Serving the people of Castle Donington

Tags: Community

Elves and Reindeer Competition

Elves and Reindeer Competition

COMPETITON TIME

With the help of the Castle Donington Winter Wonderland Trail, we have put together a competition for the children which will run from the 19th - 23rd December. 15 Elves and Reindeer will be hiding in peoples gardens around the Winter Wonderland Trail.

Attached is the form you will need to fill in to be in with a chance of winning!

Also attached is "Candy Canes Clues" for smaller children... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:07 by Grace

Tags: Christmas, Community, Competition

NEIGHBOURHOOD LINK

NEIGHBOURHOOD LINK

Neighbourhood Link is a community messaging service from Leicestershire Police that provides news and information about policing activity or initiatives, crime prevention advice as well as major incidents affecting your area.

Through this service, you can receive messages from your local Neighbourhood Policing Team, local police or, in the event of a major incident or event affecting the whole of Leicestershire,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 09:57 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information, NWL Police, Newsletter

Castle Donington Community Library

Castle Donington Community Library

We will be continuing a Click & Collect service for library books throughout the lockdown if you would like to use this service please place your book orders by:

  • Telephone 01332 805009 - answer phone available or
  • email to admin@castledoningtonlibrary.org
  • Booking details required are:
    • your name & library card number
    • telephone contact details
    • Type of book requested (Adult/Child/Genre e.g. crime/adventure/romance... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:17 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council is considering embarking on a new Neighbourhood Plan. It is having discussions with companies who offer this service, however, if the Plan is agreed, a commitment from the whole community is needed.

A Neighbourhood Plan has statutory powers, the same as a Local Plan (undertaken by NWLDC) and will give the Local Community greater control on planning matters particularly if the new... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:13 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020

The Castle Donington Branch of the Royal British Legion would like to thank everyone for their support this year, in the poppy appeal, those who coloured their own poppy and those who proudly displayed them.

Thanks also to those who took part in the 2-minute silence on Sunday 8th at 11am and Wednesday 11th at 11am whether it was from your doorstep, in front of your tv or at the War Memorial or Church... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:13 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Red Route issues

Red Route issues

There have been a number of various issues with parked cars on the grass verges along the Red Route, particularly, in the area of the Aeropark.

A resolution to the issues has been jointly worked on with the LCC, Neighbourhood and Airport Police and the Parish Council.

  • The red line camera car to visit more frequently and issue penalty notices.
  • Aeropark car park gates are to be opened during daylight hours.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:11 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Traffic calming through Castle Donington

Traffic calming through Castle Donington

As part of the Section 106 Agreement for the housing development of 895 houses off Park Lane, money was included for the purposes of a traffic calming scheme through the centre of the Village. This part of the agreement was between the developers and the LCC.

The trigger point for the funds to be released to develop a traffic calming scheme has passed, and the Parish Council, along with the district... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:11 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Grant Awards

Grant Awards

The Parish Council approved the annual grant of £1250.00 to Castle Donington Museum to support them in their activities.

The Parish Council approved the annual grant of £500.00 to the Citizens Advice to support them support the people of Castle Donington.

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:09 by Grace

Tags: Community, Information

Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020

Please see the attached statement from The Royal British Legion with regard to this year's Remembrance Day and also the window and colour me in poppies.

Poppies are available at The Community Hub we also have Poppy pins and VE Day pins available for a minimum £2 donation.

Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 11:58 by Grace

Tags: Colouring, Community, Information, Lest We Forget, RBL, The Hub

ALL 2020 EVENTS CANCELLED

Castle Donington Parish Council has spoken to various authorities and bodies, read copious guidance on Covid-19 considering its responsibilities in terms of the Covid-19 pandemic and has, with deep regret, cancelled the key usual village events for the remainder of 2020, including the Annual Wakes, Remembrance Parade and Christmas Cheer.

It cannot realistically see a way to allow the events to happen... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 09:17 by Grace

Tags: 2020, Christmas Cheer, Community, Wakes