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Want to report a pot hole, broken pavement or street light not working?

Want to report a pot hole, broken pavement or street light not working?

As a resident you may wish to report a pot hole in the road, a broken pavement or street light not working. Sometimes it is difficult to know where to go to do this.

The FixMyStreet website https://www.fixmystreet.com/ is quick and easy to use; it works by mapping and reporting street problems to the councils responsible for fixing them – anywhere in the UK.

Alternatively you can contact the Borough... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 11:15 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Erewash Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, Report it

Come along to the Sawley Community Speedwatch meeting

Come along to the Sawley Community Speedwatch meeting

Our local PCSO, Josh Harvey from the Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Team,is holding a meeting about the Community Speedwatch initiative in Sawley.

This will take place on Tuesday 16th July @ 6.15pm till 7.15pm at Sawley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road.

The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss how the Community Speedwatch scheme works and to highlight any potential sites in the Sawley area.

Residents... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:35 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Community Speedwatch

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

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 2018/19.

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... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 11:41 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Exercise of Public Rights - Accounts and Audit 2018/19

Seeking Volunteer Befrienders

Seeking Volunteer Befrienders

Erewash Voluntary Action are seeking Volunteer Befrienders.

COULD YOU HELP make a difference in someone's life?

Our volunteers befriend people who are lonely, isolated or housebound. This can be simply be calling in for a weekly chat and a cuppa; it goes a long way to help make a difference in someone's life.

The aim of the Befriending Scheme is to enhance the quality of life and alleviate social isolation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:21 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Volunteers

Reporting Incidents To Police

Reporting Incidents To Police

Derbyshire Constabulary have offered the following advice for reporting incidents to the Police:

We are aware that sometimes suspicious incidents, thefts and or antisocial behaviour get posted on local social media groups rather than being reported to Police. We do not monitor these sites therefore, if posted there and not reported to us also, we will not be aware of the issues people are facing.

There... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:33 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Police

Annual Parish meeting for the village of Sawley

Annual Parish meeting for the village of Sawley

ALL RESIDENTS OF SAWLEY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND the Annual Parish meeting for the village of Sawley. This will take place on Tuesday 25 June 2019.

Commencing at 6.30pm, this is an opportunity for groups and organisations to give an update on their activity in 2018/19 to the residents of Sawley.

Any group wishing to submit a report can do so by contacting the Clerk at clerk@sawleyparishcouncil.org.uk or... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:47 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Community Event, Annual Parish Meeting

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted.

Anyone who lives in Derbyshire (outside Derby City) or is registered with a GP in Derbyshire and has limited support from family or friends can use the service.

If you know of someone who may benefit from this service (including self-referrals)... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:17 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Health, Home from Hospitals, Volunteers

Come along to a TEA DANCE at Erewash Voluntary Action

Come along to a TEA DANCE at Erewash Voluntary Action

All are welcome to attend a TEA DANCE presented by Erewash Voluntary Action based in Long Eaton.

The dance will be held on Wednesday 12th June 2019, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Presenting NATALIE NIGHTINGALE, singing songs from the Fab Forties.

Venue: Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, NG10 4HD (Fully Accessible building)

Tickets are £5 each and include tea/coffee and cakes

Tickets must be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:07 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Community Event, Voluntary and community groups

Erewash - Meet the Funders Event – Wednesday 5 June 2019

Erewash - Meet the Funders Event – Wednesday 5 June 2019

Erewash Voluntary Action are organising an Erewash Funding Festival - Meet the Funders on Wednesday 5 June 2019. This event will take place between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm at Erewash Voluntary Action Granville Avenue Long Eaton NG10 4HD.

This event is open for any community, voluntary organisation, statutory organisation, charity or not-for profit organisation to attend.

No booking is necessary, come along... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 20:06 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Voluntary and community groups, Erewash Voluntary Action

Mobile Library Route Update for Sawley

Mobile Library Route Update for Sawley

Did you know that Derbyshire's mobile library service visits Sawley every month?

Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 11:39 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Mobile Library Service

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