Published on Monday, 12 August 2013 08:40

Congratulations to Mary Dooley

Mary DooleyOur local District and Parish Councillor, Mary Dooley has been elected as Deputy Leader of Bolsover District Council. Together with new Leader, Councillor Ann Syrett they now form the first female leadership team in Bolsover DC's history. To read the full story visit Bolsover District Council's website

Jazz Night Cancelled

Due to poor ticket sales we have taken the decision to cancel the Jazz Night. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Pleasley Vale Outdoor Activities

Would you like to have a go at outdoor activities this summer? Then why not sign up to attend Pleasley Vale Outdoor Activity sessions throughout the summer. The minimum age is 11 and they takle place every Monday and Thursday from 1-4pm throughout the summer holiday's. 


Our latest newsletter has been published and is now available for you to download and read. 

Street Sports

Stop hangin' around and get involved with our Street Sports. It started on 23 June and takes place every Tuesday at the multi sports games area on Wharf Road from 68pm.

Parish Council Casual Vacancies

Do you have a sound knowledge and understanding of local affairs and the local community? Are you interested in serving on the Parish Council?

There are currently two vacancies on Pinxton Parish Council. If you are interested in being considered for co-option please apply in writing and send to: Pinxton Parish Council, The Village Hall, Kirkstead Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire. NG16 6NA by 31 July 2015 marked for the attention Marion Knight. 

If you would like to know more information about the Council before making your application, please call in at the office in the Village Hall or telephone 01773 580046.

Pinxton Chari-tea Shop 

Can you help? SNaP Development Project has terminated its lease on the Chari-Tea Shop. The proceeds of the shop supplemented the general budget of SNaP.

We are anxious to support the ongoing operations of the shop with proceeds providing financial support going directly to Pinxton voluntary and community groups.

In order to maximise income to local groups it is important the shop has regular opening times. Consequently we are seeking more volunteers. The necessary instruction will be provided as appropriate.

If you have a couple of hours to spare weekly we would very much like to hear from you. Please contact us on 01773 580046.

The Village Inn

A warm welcome awaits you at The Village Inn which can be located inside the village hall on Kirkstead Road, Pinxton. Now open Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes as well as every evening from 5.30p.m.

This cosy bar has a good selection of wines and spirits at reasonable prices and a TV. Bar skittles are played on Tuesday evenings in the adjacent main hall. A full bar service is also available for your special function. Call in at the village hall with your enquiry or telephone 01773 580046.

Help & Advice

The Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre (DUWC) are also offering free benefits advice at the village Hall every Tuesday from 1-3pm. The service is available to everyone in the local community, whether in work, unemployed, sick or disabled, carers or pensioners. Come and take advantage of this great opportunity to find out about which benefits you may be able to claim. No need for an appointment, just drop in. For more information telephone 01623 748161 or 01246 231441.


The office for Pinxton Parish Council is at Pinxton Village Hall, 3 Kirkstead Road, Pinxton NG16 6NA. The office is open from 9am to 1pm. At all other times an answer phone is available.

If you would like to know more about the work of the Parish Council or what a Parish Councillor does, please call in at the Village Hall, Pinxton or contact the Parish Clerk on 01773 580046.