality

                   To consider whether any item of business should be conducted with the

                      public excluded.


  • Items reported by the Clerk


  1. Conveniences: Update            
  2. Play Area:
  3. a) Playground Inspection Report
  4. b) Update
  5. Dog signs in Hall Orchard and other signs
  6. Culvert/Flood channel at Highfields & Vicarage Lane/Flooding Issues: Update and maintenance
  7. Speed Awareness Day & 20s Plenty Derbyshire
  8. Wall near conveniences requiring repair: update
  9. Memorial Benches:
  10. a) Three recent requests for memorial benches
  11. b) Bench requiring repair (identified by Cllr Harrison)
  12. c) Decision re style of bench to be recommended
  13. Boundary wall and trees, Riverside Hotel     
  14. Maintenance to Pump Shelters: Update
  15. Amendment of Cemetery Rules re Planting on Graves
  16. Replacement street lighting: Update
  17. Street Cleaning: update
  18. Parish estimates: submitted
  19. Railings outside Ashford School
  20. Telephone box – quotation for painting: £250.00
  21. Water flowing across A6 from damaged drain junction A6/A6020
  22. Loose Barrier on Hill Cross: update
  23. Dates for Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Meeting (recommended

                                    by DALC to be before 7th May)

  1.     Request for payment of JK Plumbing & Heating invoice


  1. Items Raised by Members:


1)  Damaged post near Ashford Arms (Cllr Harrison)

2) Flood spoil on Church Street (Cllr Harrison)

3) Betty Lane (Cllr Taft)

4) Green garden waste bins – service to become payable (Cllr Taft)

5) Christmas tree disposal (Cllr Taft)

6) Adoption of Ashford village road sign (Cllr Harrison)

7) Quotation request for new drain gulley for car park (Cllr Taft)

8) Monsal Head road sign (Cllr Harrison)


  1. Planning Matters:  

1. Any planning matters received before 18th February 2021.


  1. Financial Matters
  2. to note bank balances as at 18th February 2021


  1. to approve payments of accounts:
  2. a)   Conveniences – cleaning (to be advised)
  3. b)   Cllr Spinks – reimbursement for Christmas tree holder paint £7.91
  4. c) Phil Riley Groundcare (hedge cutting) £420.00
  5. d)   Fisher Electrical Services (electrical work in conveniences)     £190.00  
  6. e)   Kompan (playground inspection) £180.00
  7. f)   Pigeon Tech (website hosting) £69.50  
  8. g) Any invoices received before 18th February 2021


3)   to acknowledge receipt of payments:

  1. a)   Cllr Harrison – reimbursement for Christmas tree £47.00
  2. b)   Cllr Taft – reimbursement for Christmas tree £42.00
  3. c)   Cllr Spinks – reimbursement for Christmas tree £47.00


  1. Correspondence

1) Requiring action:

  1. a) Email from Bakewell Rotary Club re building and maintenance of a well in Ashford.


2) Information:

  1. a) Letter of thanks from Ashford Well Dressing Committee for £100 donation.


  1. Next Meeting


  • Date of next meeting