Author: Bethany Colegate

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 Bethany Colegate

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 Bethany Colegate

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

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 Bethany Colegate

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 Bethany Colegate

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 Bethany Colegate

Tags: Annual Parish Meeting, Community Event

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 Bethany Colegate

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 Bethany Colegate

Tags: Erewash Voluntary Action, Voluntary and community groups

New Councillors join the Parish Council

New Councillors join the Parish Council

In the election on 2 May there were a number of new Councillors voted onto the Parish Council.

At the Annual Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 14 May, the Members of the new Council formally accepted office. At the meeting, the previous Chairman, Councillor John Sewell – who remains on the Council - thanked the retiring Councillors for their hard work over the past four years.

After taking office,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 10:46 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Sawley Parish Council

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk on the artist Dame Laura Knight.

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk on the artist Dame Laura Knight.

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk by Julia Powell on the artist Dame Laura Knight.

Date and Time: Monday 27 May 2019 at 8pm

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

All Welcome - Members £1.50 Visitors £4.00

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 19:36 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Sawley and District Historical Society

New Knit'n'Natter group in Sawley

New Knit'n'Natter group in Sawley

Like to Knit, Crochet and Natter? Then join a new group that has just started to meet up every week in Sawley!

All abilities welcome including those who want to learn a new skill. If you would like to spend a couple of hours with others, knitting and crocheting, and enjoying a chat and a cup of tea, then come along on a Wednesday to Sawley Memorial Hall on Draycott Road between 12 noon and 2pm.

Needles,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 10:36 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Community Event