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If you know of a good Derby or Derbyshire related web site to add to this page then please get in touch and I will add it. I am happy to link to local sites and its free, all I ask in return is a reciprocal link back to DerbyPhotos.co.uk
Use the contact page HERE and set the query type to "Derbyshire Weblink".

Derby suburb web sites.
Get in touch if you run/plan to run a website for the following Derby Suburbs - Allenton, Allestree, Alvaston, Califonia, Chaddesden, Crewton, Littleover, New Zealand, Normanton, Osmaston, Shelton Lock, Sunnyhill.
Chellaston A new website for the village of Chellaston.
Darley Abbey Information portal for Darley Abbey and its community.
Little Chester Independent magazine bringing you all the news and gossip from Chester Green.
Little Chester Residents Association The Website for the Little Chester Residents Association
Mackworthonline A new Community Website for Mackworth Estate.
Mackworth Estate Community Association MECA raises funds to put on various activities for all age groups.
Sinfin A personal site with info about Sinfin.
Spondon 1 Everything you need to know about the village Spondon, Derby.
Spondon 2 Spondon Community Association for the residents of Spondon.
Stockbrook A community web site for the Stockbrook area of Derby.

Derbyshire Villages, Towns and parish web sites.
If you run a Derbyshire village website please let me know, linking is FREE !
Ashbourne The Official Town Website of Ashbourne. Most famous for its Shrovetide Football.
Aston on trent A village community web site for Aston on Trent.
Aston on Trent Local History Group A group dedicated to provide, maintain and develop a comprehensive history of Aston using a variety of formats, easily accessible to all and involving as many members of the community.
Barlow Barlow Village is located in North East Derbyshire 4 miles from Chesterfield.
Birchover A community website for the village of Birchover.
Bonsall For lots of information about the village of Bonsall.
Buxton Independent web site to promote the historic and attractive spa town of Buxton.
Buxton (History of) A history web site about the town of Buxton, Lots of books described.
Chesterfield : Spire and district Supporting the local community groups of Chesterfield and the surrounding area.
Crich area community News A new site devoted to news, features, events, attractions, people and the history of Crich.
Crich A personal site by Glyn Hartshorne about Crich village, Includes a webcam!
Cromford A personal site by Yvonne Daykin about Cromford village.
Duffield Information about the village of Duffield.
Draycott A website for the village of Draycott (NEW August 2011)
Dronfield A website for the village of Dronfield, just north of Chesterfield in North Derbyshire.
Egginton A community website developed for the small rural village in South Derbyshire.
Etwall Information and photos about the village of Etwall.
Glossop The community web site for Glossop in the High Peak.
Old Glossop Info about this village which is located in the far north of Derbyshire.
Hartshorne The web site for the village of Hartshorne.
Hayfield A personal website about the village of Hayfield.
Heage The village website for Heage & Nether Heage, A website for both locals and visitors alike.
Heanor 1 Heanor and District Local History Society.
Heanor 2 A personal website about the Town of Heanor, with lots of photos.
Horsley Woodhouse Site for the village of Horsley Woodhouse, inc some nice old photos !
Ilkeston A personal website about the Town of Ilkeston, Frequently updated !
The Long Eaton website News and articles about the town of Long Eaton.
Long Eaton Developed for local residents of Long Eaton and the surrounding areas.
Matlock & Matlock Bath A wealth of information collected by Ann Andrews.
Melbourne A small and attractive Georgian market town in South Derbyshire.
Middleton by Wirksworth A new village website with articles and photos of the village.
Monyash Monyash is a small village situated in the middle of the Peak District.
New Mills A large website with lots of info about the town of New Mills.
Repton Page after page of information on Repton in South Derbyshire
Shirley A new community website with information about Shirley, a village near Ashbourne.
Smisby Smisby village is in South Derbyshire, near Ashby de la Zouch.
South Normanton The web site for the parish of South Normanton.
Tansley A personal website about the vilage of Tansley, two miles from Matlock.
Tibshelf An insight into Tibshelf village.
Ticknall A site for the community in and around the village of Ticknall.
Whaley Bridge Community website, for this small town in the High Peak, near Buxton.
West Hallam A community website for the village of West Hallam, near Ilkeston.
Weston on Trent A small site for the community of Weston on Trent, near Shardlow.
Whitwell Located in the North-East corner of the County.
Willington Detailed information about the village of Willington in South Derbyshire.

Other Local Photo archive sites.
Picture the Past
'Picture the Past' aims to conserve and make publicly accessible the photographic heritage of the North East Midlands. jointly managed by the local authorities of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire with financial assistance from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
An online collection of old UK photographs, postcards and images for the counties of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire - plus War & Regimental images
Digicam69 A collection of photos of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by John Beres.
Julie Woodhouse Photography A portfolio of photographs, A selection of which are in Derbyshire.
Old uk photos Many old photographs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Visit the Past Old Victorian and Edwardian photos,pictures and postcards of England, Scotland and Wales.
Peaktorial Images Images in Derbyshire and around Great Britain.
The Peak District Ian Mackean's photos of the Derbyshire Peak District and other parts of Britain.

Statley Homes, Halls, Castles, Gardens, Parks and Arboretums.
Cascades Gardens In Bonsall - Four acres of gardens, open each Sunday and Bank Holiday.
Chatsworth House
Chatsworth is probably Derbyshires most well known stately home as well as this country’s finest stately homes.
Derby Arboretum
Derby's Arboretum is England's First Public Park as well as the World's first Arboretum, given to the people of Derby as a gift from Joseph Strutt in 1840.
Eyam Hall Eyam Hall is a 17th century manor house in the village of Eyam.
Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall is home to the Manners family and has a unique and unspoilt hall and gardens.
Melbourne Hall Melbourne Hall Gardens were planned by Rt. Hon. Thomas Coke in the early part of the 18th century.
Tissington Hall
17th Century Jacobean Hall and 10 acres of gardens.

Accommodation, Tourism, Housing and letting.
Aston Court Hotel The Legacy Hotel is situated in the heart of Derby on Midland Road.
Derby Homes Providing the people of Derby with the best housing service in the country.
Barne Cottage Self Catering Accommodation within the National Forest, Barne Cottage,
Hartshorne, South Derbyshire.
Pinelodge Holidays
Self-catering accommodation in the heart of Derbyshire and the Peak
District National Park.
Derbyshire Bed and Breakfast Looking for somewhere to stop in Derbyshire, try the extensive listings here.

Wildlife parks.
Chestnut Centre
The Chestnut centre in Chapel-en-le-Frith is home to Europe's largest
collection of multi-specied otters, owls and other indigenous wildlife.

Other sites relating to Derby/Derbyshire.
North Derbyshire Memorials
Photographic guide to those researching their family histories in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Heritage
Special interest sites in Derbyshire and the Peak District giving an insight into the history and heritage of the county.
Derbyshire Sundials
Pictures and detailed descriptions of Sundails/sundial calculators.
Did you realise there were so many types ?
Cressbrook Information on the local sights in the Peak District.
JustDerbyshire Promoting businesses within Derbyshire.
youandyesterday Your memories and stories about your family’s history. A new website that YOU contribute to.
Your-way Photography and photo restoration.

Derbyshire Walking, Running, Cycling and leisure guides
Online Guide To Derby Activ Derby – the most comprehensive guide to Derby on the internet.
The complete online guide to Derby, with comprehensive local business listings, local attractions, community news and events, Discount vouchers, jobs, cars for sale, houses for sale, local dating, shopping and a free classifieds section
Derby and South Derbyshire Ramblers' Association For the benefit of everyone, the enjoyment and discovery that walking outdoors in Derbyshire brings.
Derbyshire Cycle Network Overview of the Derby section of the National Cycle Network.
Discover Derbyshire & The Peak District
Enchanting villages, historic towns and glorious ever changing landscapes are featured in this independent guide to the Peak National Park and Derbyshire.
Peak District Treasure Hunt The Peak District National Park is already a popular destination for walkers
of all ages, but if you like a challenge, have good powers of observation,
or even fancy your chances at a spot of lateral thinking, you'll not
be disappointed with this site by Ian Almond.
Peak Walk Collection of Peak District walks highlighting the history and culture of the Peak.
The Mountain Bike Guide Guide to mountain Biking in The Peak District & Derbyshire.
Sinfin Running Club A running club for all abilities running, from slow to fast - so all runners welcome!

Events in Derby and Derbyshire - n.b. Annual event websites may be out of date until nearer the event.
Bakewell Show
The famous Bakewell show has been running since 1819.
Belper steam
Dedicated website for this annual event.
Belper Events
Details of most events happening in the Town of Belper.
Cromford Steam Dedicated website for this annual event.
Derby Fire Show
Derby Fire Show - Fire Service Preservation Group show at Markeaton Park.
Elvaston Castle Steam
Dedicated website for this annual event.
Elvaston Castle Radio Rally
Dedicated website for this annual event which is organsied by Nunsfield
House Amateur Radio Group.
Derbyshire Well Dressings Details all well dressings taking place in Derbyshire, No excuse to miss any now!
Saga106.6 Events Guide Details of many events in the East Midlands.

Derby and Derbyshire Pubs and NightClubs.
Hawk & Buckle, Etwall
Official Web Site for this well known pub in Etwall village.
Blessington carriage, Chapel Street, Derby
Busy pub which has always been popular, hidden out of the way.
Zanzibar Nightclub, Derby
Nightclub located on London Road, Derby.

Local Media and Newpapers.
BBC Derby
The BBC's website for Derby and Derbyshire. With some photos supplied by me!
Derby Evening Telegraph
This is Derbyshire is the website for the Derby Evening Telegraph. Who also produce The Derby Express newspaper.
BBC East Midlands
The BBC's regional news programme.
Belper Today
The local Newspaper for Belper.
Ripley Today The local Newspaper for Ripley.

Local Trusts, Societies and Clubs.
Derby Heritage Forum Historic investigations around Derby and anything relating to the Heritage of the city of Derby. Includes information on some books by local authors.
Derby Does Curved Corners Derby Does Curved Corners, Delightful Deco and Magic Modernism.
Lots of information on Art Deco buildings including the former Bus Station
Chesterfield Canal Trust Promoting the full restoration and development of the Chesterfield Canal.
Cromford Canal Society
The official website for The Friends of the Cromford Canal is an organisation
whose aim is to see the restoration of the historic Cromford Canal for
the benefit of the general public.
DARC Technology Club
The DARC Technology club provides an ideal opportunity to meet and listen to interesting presentations and discuss all aspects of technology, Meetings in Duffield.
Derby and Sandiacre
Canal Society
The official website for the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, who's aim is to restore the former Derby Canal.
Derby Heart
Derby HEART (Heritage and Environmental Association for Residents & Traders)
has been set up for people who share our concerns about Derby City
Council's plans to build major new roads in the centre of the City.
Derwent Valley Mills Stretching 15 miles down the river valley from Matlock Bath to Derby, the world Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of historic mill complexes, including some of the world's first 'modern' factories, visit this site to find out more.
Elvaston Castle Estate Trust
The Friends support the Estate Trust's campaign to lease Elvaston Castle
Estate from Derbyshire County Council, to maintain and restore its listed
buildings and gardens as a publicly accessible site.
Glossop Heritage Centre
Created by local enthusiasts drawn from the town's many voluntary
organisations who wish to share the pleasures and interests of the town
and surrounding countryside.
Little Chester Heritage centre The centre is based in St Paul's Church on Mansfield Road in Chester Green, Derby.
Shardlow Heritage centre
The website for Shardlow Heritage Centre, An 18th century canal
transhipment port.
National Heritage Corridor
The Derwent Valley Trust will seek to secure recognition of the Derbyshire
Derwent Valley as The National Heritage Corridor, established as a national
asset for the sustainable use of its landscape, wild life and heritage for
the public benefit and as a distinct visitor destination.
Wirksworth Heritage Centre
Located in a former Silk and velvet mill in the Market place at Wirksworth, Well worth a visit.

Derbyshire Wildlife
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Working to protect wildlife in the County.
Derbyshire Biodiversity

This website acts as a one stop shop for biodiversity information in Derbyshire
and the Peak District. It provides you with information on biodiversity in the
county and links to biodiversity websites in the Region and the UK.
Also a list of active local natural history groups in the county.

Support and Help Groups.
Derby Kids Camp
Derby Kids' Camp was set up in 1973 and provides much needed holidays for local children, who for one or more of many reasons would otherwise not have a holiday.
Derbyshire Life savers
Provides details and news from the Derbyshire branch of the RLSS, from
volunteer profiles to club information.
Swimming Lessons
An organisation aimed at people that are fearful of the water, giving low cost lessons to enable them to overcome their problems.

Genealogy/Family trees and Census
1901 Census of England For anyone wanting to know more about their Welsh & English ancestors in 1901.
Belper Research Information on some local families connected with Belper.
Derbyshire Family
History Society
Research in comfortable working conditions with access to various microfiche, including GRO Indexes. Use the census, parish records or various computer indexes.
Derbyshire Genealogy For anyone wanting further info on Derbyshire Genealogy.

Derby and Derbyshire Railways.
Rail Blue
Graham Turners personal collection of Locomotive photographs.
Derby Locomotive Works
Mr B's site has lots of info on the former Carriage & Wagon Works which
today is Pride Park.
Peak Rail
In 1975 a group of enthusiasts formed the Peak Railway Society with
the aim of re-opening the line's, this is their website about the project.
Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association - An organisation of enthusiastic
volunteer members who's purpose is to re-open the Wirksworth to Duffield railway line.

Mapping sites.
Alan Godfrey Maps
Old Ordnance Survey maps of the East Midlands, Well worth buying!
Map of the U.K., can search by place, street name or postcode.
Map of the U.K., Even has Aerial photo coverage !

University, College, Schools and Community Centres.
Derby College
Official website for the Derby College, which is now located over several sites.
Derby College for Deaf People Features plenty of info for the Deaf community in Derby.
Derby University
Official website for the University of Derby.
Landau Forte College
Landau Forte College is a City Technology College situated close to the centre of the city of Derby.
Mickleover Comunity Centre Serving the inhabitants of Mickleover and surrounding areas, with a wide range of leisure and recreational pursuits
Derby Grammar School
All about this famous Derby School and the Old Derbeians Society.
Bemrose School
A site dedicated to Old Bemrosians, lots of info and memories.
Repton School
All about this well know pubplic school which has existed since 1557.

Derby Assembly Rooms The Assembly Rooms is Derby's leading entertainment venue located in the
Market Place in the Centre of Derby City.
Derby Playhouse theatre
At this theatre you can now book tickets on-line.

Cathedral and Churches.
Derby Cathedral
Official website for Derby Cathedral, Includes details of events.
Mickleover Methodist
Located near the south end of Station Road in Mickleover.
Osmaston Road Church
This Baptist church is located very close to the City Centre.
Derby Church net
Bringing the churches of Derby together over the Internet, representing churches from many different denominations and traditions.
Repton Church The site for St. Wystan's Church in Repton.
St Michael & All Angels church The site for Saint Michael & All angels church in Alvaston.
St Pauls The site for Saint Paul's Church, Chester Green, Derby
Tansley church The site for Holy Trinity Church, Tansley.

Weather related.
10 Day forecast
A detailed forecast upto 10 days ahead.
BBC Weather
A BBC forecast for the Midlands area.
Flood warnings
Find out if there are any flood warnings currently in force.
Pollen Forecast
If you suffer from Hayfever, check out todays forecast.

Local Government and Health Services.
Derby City Council
The offical website for Derby City Council.
Derbyshire County Council
The offical website for Derbyshire County Council.
N.E. Derbyshire Council
The offical website for North East Derbyshire Council.
Crich Parish Council
The offical website for Crich Parish Council.
N.H.S. Services
Search for a local Dentist, Doctor, Hospital or Pharmacy.

Sports related.
Derbyshire Sports
Working in partnership with key agencies to increase and improve Sport and Recreation opportunities for people in Derbyshire.
Willows Sports Centre
A popular venue for football,Cricket, Netball and Megazone. Located in the heart of the City.

Derby/Derbyshire Computer Shops.
A&J Computers Located at 50 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton.
Map location.
CC Inks Located in Alvaston on the end of Hall street and Brighton Road. Sells a good range of PC bits as well as inks, black DVD's etc. Open Sundays!
Map location.
Ikonik Computers Located at Victoria Way, Pride Park.
S.B. Computers
Located at 88 Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire.
Map location.

Non-Derbyshire related sites but worth looking at.
BeenThere-done that An unofficial illustrated travel guide to Great Britain.
Boots and Paws A great collection of images and walks in many places throughout England.
Englands Portal A Resource about England and the English People.
Fly the Flag
The premier site for England and all things English.
Outstanding collection of photos covering Cornwall in Southern England.
Lake District Desktops Free desktop wallpaper sized digital photographs of the English Lake District.
www.localpin.com The local regional Search engine.
www.daveuptonphotography.co.uk Photo Journey through Devon & Cornwall by an Derby ex-pat .

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