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 Clerk
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 Clerk
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... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:04 by Clerk
In the next financial year Willington Parish Council would like to invest in 2 bus shelters for the village. The application for these has to go to Derbyshire County Council in the next month or two, so the question is: where would you like to see a bus shelter?
Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:38 by Clerk
Did you know that one of the biggest complaints we receive is about dog fouling. There are lots and lots of lovely dogs in Willington and visiting dogs too and the majority of their owners clean up after them. However there are still some who leave dog poo lying around the village.
Did you know that you can put dog poo bags in regular bins too.
The Parish Council have been replacing and putting new bins... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:52 by Clerk
The Parish Council and Willington Bowls Club sign the lease for another 20 years of bowling in Willington. Pictured left to right are Councillor Bill Harding, Tony Davenport Chair of Willington Bowls Club and Councillor Paul Cullen, Vice Chair of Willington Parish Council.
The Bowls Club's current 30 year lease comes to an end in early 2017 and the club have asked the Parish Council, who own the land,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:55 by Clerk
Willington Parish Council would like to establish a footpaths group in the village. The idea of the group would be to look at current footpath issues, look at new footpaths, letting the community know about the footpaths, providing better notices, stiles and publication. All that is required is enthusiasm and a passion for keeping the countryside open to all. Please contact the clerk for more details.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:33 by Clerk
As you will notice the car park has re-opened at Willington Picnic Site. We have been informed by Derbyshire County Council, who own this car park, that there will be some delay in installing the pay machines as they are still in the process of procuring a supplier so for a couple of months it will still be free.
Posted: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:18 by Clerk
Latest crime figures for the area up to 4th September.
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:58 by Clerk