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Vaccinations for over 56 year olds

People over 56 year are now being offered the opportunity to book a vaccination at one of the NHS vaccination centres. You can book an appointment via this link https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/?fbclid=IwAR1NXwqCE9qEM5S8albrGmfDN_MXSdF11X11lwTPf62qH70XtDgEN0QPjTQ

If you wish to wait for a vaccination via your GP practice you are entitled to do so.

Oil Price Up

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Update for Bradbourne & Parwich Heating Oil Club

Brent Crude is up another $2 dollars to $68 a barrel today on news that OPEC+ will maintain production cuts into April, and the larger than expect inventory draws in the US as a result of the cold weather during February.
Delivery times are 7 to 10 working days from Club order on Monday. Please note, the delivery times on this order are estimated and subject to weather conditions and supply.

TIP: Get your order in before Easter – With the Easter holidays now only 4 weeks away, the demand (and therefore possibly the cost) for oil will be rising again, plus the bank holiday days over the long Easter weekend will increase delivery times if ordered too close to Easter. We suggest placing your oil order early enough to allow for any delays the increase in demand right before Easter may cause.

If you are already very low or have run out, this group order will not be suitable. Please do not order as we are unable to expedite deliveries at the moment.

Rate:  £0.3845 (pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use])

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Mothers Day Flowers

http://www.parwich.derbyshire.sch.uk

Blue Bin on Wednesday

Best info I have at the moment is that Green Bin and associated Food Caddy collection is still suspended.

Green bin is due to start again week commencing 15th March. Food caddy continues to be fortnightly (with Grey bin) until crew numbers improve sufficiently.

Snowdrops for Sale

There are bundles of snowdrops in the green (ready to plant now for a display next year) outside Rookery House. Money raised will go to Parwich and District Horticultural Society. Please place money in the jar provided and remember to hand sanitise afterwards.


Last year we raised around £160 from doorstep plant sales and donated the money to the Memorial Hall to help with running costs during the pandemic. Look out for more plants and vegetable seedlings as the spring gets going. Proceeds will be distributed later to help another village group in need.


Thank you,

Sue H

Mothers Day Flowers

Legion Re-Opening

And Another Missing Parcel

DPD have delivered my parcel to this doorstep. Does anyone recognise it? Karen R 390298

Update: someone has kindly left the parcel at my door. Thank you. Karen R

Tom’s on TV

Stuart Chambers has kindly let us know that Tom will be on ITV’s ‘Love Your Weekend’ with Alan Titchmarsh at 10am this morning

Oil Price

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Update for Bradbourne & Parwich Heating Oil Club

Brent Crude is up $3 dollars to $66 a barrel this week as larger than expected demand and disruption to output reduces inventories.
Deliver times 7 to 10 working days from Club order on Monday. Please note, the delivery times on this order are estimated and subject to weather conditions and supply.

TIP: Beat the Easter rush – With the Easter holidays just around the corner, the demand for oil will be rising again. We suggest placing your oil order early enough to allow for any delays the increase in demand right before Easter may cause.

If you are already very low or have run out, this group order will not be suitable. Please do not order as we are unable to expedite deliveries at the moment.

Rate:  £0.3698 (pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use])

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Church Tomorrow

Church meets tomorrow

Update: I forgot to ask that you bring to the service a Fairtrade product. Andrew C

As usual we’re on Zoom, this week for Evening Prayer using modern words from the Northumbria Community and traditional hymns. We’ll be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight 22nd Feb – 7th Mar which shares the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks. mine our gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes, people who are often exploited and underpaid.

  • 1730 bring your own tea/coffee & cake for a chat if you wish
  • 1800 service starts

Contact Rev Carollyn on revcarollyn@peakfive.org or 664132 or Andrew C on andrew@colliefamily.plus.com or 390684 for info on how to join in via computer, tablet and phone (including landline) and accessing the words.

Andrew C

Sheep attack in Ballidon

Sam E has asked me to share the following..

One of our sheep has been attacked by a dog on Ballidon quarry ground. It has happened between 4pm yesterday and 10am this morning. She is heavy in lamb carrying 3 lambs, but is badly injured so is going to have to be put down. If anyone has any information please contact Sam on 07933 373677.

Missing Parcel

A parcel from Holland and Barrett has been delivered to the wrong house this morning. We don’t recognise the door in the photograph. If it has been delivered to you could you please text us on 07970 490005 and we will come and collect it.
Thank you
Brian Beasley.

History Society AGM

Covid Vaccination

The NHS are now inviting all aged 60 and over to have their COVID vaccinations, just in case some people haven’t seen it. If you haven’t got your NHS number, the site sorts it anyway. It is through NHS, not your doctors surgery, allowing you to book both vaccinations, but the nearest centre is Derby.

https://www.nhs.uk/book-a-coronavirus-vaccination/do-you-have-an-nhs-number

Ashbourne Vaccination Update

This first half of this week’s video gives the update for the area including Ashbourne. It can be seen here https://www.facebook.com/hannagebrook/videos/1184092175383142

Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

Parish Council Minutes

Click this link to read the

draft minutes of the meeting of Parwich Parish Council held on the 17th February 2021.

Free DVDs

We have had a clear out of DVDs, so if yet another night in is getting rather boring and you want to watch something different, please help yourself to any of these. They are on the garden wall at Fernlea, opposite the Memorial hall. 

Nina and Andrew M

Oil Price Higher Again

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Update for Bradbourne & Parwich Heating Oil Club

An increased draw on US oil reserves and reduced production due to the severe winter storms in the US push Brent Crude up to over $63 a barrel this week.
Please note the delivery times on this order are estimated and subject to weather conditions and supply. Therefore, please allow plenty of time for your delivery and do order early to avoid disappointment.

Upgrade your oil with additive – It is a good idea to upgrade your fuel to Premium fuel with a bottle of Exocet Additive (from £14.99 treating 1,000L). Exocet Additives lower carbon emissions, stabilise fuel, clean injectors, breakdown and inhibit sludge formation in your tank, and improve overall fuel performance and efficiency.

We have a selection of Additives available in The Oil-Club Store with discounted Club prices for our members. If you have an AGA or Range cooker (with a wick), then please ensure you order the Cooker Additive.

If you are already very low or have run out, this group order will not be suitable. Please do not order as we are unable to expedite deliveries at the moment.

Rate:  £0.3698 (pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use])

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Church Meets Tomorrow

We’re gathering between 1730 and 1800 on Sunday to share Evening Prayer together using modern words and to sing hymns in our homes.  (We’re muted when singing so no-one else can hear our individual efforts!)  The focus of our talk will be on the story of Jesus’ baptism in the Bible, Mark chapter 1.

  • 1730 bring your own tea/coffee & cake for a chat if you wish
  • 1800 service starts

Contact Rev Carollyn on revcarollyn@peakfive.org or 664132 or Andrew C on andrew@colliefamily.plus.com or 390684 for info on how to join in via computer, tablet and phone (including landline) and accessing the words.

We hope to see you.

Andrew C

Spring has Sprung!

Massively excited to hear curlews across the fields towards Bradbourne this morning.

Spring is not far away👏

Jill L

Blue Bin on Wednesday

Best info I have at the moment is that Green Bin and associated Food Caddy collection is still suspended.

Blue bin collection has been a bit hit and miss in some areas but hopefully we’ll get a collection this week!

This week’s update can be seen here https://www.facebook.com/hannagebrook/videos/1774873632679899

Church Today

Our service today is on Zoom based around Spiritual Communion– while we can’t be in church, receiving bread & wine – and soaking in God’s love.  They’ll be a reading from 1 Corinthians 13. often heard at weddings and appropriate for St Valentine’s Day.  The service will include hymns played live by our resident pianist.  The words are displayed on screen so that you can sing along but without anyone else hearing you!

The congregation will be gathering between 1730 and 1800:

  • 1730 bring your own tea/coffee & cake for a chat if you wish
  • 1800 service starts

Contact Rev Carollyn on revcarollyn@peakfive.org or 664132 or Andrew C on andrew@colliefamily.plus.com or 390684 for info on how to join in via computer, tablet and phone (including landline) and access the words.

We hope to see and hear you.

Andrew C

Knitting Needles for Sale

If you are looking to take up knitting, or if you want to add to you existing knitting needle collection look no further….

Joan has amassed a large selection of various sizes of metal knitting needles. Prices run along the lines of £10 for six pairs (or make an offer) – all sizes available (collection only).

If you are interested please contact Joan at Pikehall on 390 377.

Oil Price Higher

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Update for Bradbourne & Parwich Heating Oil Club

Brent Crude continues its upward trend passing $61 a barrel today.
Please note the delivery times on this order are estimated. Suppliers are busy and estimated delivery times are 7 to 14 working days from when Club orders close on Monday. Some suppliers are experiencing delays with deliveries due to drivers self-isolating and the snow and ice in certain parts of the country. Therefore, please allow plenty of time for your delivery and do order early to avoid disappointment.

Have you checked your tank? With the cold weather and so many of us working from home, have you made a visual inspection of your oil level?

If you are already very low or have run out, this group order will not be suitable. Please do not order as we are unable to expedite deliveries at the moment.

Rate:  £0.3645 (pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use])

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Legion Club AGM

Parwich Primary School Newsletter

Parish Council Meeting Agenda

The next meeting of Parwich Parish Council will be held on Wednesday the 17th February 2021 at 7:30 pm.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak Parish Councils continue to be advised not to meet face to face unless this is the only way that they can conduct their business.

The meeting will therefore once again be conducted using Zoom. The agenda contains login details that can be used by members of the public to join the meeting. 

There is also a telephone number which will enable you to listen to the meeting and speak when permitted.

If you have not used Zoom before you are strongly advised to download their app in advance. This will enable you set it up on your device and familiarise yourself with its operation.

The agenda is here.

Parish Council Village Survey

The Parish Council is considering conducting a survey of residents’ views on issues that may help it to decide on priorities for expenditure and other projects. If you have any issues you would like included please contact the Parish Clerk by e-mail at clerk@parwichparishcouncil.org.uk.

Grey Bin Wednesday

…and Food Caddy

Missing Parcel

TNT claim to have delivered an important parcel to us yesterday (8th) at 2.37pm but we don’t have it; they photo’d another house in the village but they don’t have it either.If you have received it by mistake, or if you noticed a TNT van making a delivery somewhere on Tuesday afternoon, please can you drop it round to Fernlea, opposite the Memorial Hall, or give us a ring on 216238.It is a small envelope addressed to Mr A (or Alexander) Martin at Fernlea.Thankyou!

Royal Derby – THANK YOU!

Thank you all so much for getting involved in the donations for the amazing staff at Royal Derby Hospital.

I’m pleased to say that we’ve collected 150 hand creams, 125 lip balms and a whole bag full of biscuits and cereal bars! Amazing!

There’s also still the collection from the lovely people of Tissington to add to the totals.

Thank you again, I’m positive the staff team will really appreciate our gifts.

Give a Little Wave

My father, Alan Oldfield, has been ill for several months now, he used to be very active in the village. Id like to cheer his day by asking for people to wave if they pass by.

If you take a walk round Parwich and pass by Chestnut Cottages , give a wave at number 6 to the gentlemen sitting by the window. This is Alan Oldfield, he will be 90 in August and would love to see you wave to say hello. He spends most days looking out the window watching the world go by so please say ‘Hi’ with a wave. It will cheer him up no end.

Thank you , from Janette H his daughter


The AGM for this year has been postponed again. We are unable to make any plans for the future in the present circumstances and as we have had no income this year – Open Gardens had to be cancelled – we are unfortunately unable to make any donations to any village groups. The accounts are available for anyone to see if they contact Jenny Letten, our Treasurer, or Jill Love or Sue Ash. If anyone wishes to pay the £3 subscription for 2021 (discounts for seeds are still available for members) it can be forwarded to any of the above. We are hoping that restrictions will be lifted over the summer and if so we will then plan for future events, notice for which will published on the Blog and village boards.

 Sue A. (Sec.) 

Ashbourne Vaccination Update

The update video can be seen here https://www.facebook.com/hannagebrook/videos/3972427809436852

Oil Price Higher

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Update for Bradbourne & Parwich Heating Oil Club

Brent crude has been rising all week to a one year high heading for $60 a barrel. Optimism in Covid vaccine roll outs and draws on oil inventories continuing to be larger than expected are all adding to the upward pressure, with some suggesting prices could rise much further over the coming months.
Please note the delivery times on this order which are estimated. Suppliers are busy and estimated delivery times are 7 to 14 working days from when Club orders close on Monday. Some suppliers are struggling with deliveries due to drivers self-isolating and the snow and ice in certain parts of the country. Therefore, please allow plenty of time for your delivery and do order early to avoid disappointment.

Have you checked your tank? With the cold weather and so many of us working from home, have you made a visual inspection of your oil level? As we have had some members reporting faulty readings from their meters over the last few weeks.
We suggest ordering when you have 6-8 winter weeks worth of oil left, to ensure you do not run out incase of any delivery delays caused by icy conditions, flooded roads or drivers off isolating due to Covid-19. Delivery times in the winter months are all subject to weather and supply conditions and are an estimated delivery time.

If you are already very low or have run out, this group order will not be suitable. Please do not order as we are unable to expedite deliveries at the moment.

Rate:  £0.3595 (pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use])

For full details  Continue Reading »

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