Castle Donington Parish Council

Serving the people of Castle Donington

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Clerk: Fiona Palmer
The Community Hub, 101
Bondgate, Castle Donington
Derby DE74 2NR

Latest News

Parish Council Insurance Policy Review

The Parish Council is looking for a policy to cover all aspects of its business, including public liability, vehicle insurance, staff and volunteers, etc.

The Parish Council has 8 members of staff with varying numbers of volunteers

Budget £407,754

Precept over £337,000

Other income circa £70,000

We own a new £million Community Hub where the Parish Council office is situated.

We run... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:29 by Rosie Scott

Tags: News, Community

Drone Airfield restrictions

Drone Airfield restrictions

On 13 March 2019 the drone flight restriction zone around airports and airfields changes. The government has introduced a new rule stating that the 1km restriction from the airfield boundary is replaced by a restriction using the airfield's existing aerodrome traffic zone, which has a radius of either two or two and a half nautical miles and then five kilometres by one kilometre zones starting from... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:54 by Chris Hills

Tags: News, Information

Prospective Councillor Event

Could you make a difference to your Parish Council?

An opportunity to chat with current Parish Councillors and discover what the role entails.

The event will be held:

On: Thursday 14th March at 6pm

for coffee and cake, followed by formal presentation 6.30pm, and then time for a question and answer session)
at:
Castle Donington Community Hub, 101 Bondgate, Castle Donington, DE74 2NR.

Do you have any spare... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:04 by Chris Hills

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MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A LOCAL COUNCILLOR

Castle Donington Parish Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2019.

What do councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with residents, local groups and businesses... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:17 by Chris Hills

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All About Parish Councils

All About Parish Councils

This booklet is for anyone wanting to know more about parish, town, community and neighbourhood councils (local councils), the role of local councillors and what you need to do if you would like to stand as a candidate in local council elections. We have also provided a range of case studies which highlight the different kinds of work that local councils and councillors do, showing that size is no... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:02 by Chris Hills

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M1/A42 southbound Link road from Finger Farm Island Road Closure

M1/A42 southbound Link road from Finger Farm Island Road Closure

Amey are planning to close the M1/A42 southbound Link road from Finger Farm Island for carriageway repairs. Our non-motorway diversion will take the traffic up the A453 Ashby rd., Walton Hill, Moon Lane, then back onto the A42 at J14. (See Attached Plan). Would you have any objections with us using this route.

We are planning to carry out these works on the night of the 9th Feb 21:00 – 05:00

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:20 by Chris Hills

Tags: News

Prospective Candidate Event - Be the Voice of the Community

Prospective Candidate Event - Be the Voice of the Community

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:18 by Rosie Scott

Tags: News

Are you looking to move and in need of sheltered accommodation?

Are you looking to move and in need of sheltered accommodation?

NWLDC currently have sheltered accommodation vacancies available at WAKEFIELD COURT, CASTLE DONNINGTON, DERBYS, DE74 2PE. We have 1 bed flats and studio flats available benefitting from district heating and lift.

*** PROPERTY SUITABLE FOR APPLICANTS AGED 60 AND OVER ***

There is a no pet's policy where access is shared.

Amenities:

  • Sheltered scheme with pull chord system in all rooms
  • District heating
  • Communal... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:13 by Chris Hills

Tags: News, Information

New Date For Maintenance Work on the A50 Roundabout, Donington

New Date For Maintenance Work on the A50 Roundabout, Donington

I am writing to let you know that we will be carrying out essential maintenance work to the roundabout on Junction 1 of the A50 at Donington, which had been previously postponed. The work involves resurfacing the carriageway, renewing road markings and replacing worn bridge joints.

The works will start on 4 March 2019 and we expect to finish on 18 March 2019. To minimise disruption we will work overnight,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:11 by Chris Hills

Tags: News

M1 junction 23a to junction 25 smart motorway project – scheme opening update

M1 junction 23a to junction 25 smart motorway project – scheme opening update

I am writing to provide you with an update regarding the opening of the M1 junctions 23a to 25 smart motorway scheme, which will be opening in two phases from December.

The first phase successfully took place on 13 December 2018 with the removal of traffic management and speed restrictions between junctions 23a and the approach to junction 24.

This section of the M1 is now operating as a controlled motorway,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:39 by Chris Hills

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