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Local Development Framework Core Strategy

Please visit the new page for information about the Local Development Framework Core Strategy and how it could affect the Parish. This can be accessed from the toolbar at the top of the website or by the links in this post.

Bullet Points and contact details relating to Road Safety from December 2017 Meeting

Bullet points and contact details relating to Road safety on Barrow Road, Swarkestone from the Barrow upon Trent Parish Council meeting 5th December 2017


Barrow Lane has no lighting at the Junction with Lowes Lane/Woodshop Lane or anywhere near the junction

There are No 30mph Speed Restriction signs on Barrow lane as […]

Mini Ramblers’ Next Walk – March 17th

Happy New Year!

The next walk is planned for 17th March. We will be starting from the Ferrers Arms pub in Lount at 2pm and walking round the section of National Forest that was planted about 12 years ago. Hope to see you then 🙂

Defibrillator in Barrow upon Trent

We’re really pleased to be able to announce that an automatic external defibrillator (AED) has recently been installed in the parish. It has been installed in the Old Phone Box on Twyford Road. Barrow upon Trent Parish Council has been able to install this with the help of a £1000 grant from the Community […]

Barrow upon Trent discover their past, first meeting Tuesday 11th December 2012

The next meeting of the Parish Plan Steering Committee is on 11th December in the club, at 7.15 pm. Now that the HLF grant is official, I would like to invite you to join us for a discussion of the opportunities and possibilities that are available for us. Research is a major feature of […]

Mini Ramblers February, March & April Walks

Here are the planned walks for the Mini Ramblers group – anyone needing more details please email Martin on 26TH February – Barrow club 2PM start for a short to medium length walk (as there is a School PTA event in the afternoon/early evening) 25TH March – Possibly Marketon Park – to be confirmed […]

Mini Ramblers Upcoming Walks

Hello all

We’ve got ourselves organised until 2012! The upcoming dates are; 25th September – meet at Brookfield Club 2pm, for a walk along the river. 31st October – not an official walk but a re-run of the Trick-or-Treat gathering in Brookfield Club 6pm (this is a Monday). After a raid on the good folk […]


Just a quick reminder that the Sportsmobile will be visiting Barrow upon Trent this Thursday 4th August at 10am till 12 noon.

Multi-sport activities right on your doorstep. Activities to include: football, cricket, rounders, tennis, basketball plus many more.

It will be sited in the Community Park and is […]

Mini Ramblers Upcoming Walks

In an effort to be more organised and give people advance notice we’ve allocated the next three dates for our walks as follows

19th June – Trip to the Nadee at Findern 24th July – Local walk in and around Barrow (possibly in the late afternoon/early evening as it will be lovely and summery then, […]

Mini Ramblers Walk – Fathers’ Day – Sun 19th June

The great curry walk is back by popular demand!

It’s planned for Fathers Day 19th June, leaving from the Brookfield club at 4pm, it would be great if we could start assembling inside the club over a tea, coffee, beer or soft drink from 3.30pm (since part of the idea of mini ramblers is to […]

Mini Ramblers Walk – Sun 13th Feb – 2pm

The next audacious walk will be on Sunday 13th February, 2pm start from the Club in Barrow. We’ll be walking to the Stenson Bubble, and the plan is not to walk back!

Martin Wigglesworth has negotiated an all you can eat pizza/salad/chicken dippers/garlic bread type spread for £8 an adult and £4 a child!

So […]