Update regarding the Town Council's bid for the Meadows:

“Wirksworth Town Council would like to thank everybody for their pledges and cheques. These have been added to the sum already allocated from the Council’s operating reserves to make the total to be submitted as the Council’s sealed bid to purchase the Meadows. At present the amount of the bid and level of donations is commercially sensitive.

The closing date for bids is next Monday 11 November and we hope to know whether our bid has been successful within a week. The council will make a statement after the closure of the bid submissions about the amount of the bid and the level of donations.

As soon as we have formal confirmation of the outcome of the bid, good or bad, the Council will provide an update.

We remain optimistic about our chances of success.”

Cllr Andy Jordan, Mayor of Wirksworth

Last Updated: 5 November 2019

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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