The Historic Georgian Derbyshire Market Town of Ashbourne lies in the lovely valley of the Henmore on the southern edge of the Peak District. It has a population of approximately 7,800 people. It is famous for its Royal Shrovetide Football Match which is played throughout the town on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday.
The Mayor of Ashbourne, Cllr Denise Brown, is fundraising for her chosen charity, Mind. Please see the picture for full details of this latest fundraising mission, and click on the link to donate if you are able to
Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large print books, books on tape and books on CD as well as a selection of local studies books and information.
The mobile libraries have a lift for wheelchair users and people with mobility problems.
The routes these mobile libraries will be taking, up until 20th April 2018 are as follows:
The consultation on Ashbourne’s Neighbourhood Plan has now ended. To view the plan please visit http://www.ashbourneplan.org/
Need help knowing which Council to contact? Take a look at the link on our Directory page to find out whether you need to contact the Town, District or County Council.
We now have for sale in the Visitor Information Centre the Glitz & Glamour 2018 calendar. With inspirational stories of Ashbourne ladies, all proceeds from the sale are in aid of the One Voice Gynaecological Support Group and the Derby Breast Unit. Call in & help raise funds for these worthwhile causes while stocks last.
Thinking of a venue for a party this year? Looking for a venue for your wedding ceremony? Are you a sporting group, like to play badminton, or simply want a space to meet? Then look no further than Ashbourne Town Hall. Rooms are available for hire including office and meeting space if desired, at competitive […]
Ashbourne is the perfect place to begin and end your adventures