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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 green toolbar at the top of the website or by the links in the Post entitled: New page outlining proposed development plans for South Derbyshire

Fun & Games at the Susie Dixon Park 11th August 6-8pm

[ August 11, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Please come to the Olympic Sports Mobile in the Susie Dixon Park 6-8pm on Thursday 11th August, games include Volleyball, Rounders, Football, Cricket, Athletics, Badminton, Tennis & Basketball, the Brookfield Club will be there doing a BBQ and running a bar so please come along and enjoy the evening […]

Our Parish Boundary

The Parish Council has proposed a change in the parish boundary in order to protect our way of life and amenities. The South Derbyshire District Council needs your response to this proposal. Please email to: Your message should just say that you “support the proposed change to the boundary” (if you do!). Each individual email or letter received […] […]

Derbyshire County Council is consulting on its strategy for secondary education in South Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council is consulting on its strategy for secondary education in South Derbyshire.   Planned housing development in Derby City and South Derbyshire will generate 2,596 secondary aged children. Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council have a statutory duty to provide school places for these pupils. We want to hear what you think about the proposed strategy […] […]


CIVIC AMENITY SERVICE SATURDAY MORNING REFUSE COLLECTION SERVICE WILL BE AT BROOKFIELD CLUB CAR PARK ON SATURDAY 2nd NOV 2013 FROM 7.30 a.m. UNTIL 10.45 a.m. The following items cannot be accepted:- Metal items, Builders Rubbish, Bathroom Fixtures, Fridges, Freezers, Cookers, Washing Machines, Dryers, Wardrobes, Beds, 3 Piece Suites, Car Parts, Kitchen Units (unless dismantled), Asbestos, Gas Heaters and Bottles, Paint, […] […]

The new easy green recycling scheme

Getting used to the new easy green recycling scheme All South Derbyshire residents are now getting used to the new easy, green recycling scheme. 41,000 bins and caddies have been delivered to homes across the district over the past few weeks as the countdown to the start date nears. The changes are designed to simplify the process […] […]


  Due to the conditions and the safety of our employees and the public, the refuse and kerbside collections have been suspended for today. We will return on your next scheduled collection and will collect any side refuse from your black wheeled bin and any surplus recyclables (deemed to be reasonable acceptable). With regards to residents […] […]

Recycle your Christmas trees

Recycle your Christmas trees Residents in South Derbyshire are encouraged to branch out and recycle their Christmas trees. Trees can be dropped off at 10 recycling points across the district from Thursday, December 27 to Thursday, January 10. Locations include car parks in Wilne Lane, Shardlow; High Street, Melbourne; Twyford Road, Willington; Darklands Road, Swadlincote; Main Street, Hilton; […] […]

Fortnight left to have your say on Preferred Growth Strategy

Fortnight left to have your say on Preferred Growth Strategy   Two weeks remain for residents to have their say on a planning blueprint that will help shape the future of South Derbyshire. The Preferred Growth Strategy – a key part of the new Local Plan currently being drawn up – sets out suggestions for development by considering […] […]

Summer Fun in Barrow15th August 2012

[ August 15, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Parish Council have once again booked the Wacky Sports Mobile. This will be in the Community Park on Wednesday 15th August between 10am and 12pm, please come on down and join in the fun its free!! The Wacky Sports Mobile has some of the craziest sports around ready for you to try, Tri Golf, Ultimate […] […]

Civic Amenity Service 2012 April 28th and November 3rd

[ April 28, 2012; 7:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Please click on this link for details of the above service […]