News & Events 

Sarah Dines, MP for Derbyshire Dales visited the old pavilion and met with some of the volunteers working together to bring the new pavilion to Ashbourne. 

Shop Window Display 

Loving our display in the old Dorothy Perkins shop. Now you can see, learn, help and be part of the project. Thank you to all those who helped us present the project to a wider audience.

Can you help? 










Any gifts and items are welcomed all through the year ...not just at Christmas! 



Ashbourne Late Night Shopping

We are joining in with the fun at this year’s Late Night Shopping event on Friday 6th December, by having a stall.   Come along to win some great prizes and hear how the project is progressing. You can find us in Church Street outside the Heritage Centre.







2019 AGM 

Formal Notification of AGM
Inaugural Annual General Meeting

Thursday 10th October 2019, 7.30pm

Artisan Cafe and Bar
Notification of AGM October 2019.doc
Microsoft Word document [52.0 KB]

Ashbourne Show 2019

17 August 2019 – 128th Ashbourne Show


Another successful event showcasing our project to both local residents and visitors at the 128th Ashbourne Show.


After the awful weather the night before the show, our poor gazebo suffered from the weight of the heavy rain and broke, but thanks to great teamwork and effort from the Partnership members, we managed to find two other gazebos, soaked up the mud with a bit of straw and proudly showcased our project at the show.


Thank you to everyone who visited our stand it was great to see significant and positive community interest and support in the project. 


Many won some great prizes from our tombola and others bought some yummy homemade cakes and others contributed to our very popular Sponsor a Brick campaign, and we are delighted that the local community helped raise another £525 towards the project - thank you. 


All in all, a great day and the sun came out - perfect. 

16 August 2019 


Finally dry after putting up the gazebo in the pouring rain and now time to get the prizes ready for our tombola.  Massive thanks to all who have kindly donated - some great prizes to be won. 



16 August 2019 


Just shows how much fun you can have when you put up a gazebo in the pouring rain getting ready for our stand at Ashbourne Show...big thanks to those who helped.  Just hope it's still there in the morning! Don't forget your wellies - its a bit muddy.  But you will be rewarded with a fab tombola and some really yummy eats. 


15 August 2019 


All the posters are ready for our stand at Ashbourne Show on Saturday telling you more about the project and how you can help and be involved. 




13 August 2019


Just learnt about some of the homemade cakes and treats that we will be selling at our stand at this year's Ashbourne Show ...chocolate cake (always a favourite), banana cake, chocolate chip cookies and many more...sounds yummy.


7 August 2019 


Busy planning all the details for our stand at this year's Ashbourne Show.  Some great prizes to be won at our Tombola and many thanks to all those who have kindly donated towards this. 


30 July 2019 


So excited to have a stand at this year's 128th Ashbourne Show. If you are there, come along to see, hear and learn more about the project.  There is also a rumor that some yummy cakes will be available too!  More details coming soon...


National Volunteer Week

17 June 2019 - National Volunteer Week 


As part of National Volunteer Week, we too want to say a BIG thank you.  Here is a pic of just some of our volunteers following one of our regular meetings.  They have all come together for one passion and that is to build a new sports and community memorial pavilion for Ashbourne. 


A bit of history...

23 January 2019 


As the project continues to progress, we are also looking back at the history of the Pavilion. 


Here is an image of the players from the West Germany's 1966 World Cup squad relaxing in from of the Pavilion with supporters.  The team trained on the grounds at the Pavilion for 18 days in July 1966 before the World Cup.


Ground Investigation Survey 

20 December 2018
Start of the ground investigation survey on the Pavilion project. This is part of the on-going pre-development technical work to get the project ready for implementation in the Autumn of 2019. It demonstrates the confidence of the Ashbourne Sports & Community Partnership in taking this major project forward with the support of Derbyshire Dales District Council. 

In the Press

Another excellent article about the project in the Ashbourne News Telegraph. 

12 November 2018

Great to see our project promoted in the Derbyshire Dales County Council Dales Matters Autumn 2018 Newsletter. 

Community Engagment 

25th September 2018 

Excellent morning promoting the pavilion project to other community groups at the DDCVS networking event held in Ashbourne. 

Open Evening

Tuesday 18th September - 6.30pm

Ashbourne Sports Pavilion.

Thank you to all those who joined us at our Open Evening to hear and learn more about the project, meet some of the team who have got us this far and the next key steps. A great evening with lots of excellent questions and ideas to reach our goal of a new ‘Pavilion in the Park’.

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