The latest news from Castle Donington Parish Council.
You may already be aware North West Leicestershire District Council is reorganising it's bin collection rounds to save money, manage the effects of housing growth and reduce CO2 emissions. As a result, the majority of collection days are changing week commencing 1st November 2001.
To find out more about how this will effect you visit www.nwleics.gov.uk/recycling .
Annual Showman Guilds street fair
Set-up day - 26 October 2011
Opens 27 October at 6.00pm by Town Crier and Showman Guilds representative
Open 28 October 6.00pm - 10.00pm
Open 29 October 6.00pm - 10.00pm
DONINGTON PARK PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Are you aware that four planning applications have been submitted to vary the number of race days from 40 to 60 days; amended days of use and areas for testing, pre-race practising and racing of un-silenced vehicles; widening and realignment of the track; erection of additional ancillary buildings, including pits, trade suites, etc.
These applications can be viewed at the Parish Council Rooms, Hillside, Castle Donington between 10am and 12 noon Monday to Friday or by arrangement or on websites: www.nwldc.gov.uk or www.cdpc.org.uk
Annual Report 2010-11
Development North and South of Park Lane
Planning application no: JK/09/01226/OUTM
Revised plans have been submitted to NWLDC for further consideration; these include for a residential development of 895 dwellings with associated highway works, including new western relief road with a crawler lane, employment use (B1 & B2), public house, public open spaces, play areas and strategic landscaping and a new primary school.
The plans area available from the Parish Council office during normal opening hours and by arrangement or on-line at http://plans.nwleics.gov.uk/public-access/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application
Parish Council upgrades play areas
As part of the Parish Council‘s on-going commitment to enhance and maintain all of its 12 play areas new play equipment and fencing totalling circa £40k has been installed on two of its play areas off Grange Drive and Stonehill Fields.
The Parish Council is commited to encouraging safe play for the young people.
Quote, “Great, brill fun – more things to do – thanks!” – Child on Grange Drive play area
Castle Donington Parish Council appointed a new councillor on 30 June 2011.
Four enquiries had been made for the position of councillor, however, only one applicant had submitted their application form by the required closing date.
The Parish Council voted in favour of Mr Mark Barker-Lane, who duly became a councillor filling the casual vacancy created at the recent elections.
At Bosworth Road, playing field
NWLDC is putting n sessions on Saturday afternoons starting 23 July
See attached poster or look on NWLDC website “Free Weekly Family Activities"
NWLDC are putting on an afternoon of fun on 3 August 2011 12 noon-4.00pm at Spital Park Playing Fields
For further information contact
WELL DONE TO THE PARISH COUNCIL FOR ANOTHER FAMILY COMMUNITY EVENT
12 NOON - 6.00pm
Music the Park
This years Download Festival runs from the 8th to the 13th of June. As a way of keeping local residents to the festival better informed on issues that might affect them, Jess Shields, the coordinator has created a web page which outlines some important information about the festival which you may find of use.
The direct link is - http://www.downloadfestival.co.uk/residents
Jess has arranged a dedicated residents phone line within the Event Control Office, which is in operation between the following times: Wednesday 8th June at 12pm, until Monday 13th June at 12pm. The line will be open 24 hours of the day.
Residents help line - 0845 036 0451
As a result of the uncontested election whereby 13 councillors stood for 14 seats, there is a now casual vacancy for the position of Parish Councillor
Would you like to serve your community, then why not become a parish councillor?
Time to spare – Become a parish councillor!
Uncontested election results