Timescales for re-opening the Tuesday Market and public toilets at Barmote Croft:

At a meeting of the Town Council on 15th June, it was agreed that the facilities of the council remain closed for now, with a further review at the next council meeting on 6th July. 

This will give the council time to learn lessons from other markets and activities of other authorities such as Derbyshire Dales District Council. It will also allow the council to put in place any PPE, updated signage & messaging, go through appropriate staff training, and complete risk assessments.

The Town Council is acting more slowly than the DDDC because we have fewer resources and want to ensure the safety of residents and staff.

Last Updated: 22 June 2020

Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood is Wirksworth's Millennium woodland planted in the area recovered from Stonecroft Quarry. The land on which the wood is planted was donated by Tarmac Ltd to Wirksworth Town Council. The original planting was started by Tarmac but later sections were planted by local adults and children in a project ...

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings

Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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