Aerial view of Killamarsh
Welcome to Killamarsh
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 three churches which are St Giles Church, Killamarsh Methodist Church and Ebenezer Gospel Hall. We have a Post Office, Library, Medical Centre, numerous shops and many public houses.
The Parish Council is responsible for the 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. Richard Hinds whom had a career with Tranmere Rovers, Hull City, Scunthorpe and Sheffield Wednesday. Lee Askham who played for Chesterfield F.C. Millie Bright is a female footballer who played for Doncaster Belles, Chelsea and England.
- 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.
Information is taken from the Killamarsh Wikipedia page and the Council is not responsible for its accuracy.
At the February Killamarsh Parish Council meeting councillors received a report from Derbyshire County Councillor Mark Foster detailing the roads in Killamarsh which are due to be resurfaced in the coming year (2022/23).
This years £58m investment in 375 of our roads, footpaths and pavements across the whole of Derbyshire is the largest ever of it's kind in the county.
Cllr Mark Foster explained,"The condition of roads is is one of the main issues that residents raise with Councillors. We're tackling this by with a huge £120m investment over a 3 year plan to get the 3,500 mile road network into shape." More »
Residents are reminded that potholes and other required road repairs can be reported to their councillor or directly to the County Council by completing the "Report a road fault" form at www.derbyshire.gov.uk. » Less
Posted: Wed, 02 Mar 2022 15:01 by Parish Clerk
At Full Council on 21st February 2022 the following Section 137 Grants and refusals where voting through,
'To approve the recommendations from the 3 appointed Section 137 Committee members;
- Killamarsh Scout Group – requested further clarification as there seem to be a discrepancy between the bank statement and latest Treasurers Report, still awaiting a response.
- Killamarsh Conservation Group – The request did not meet Section 5.2 of the Section 137 Policy (Projects that are the prime responsibility of other statutory authorities cannot be funded). It was noted that this money had been granted previously however, due to updated information from NEDDC, that they would remove any vegetation removed as part of their agreement with the Conservation Group free of charge, as its their land. It was determine that the project failed to meet the policy on this occasion.
- Heritage Society – The grant request of £200 was granted.
- Abbeydale Rotary Club – It was determined that the grant originally requested did not match the emailed request now received and as such, the application failed to deliver on the Section 137 Policy.'
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 11:21 by Parish Clerk
2023 Parish Calendar Photography Competition
Killamarsh Parish Council are looking to produce a Parish Calendar for 2023, with any profits made set to go to a selected charity in the new year.
We are looking for 12 separate entries (one for each month of the year) consisting of any scenic landscape photos following the theme 'Out and About in Killamarsh'.
Up for grabs will be 12 Max Spielmann vouchers worth £20 each (limited to one prize per household).
The competition opens on 1st June 2022 with a closing date of 30th September 2022.
If you wish to enter please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0114 247 2260.
We look forward to receiving your entries.