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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

Named and shamed: Who has been in Derbyshire's courts?

Recent cases dealt with at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court:Christopher Lees, 35, of Chapel Street, Kilburn, was jailed for 34 weeks and was ordered to pay £71.35 compensation and a £115 victim surcharge for five counts of theft in Derby, Egginton and Swanwick, between January 19 and March 22. Katie Steele, 30, of Platform Court, Spondon, was jailed for 16 weeks and was ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge for four counts of shoplifting, all in Derby, between January 2...
Sat 24th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Swanwick Men's Shed project holds hobby workshop for men who...

A new concept in sheds is coming to Derbyshire that does away with the idea of men using them to get some alone time. The Swanwick Men's Shed project is all about coming together to make friends, socialise and do what men have been doing in their sheds for decades – fix stuff. A hobby workshop, the first of its kind in Derbyshire, is central to the idea. The workshop is part of the already well-established UK Men's Shed Association that provides men with opportunities to take part in...
Thu 15th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Fuel thief Christopher Lees, of Kilburn, jailed for 20 weeks

A 35-year-old Derbyshire man has been jailed after stealing fuel from petrol stations and shoplifting. Christopher Lees carried out the offences between February 25 and March 29, Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court heard. Lees, of Chapel Street, Kilburn, targeted petrol stations in Swanwick, Derby and Eggington and stole from stores in Denby, Ripley and Derby. READ MORE: Disgraced former Chaddesden soldier almost gouged out eye of taxi driver in attack He was charged with all of the...
Wed 10th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

CCTV footage released of a man police would like to speak to after a door was stolen from Swanwick

Police officers who are investigating the theft of a UPVC door have released CCTV footage of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with
Thu 13th Apr 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Watch the moment a man allegedly steals a door from a bungalow in...

Police have released this video in a bid to get a handle on the theft of a door in a Derbyshire village.They want to speak to the man in the CCTV footage in connection with the incident which took place in Hayes Lane, Swanwick, between February 27 at 4pm and March 6 at 5pm. The white UPVC door was taken from the garden of a bungalow.In the footage, a man can been seen running with the door above his head before struggling to keep his grip and almost dropping it in the road. Officers said they...
Wed 12th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Lane closed on A38 northbound

One lane is closed due to a stalled vehicle on the A38 northbound near the junction of Derby Road, between Alfreton and Swanwick.
Fri 10th Mar 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Police and ambulance at crash in Swanwick: 'bin man' left with...

A crash in Swanwick has left a man with head and leg injuries after he was involved in a collision with a BMW.Derbyshire police say an officer is still at the scene of the incident - in Swanwick Hall near The Green - which was reported to the force shortly before 7am.It is believed the injured person is a bin man but this has not been confirmed. All lanes have now reopened after they were partially blocked earlier by the crash.IN OTHER NEWS: Derby Homes tenants to get £100 - if they...
Thu 9th Mar 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

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