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About the Village

The Village of Killamarsh is situated in North East Derbyshire. It has fantastic views from elevated positions and looks over onto Rother Valley Country Park. With a population of just under 10,000, Killamarsh has a real community spirit and a busy village centre which can meet all your shopping needs.

Killamarsh is located, essentially, the same distance to Sheffield, Chesterfield and Rotherham. It has good transport links to Chesterfield and Sheffield via the buses and the Sheffield Supertram network which has its terminus located nearby at Halfway.

The Village has three schools which are St Giles Primary, Killamarsh Infants and Killamarsh Juniors. It also has four churches which are St Giles Church, Killamarsh Methodist Church, Ebenezer Gospel Hall and New Hope Community Church. We have a Post Office, Youth Centre, Library, Medical Centre, numerous shops and many public houses including our very own, Parish Pump.

The Parish Council is responsible for the Sports Centre and functions rooms.

Interesting facts about the Village

  • Resident Fred Greaves was the first person in Derbyshire to be awarded a Victoria Cross and was born in Killamarsh in 1890.
  • Some well known footballers from Killamarsh are Nicky Weaver who is a goalkeeper, having had a career with Mansfield Town, Manchester City, Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic. Also, Richard Hinds whom had a career with Tranmere Rovers, Hull City, Scunthorpe and Sheffield Wednesday.
  • The road "Brindley Place" in Killamarsh was named after James Brindley the builder of the Chesterfield Canal which opened in 1777 and navigated through Killamarsh.
  • The Parish is split into four areas: Netherthorpe, Westthorpe, Upperthorpe and Churchtown.

Latest News

Chesterfield Canal Festival 2018

Chesterfield Canal Festival 2018

Chesterfield Canal Festival 2018 is held on 30th June and 1st July 2018. Entrance fee is £5.00 (under 12s are free).

For more information please visit the website;


Mon, 21 May 2018 10:11 by Adam Swift

Summer Festival

Summer Festival

The Summer Festival 3 is held on 24th June 2018 on Killamarsh sports ground (Stanley st, Killamarsh, Sheffield, S21 1EL) and includes:

- Tribute acts

- Face painting

- Crafts

- Circus Workshop

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:50 by Adam Swift

Free Social Media Training

Free Social Media Training

Get new skills for a digital world! Killamarsh Parish Council are partnering with Google Digital Garage to offer free training to help grow your business online.

Join us on 22nd May 18 for the following courses:

  • Social Media Strategy: explores how to create a social media strategy based on your business goals.
  • Writing for Social Media: explores how to create compelling content and develop a tone of voice that's right for your business.

Join us at Killamarsh Sports Centre, Stanley Street, Killamarsh, S21 1EL on Tuesday 22nd May 18. We are holding 2 sessions. One starting at 9:00 – 12:30 and one starting at 13:00 – 16:30. Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. More »

Fri, 04 May 2018 09:50 by Alana Morris