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RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore

RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore

The Chair & Vice Chair of Sawley Parish Council, Cllr Alan Chewings & Dave Doyle authorised the lowering of Sawley's community flag to fly at half mast until Monday - to show respect and remembrance to Captain Sir Tom Moore, who sadly passed away yesterday.

The photo shows Cllr John Hey Heddle lowering the flag.

Commenting a spokesperson for the Parish Council said:

"It's fitting that we lowered... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 13:56 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Captain Sir Tom Moore

Notice of the concluesion of audit and the right to inspect the Annual Return for 2019 - 2020

Notice of the concluesion of audit and the right to inspect the Annual Return for 2019 - 2020

Notice of the conclusion of audit for Sawley Parish Council - accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 as required under The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No.234) The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Date of announcement: 17th December 2020

Days and times of availability for public rights to inspect statement of accounts:

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 2.00pm or on Tuesday 26th January... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:02 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Exercise of Publics right 2020/21

Sawley Celebrates Christmas

Sawley Celebrates Christmas

The Parish Council's Christmas Float was a great success, travelling down almost every street in the community and brought festive cheer to what has been a miserable year.

Parish Councillors were joined by Liam Webb from Maple Tree Care, who provided his time and trailer, and local resident Danni Wardle who was in disguise as the 'Elf on a shelf'.

Santa, Mickey, Minnie and Santa's helper the 'Naughty... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 18:08 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Christmas

Christmas Float

Christmas Float

We can now confirm that Sawley Parish Council's ( Covid safe) Road Trip will take place Saturday 12th December starting from 4pm and will tour Sawley.

The route will cover the following streets.

Leave the Co-op by 16.00 turn Right onto Draycott Road,

Beresford Road,

Peveril Crescent, Rowsley,

Wilmot Street, VIctoria Street

Left towards the train station, under the bridge and all the way round the roundabout.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 09:22 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Christmas

Sawley School gets £1000

Sawley School gets £1000

Sawley School gets £1,000 towards outdoor play & gym equipment.

Karen Bowers, the Chair of Governors and Friends of Sawley School is seen receiving a cheque for £1,000 from the Vice Chair of Sawley Parish Council, Cllr Dave Doyle.

"The Parish Council was delighted to award the grant towards the funding of outdoor equipment at the school", said Cllr Alan Chewings, Chair of the Parish Council.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:38 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Grants

Rembrance 2020 - Covid Guidelines

Rembrance 2020 - Covid Guidelines

This year's Sawley's act of remembrance will take place on Sunday, 8th November.Participants are asked to be in place by 10.45 am and note the Fresh guidelines that have been issued by government concerning this year's Remembrance Sunday event.Basically it makes it clear that community representatives, voluntary groups, veterans and members of the public who wish to attend to lay wreaths can do so.The... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:28 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Sawley will remember them - Covid restrictions

Sawley will remember them - Covid restrictions

Sawley will remember them - it will be different this year, but still very respectful.

Unfortunately this year's Sawley's Act of remembrance service will have to be somewhat different to previous years to comply with Covid 19 restrictions.

Because of Covid-19 restrictions this year there will be no road closure, parade, singing or bugler.

The service will be held with the lowering of the flag at 10.55am... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:42 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Sawley plans to remember 2020

Sawley plans to remember 2020

Covid-19 might force us into acting differently - but it won't strop residents of Sawley from showing respect & remembrance on Remembrance Sunday.

Sawley's Act of Remembrance for all those who were killed or injured in the two World Wars and other conflicts will take place on Sunday 8th November.

Sadly this year's Remembrance Sunday will be much smaller and shorter in duration to comply with Covid-19... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 13:30 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Cleaning up Sawley

Cleaning up Sawley

Well done to the group of Mess Collectors - who carry out regular community litter picks at Sawley.

Prior to their latest litter pick, the Chair & Vice Chair of Sawley Parish Council, Cllr Alan Chewings & Dave Doyle, presented the group with litter picking grabbers, bin bag rings and gloves in recognition for the work they do in the community. Jo Thompson received the equipment off the council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 13:25 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Sawley Parish Council

Sawley Remembers VJ Day

Sawley Remembers VJ Day

Sawley pays remembrance to all those who lost their lives, injured, or who lost loved ones 75 years on from the end of World War 2.

Councillor Dave Doyle, Vice Chair of Sawley Parish Council laid the floral tribute on behalf of the community, while Cllr John Hey Heddle raised the flag to full mast and spoke about the need to remember and forgive.

Cllr Athwal laid a wreath on behalf of the County Council.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:01 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: VJ Day

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