Castle Donington Parish Council

Serving the people of Castle Donington

2020.03.24 Facebook Post

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

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The government public health guidelines are a considerable challenge not only to Castle Donington Parish Council but to all operators of these sort of facilities. The Parish Council also needs to be aware of its duty of care both to public and its staff.

The Parish Clerk is therefore recommending that a pragmatic approach with clear information to the public about risks.

The Parish Council will be looking... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:57 by Fiona Palmer

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Leicestershire County Council COVID-19 Update

Please see the attached document

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:13 by Grace

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Police Newsletter

Please see attached document

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 16:03 by Grace

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Planning Matters

Many planning applications are received for comments by the Parish Council. It is able to comment as a consultee the same as any member of the public. There have been a number of applications for tree works, the Parish Council in these cases is usually guided by the tree specialists and asks for replacement trees to be planted if a tree is removed.

An application at Plot 12, East Midlands Gateway Development... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:59 by Grace

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Parish Council Meetings

The Parish Council has agreed to hold meetings virtually for the next few months, this will be reviewed at the September meeting. The meetings will run in the same format as usual, except virtually. The agenda will be placed on the Parish Council website, with a link to join through Zoom. Also, if you have a question that you want to ask, and may not want to join the meeting, please email this to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:58 by Grace

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Events for 2020

There is still no clear guidance on social gatherings in large numbers, so it is unclear which events later this year will be able to take place. Once clear guidance is available notices will be given as which events may still happen!

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:57 by Grace

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The Community Hub

The Parish Council is working with the government guidelines to "hopefully" be able to open the Community Hub as soon as the legislation will allow it to. Additional sanitizer stations are being purchased, signage reminding people as what is necessary to do (handwashing/social distance), screens to protect the public and staff and volunteers, etc.

Currently, the next review date is July, so please watch... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:55 by Grace

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Spital Park Playing Fields

Works to the car park are being undertaken to improve access for all users.

Works to the playing fields pitches are being planned. This will mean that access to certain areas will be restricted to give long term benefit for all.

Please be aware that football, rugby and Bootcamp groups have all started training and are abiding by the government guidelines on social distance regulations. Please ensure... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:53 by Grace

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Allotment Vacancies

During these strange times, why not take up a new hobby and also get some exercise.

Allotment plots are available for rent at Turf Allotments, off Mount Pleasant.

Contact – Deputy Clerk –

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:52 by Grace

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The Community Hub

We are looking, and hoping, to re-launch the facilities at the Community Hub once Lockdown (September time?) has been lifted sufficiently to allow these sorts of facilities to be re-opened. A new idea for the young ones is a Stay and Place session on a Saturday once a month (to start with). This is open for ages 1-11; Hub café will be open for their usual refreshments; admission is £2.00,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 15:33 by Grace

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