Sandiacre Parish Council

Community News and Events

Why not submit details of your local Club or Society's forthcoming events for inclusion on the site? Simply email details to the Parish Clerk.

Whilst the Parish Council is pleased to acknowledge the many community groups, etc. active in the Parish, the inclusion of an event on this site does not imply any endorsement by the Parish Council, it's employees or agents.

She Will - Female Youth Empowerment Project

Are you 13-19 years old, identify as female amnd live in Sandiacre?

If yes, then come join the She Will - FYE team for your FREE fun workshops in your community!

Starting on Monday 6th September, 6.30 - 8.30

For more information and to sign up, email SheWillFYE@outlook.com or DM on Instagram

Download the poster here.


Autumn Footprints Walking Festival

The Autumn Footprints Festival offers a great choice of 29 guided walks from 11th - 26th September 2021. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everybody of all abilities.

Led by knowledgeable local volunteers and staff keen to show off their patch, you will discover a wide variety of walks to explore local heritage, natural history and wildlife. The routes take in walks alongside rivers and canals, as well as through open countryside, towns and villages.

All walks are FREE OF CHARGE. However, there may be a parking charge (see symbols on individual walks). You must book to join any of our led walks this year, details on how to book will be listed in each walk description.

Please go to the website for more details.

Download the poster here.


Extra funding for Community Groups

Are you part of a group that’s supporting your local community through the coronavirus pandemic?

Derbyshire County Council is allocating an extra £50,000 to groups in Derbyshire which are doing their bit to support people in their local area.

They are making the money available to local community groups via the Public Health Covid-19 fund which was set up in June 2020.

Find out more on Derbyshire County Council's website.


Sandiacre Lock Cottages

Enjoy a visit to the historic Sandiacre Lock Cottages.

Barge moored at Sandiacre Lock CottagesThe cottages are normally open at least once a month throughout the year.

Opening dates and other information about Sandiacre Lock Cottages


Comic Relief Community Fund

The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000.

Funding is available to help you develop your organisation through a Capacity Building Grant or to deliver projects through a Project Delivery Grant.

Find out how to apply for funding


Erewash Voluntary Action

Erewash Voluntary Action's Volunteer Centre is currently providing the following services:

  • Buddy scheme to support those who have not left their home for some time and have lost confidence to go out.
  • Shopping cover for those who are unable to get out to pick up their provisions and have no-one to help.
  • Prescription collections whereby deliveries are not taking place or no-one to pick up for individuals.
  • A friendly telephone call for anyone feeling isolated and lonely who may not have anyone ringing them or carers helping.

If you feel you need any of the above please call your GP Surgery Care Co-ordinator or Social Worker if you have one to refer you.

Download a pdf flyer with details of the Buddy Scheme.


Would you pass a Digital MOT?

To help people feel safe and secure when they’re online, Derbyshire County Council are launching a brand new Digital MOT service.

It’s an online risk assessment tool that has been designed to help people review their online safety and identify any actions they can take to protect themselves.

All you have to do is answer a few simple questions about your online habits and you’ll be able to see the most important steps you can take to avoid falling victim to cyber-scammers.

Complete the Digital MOT


Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted. The service is provided by a combination of staff and volunteers and is free of charge.

Find out more about the Home from Hospital Support Service