School Summer Holidays

STC activitiesStaveley Town Council have announced FREE holiday activities at the Healthy Living Centre during the school holidays. Tickets are now available. Click on the poster to enlarge.

Holiday6 part2 Holiday6 part1Holiday 6 is a programme of free activities, for schoolchildren in Barrow Hill, organised by Derbyshire County and Chesterfield Borough Councils with the help of local community groups.

It includes a free breakfast and a packed lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as a wide range of games, sports and activities.

Click on the pictures for more information about free activitiies in the area and details of how to book a place.

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Staveley Armed Forces weekend

Barrow Hill and Hollingwood schools, groups and families supported the Armed Forces event with many braving the rain to march in the parade. Children’s work was on show in the marquee and  WW1 displays about local men were provided by FOSTA. Hollingwood Residents Association were kept busy helping the event to run smoothly.  Copies of the Barrow Hill and Hollingwood WW1 Roll of Honour have also been presented to HRA, Staveley History Society and Hollingwood Primary School.

Somme 100

Guests were invited along to see the  Somme 100 museum created by pupils of Barrow Hill Primary School before joining members of FOSTA who laid a wreath at the war memorial to commemorate the first day of the Battle.  The Chair of FOSTA presented the school with a copy of the Barrow Hill and Hollingwood Roll of Honour which has been published as part of the lottery funded WW1 project, “Barrow Hill: A Community Remembers.”