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David sang at wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten 70 years ago today


 As the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh celebrate their platinum anniversary, one Quarndon man shares his own memories of their wedding

Mon 20th Nov 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Policing meeting for residents in the Quandon and Kirk Langley areas

Residents in Quarndon, Kirk Langley, Mackworth, Turnditch, Windley, Muggington and Weston Underwood have the chance to select policing priorities for their area.
Fri 10th Nov 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

The Kedleston Country House in Quarndon, scoops two national...

A Derbyshire hotel and restaurant – which reopened just two years ago – has received two national awards.The family-owned Kedleston Country House in Quarndon, has clinched a four gold star AA restaurant with room rating and one AA Rosette award.The venue, which has undergone a massive refurbishment, was praised for its style and relaxed atmosphere.Staff were described as "attentive" and "providing outstanding levels of service".The Kedleston, near Kedleston Hall,...
Thu 13th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

How you can enjoy some gin and tonic cake - and find out if you...

You've heard of the phrase: "You can't have your cake and eat it" - well, this may be true, but, apparently, you can have your piece of gin and tonic cake AND make money. Sounds a nice alternative! Next week, visitors to Queenies Tea Room and Cake House, in Quarndon, will be able to discover if their own jewellery could be worth a small fortune. Queenies – run by Rebecca Barker, wife of former Derby County captain Shaun Barker, now a Burton Albion player – is hosting...
Sun 9th Jul 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

The Kedleston homes plan has been quashed for now - but...

Celebrating campaigners in Derby are enjoying their success in the High Court but know that it is probably only a matter of time before they have to start the fight again against plans for new homes on the edge of the Kedleston Estate. For the moment, Kedleston Voice - which represents more than 1,000 people in Quarndon and Allestree - is savouring success after Mrs Justice Lang quashed a planning inspector's decision to allow plans for 400 homes to go-ahead on heritage land off Kedleston...
Thu 22nd Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Quarn Lodge in Quarndon goes on market today

Would you love to live in Quarndon? Need a house with wow factor? This is it – and it goes on the market TODAY!If you've got a spare £975,000, you could be first to book a tour of this incredible Woodlands Lane dwelling, which is just a stone's throw away from Allestree Park.Mixing old and new, this property was transformed in 2014 thanks to award-winning architect Simon Foote, who created luxury, open-plan living.IN OTHER NEWS: Police hunt for hit-and-run Audi driver after cyclist...
Fri 16th Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

General Election candidate Pauline Latham condemns destruction of...

A Derbyshire General Election candidate has been left "shocked" and "angry" after discovering that most of her campaign posters and signs have either been stolen, destroyed or defaced. Pauline Latham, who is standing as Conservative candidate in Mid Derbyshire, has reported the incidents to Derbyshire police. She said that acts of "wanton destruction" and "vandalism" have taken place in Quarndon, Oakwood and Little Eaton. Mrs Latham said: "In...
Thu 1st Jun 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Derby Brewing Company raises nearly £600,000 for expansion...

A micro-brewery which runs a string of popular pubs has exceeded its £500,000 target from a crowd-funding scheme set up to pay for its expansion.Derby Brewing Company announced in April that it was looking to raise capital by releasing 10% of the business. The family-run firm owns city centre pubs The Tap and The Greyhound, The Queen's Head in Little Eaton, and Kedleston Country House – a boutique hotel, bar and restaurant in Quarndon.The selling of shares will fund the opening of a...
Wed 31st May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Recruitment day at The Bulls Head in Repton on Saturday

Need a job? Are you free tomorrow from 9am?Three pubs in Derbyshire are searching for staff and the boss is recruiting.Positions are available at The Bulls Head in Repton, The Joiners Arms in Quarndon, and The White Swan in Walton-on-Trent.The recruitment advert says the three pub restaurants offer a very competitive hourly wage, a team discount in the pubs and the opportunity to earn fantastic tips.IN OTHER NEWS: Two in hospital after being attacked by their OWN dogsIt also says: "Our best...
Fri 26th May 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Residents in the Quarndon and Kirk Langley area asked to set policing priorities

Residents living in Quarndon, Kirk Langley, Mackworth, Turnditch, Windley, Mugginton and Weston Underwood areas are invited to help set the priorities
Sat 6th May 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Derby Brewing Company to open FIFTH venue

A microbrewery that runs a string of popular pubs is to release 10 per cent of the business to fund an "exciting" expansion plan – including launching a fifth venue.Derby Brewing Company owns The Tap and The Greyhound in the city centre; The Queen's Head in Little Eaton; and the boutique hotel, bar and restaurant Kedleston Country House in Quarndon.The family-run business, set up in 2004, says it will sell shares via equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube so that it can upgrade...
Wed 5th Apr 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Heanor pair cautioned for stealing honesty box from farm

A man and a woman from Heanor have received a caution after stealing an honesty box from a farm near Quarndon.
Tue 4th Apr 2017 by Ripley & Heanor News read more

Two people admit theft of a farm honesty box

Two people have been identified in connection with the theft of an honesty box at a farm near Quarndon.
Tue 4th Apr 2017 by Derbyshire Police read more

From £1.6 million to just £21,000, what homes sold...

The village of Quarndon near Derby, is still one of the most exclusive areas of Derbyshire, if you judge by property prices alone.Of 15 Derbyshire properties which sold for £1 million or more in 2016, four of them were in Quarndon, with the most expensive going for £1.6 million.The least expensive area in the county is Etruria Gardens in Derby, next to the River Derwent, off Chester Green, where the lowest priced property went for £21,000 in 2016 and the average price of...
Sat 4th Mar 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Derby vet Ruby Shorrock receives Point of Light award for work...

A vet from Derby has been honoured by the Prime Minister for her work in providing free veterinary care for pets with homeless owners.Ruby Shorrock, who is originally from Quarndon, studied to become a vet in Glasgow and was just a 22-year-old student when she set-up the Trusty Paws clinic to care for homeless people's dogs.To recognise her outstanding voluntary work, Ruby has received a Point of Light award which recognises volunteers and people who are making a change in their community.MORE...
Sat 11th Feb 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Police ask residents in the Quarndon and Ripley areas about their concerns

Residents in Quarndon, Kirk Langley and Ripley areas are being invited to meet with their local Safer Neighbourhood policing teams and partnership age
Wed 1st Feb 2017 by Amber Valley Info read more

Water problems for DE22 postcode in Derby after burst pipe in...

Severn Trent Water says it may have tracked down what is causing water to cut off or come out of taps at low pressure in Derby this morning.The problem is affecting people in the DE22 area which includes Mackworth, Kingsway, Quarndon, Royal Derby Hospital and the University of Derby.The water company says a burst pipe in Kedleston Road might be at the centre of the issue and its engineers are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible.A spokesman said: "This morning we've...
Thu 26th Jan 2017 by Derby Telegraph read more

Generous Len offered me £10k loan to fund Main Centre move

READERS continue to send in their memories of Derby's Wholesale Market after a recent story and photograph featuring florists and fruiterers Gaves and Haywood. The photo, above, had been sent in by Chris Knifton, of Quarndon, whose father, Len Perkins, worked for the company for many years.She thought that George Gaves and Stanley Haywood were on the picture but wasn't sure which was which. This puzzle has now been solved by Ted Potter, of Chellaston, who rang to tell us that Mr Haywood is on...
Thu 15th Dec 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

Queenies in Quarndon: what we REALLY thought of this new cafe on...

Queenies tea room opened this morning – and after a massive response to our story yesterday we had to be the first to go undercover and taste the breakfast.The cafe in Quarndon's Church Road has been started by Rebecca Barker, the wife of former Rams captain Shaun, and she was the first to welcome me as I arrived at the counter.Unfortunately this greeting did come a moment or two after I got there as the waitress behind the till was busy facing the other way and making coffee.MORE: Wife of...
Thu 24th Nov 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

Wife of former Derby County star Shaun Barker opening Queenies...

The wife of former Rams captain Shaun Barker is fulfilling her dream by opening a tearoom and cake house in Derbyshire. Queenies, which will be run by Rebecca Barker, will open in Church Road, Quarndon at 9am on Thursday and will serve a full menu - including coffee and 15 different varieties of tea, cakes, scones and gifts. Mum-of-two Rebecca has been baking cupcakes for a living for the past six years but always wanted to buy and run her own business. She said: "I have always wanted to...
Wed 23rd Nov 2016 by Derby Telegraph read more

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