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Willington Parish Council

Serving the people of Willington

Clerk/RFO: Justina Nurse
170 Doles Lane, Findern
Derbyshire DE65 6BA

Tel: 07464 848836

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Latest News

New Flood Liaison Group to meet on Tuesday

New Flood Liaison Group to meet on Tuesday

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:12 by Justina Nurse

A new group is to be formed for the village to look at flooding. The group will meet in the Green Man at 7.30pm on Tuesday 17th January 2016. The group will look at flood warning systems, provisions for the village if there is a flood, emergency procedures etc.

Temporary Road Closures

Temporary Road Closures

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:56 by Justina Nurse

Derbyshire County Council have informed us of a temporary road closure on 8th and 15th January 2017 to facilitate annual level crossing tests. Findern Lane will be closed at the level crossing on the 8th January and Etwall Road will be closed on 15th January.

If you need anymore information then please call Derbyshire County Council on 01629 533190.

Willington Power Station Update

Willington Power Station Update

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:04 by Justina Nurse

Willington Parish Council are part of the Local Liaison Committee for the proposed new gas fired Power Station at Willington and have recently received the following email from Calon Energy regarding the power station:

The Calon Energy team and its investors, in conjunction with our technology partner, submitted a very competitive bid into the capacity auction. However, the price that the auction settled on this year was insufficient to make our project economically viable at this point in time. Indeed, no other large scale gas-fired power station was successful either. More »

We still have a firm belief that power plants such as the one proposed for Willington are a key element for the UK's provision of low carbon, efficient and low cost electricity supplies. We will continue to progress this issue with government and other stakeholders and we will be comprehensively reviewing our strategy with respect to future power generation options to develop the Willington site.

Your support for the project has been much appreciated and I hope that we can continue to work together to develop the site depending on what happens in the weeks and months ahead.

As we discussed, our failure to win at this auction doesn't stop us entering the site in a future auction, but as it stands at this moment we cannot progress the project much beyond current plans at this stage.

It would be good to meet again when the dust settles as any assistance you could provide in our preparation for future auctions would be much appreciated. We will keep you informed as events unfold and I look forward to catching up again before too long.

Best wishes

Andrew

The auctions are annual so the next one will be December 2017. As of yet we have no news about the Cooling Towers. » Less