To assist in the working of the Council there are a number of smaller groups of Councillors who focus on different areas of the village. Each committee has a Chairman and can meet as required. The committee then report back to the full Council and make recommendations for discussion and decision.
Recreation – (Playing Fields) – the maintenance of the Playing Fields and Millennium Green on Hopwell Road. (Leisure Green) – this area of open space is off Derby Road. It has a Multi-use games area and small play area and is home to the buildings used by the 1st Draycott and Wilne Scout Group, the Draycott and Long Eaton Table tennis club and the Army Cadets. – Chairman Cllr B Rogerson, vice – Chairman – Cllr V Clare, other Members – Cllrs A Wilson, A McCandless, B Timberley
St Chad’s Water Local Nature Reserve – is on the outskirts of the village at Church Wilne. The area was created following gravel extraction and has benefited from improvements to paths, seating and car parking. – Chairman Cllr A Wilson, vice-Chairman – Cllr J Fletcher, other Members – Cllrs B Rogerson and D Gelsthorpe
Cemetery – the Cemetery is on Hopwell Road and has been improved in recent years. The committee are also responsible for the War Memorial on Station Road. Chairman – Cllr M Selwood, vice- Chairman Cllr D Dundas, other Members Cllrs M Alexander and B Timberley
Finance – this committee consists of the Chairman and vice-Chairman of the other committees and meets to plan the annual budget and other financial matters as required. Chairman – Cllr B Rogerson, vice-Chairman – Cllr M Selwood
Planning and Environment – this committee considers planning applications submitted for the village. Chairman – Cllr M Alexander, vice-Chairman Cllrs D Gelsthorpe ,other Members – Cllrs A Wilson and J Fletcher.
The Chairman and vice-Chairman of the Parish Council are ex-officio members of all Committees.