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This page is used to communicate any important, community wide notices.  Important announcements are shown with highlighted titles. 


There will be a Refuse Service in the John Port School turning circle on Sat 10th November 7:30 to 11:00am - see poster for details

Posted 1/11/2018


South Derbyshire District Council has 2000 trees to give away - click here for more details

Posted 25/9/2018

STOPTOBER  -  Free local support on offer to help you quit for good

It’s Stoptober and 1000s of us will be ditching the cigarettes for good – will you be one of them?  Smoking is still one of the biggest causes of preventable deaths in the UK but there’s plenty of support and advice on offer if you’re ready to stop for good. Live Life Better Derbyshire is a free, healthy lifestyles service that offers a wide range of support including stop smoking advice, weight management and help to get more active.

The service offers a 12 week programme of stop smoking support that includes a variety of advice and support as well as:

  • One to one support
  • Free NRT
  • Advice on other stop smoking medications

Find your nearest stop smoking clinic here and then get in touch to book onto a session.

Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Communities Carol Hart said: “We have seen the number of people smoking in Derbyshire falling from 20% in 2010 to 15% in 2017.

“We are pleased to see that fewer people are smoking however we still have a long way to go.

“We’d encourage anyone who is trying to quit to take part in our free Live Life Better stop smoking service. Our team offers friendly, confidential and non-judgmental support to anyone who needs it.”

All Derbyshire residents, aged 12 and over, can take part in the healthy lifestyles service by filling in a short self-assessment form online at or call 0800 085 2299.

Posted 19/9/2018


The audit of accounts for Etwall Parish Council for the year 2017/18 has been completed and the accounts have been published.  For further information please click here

Posted 13/9/2018


Starting on 7 September, Highways England – the Government-owned company responsible for operating, maintaining and improving England’s major A-roads and motorways – is consulting on plans to improve three key junctions on the A38 between Birmingham and the M1 at junction 28.  Where the A38 passes through Derby, long distance traffic interacts with a large volume of vehicles making local journeys. These interactions create congestion and delays at the following 3 existing roundabout junctions to the west and north of Derby city centre:

  • A38/A5111 Kingsway roundabout
  • A38/A52 Markeaton roundabout
  • A38/A61 Little Eaton roundabout

Highways England is committed to resolving these issues and has been developing plans to resolve the traffic problems permanently by separating local and strategic traffic at the key junctions, replacing the existing roundabouts at Kingsway and Markeaton roundabouts with underpasses, and a flyover at the Little Eaton roundabout.   If you use the A38 through Derby then make sure you take the opportunity to have your say.


You’ll find the consultation document, questionnaire and a host of supporting information on the consultation page, which can be accessed via the scheme webpage here .  Consultation material will also be available to view from Friday 7 September to 18 October 2018 at Etwall Library during normal opening hours.

Public Consultation events

Saturday 15 Sept 2018

2.30pm to 8pm

Breadsall Memorial Hall Brookside Rd, Breadsall, Derby, DE21 5LR


Tuesday 18 Sept 2018

10am to 1pm  and 3.30pm to 7pm

Allestree Memorial Hall, 1 Cornhill, Allestree Derby, DE22 2GG


Wednesday 19 Sept 2018

3.30pm to 8pm

Little Eaton Village Hall Vicarage Lane, Little Eaton, Derby, DE21 5EA


Saturday 22 Sept 2018

10am to 4pm

Brackensdale Primary School Walthamstow Drive, Derby, DE22 4BS

A British Sign Language interpreter will be available

Posted 12/9/2018


An online test can help reveal your true heart age

Adults aged between 40 and 60 are being encouraged to get to know their heart age by taking part in a free online Heart Age Test. The short test, developed by Public Health England, helps you determine if your heart is at a higher age than your actual age. It does this by asking a variety of physical and lifestyle related questions, as well as taking blood pressure and cholesterol information.  Having a heart age that is older than your actual age means you are at a higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke.  Taking part in this short test means you can quickly identify if you might be at risk of developing a preventable heart condition.  To find out your heart age, search ‘Heart Age’ or click here

Live Life Better Derbyshire staff will be taking part in a range of information events around the county in September. They will help you fill in the online test and offer a variety of health and wellbeing advice too.

You can find details of where the events are taking place here

Posted 3/9/2018


Derbyshire County Council are imposing parking charges at the village picnic site car park which they own. The imposed parking charges at the car park have been an emotive topic of discussion at Willington Parish Council meetings for a number of years now and more recent events which suggest a tendering process to determine the management of the car park have further exacerbated the concerns and anxiety of councillors and parishioners alike.  Support amongst local residents and visitors to the village would also indicate strong opposition to these charges and we have urged Derbyshire County Council to reconsider their decision.  We have engaged in the consultation process and firmly believe we have offered reasoned, balanced and pragmatic arguments why Willington Picnic Site Car Park should remain free for use.

We would therefore ask that you consider supporting our campaign by advertising the attached petition (click here) and also a poster (click here) on Parish noticeboards and if possible through your social media pages. Signed petitions can be returned to myself via email or the Parish Clerk at the address below.
Justina Nurse, 170 Doles Lane, Findern, Derbyshire, DE65 6BA

You also can sign the petition at one of the following locations

    -  The Rising Sun
    -  The Green Man
    -  Willington Post Office

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me. Many thanks in anticipation of your support.
Paul Cullen,  Vice Chair,  Willington Parish Council

Posted 7/8/2018


Not for profit organisations, including schools that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can apply for grants of up to 1,000 for projects that benefit their local community.  One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland.  The grants are available for a wide range of activities and the funding will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project. Projects eligible for funding include:

  • One off community events such as community fun day expenses, summer youth camp, litter picking, sports events, expenses to pay for terminally ill cancer patients on visits to the seaside.
  • Purchasing items to run a project such as specialised medical equipment, football/cricket /netball kit for local junior club, arts and craft materials for a workshop, kitchen equipment for a healthy eating project, marketing materials for an event, fishing kit for youth project.
  • Improvements to community buildings such as painting, refurbishing buildings such as hospices, scout or guide huts, school building, community centres.
  • Improvements to external spaces such as park clean ups, community gardens, hospital/hospice gardens, disabled access projects, food growing projects, woodland walk.
  • Purchasing materials to undertake a place-based improvement project such as buying paint, litter pickers, gravel, grass seed, plants, and benches.

Applications can be submitted at any time and are shortlisted on a quarterly basis for panel decision which will take place every three months. Applicants will generally know the outcome of your application within 16 weeks of applying.

Posted 6/8/2018


Derbyshire County Council has produced a bulletin which can be downloaded herel

Posted 2/7/2018


Please click here to download details of a vacancy for the office of Councillor

Posted 25/6/2018


The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.  Please click here for more details

Posted 18/6/2018


The Parish Council has a few vacant allotments available for rent - for details click here

Posted 24/1/2018

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