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The Voice of Holbrook

Holbrook Parish Council

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For bookings for the Arkwright Village Hall, please contact Glenys Briggs on 01773 823581 or by e-mail

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Welcome to the Parish of Holbrook

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The Parish of Holbrook lies about 7 miles north of Derby and includes the part of Coxbench that lies west of the Bottle Brook. 


Holbrook is at the heart of the Parish.  It has many of the advantages of a traditional English village:  a vibrant and diverse community life with churches, pubs, sports clubs, village hall, schools, garage, shop and a Post Office.   


Gaslight Gallery, Town Street, Holbrook

March Parish News


Contact the Clerk if you wish your local group to have a web page and email address on this site.

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Stoney Lane Towards Town Street, Holbrook

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Old Station Buildings, Alfreton Road, Coxbench

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  • Portway Temporary Road Closure

Details of the proposed road closure for Portway, Holbrook can be found here.  The notice is for the period 29th April 2019 to 7th June 2019.  You can also view the order on this link 

For any queries please email, for the attention David Nicholson, or call on 01629 538685.


  • Noise Issues from A38

The Parish Council have been liaising with Nigel Mills MP regarding concerns about the lack of noise proofing being carried out at the A38 at Coxbench. A meeting has been arranged on site to discuss this matter forward. An Action Group has been formed and if you are interested in being part of the group please contact Hannah Owen, Parish Clerk on 07738076902 or email


  • Nigel Mills MP Holbrook Surgery

Nigel Mills will be holding a surgery at Holbrook on 17th May 2019. These surgeries are held periodically as an opportunity to meet with Nigel to discuss any matter you wish, however an appointment must be made. To make an appointment contact Nigel Mills’ office on 01773 744 341
All contact details can be found at


  • Mellors Lane Park

The park is about to have some repair and maintenance work carried out by the equipment manufacturer. This has been scheduled for the next available appointment with the company and will take place at the end of March. The Parish Council have begun discussions about the future of the equipment and are going to see what the situation is following the repair work. Long Term we feel that the equipment will require replacing and the park redesigning. We will update you all with the future discussions and plans.


  • Flower Bed Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsoring a flower bed in the Parish, please get in touch with Hannah Owen, Parish Clerk. Full details on sponsorship will be given. As a sponsor you will be able to have an agreed advertisement plaque, promoting your club, group or business.


  • Neighbourhood Watch

The Parish Council were pleased to see John Meggitt at the February Parish Council meeting following recent ill health. We hope John continues to feel much better.
The only news he reported on was that Sheds were being broken into and he reminded people to make sure Sheds and Outbuildings are locked and secured.


  • Nesting Boxes

A number of nesting boxes have now been placed around the Parish. These have all been numbered and indeed named! The Green Team co-ordinator, Julie Marshall has been discussing with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust the possibility of a village survey which they have agreed to. Julie is also trying to organise an Owl box for the Parish.


  • Village Hall Update

The PC are thrilled that the Hall refurbishment continues to progress. Heating has now been installed to the main hall and further work has continued. By the time I write April News, the sliding doors should be in place between the main hall and the south room.




  • Contacting the Parish Council


If you would like to contact the Parish Council please call Hannah Owen, Parish Clerk on 07738076902 or you can email her on:



   Parish Information
Parish Groups
Road Works and Closures within the Local Area


Information with dates can be viewed by clicking on this link here

For DCC matters please contact Kevin Buttery or Call Derbyshire.
Cllr Kevin Buttery tel: 07969145479 or 01332 781092.   email:

Call Derbyshire tel: 01629533190 or  email:



For AVBC matters please contact Trevor Ainsworth

Cllr Trevor Ainsworth tel: 07970 741787 or 01332 780833  email:

AVBC contact tel : 01773570222 or email:

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