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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.

Annual Parish Meeting 8th April 2014

Everyone is welcome join in at the The BARROW UPON TRENT ANNUAL PARISH MEETING will be held on Tuesday 8th April 2014 in the Village Hall, Twyford Road, commencing at 7.00pm AGENDA 1. Apologies for absence 2. Report by Derbyshire Constabulary 3. Report by County Councillor John Harrison 4. Report by District Councillor Peter Watson […]

Police Message – Thefts from Sheds

There have been a number of sheds broken into, or attempts made to do so, in Melbourne recently. Please ensure that sheds and outhouses are kept secure, and that valuable items are kept out of sight. Please report any suspicious looking individuals to the police immediately. Remember to record the registration numbers of […]

Message from Trading Standards

A company is cold calling offering a free prize draw to win a car in exchange for name, address and telephone details. The company will then ring the householder to arrange a sales visit trying to sell high value carpet cleaners. The sales visit may take some time and the householder may feel […]

Police Warning – Please be aware of a Parcel Scam

Parcels have been delivered to addresses and the resident or Business owner of the property has no knowledge of the account or parcel, but their details have been used.

They have signed for it and retained it, contacting the company concerned. In the meantime a male claiming to be from […]

Reference: D1749 – Suspicious Incident Wyvern Way

On Wednesday 17th November on Wyvern Way, Chaddesden an attempt theft took place. CR/63457/10. A woman returned to her car when she had finished shopping and placed the items in the boot, put her handbag on the passenger seat of the vehicle. She became aware of someone tapping on her window and got […]

Please Help Prevent A Chain E-mail Being Circulated

At this time of year, members of the public are re-circulating an e-mail with content similar to below:

“A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact them on 0906 […]

Selling Your Gold ?

As the price of gold reaches an all time high, Trading Standards is warning consumers interested in selling their jewellery, to shop around amidst mounting reports of scams across the country. Selling gold jewellery to make ends meet in this recession is becoming increasingly popular but sellers are urged to beware of conmen […]

Arleston Canal Bridge Gets a Spring Clean

Graffiti at Merry Bower Bridge in Arleston had become quite bad. The Parish Council managed to get Derbyshire County Council to pay for a specialist company to clean the bridge which is seen by every canal boat passing through our parish. Below are some before and after pictures – fantastic job! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; }
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RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Derby – D206 – Fake Switchover Company

A company called ‘The Digital Switchover Group’are attending addresses and providing a pink leaflet. They also state that they are working on behalf of the Government. They claim that homeowners would not be able to get digital TV without extra equipment (Digital UK have confirmed that none of these details are correct and Freeview would […]

RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Alfreton – A3415 fake email

For information:-

A Community Messaging recipient has reported an email that he received recently regards a failed package delivery from DHL. His virus protection detected that a possible virus was within the attachment.

After some research, information regards this email has been noted on the following DHL website.

Always make sure your virus protection […]