News & Events
NOTICE OF ANNUAL RETURN
For more information please go to the Financial and Information page of the web-site.
SOMETHING TO DO IN THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!!!
Play scheme- the Council be running a play scheme from the 30 July to the 24 August. It will be held at Draycott Primary School from 9am – 3.30pm each weekday at a cost of £7 a day. Bookings can be made through AM Sports Coaching. more information and a form can be downloaded below;
Extreme Wheels Roadshow – will be visiting on the following Monday’s over the school holidays – 31 July, 6,13 and 20 August. More details soon
BRASS BAND CONCERT – Sunday 1 July at 2.30pm at the Leisure Green. The Rolls Royce (Derby) Band will be performing. (If wet – Draycott Community Centre)
NEWS FROM DRAYCOTT IN BLOOM AND THE DRAYCOTT VILLAGE FUND
It has been announced that the village of Draycott in Derbyshire is a 2018 RHS Britain in Bloom finalist .
Britain in Bloom is a nationwide campaign intended to encourage and celebrate the positive impact of gardening in communities.
Draycott in Bloom is a volunteer group with members ranging from 8 to 80 years of age. 3000 plants raised by the group will be planted out around the village at the end of May to give a spectacular summer display.
Draycott entered the competition for the first time in 2014 gaining a Silver Gilt Award in 2014 & 2015, followed by a Gold Award in 2016 and 2017.
The regional judges will visit Draycott in early July and be followed by the national judges in early August.
DRAYCOTT OPEN GARDENS – 23 and 24 June -for further details please open the link to the posters.
DRAYCOTT VILLAGE FUND – please open link to the latest newsletter
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
LIBRARIES FOR DERBYSHIRE – Public Library Service Strategy – consultation
Please look at the downloads;
MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE – PLEASE CLICK ON TIMETABLE BELOW;
NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS OF ST CHAD’S
NEWS FROM THE DRAYCOTT AND CHURCH WILNE HISTORY GROUP