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

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CHANGE OF PHASING OF A50 JUNCTION ROAD WORKS

CHANGE OF PHASING OF A50 JUNCTION ROAD WORKS

PLEASE SEE LETTER

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:46 by Chris Hills

Tags: Information, News

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ

IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school? Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers in Leicestershire to carry out this important role.

Reading time for many children at home and at school is often insufficient and according to Government statistics, one in four children are now leaving... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:33 by Chris Hills

Tags: Information

Fly tipping and rubbish

Fly tipping and rubbish

Fly tipping and rubbish

Parish Council staff and volunteers, yet again, are fighting a battle with fly tipping and mess (broken glass, general rubbish) being created by individuals causing a hazard for others!

It is needless, wanted vandalism and will not be tolerated.

NWLDC enforcement and the Police are aware of recent incidents and will be dealing accordingly with those concerned.

Our lengthsman, caretaker,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:07 by Rosie Scott

Tags: 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

Tags: Information

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

Tags: Information

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

Tags: Information

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

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