White frosty mornings for the end of November, Black Friday shopping made easy at eleven hundred feet above sea level in the Peak district village of Chelmorton for December deliveries of Christmas goods to Main Street. Dec 1st marked Advent Sunday at St John's Chelmorton, a Christmas glow below the golden locust weather vane of the church.
Saturday, 09 November 2019 14:30

2020 Chelmorton Postcard launch for November

Clock changed for darker evenings as villagers of Chelmorton headed for Monyash for the October evensong by David Race. Christmas on its way to Chelmorton ,eleven hundred feet above sea level was marked with the November launch of the Chelmorton 2020 postcards. The postcards for 2020 carry the dates of the Buxton Carnival and Chelmorton float entry - in the diary for July 11th 2020.
Sunday, 22 September 2019 18:32

Chelmorton Chase 2019

Jake Fearn Buxton AC takes win in 2019 Chelmorton Five Chase race in September rain showers. Jake took the lead from the start and held a healthy position, by High Stool he had 300 metres for the downhill finish to Main Street. Buxton AC doubled the day in taking the one hundred pounds voucher team prize. First lady home went to Gemma Cox, winner of the Windross Memorial shield. Medals to the first one hundred finishers were given out on…
The One hundred pound team prize awarded to Dark Peak in 2018 returns for 2019. Medals to first one hundred finishers presented by Tracey Worth, Lady of Hollinsclough.
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 10:46

Chelmorton festival, Summer 2019

Eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District in the single road linear village of Chelmorton for July sunshine beating down the morning rain for village festival. Normans in the Main Street. Historic re-enactment team talked all things Norman from clothing to food, battle to life in the eleven hundreds.
Sunday, 14 July 2019 20:28

Chelmorton Festival July 15th to 21st

Chelmorton summer festival 1100 feet above sea level with July dates 15th to 21st Sunday sunshine following Buxton Carnival for the arrival of festival scarecrows, Mermaid swimming in Main Street by Sunday tea-time. Scarecrows driving tractors and fishing in the village green. Bunting with colours of summer eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District for a sunshine start to festival week, five miles south of Buxton.
Elvis returns 2019 July 13th  Eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District in the single road linear village of Chelmorton for July sunshine ready for the town carnival of Buxton, Elvis returned for 2019 carnival float entry to scoop a third prize in open class before going on to win the Holland Fun Fair cup for most interactive float.
Bunting awaits, Main Street Chelmorton is already dressed with colours of summer bunting eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District, five miles south of Buxton. Scarecrows, tractors and parties in Main Street, Chelmorton for July Summer festival in the week following Buxton Carnival. Everything, from try your hand at dry stone walling to a beetle drive. No Elvis, but a funky DJ and live band in the Institute on Saturday night.
Moon brick Lego at Hollinsclough and Chrome Hill fell race.  June rain and sunshine, eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District is delivering a bumper grass crop in the fields, head south and some farmers are set on a three-cut year.
A fire so big it looked like the moon was dancing in the field! Red fire buckets adorned Primitive Meadows field in a hideaway campsite in the very heart of Chelmorton village, eleven hundred feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District. Bad luck with a rain-lashed weekend did not stop campers forming circle around a mighty bonfire set for the Derbyshire meet.
Thursday, 04 April 2019 15:41

No April fools for Chelmorton road closure

From sun tan lotion to snow in April showers, as temperatures bounced between zero and thirteen heatwaves for the early days of April in Chelmorton. No joke for April fools - pinch punch, first of the month as the yellow work signs arrived to advise the road would be closed for two weeks from Monday April 15th. Main Street and the Ditch have become traffic light alley with works on the smart new blue water pipes; tap pressure is up…
Monday, 04 March 2019 20:00

Cambridge Blue for Chelmorton Girl

Yellow goal smock over Cambridge blue to defend the line and stop the penalty in 2019 hockey Varsity match for Chelmorton girl. Hockey player, Morgause Lomas from Main Street Chelmorton wins a Cambridge Blue March 3rd in Oxbridge 2019 Varsity hockey match. Morgause, playing shirt one, yellow goal smock for Cambridge University, stood the line to save a penalty in the 58th minute of the Varsity Oxford Univ game against Cambridge which took place on the neutral ground of Southgate…
Red traffic lights for February heat wave, but no traffic jams in Main Street. Record temperatures have driven the start of a healthy grass growth in Chelmorton, let’s not forget the Feb snow and last year’s 2018 Beast from the East. There is no doubt the field grass has got body in the warming days of Feb as grass grows, red or green light. Meanwhile with great excitement the first-ever traffic light multi-zone, four-way system ever to arrive in Main…
Sunday, 03 February 2019 00:11

Chelmorton Snow in February sunshine

First weekend of February for picture postcard snow scenes eleven hunderd feet above sea level in the heart of the Peak District in the linear village of Chelmorton. Mid-week snow found roads from Leek to Buxton closed with the A515 delivering five hour delays for trucks coming up from Newhaven. Plough tractors chained up trucks and kept the Ashbourne road moving into the night. It was time for cars to find their front tow hooks in the boot and get…
First snow, some very cold mornings, then sunshine and more snow for Tuesday January 22nd , leaving the village of Chelmorton, eleven hundered feet above sea level as a picture postcard location in the heart of the Peak National Park. Look at our photo gallery after the break...
Proper snow falling eleven hundred feet above sea level in the village of Chelmorton in the heart of the Peak District. This was the first proper chunky flakes of snow for 2019. New Year had been marked by one of the biggest joint benefice church turnouts, hosted at Biggin. Villagers from Chelmorton to Monyash and Hartington rallied in the warm Sunday air for a joint service.
Bells rang loud in Main Street for Christmas morning as folk walked through the gates of St John's Church to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus. David Race took the service, lighting the last candle to celebrate the birth light of Jesus. The sermon focused on the terms of the meaning of Noel. Hark the Herald Angels rang out louder than the bells as a full church congregation, pews packed full roared out a favourite Christmas Carol while Elle-May played…