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Ashbourne Town Council & Town Hall

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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.

General Data Protection Regulation
New legislation (effective 25/05/2018) changes the way data is collected, processed and held.  The policies and procedures of the Council will be updated and changed to ensure compliance with the new legislation.  To view the Town Council’s Privacy policy please click here:

Ashbourne Town Council have now opened their Application for Funding for the 2019/2020 financial period.  The aim of this is to encourage and foster local clubs, groups and organisations within the Council area by making provisions within their budget to grant aid to voluntary bodies for projects that help to make the community a better place to live, work & visit.  For full details of the policy and an application form please see the links below:

Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries with 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.

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Your gateway to
The Peak District

Ashbourne is the perfect place to begin and end your adventures

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