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Castle Donington Parish Council

Serving the people of Castle Donington, Cavendish Bridge and Kings Mills

Clerk: Fiona Palmer
Parish Rooms , Hillside , Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2NH

Tel: 01332 810432


The latest news from Castle Donington Parish Council.

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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 6:00pm
Valley - Cash For Your Community

Valley Community Forum Budgeting Workshop

Leicestershire County Council has made funds available to all 25 Community Forums in the county.

The Valley forum will have £12,500k available per year for local communities to invest in local improvements of their choice.

We are looking for projects that can be delivered between January and the end of June 2012.

How can local communities get involved?

If you have a bright idea on how £12,500 can improve your local area, you can put forward a project proposal via our website. For more information, please click here by 28th October 2011. More »

From 31st October you can check our website to view & comment on submitted Project Proposals and make suggestions on how the projects could be further improved or developed.

You can attend the Valley Community Forum Budget Workshop, scheduled for 16th November (6.30-9pm, venue tbc), where you can hear from all projects, discuss some projects in more detail and vote for your favourite projects.

PLEASE NOTE: Workshop spaces are limited and booking is essential. Registration opens on 31st October and will be on a first come, first served basis. You can register by clicking here or by calling 0116 3057034.

Please pass these dates on and help us to promote this chance to invest in local projects of your choice.

For more information, please contact 0116 305 7034. » Less

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 5:40pm

Big crowds expected at this years fireworks event!
Oak FM presenters with Oakey Bear will be entertaining the crowds at the LOROS Hospice Charity Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday 5th November at Mallory Park race track. The Kirkby Mallory skies will be transformed with thousands of Fireworks, this great event, will captivate both children and adults alike.

Free onsite parking will open at 5.30pm, with professional singer Molly Smitten Downes, over 100 stunt Trucks, and Oak fm, and other amazing entertainment at 6:30pm, the Bonfire will be lit at 7:30pm, followed by the firework display at 8:00pm. More »

As well as a huge bonfire and impressive fireworks on the night there also be a fairground, stalls, food and a bar guaranteed to make a fantastic night of family fun.

To skip the queues the organisers would recommend purchasing advance tickets (Adults £4.00, concessions £2.50 and family tickets £12.50) available from all local LOROS shops, Edmund and Slater shops, The Mallory Park and Kirkby Mallory General Store. Listen out for ticket giveaways and singing competitions on Oak fm 107 & 107.9 and on www.oak-fm.co.uk . Tickets can also be bought on the LOROS website by going to www.loros.co.uk/fundraising

Tickets will also be sold on the gate (Adults £6.00, concessions £3.00) » Less

LOROS Firework Event 2011 (JPEG, 125 Kb, 461x645)
Tue, 01 Nov 2011

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 .

Thu, 06 Oct 2011


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

Press Release (MS Word, 27 Kb)
Poster (MS Word, 574 Kb)
Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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

Planning application info (MS Excel, 21 Kb)
Fri, 08 Jul 2011
Annual Report 2010-11

Annual Report 2010-11

Cover (MS Word, 32 Kb)
Body of document (MS Word, 98 Kb)
Fri, 08 Jul 2011
Development North and South of Park Lane

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

Fri, 08 Jul 2011
Play areas enhanced

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

Thu, 07 Jul 2011
New Councillor

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.

Thu, 07 Jul 2011
Family Physical Activity Sessions

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"

Poster (PDF, 135 Kb)
Thu, 07 Jul 2011
Play Days

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

Angela Bexton


Mon, 27 Jun 2011

12 NOON - 6.00pm

Spital Park

Castle Donington

Press Release (MS Word, 30 Kb)
Timings (MS Word, 27 Kb)
Fri, 17 Jun 2011

Music the Park

Poster (PDF, 151 Kb)
NWLDC press release (MS Word, 29 Kb)
Fri, 03 Jun 2011
Download Festival Local Residents Information Web Site
Download Festival Local Residents Information Web Site

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

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