Willington Parish Council

Serving the people of Willington

Clerk/RFO: The Clerk

Tags: DCC

Extra Funding for Derbyshire Community Groups

Derbyshire County Council have allocated an extra £50,000 to groups in Derbyshire which are supporting local communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

They are making the money available to local community groups via the Public Health COVID-19 fund which was set up in June 2020.

From helping a Chesterfield cancer support group to hold online sessions and enabling a Ripley running group to lead... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:57 by Clerk

Tags: DCC

Do you use Etwall Library? Is this Your Local Library?

Do you use Etwall Library? Is this Your Local Library?

Derbyshire County Council are consulting on the County's Library service and this affects Etwall. The attached document details their plans for the library to be managed by the community. Etwall Parish Council have asked for our help in case it affects Willington residents. An extract from the document attached:

I wanted to take a moment to write to you about our proposals to consult on potential changes... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:00 by Clerk

Tags: DCC, Etwall, Library, consultation

Gold Card Renewals

Gold Card Renewals

Thousands of cards which entitle older people and those with certain disabilities to free off-peak local bus travel are due to expire in the next few months.

Derbyshire Gold Card holders are being urged to check the validity dates on their cards, which can also be used to get discounts at some 700 shops and businesses and to borrow items from any county library.

Most Gold Cards are valid for five years,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:01 by Clerk

Tags: DCC, Gold Card, buses