Author: Bethany Colegate

Sawley Garden Trail - We need your garden!

Sawley Garden Trail - We need your garden!

We're looking for lovely private gardens, allotments and community spaces who may wish to open their gates for the 2019 Sawley Garden Trail in July.

The next meeting of the Sawley Garden Trail Committee is on Wednesday 13 March at 7.15pm at St.Mary's. All are welcome to attend this planning meeting.

You needn't have won awards or have the finest manicured lawn, every garden has something of interest... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:47 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Community Event, Sawley Garden Trail, St Mary's Church

Community household waste collection service

Community household waste collection service

Erewash Borough Council have launched a trial service to help residents in the Borough dispose of small household items.

Between 8:00am-11:30am on Saturday 5 January 2019 and Saturday 2 March 2019, residents can take small bulky items, which do not fit into a black bin, to a waste collection point at Sawley Park car park on Draycott Road in Sawley. Staff will assist in loading the items into a vehicle.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 15:15 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Erewash Borough Council, Waste Disposal

Resignation of Councillor

Resignation of Councillor

It is with regret that the Parish Council has accepted the resignation of one of its long serving Councillors.

At the Parish Council meeting on 22 January 2019, the Members accepted the resignation of Thomas Aram who has recently moved away from Sawley. Thomas has been a long serving and much valued Councillor, working tirelessly on behalf of the residents of Sawley.

In 2017, as the then Vice Chairman... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:22 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Resignation, Sawley Parish Council

Sawley and District Historical Society present their AGM followed by a talk 'The Medieval Longbow'

Sawley and District Historical Society present their AGM followed by a talk 'The Medieval Longbow'

Sawley and District Historical Society AGM followed by an illustrated talk by Martin Garnett entitled 'The Medieval Longbow'.

Date and Time: Monday 28 January 2019 at 8pm

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

All Welcome - Members £1.50 Visitors £4.00

Posted: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:54 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Sawley and District Historical Society

Come along to the Long Eaton & District 50+ Forum

Come along to the Long Eaton & District 50+ Forum

Are you 50 plus? - Come along and join the Long Eaton & District 50+ Forum

The next Open Forum takes place on Monday 10th December 2018 @10.15am in the Council Chambers, Long Eaton Town Hall, Derby Road.

Light Refreshments will be served from 9:45 am Doors will not be opened to members until 9:00am

Speakers to include:

- Philip Shore Helping Farmers in the Developing World Shared Interest Foundation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:48 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Community Event, Over 50 Forum

Lighting up Sawley!

Lighting up Sawley!

Thank you to the many residents, young and old, who came along yesterday evening to celebrate the switching on of the Sawley Christmas Lights.

A huge crowd gathered at Lakeside Park for the event. Prior to the switch on they were entertained by the Long Eaton Silver Prize Band and the Choir, U3A Silvatones who bravely played and sang Christmas Carols and tunes in the cold - but thankfully dry - November... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 18:39 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Christmas Lights, Community Event, Switch On

Notice of the conclusion of audit and right to inspect the Annual Return for 2017-2018

Notice of the conclusion of audit for Sawley Parish Council - accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 as required under The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No.234) The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Date of announcement: 21 November 2018 (Following interim report posted 30 September)

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

Tuesday 27 November... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:08 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Notice of conclusion of audit 2017-2018

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk 'The History of Cartography'.

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk 'The History of Cartography'.

Sawley and District Historical Society present a talk by Richard Stone entitled 'The History of Cartography'.

Date and Time: Monday 26 November at 8pm

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

Illustration is of the Mappa Mundi

All Welcome - Members £1.50 Visitors £4.00

Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:46 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Sawley and District Historical Society

Sawley Remembrance Day

Sawley Remembrance Day

On Sunday 11 November the residents of Sawley marked the Centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War with an Act of Remembrance which took place at Sawley War Memorial.

Hundreds of residents gathered for the parade from All Saints Church and the Act of Remembrance at the Memorial, with the laying of wreaths and crosses by individuals and organisations from Sawley.

Thank you to 4th Sawley... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:54 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Aquamarine class and Amethyst class Remember

Aquamarine class and Amethyst class Remember

Residents of all ages have been thinking about Remembrance Day and preparing their own commemoration to the men of the village who lost their lives in WW1 & WW2.

The children of Sawley Infant and Nursery School have made these handprint poppy wreaths and have placed them at the War Memorial. They were laid by Aquamarine class and Amethyst class from year 2.

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:41 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Remembrance Day Parade and Service