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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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Volunteers from the new Footpaths Group clear the way

Volunteers from the new Footpaths Group clear the way

The new Footpaths and Open Space Group went to task on clearing one of Willington's footpaths and did a great job. If you would like to help out then please get in touch or come to the open meeting on Monday 24th April at 7pm at Willington Old School.

Posted: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:42 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, footpaths, community, litter, groups

Litter Picking on Footpath Number 7

Litter Picking on Footpath Number 7

Following the Footpaths Group meeting on 27th February, it was agreed to hold an afternoon of litter picking/ general tidying of footpath number 7 from the underpass at Ivy Close up to the 'Green Bridge' over the railway track.The event will take place on Sunday 19th March at 1:00pm, (meet at Ivy Close underpass).All we ask is that those wishing to participate come along with appropriate clothing and perhaps some plastic bin liners.Hopefully some proper 'litter pickers'.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:30 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, Services, footpaths, litter, community

HGV lorries taking short cuts

HGV lorries taking short cuts

The Parish Council has been receiving many complaints regarding HGV lorries taking short cuts through the village via Hall Lane, Oaks Road, Beech Avenue. There is a specific monitoring form to report these to Derbyshire County Council Trading Standards. Please complete this form with as much detail as possible and then hopefully some action can be taken.

https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/business/trading_standards/weight_restrictions/weight_restriction_reporting/default.asp.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:01 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, Roads, HGV, lorries

Second Meeting for New Footpaths Group

Second Meeting for New Footpaths Group

If you are interested in the walks around Willington and the open space that is available to play, take your dog or simply enjoy then please come along and support this new group who are trying to protect these areas, make them safe to walk and use plus look at developing new walks. The first meeting was well attended but more support is needed.

Monday 27th February 7pm at the Old School Castleway.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:38 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, footpaths, TRPF, local, community

Safety Cameras on Rail Bridge

Safety Cameras on Rail Bridge

The Parish Council have received the following email regarding the railway bridge in Willington:

Advance notice for Repton Road B5008 - Railway Bridge DBP1/15

I am a Structures Engineer with Network Rail and look after all Network Rail Structures in the Derby area.

I am emailing you to give you sight of the work which Network Rail are looking to undertake in the near future (January/February 2017) at this bridge to allow you to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:22 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, Services, Roads, railway, bridge, cctv

Parish Directory of Local Groups and Businesses

Parish Directory of Local Groups and Businesses

The Parish Council in conjunction with the Parish Church are compiling a local directory for residents which details all local groups and businesses. However we are sure there are plenty of local self employed people who do not have a 'shop front' who would like to be included. Its free and for the benefit of the Parish so please can you contact the clerk to get your details included and hopefully keep business local. The directory, once printed will not be revised for another 12.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:56 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, directory, Services, local, businesses, groups

New Footpath Group first meeting this Monday

New Footpath Group first meeting this Monday

Willington Parish Council is trying to establish a new Footpaths Group to look at existing footpaths in the village and to look at establishing new footpaths. The initial meeting will be held this Monday (23rd) at The Old School at 7pm. Anyone with an interest in the village footpaths is welcome to attend.

Posted: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:41 by Justina Nurse

Tags: Public, Meeting, Footpaths, Community

New Flood Liaison Group to meet on Tuesday

New Flood Liaison Group to meet on Tuesday

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.

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:12 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, water, flood

Temporary Road Closures

Temporary Road Closures

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.

Posted: Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:56 by Justina Nurse

Tags: Level Crossing, public, Roads

Willington Power Station Update

Willington Power Station Update

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.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:04 by Justina Nurse

Tags: public, Parish, power station, towers

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