Tags: Derbyshire County Council

Mobile Library Route Update for Sawley

Mobile Library Route Update for Sawley

Did you know that Derbyshire's mobile library service visits Sawley every month?

Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:39 by Bethany Colegate

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Mobile Library Service

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

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

Green-fingered partnership out in force at Long Eaton to help beautify the station

Green-fingered partnership out in force at Long Eaton to help beautify the station
  • Works undertaken around the station entrance on Tamworth Road
  • Community planting day with input from East Midlands Trains, local community station adopters, Sawley Parish Council, CrossCountry Trains, Network Rail and Derbyshire County Council
  • 16 new planters added along with hundreds of plants and shrubs

A community planting event involving a range of partners took place yesterday (Wednesday 5 April)... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:15 by Tom

Tags: CrossCountry Trains, Derbyshire County Council, East Midlands Trains, Improvements, Long Eaton Railway Station, Network Rail, Sawley Parish Council

The countdown to Christmas in Sawley is ON!

The countdown to Christmas in Sawley is ON!

Sawley Parish Council has been working hard behind the scenes over the last 8 months to ensure an improved and increased festive lighting provision in Sawley in line with our Business Plan for 2016/17.

The Parish Council working in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and Erewash Borough Council have replaced all of our lamp column wiring, connections and sockets required to provide our festive... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 06 Nov 2016 22:35 by Tom

Tags: Business Plan, Christmas Lights, Community Event, Derbyshire County Council, Erewash Borough Council, Lakeside Park, Sawley Methodist Church, Switch On

Emergency and Temporary 30mph Speed Limit - Sawley Road, Draycott

Emergency and Temporary 30mph Speed Limit - Sawley Road, Draycott

EMERGENCY TEMPORARY 30MPH SPEED LIMIT

WHEN: 15 July to 4 August 2016.

followed by TEMPORARY 30MPH SPEED LIMIT

WHEN: 5 August to 30 November 2016.

WHERE: To prohibit traffic from travelling at a speed in excess of 30 mph for a distance of 240 metres along Sawley Road, Draycott (a distance of 120 metres either side of Church Wilne Water Sports Club).

REASON: To facilitate safety of workforce crossing Sawley... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:32 by Tom

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Sawley Road, Temporary Speed Limit

Road Closure - B6540 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton

Road Closure - B6540 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton

Road Closure on 4 May to 5 May 2016 on B6540 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton between its junctions with Fields Farm Road and Roosevelt Avenue (beneath railway bridge). This is for repairs to the Railway Bridge.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTES: B6002 Wilsthorpe Road - A6005 Wilsthorpe Road - Sawley Road - Draycott Road - B6540 Tamworth Road and vice versa.

Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on affected... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:30 by Tom

Tags: B6540 Tamworth Road, Derbyshire County Council, Road Closure

Electronic signs at bus stops

Electronic signs at bus stops

Bus service numbers, designations and timetable information used to be displayed on electronic signs at bus stops in and around Sawley.

The service – called real-time passenger information – provides live departure information on routes where buses have automatic vehicle location (AVL) technology.

The Parish Council have been aware that these electronic signs located at bus stops in Sawley... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 09 Apr 2016 09:28 by Tom

Tags: Derbyshire County Council, Electronic Bus Signs, Nottingham City Council, Trent Barton

Payback scheme all set to clean up Lakeside Park car park

Payback scheme all set to clean up Lakeside Park car park

Parishioners of Sawley will be benefiting from Derbyshire County Councils 'Clean Up' campaign to improve the quality of life in local communities in 2016.

Over recent months Sawley Parish Council have been working in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and the Probation Service, with a view to resurfacing and repairing the hard standing car park area at Lakeside Park.

The Parish Council are pleased... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:56 by Tom

Tags: Community Payback Scheme, Derbyshire County Council, Lakeside Park, Probation Service