News & Events
PARISH ROOM OFFICE OPENING HOURS in OCTOBER
NORMAL OPENING HOURS
Tuesday 8.30am – 1pm (Closed 22nd October)
Wednesday 10am – 3pm (Closed 2nd and 16th October)
Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm (Closed 11th October)
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
Annual Meeting of the Parish
Thank you to the 41 members of the public that attended the Annual Meeting of the Parish on the 19th March. The booklet with the reports from public bodies and village groups is below:
Click on: Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish held on the 19 March 2019 (Draft) to view the minutes and the Parish Council created a working group to review the suggestions and made recommendations at the meeting on the 11th April.
To see the minutes of the recommendations and latest actions taken click on Annual Parish Meeting residents feedback tracking sheet of actions
ACTION PLAN 2019
The 2019 Draycott and Church Wilne Parish Council Action Plan was adopted at the meeting on 8 January 2018 – please read it to find out what we indent to accomplish on your behalf this year: Action Plan 2019
We have noticed an increase in Fly Tipping at St Chad’s Water, the Playing Fields and the Cycle Track area – this costs you as residents money for removal (via your Council Tax) Please report any Fly Tipping so that Erewash Borough Council can take action.
St Chad’s Water
Thanks to the National Lottery Community fund for the grant – our pathways have now been refurbished.
The car park barrier is in place and the gates will be opened from 8am until 8pm until 31st October and from 8.30am until 4.30pm from 1st November until 31st March
PLEASE TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME – There are a limited number of bins around St Chads Water, we have to pay for all rubbish collections, like all Local Nature Reserves we would encourage you to please take your litter home with you.
NEWS FROM DRAYCOTT IN BLOOM AND THE DRAYCOTT VILLAGE FUND
Link to Draycott in Bloom website
Link to Draycott Village Fund Facebook page
FREE DOG BAGS – are available from Draycott Off licence (Station Road), Suns News (Victoria Road) The One Stop Shop, and the Parish Rooms (Elvaston Street). Please note you must be a Draycott resident.
Recorded Crime Figures from 10th September – 7th October supplied by PCSO Pykett;
Crime x 5 instances
- 11/9 Harrington St, TFMV.
- 14/9 Elvaston St, Theft.
- 18/9 Wilne Rd, Criminal damage.
- 20/9 Wilne Rd, Criminal damage.
- 20/9 Harrington St, criminal damage.
ASB x 10 instances
- 13/9 Derby Rd.
- 14/9 Derby Rd.
- 15/9 The MUGA.
- 16/9 Derby Rd x2.
- 20/9 Clay St.
- 23/9 Derby Rd.
- 27/9 Derby Rd.
- 28/9 Cowslip Meadow.
- 4/10 Clay St.
As ever – if you see something, please report it on 101, for a direct threat always phone 999
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’
Please see our website http://www.autumnfootprints.co.uk/autumn-footprints.aspx or facebook https://www.facebook.com/GroundworkGreaterNottingham/
NEWS FROM EREWASH BOROUGH COUNCIL – Cllrs Tim Scott and Val Clare
8 October 2019
Travellers have moved onto Long Eaton Station Car Park with about 20 vehicles overnight on Sunday. They have been served with a notice to leave by Tuesday at 10am
The Community Safety Partnership has teamed up with an educational charity
‘ Prison ! Me! No Way! to raise awareness, causes consequences and penalties of crime.
This is aimed mainly at the younger members of our community but has messages for all
who may be tempted to become involved in criminal activities.
Erewash has again won many awards in the East Midlands in Bloom competition , gold for both towns in the Large Town Category, Gold awards for West Park in Long Eaton and Victoria Park in Ilkeston .
Draycott was awarded gold in the Large Village category with a Special Judges award for their canal art displayed throughout the village. Treetops was joint first in their class of the in-bloom competition.
The Civic Bonfire at West Park will take place on Saturday 2nd November. 10,000 people attended last year so it is advisable to purchase your tickets early. These are now on sale from either town Hall or online at discounted prices. Family tickets (2 adults and 3 children) £15 instead of £20. Under 5’s free.
The Charter Fair will be opened by her Worship the Mayor at Ilkeston Thursday 19th October at 11am. This is quite a spectacular event with the ceremonial ringing of the
Bell to announce the fair open after the Chief Executive of Erewash has read the historical charter to the assembled residents and guests .
Dementia Friendly Walks are be continued at Victoria Park in Ilkeston on Oct 17 Nov 21st and Thur 19th Dec commencing at the bowls club and returning there for refreshments afterwards. These have been very well received and anyone is welcome.
Councillor Gerry Hickton has resigned as lead member for Community Engagement and I was very honored to be selected to succeed her
NEWS FROM DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Tuesday 8th October 2019
DCC Report – (Cllr Robert A Parkinson)
No items to report at County Level with an impact on the parish
MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE
The mobile library will visit Draycott on the following Wednesdays on 9 October and 4 December 2019 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 links below:
NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS OF ST CHAD’S