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The Derbyshire village of             Castleton in the Peak District

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Castleton residents getting scam phone calls from fraudsters claiming to be from BT.  Read More Here


On 18 November Castleton Lights were switched on









.... and the Christmas Tree Festival opened




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John Craven was the special guest at the opening of Castleton’s refurbished Visitor Centre and Museum.  The Centre, which is designed to be a flagship centre for the Peak District National Park, now includes a cafe, remodelled retail area and digital information displays and the Museum has a new layout, redesigned displays and a wall size screen for digital presentations.  See the Historical Society website and blog for photos.


There were plenty of other attractions, and visitors could participate in well dressing, river dipping, face painting and the other activities on offer.  See below.

Cutting the Ribbon

Left to right:-Sarah Fowler (PDNPA Chief Executive), John Craven, Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Willie Tucker & Lesley Roberts, Chair, PDNPA.

River dipping, face painting, well dressing were just some of the activities on offer

Notice Board


Brexit:  Open Meetings with Ruth George, MP, on Friday, 12th & Saturday, 13th.  See What’s On’ for details


Book Launch at Millcroft, Millbridge: See What’s On’ for details


Invitation to tender for grass cutting contract advertised on Parish Council page/Notices.

Castleton Duck Race

See the Video of the Race by clicking on the image on the left

& a short report by clicking here.

Waterlicht at Winnats

You can see a short video clip by clicking on the image on the left.  Then share your photos, videos & impressions at



Derbyshire Alert  13 November 2017:  Employment Fraud

Fraudsters are targeting job seekers who register with job-seeking websites or The Student Room website to obtain personal information, banking details etc.  More details on the Derbyshire Alert website here


Proposals for New Parking Meters Scrapped:  Read the Parish Council’s full report here


2 New Local Accessible Bus Services

Derbyshire Connect replaces Dial-A-Bus (DAB)  This DCC service requires advance booking.  


New Easy Shopping Service View Poster.   Community Transport service (BECT)

More details of both services here

John Craven Opens Visitor Centre - August 9 2017



The First Snow of the Winter