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... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:56 by Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty
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 Sabrina Doherty