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The Voice of Holbrook

Holbrook Parish Council

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HPC Facebook Page

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

Please donate to the Town Street Defibrillator by clicking on the picture

Defibrillator Funding


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

February  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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Derbyshire Library Services.  Visit:

 - Books and Reading

 - ebooks

 - DCC Libraries

 - Mobile Library

 - Services

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Stoney Lane Towards Town Street, Holbrook

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Old Station Buildings, Alfreton Road, Coxbench

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  • A38 Noise Issues


The Parish Council continues to seek answers and actions for the noise issues on the A38 at Coxbench. The Clerk has been in contact with Nigel Mills MP who is seeking assistance from Highways England to address the problems.


We would encourage as many people as possible to contact Nigel Mills and raise their concerns. The more people who raise concerns the better chance of action we have.


The various ways you can contact Nigel Mills are given on his website which can be viewed by clicking here.


  • Defibrillator for Adopted Phone Box


We are thrilled to have received a grant from Community Heartbeat Trust. We are awaiting confirmation of the full amount we are to receive, however, we are hopeful that with this and the fundraising we have achieved, we may be able to purchase two defibrillators for the Village.


  • Village Hall Update


The Hall refurbishment continues to move forward and we are pleased that the sliding doors have now been ordered. We look forward to seeing the rest of the project come together.


  • Fallen Church Wall


The Clerk has received notification that DCC has accepted liability for the fallen Church Wall and will be seeking quotes for the work. We have been advised that the work will take some time to organise. As the wall has been fallen for nearly a year now, we will be encouraging the County Council to proceed as quickly as possible.


  • WI Planter


Thank you to Cllr Bullas and a team of Parishioners, Councillors and Parish Warden, who have worked hard to relocate the planter to the Hall.


It has been very distressing for all those involved in the original project and we hope that this alternative is satisfactory. We think it looks fantastic and will be a lovely feature for outside the new Hall.






  • 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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