The Town Council has been approached for guidance in tackling rodents / pest control. The responsibility for this issue lies with Environmental Health at Derbyshire Dales District Council.  

If you have an issue please contact Pest Control Services at DDDC for guidance and to report the problem

Tel: 01629 761 215                             Email:


There are some simple steps to take to help address the issue

  • Do not leave any excess food waste outside overnight.
  • Place all household rubbish in the dustbin and keep the lid shut.
  • Ensure that food waste bin lid is in locked position
  • Do not leave areas of the garden piled up with rubbish or overgrown.
  • Block up any holes used for services that may allow access into your property.
  • Ensure that rats cannot escape through old drainage connections e.g. disused toilets.
  • Do not throw food for birds onto the ground.

Last Updated: 23 July 2019

Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood is Wirksworth's Millennium woodland planted in the area recovered from Stonecroft Quarry. The land on which the wood is planted was donated by Tarmac Ltd to Wirksworth Town Council. The original planting was started by Tarmac but later sections were planted by local adults and children in a project ...

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings

Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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