Author: Bethany Colegate

The People Of Sawley Have Had Their Say

The People Of Sawley Have Had Their Say

Sawley's objection to building on green belt has gone into Erewash.

Photo shows Sawley Parish Councillors, Alan Chewings (left) with the Parish Council online petition /signed by 2,457 residents.

Cllr Dave Doyle ( Right) with Sawley Community petition signed by hundreds.

Over 3,000 have signed the combined petitions against the development.

And Borough Councillor Denise Bond with over 100 objection forms... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:41 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Housing development, Lock lane

Dedication of Living memorial to the late Cllr Bill Camm

Dedication of Living memorial to the late Cllr Bill Camm

Finally there is a memorial to the late Cllr Bill Camm, 9 years after his death. Fittingly the Memorial has been placed opposite his former home on Kedleston Close in Sawley

Sawley Parish Council today unveiled the 'Living Memorial' Bench & Planter - to the late Cllr Bill Camm.

Many local people have fond memories off Bill as he represented the community of Sawley for nearly 50 years.

Taking part... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:28 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Bill Camm

Download to say No to 300 Houses on Lock Lane

To tell Erewash Borough Council you do not want 300 houses on lock lane, you need to fill in a form to respond to their "Core Plan Consultation". To make things easier you can down load a form below, with all the arguments against building on Lane already filled in. Just put your details at the top (For representations to be valid, a full name and address must be provided), and if you have anything... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:57 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Lock lane

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

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

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

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Exercise of Publics right 2019/20

Flying Pride Flag on Community Flag pole

Flying Pride Flag on Community Flag pole

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+... Read More »

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

Tags: Community Events

Bill Camm, Memorial Bench and Planter

Bill Camm, Memorial Bench and Planter

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Bill Camm

Looking after Sawley War Memorial

Looking after Sawley War Memorial

Maintenance work has been carried out on the Sawley War Memorial on behalf of Sawley Parish Council.
The top flag stones along the planters have been removed, chipped and cemented into place.
Work was carried out by the Parish Council's contractor: Tudor Maintenance & Garden Landscaping.
Planting has also taken place in the two planters at the Memorial - again sponsored by the Parish Council.
The Vice... Read More »



Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:46 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Parish Council War Memorial

VE DAY FRIDAY 8th MAY 2020

VE DAY   FRIDAY 8th MAY 2020

Just like other communities, Sawley held two events this afternoon.

The first to remember those who lost their lives during the Second World War- in Europe and beyond - both military and civilian.

Parish Councillors from both political parties laid floral tributes along with a local resident representing the military veterans.

The second ceremony was to raise the flag from half mast to full mast in recognition... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 19:13 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: VE Day

From Derbyshire County Council

Community Response Unit launched to help those in need

Our Community Response Unit is now ready to take requests for assistance from members of the community who don't have friends or family able to help them.

Help is available for people across the county if they are:

  • Self-isolating because either themselves or a member of the household is at risk
  • Struggling to meet basic needs because of financial, social... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:30 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Covid - 19

Aid for the Vunrable during Covid-19 pandemic

CORONOVIRUS COVID-19 Vulnerable Persons

Have been informed that funds have been made available to Erewash council from central government to support vulnerable persons to that end those persons considering themselves following the government guidelines as vulnerable should register on the www.gov.uk website so that the local authorities have your details and can provide you with what you need.

GOV.UK... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 08:20 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Covid-19