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Read the latest news from Swanwick and the local area brought to you from local sources.
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Youth charity’s Swanwick farm opens new environmental education hub

A Derbyshire youth charity has officially opened a new environmental learning hub at its Swanwick farm, thanks to support from the construction industry.
Wed 5th Jun 2019 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Local children celebrate opening of new environmental learning hub at Derbyshire farm

Turner Farm in Swanwick, Derbyshire is home to a new environmental learning hub thanks to the generosity of Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson. To mark
Wed 5th Jun 2019 by Amber Valley Info read more

Shocking increase in council tax

After my Swanwick Parish Council tax went up by 5.7% (Band D) last year, I waited in anticipation to see what the increase would be this year.
Fri 22nd Mar 2019 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Savannah wins bronze at World Tap Championships


 Swanwick Hall pupil is in Team GB

Sat 2nd Feb 2019 by Derby Telegraph read more

Plans to build 45 homes near Ripley unveiled

Work to build more than 40 new homes near Ripley could start next year if planning permission is granted for a housing development in Swanwick village.
Thu 27th Dec 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Swanwick ale pub has kitchen removed as part of £25k scheme.

After only ten days and nearly pound;25k, our local pub, The Steampacket in Swanwick has re opened after a major refurbishment to transform this vill
Sun 4th Nov 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Appeal after distraction burglary in Swanwick

We're appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a house on Cromwell Drive, Swanwick on Monday, September 24.
Thu 4th Oct 2018 by Derbyshire Police read more

A Rare Opportunity to hear Cwmbran Male Choir and Support the Poppy Appeal

On Saturday 29th September, at 7.00 p.m. at St. Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, DE55 1AN, Cwmbran Male Choir shares the stage with the Pye Hill
Sun 2nd Sep 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

DLRAA Receives Donation From 2nd Swanwick Scouts 2018

On Wednesday 18th July 2018, 2nd Swanwick Scouts donated pound;462.09, for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA).
Tue 24th Jul 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Swanwick school worker to run marathon for Cambodia children’s charity

A Swanwick education worker has set out to raise funds for children in Cambodia over a series of endurance tests including the London Marathon.
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Firefighters rescue trapped Swanwick child

A child who got a finger stuck in a metal plate had to be freed by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Mon 9th Apr 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Man died choking on steak despite desperate bid by wife to save him

Peter Swanwick's wife has been praised for her quick-thinking actions which were sadly in vain
Wed 28th Mar 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Swanwick housing development: concerns over relocation of new school

Amber Valley Borough Council is set to decide the fate of a major new housing development in Swanwick which continues to cause controversy.
Mon 19th Feb 2018 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

First phase of huge housing scheme next to A38 tipped for green light

Planning officers believe 157 homes at Swanwick’s Lily Street Farm should be approved
Tue 13th Feb 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Why man was banned from behind the wheel for 10 YEARS after drink-driving

David Holmes from Swanwick was found to be well over three-times the limit
Tue 6th Feb 2018 by Derby Telegraph read more

Man jailed and banned from getting behind the wheel for 10 years after drink driving in Swanwick

A man has been jailed for drink driving, and banned from behind the wheel for 10 years, after being caught driving in Swanwick at more than three time
Tue 6th Feb 2018 by Amber Valley Info read more

Pub donates vital cash to local air ambulance

The Boot and Slipper in Swanwick recently donated £416 to the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA). Joanne and Kevin Clayton raised the money through a special charity day held at the pub back in July. DLRAA volunteer Richard Fletcher said: "We were delighted to be presented with the money from the Boot and Slipper. They have done an amazing job."
Mon 6th Nov 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

DLRAA Receives Donation From Boot & Slipper Swanwick 2017

On Thursday 21th September 2017, The Boot and Slipper donated pound;416.00 for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA).
Fri 13th Oct 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Details of first phase of huge 600-home village development revealed


 Peveril Homes submits detailed plans for 157 homes at Lily Street Farm site at Swanwick

Tue 29th Aug 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Drunk man stabs woman in genitals with broken bottle at Derby...

A 31-year-old man has been jailed for stabbing a woman in the genitals with a broken bottle at a Derby hotel.Craig Swanwick and the victim were in a hotel room in the city centre when they were overheard arguing by a man in the next-door room.That argument subsided but Derby Crown Court was told that, a short while later, the same witness heard the sound of glass smashing and then screaming coming from the room.The victim then "crawled out of the room screaming for help" and the hotel...
Tue 11th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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