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Are You interested in researching Middleton village life during World War 1 and just after?

Are You interested in researching Middleton village life  during World War 1 and just after?

Do you have any family stories, photographs or memorabilia?

Do you want to find out more about who previously lived in your house?

If so, come along to the initial meeting of the:

Middleton Remembers Research Project

Thursday 24 January

10.30 am – 12 noon

The Nelson Family Room, Middleton

All welcome – Find out more over tea, coffee and biscuits

We now know more about the men from Middleton who served, fought and died in World War 1. Phase 2 of Middleton Remembers will better understand what life was like in the village in the years immediately after. More »

To confirm attendance or find out more, contact Lucy Godfrey, Heritage Researcher:

Mobile 07793 117285 Email researchmiddleton@gmail.com

Middleton Remembers is being co-ordinated by Middleton Parish Council.

Funding has been secured from Heritage Lottery Fund, Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund, County and District Councillors' Local Community Fund, Charity Plan Sales » Less

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:48 by John Rowe

Quotations invited - Middleton Memorial

Middleton Parish Council invites quotations for the production, construction and installation of the Middleton Memorial to be sited on the Village Green, Main Street, Middleton by Wirksworth. Full details in the document below.

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Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Middleton Parish Council – December Report: Vacancies, Parking & Middleton Memorial


The Parish Council currently has four vacancies. If you would like to be considered for co-option please contact the Parish Clerk.

Parking – Please Park Considerately

Concerns have been raised regarding parking at:

  • Main Street; vehicles obstructing access/egress to drives and in some cases doorways,
  • The Village Green; visibility from Water Lane/Duke Street begin reduced by parked vehicles
  • New Road; bus turning point occasionally blocked by parked vehicles.

Following correspondence with DCC Highways the Parish Council is inviting a representative of the Safer Neighbourhoods Team to attend to discuss the next steps. More »

Parking is inevitably a difficult issue, but many of these problems can be lessened with a little forethought; the message is "please park considerately".

Middleton Memorial - Quotations Invited

Quotations are invited for construction of the Middleton Memorial at the Village Green. Full details available at: www.middletonbywirksworth-pc.gov.uk or by post from the address below. Closing date for receipt of quotations is 5pm Friday 11th January 2019 – envelopes should be marked "Middleton Memorial"

Next Meetings

The next scheduled meetings of the Parish Council are:

  • Monday 14th January 2019
  • Monday 11th February 2019
  • Monday 11th March 2019

Middleton Parish Council meets in the Committee Room of the Village Hall at 6.30pm on the second Monday of the month. Members of the public are welcome to attend and may make representations during Public Speaking. You may stay for as much of the meeting you wish although on rare occasions some items may be held in exclusion of the public and press. A wide range of information including agendas, minutes and supporting documents is published on our website at www.middletonbywirksworth-pc.gov.uk. Email John Rowe the Parish Clerk clerk@middletonbywirksworth-pc.gov.uk Telephone 07717137526. Write to: Middleton Parish Council, 1 Devonshire Villas, Upperwood Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PD. » Less

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:48 by John Rowe