Willington Parish Council

Serving the people of Willington

Clerk/RFO: Sabrina Doherty

Tags: public

Footpaths Group Clearing the Way Again

Footpaths Group Clearing the Way Again

The new group in Willington set up to help everyone enjoy the footpaths round the village have been hard at work again. Hope you all enjoy their efforts.

If you are interested in joining he group or just coming along to a morning of clearing, making, mending or fixing then please get in touch.

Posted: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:25 by Sabrina Doherty

Tags: Services, community, footpaths, public

Village Groups

Village Groups

Did you know that on the Parish Council website there is a link to all the local village groups, their websites and information. Click on Community and then Village Groups

Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:51 by Sabrina Doherty

Tags: Parish, Services, community, groups, public

South Derbyshire Planning Consultations

South Derbyshire Planning Consultations

Have your say and found out more about these 3 main planning consultations being run by South Derbyshire District Council.

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:19 by Sabrina Doherty

Tags: Services, consultation, planning, public

Download Festival Traffic

Download Festival Traffic

Here is some information and a map of the traffic movement starting today for the Download Festival at Castle Donington.

Posted: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:29 by Sabrina Doherty

Tags: Parish, Roads, Services, public

Footpath Clearing This Sunday

Footpath Clearing This Sunday

Join Willington's Footpath Group for some tidying up of Footpath 7, near the canal and green bridge. Sunday 4th June at 10am. All welcome, sturdy footwear and gloves would be great , enthusiasm mandatory.

Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:06 by Sabrina Doherty

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

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 Sabrina Doherty

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

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... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:30 by Sabrina Doherty

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

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 Sabrina Doherty

Tags: HGV, Parish, Roads, lorries, public

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 Sabrina Doherty

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

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... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:22 by Sabrina Doherty

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