Chairs Welcome Statement
Welcome to the Parish of Unstone Website. The Parish includes Unstone, Apperknowle, Hundall & the Handley`s. The purpose of the website is to provide information on the Parish Council, memorial Hall, local news and events and local contacts and facilities.
The Parish council was established in 1895 and comprises of a part time clerk and Finance office and 10 elected councillors. The council provides a number of services both directly (e.g. the memorial Hall) and in partnership with other bodies (e.g. Dronfield Cemetery) for the benefit of the local community.
During these difficult economic times the Parish council endeavor s to provide cost effective services both directly and in partnership with others.
Unstone is a small village in the north east of Derbyshire, which lies between Dronfield and Chesterfield. It is close to the hamlets of Apperknowle, Hundall, Summerley, Middle, Nether and West Handley.
The village has a population of over 1,500 residents, 2 schools, which are Unstone St Mary’s Infant School, located on Crow Lane and Unstone Junior School on Main Road.
The Parish Council meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7.30pm at the Moorland View Elderly Peoples Club, Apperknowle.
Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings but whilst the public cannot participate a short period of time is given over for members of the public to air their views on matters directly related to the Parish Council.