News & Events
PARISH ROOM OFFICE OPENING HOURS in OCTOBER
NORMAL OPENING HOURS
Tuesday 8.30am – 1pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm
Please phone on 01332 875278 to check that the Clerk is in the office as part of the role involves inspecting Parish Council owned property and equipment and meetings etc
ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AT THE LEISURE GREEN
Please keep reporting as per instructions above to enable the police to resolve this issue
St Chad’s Water – Evidence of BLUE GREEN ALGAE
The environment agency have found evidence of Blue Green Algae at St Chad’s Water and as responsible land owners we are advising all dog owners to keep dogs out of the water – this includes drinking from the water as it can be harmful to animals. If you come into contact with the water, please wash your hands as soon as possible. The environment agency are not advising any further action for the Parish Council to take at this point.
Thank you for your co-operation
Erewash Tree Wardens – could you be a Volunteer Tree Warden?
New couch to 5KM course starts on 18th September. Meet at 6.20pm behind the Draycott Fish Bar. For more details please call Ali or Claire on 07719 525186 or email email@example.com
FREE one to one cycle training for adults aged 18 and over who live, work or study in Derbyshire
For more information, click here
NEWS FROM DRAYCOTT IN BLOOM AND THE DRAYCOTT VILLAGE FUND
Link to Draycott in Bloom website
Link to Draycott Village Fund Facebook page
Congratulations to Draycott in Bloom for winning a Gold Award (East Midlands) in the Large Village Category
FREE DOG BAGS – are available from Draycott Off licence (Station Road), Sue’s News (Victoria Road) and the Parish Rooms (Elvaston Street). Please note you must be a Draycott resident.
Community speedwatch – our PCSO Karen Pykett carries out regular speed checks in the village. She would like your help. If you would like to help keep speeds down in the village and have a few minutes to spare now and again please contact the Parish Clerk and she will pass your details on to Karen.
Police notice – there have been an number of thefts from parked vehicles recently. Please take care to ensure that your car is locked and DO NOT leave valuables inside your vehicle. Please park in a well-lit area. Sheds also seem to have been targeted so please ensure that these are locked securely. If you would like any advice on crime prevention please ring ‘101’.
DRAYCOTT ANNUAL REPORT NEWSLETTER – to look at the latest newsletter please down load a copy using the link below;
ANNUAL REPORT – To find out more about what’s happened in the village over the last year please download the annual report booklet from Annual Parish Meeting 2018 –
Risley Educational Foundation – FOR ALL STUDENTS ON A UNIVERSITY COURSE WOULD A GRANT BE OF USE TO YOU?
The Foundation offers educational grants to young people from 18-24 years who live, or parents live, in five local parishes including DRAYCOTT. For more details and an application form please contact the Clerk to the Trustees – Margaret Giller on 01332 883361.
WALKS IN THE AREA
Details of local walks can be found by clicking the following link and looking at the section – ‘Details of lovely walks in Erewash’
DERBY AND SANDIACRE CANAL TRUST – Draycott Canal Restoration Project –
NEWS FROM DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE
The mobile library will visit Draycott on the following Wednesdays on 31 Oct, 28 Nov and 2 Jan at:
Derby Road between 10-10.30am
The Pines between 10.35-11.10am
For information on other locations and times to visit the Mobile Library, please click on the link below:
NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS OF ST CHAD’S