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    Harrington Bridge

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    Trent Lock

  • Presentation of Memorial Plaques to the Parish Council from Martin Wright.

    Presentation of Memorial Plaques to the Parish Council from Martin Wright.

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Notice for the exercise of Public Rights - External Audit 2019/20

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:56 by Bethany Colegate

Notice for the excercise of Public Rights - External Audit 2018/19

Confirmation of the dates for the period for the exercise of public rights as part of the External Audit process for Sawley Parish Council audit and accounts 2019/20.

Each year the smaller authority's Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments Ltd. The unaudited AGAR has been published with the attached notice. As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review. More »

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to the Clerk:

Email: clerk@sawleyparishcouncil.org.uk Tel: 07513 678753

Commencing Friday 3rd July 2020 and ending on Friday 9th August 2020 » Less

Flying Pride Flag on Community Flag pole

Flying Pride Flag on Community Flag pole

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:33 by Bethany Colegate

The Sawley Community raised the Pride Flag on Sunday 14th June 2020, The Flag will fly proudly from the Community Flag pole - until the end of the month.

The flag was raised by Parish Councillors Frazer Stanko And Jamie Carmichael- two younger members of the Parish Council.

Parish Councillors voted unanimously to fly the flag following a request from residents in Sawley and in recognition of the LGBT+ community and the diversity of Sawley. More »

The flag was donated by a local resident. » Less

Bill Camm, Memorial Bench and Planter

Bill Camm, Memorial Bench and Planter

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:10 by Bethany Colegate

Installation of 'Living Memorial' to Bill Camm finally agreed.

East Midlands Homes agree to Parish Council request to allow installation of bench and planter in memory of the late Bill Camm.

Patrick Walker, the surveyor for East Midlands Homes, met with Sawley Parish Councillors, Alan Chewings & Denise Bond and to agreed to the location of the 'living memorial' to Bill Camm - who served Sawley for nearly 50 years. More »

The bench & planter will be installed and planted up with summer flowers in the next few weeks at the junction of Kedleston Close ( where Bill lived) & Wilmot Street.

The Parish Council will be responsible for the maintenance & upkeep of the memorial.

Cllr Alan Chewings said: " after all these years, it's fitting that the Parish Council, is finally installing a living memorial to the great man - that Bill Camm was."

Cllr Denise Bond added m: "It's also fitting that it's being installed at the end of the road where Bill lived with his wife."

We remember and thank you Bill." » Less

Cllr Alan Chewings, Cllr Dave Doyle and Cllr John Hey Heddle, were pleased to received two commemorative plaques that have been donated to the Sawley community by local artist Mr Martin Wright. The Plaques will be installed on the War Memorial on Lock Lane in time for the VE Day Celebrations.