Author: Tom

Sawley Parish Council put down new roots in The Tree Council’s National Tree Week

Sawley Parish Council put down new roots in The Tree Council’s National Tree Week

Sawley Parish Council in partnership with pupils from Derbyshire County Council Sawley Support Centre have been making a deep-rooted change to the landscape and environment in Sawley by planting four Prunus Serrula (Ormametal Cherry) trees at Lakeside Park during The Tree Council's 2017 National Tree Week.

Thanks to a successful grant application from The Tree Council, the lead UK tree campaigning partnership,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 22:01 by Tom

Tags: Community Improvements, Derbyshire County Council, Lakeside Park, National Tree Week, Sawley Parish Council, The Tree Council

Sawley's Christmas lights switch-on is tonight!

Sawley's Christmas lights switch-on is tonight!

The event will start at 6.30pm with members of the public able to join us for complimentary mulled wine (non-alcoholic), mince pies, games and plenty of community spirit at the Sawley Methodist Church.

Our main light switch on event this year will take place on at Lakeside Park (opposite the Sawley Methodist Church) on Tamworth Road - this is a new location for us this year.

The Mayor of Erewash will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:40 by Tom

Tags: Christmas Lights, Community Event, Lakeside Park, Sawley Methodist Church, Switch On

Get switched on for festive fun with our Christmas lights celebration

Get switched on for festive fun with our Christmas lights celebration

The festive period kicks off in Sawley on 24 November at Lakeside Park (opposite the Sawley Methodist Church) on Tamworth Road.

The year will again see the provision of two Christmas trees in Sawley at Sawley Memorial Hall and Lakeside Park, 35 façade-mounted Christmas trees along the businesses and other key buildings on Tamworth Road with an overall enhanced lighting display at other key locations.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:06 by Tom

Tags: Christmas Lights, Community Event, Lakeside Park, Sawley Methodist Church, Switch On

Sawley Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Sawley Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Remembrance Day Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 12 November 2017.

A church service will take place at All Saints' Church, Sawley at 10.00am followed by a parade to the War Memorial, which will be led by the Processional Cross bearer followed by the clergy, choir and congregation of All Saint's Church.

The parade will also include veterans and former serving members of the Armed Forces and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Nov 2017 15:16 by Tom

Tags: B6540 Tamworth Road, Community Event, Remembrance Day Parade and Service, Road Closure, War Memorial

Sweet smell of success for Sawley’s final flower festival

Sweet smell of success for Sawley’s final flower festival

Organisers of this year's 50th and final Sawley Flower Festival are hailing it as a another huge success, and want to thank people from near and fair who visited the village as part of the celebrations.

Hundreds of people came through the doors at All Saints Church during the four-day festival where the theme was 'Sawley: Chapter 50'.

All Saints' & St Mary's Churches both recognises that the Flower... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 23:01 by Tom

Tags: All Saints' Church, Community Event, Flower Festival, Public Consultation, The Parish of Sawley

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY (NUMBER 3 FOLLOWING RESIGNATION IN AUGUST 2017)

BOROUGH OF EREWASH

PARISH OF SAWLEY

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy exists for a Parish Councillor to serve on the Sawley Parish Council.

Any ten electors for the said Parish may by notice in writing to the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Ilkeston, DE7 5RP within 14 days from the date of this notice (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and the days of any Bank Holiday break) request... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:45 by Tom

Tags: Erewash Borough Council, Notice of Casual Vacancy

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY NUMBER 2 - APPLICATIONS WELCOME

BOROUGH OF EREWASH

PARISH OF SAWLEY

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by reason of resignation, a vacancy has occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any persons willing to fill this vacancy should apply by completing the application form below and send this directly to the Clerk on or before Tuesday 29 August 2017 at midnight.

The council may co-opt any persons who are legally... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:00 by Tom

Tags: Erewash Borough Council, Notice of Casual Vacancy

Lakeside car park reopens

Lakeside car park reopens

Sawley Parish Councillors are pleased with our refurbished car park at Lakeside Park, which has now been open for just over a week.

The recent works included the installing of drainage, kerb edgings and a permanent tarmacked surface with white lining for 20 parking bays (two of which are disabled parking only).

This project has ensured the car park's continued use by providing a tarmacked surface with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 22:05 by Tom

Tags: Business Plan, Erewash Borough Council, Lakeside Park, Rural Community Grant Scheme

Sunflowers and sunshine for this year’s Sawley Garden Trail

Sunflowers and sunshine for this year’s Sawley Garden Trail

This year's Garden Trail enjoyed superb weather and a record attendance with 14 gardens opened for the public to enjoy, together with plant sales, crafts and refreshments.

The Prize Draw in aid of Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance raised £771 with over 25 prizes donated by local businesses in Sawley.

Proceeds from each garden will be donated to the garden's own charity (as... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 20:01 by Tom

Tags: All Saints' Church, Community Event, Sawley Garden Trail, St Mary's Church, The Parish of Sawley

Sawley Summer Fair

Sawley Summer Fair

The Friends of Sawley Park are hosting another fun packed Summer Fair for all the family on Saturday 8 July from 1pm until 5pm. Everyone is welcome!

Featuring the amazing DJ Wild George, plenty of stalls, children's rides, a mobile skate park, ice creams, cakes, books, dance & martial arts shows, police and fire service and much much more!

The event will take place on Sawley Park off Draycott Road.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:05 by Tom

Tags: Community Event, Sawley Summer Fair, The Friends of Sawley Park, Voluntary and community groups