Very many thanks to all of those people – a few of whom are pictured here (pdf file) – who came along and helped to tidy the village on Sunday afternoon. You all did a splendid job, and the roadsides, pavements and paths around the village now look so much better.
Please can we all help to keep the village looking tidy, now that the Best Kept Village season is almost here.
–The Parish Council
The Denstone Youth Fund had a great time organising the Dog Show which was part of the Denstone Show on 8th September. The weather was kind and fun was had by all.
Winning dancers present cheque to Midlands Air Ambulance, March 2012
Winning dancers present cheque to Rakemark Respite, March 2012
Fun in the snow, February 2012
All Saints Church in Denstone village hosted their third Christmas Tree Festival that drew greater crowds than ever before and which wowed the local community. As visitors entered the church the sight that greeted them took their breath away. [read more...]
The sound of young and old voices singing carols filled Denstone Village Hall one evening as the mothers, fathers, grandparents and children of the village came together to celebrate Advent. The annual service was organised by the Mothers’ Union and involved the children in lighting the advent candles, reading prayers and performing to their families the musical items that they have been learning this term [read more...]
Members of the Denstone Mothers’ Union have been busy over the last month knitting figures for a nativity scene which they then kindly presented to the children at All Saints Primary School. [read more...]
For several years, now, we have carried out two village litter sweeps a year – one in spring and the other in autumn. This year it was decided to undertake the second sweep in November after Alton Towers had closed.
Sunday 20th of November dawned foggy and grey and it never seemed actually to grow properly light. [read more...]
Local residents enjoyed a glorious Gala Evening presented by a host of entertainers who came together to celebrate the ninetieth anniversary of the Denstone branch of the Royal British Legion. There was an extra poignancy to the occasion [read more...]
Denstone Village Show returned in full force this year on Saturday 17 September with plenty of attractions and entertainment for the crowds of visitors who came to enjoy themselves. The afternoon started with a Fun Dog Show [read more...]
Residents of a local village were able to enjoy a barbecue on a perfect summer’s day. Wendy and Richard Forrester of Stubwood village hosted the event in order to raise funds for All Saints Church in the parish of Denstone. [read more...]
Robbie and Lorna Cooper of Oak Road spent August Bank Holiday Sunday selling plums from their trees,and cakes and biscuits that they had made and decorated. They were raising money for Smile Train,the charity which transforms the lives of children born with cleft palates. [read more...]
A group of young children in Denstone parish have been enjoying themselves at the annual holiday club organised by All Saints’ Church. [read more...]
26.2.2011 Another High Note for The Denstone Factor Three
Organisers of Denstone Factor 2011 can feel justly proud of themselves after Saturday night’s spectacular show. Peter Smith. Liz Ratcliffe and Debbie Andrew were part of the team that first put Denstone Factor on the calendar in 2007. They have been stalwarts of the Show ever since. [read more...]