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Killamarsh Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Killamarsh a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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 during World War One 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

Derbyshire County Council’s Proposal on Community Managed Libraries

The CVS in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire, Links is exploring the option of safeguarding the community ownership of these local libraries by establishing a VCS (voluntary and community sector) partnership with local community groups and voluntary organisations in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire.

All community groups and voluntary organisations in Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire are invited to attend a meeting between 1:00pm and 2:45pm on Thursday 24th January 2019 at Committee Room 2, Chesterfield Town Hall. More »

For further information please see the attached pdf document.

Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:48 by Andrew Mott

North East Derbyshire Local Plan Examination - 6 week consultation period from 4th January 2019 to 15th February 2019

North East Derbyshire Local Plan Examination - 6 week consultation period from 4th January 2019 to 15th February 2019

Posted: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:42 by Andrew Mott

Notice of Vacancy In Office of Councillor(s)

Notice is hereby given that following the resignation of David York a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where a vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose office is vacant would regularly have retired, an election shall not be held under Section 89(1) of the above Act, and the vacancy will be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors on 2 May 2019. More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:29 by Andrew Mott