Welcome to Wirksworth.net

NOW - New Opportunities Wirksworth are developing a new website for Wirksworth. Our aim is make this site informative and useful both for visitors and residents to our town. We are still working on adding content to this site to make it a really useful resource but we are getting there! If you want to help maintain the site and look for all things Wirksworth to publish then please get in touch via the Contacts page.

Volunteers are needed!

A new project - WOW - Wirksworth on the Web has been been launched to help us achieve our aims

Wirksworth on the Web Project - Facilitator required

A facilitator is required by NOW – New Opportunities Wirksworth for its ‘Wirksworth on the web’ project.

A contract is offered to develop and coordinate a better web presence for the town.

We require an individual who has

      • ...Excellent networking skills
      • ...A good knowledge of Wirksworth and its organisations
      • ...A good understanding of the internet and social media

The contract is offered on a self employed basis. It will initially be for 6 months, at which point it will be reviewed and if appropriate extended. Further extension of the post will be dependent on funding.

A payment rate of £650.00 per month is offered for approximately 10 hours worked per week. These hours can be worked flexibly.

The job description and person specification is available here.

Please submit a CV and letter of application to NOW at the Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth DE4 4EU

Closing date for applications Thursday 21st July 2016

Interviews will be held on Monday 25thor Tuesday 26th July

Post your event!

We're trying to build up a useful calendar of events happening in and around Wirksworth, take a look at our What's On page and add your event to our calendar to let our site visitors know What's On!



A lot happens in Wirksworth! This site will help you find out what's happening and all the various activities available. Via the site you can add details of your community group and events.

For leisure information and details of local businesses, please look at Destination Wirksworth.