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New Guitar Club for adults in Sawley!

New Guitar Club for adults in Sawley!

Have you got an acoustic guitar at home but never play it? Want to begin to learn and jam along with others?

Every Tuesday this new guitar club meets in an informal relaxed environment that is all about music and socialising.

Adults only - 18+.

Venue: Sawley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 3FR

Every Tuesday 1pm to 2pm.
Admission: £5

For more details and to join the sessions... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:33 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Community Event

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk by Graham Grammer entitled 'Who do you think they are?'

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk by Graham Grammer entitled 'Who do you think they are?'

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk by Graham Grammer entitled 'Who do you think they are?'

A look at the memorials of All Saints Church that commemorate some of the interesting people who have lived and worked in the community of Sawley.

Date and Time: Monday 23 September 2019 at 8pm

Venue - Sawley Church Hall, Tamworth Road, Old Sawley.

All Welcome - Members £1.50 Visitors £4.00... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:22 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Sawley and District Historical Society

Autumn Footprints Walking Festival 14 - 29 September 2019

Autumn Footprints Walking Festival 14 - 29 September 2019

Join in the Amber Valley and Erewash Walking Festival.

The Autumn Footprints Festival offers a great choice of 42 free guided walks from 14 - 29 September 2019. Sixteen days of enjoyable walks and informative talks with something for everyone of all abilities.

Click on link below to download the leaflet with details of all the guided walks.

Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:02 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Community Event, Erewash Borough Council, Autumn Walking Festival

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: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 11:39 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Mobile Library Service

Join in the Sawley Community Speedwatch initiative

Join in the Sawley Community Speedwatch initiative

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

A meeting was held on Tuesday 16th July for residents to come along to find out how the Community Speedwatch scheme works and to highlight any potential sites in the Sawley area.

A number of residents have volunteered to operate the Speedwatch scheme but if you would like... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 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: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 11:41 by Kate Sharpe

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

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

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: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 20:17 by Kate Sharpe

Tags: Health, Home from Hospitals, Volunteers

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

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