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Election Event 2019 - Prospective Councillors

Election Event 2019 - Prospective Councillors

Prospective Councillor Event

An opportunity to chat with current Parish Councillors and discover what the role entails


Event Date:

Thursday 14th March 2019

Could you make a difference to your Parish Council?

Do you have any spare time to get involved with your local Parish Council; sharing your knowledge, experience and life skills to serve and enhance your local community?

Reductions in Local Govt funding may see services you take for granted reduced in the future. Your Parish Council could step in and fill the void in your community and could benefit your skills & enthusiasm - Become a Local Councillor: Make a difference More »

  • Have a say about the local issues people care about.
  • Influence local service delivery
  • Decide how local money is spent Parish to improve your community.

The event will be held on:
Thursday 14th March at 6pm
(for coffee and cake, followed by formal presentation at 6.30pm, then time for question and answer session)
Castle Donington Community Hub, 101 Bondgate, Castle Donington, DE74 2NR.


For more information and to register your attendance contact:

Castle Donington Community Hub on
Direct line: 01332 810432 or

Parish Clerk:

Email: parishcouncil@lwdpc.org.uk

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:30 by Sam Lockwood

Westend - Road Closure - Public Transport

Westend -  Road Closure - Public Transport

Skylink Service

Operated by Kinchbus - Service Disruption

Passengers are advised that West End in Long Whatton will be closed from Monday 11th February to enable Severn Trent Water to undertake emergency works.

While this road closure is in place, this service will operate to a diversion route and will not be able to serve Long Whatton and Diseworth.

A replacement taxi service (Monday-Saturday) will be made available from Tuesday 12th February for residents of Long Whatton and Diseworth to and from East Midlands Airport and Hathern during this time. More »

Journeys from Long Whatton (Post Office) to East Midlands Airport via Diseworth (Brookside/Lady Gate junction) will depart at the following times: 06.30, 08.10 and 10.25. Return journeys will take place at 12.00, 15.35 and 19.00.

Journeys from Diseworth (Brookside/Lady Gate junction) to Hathern (The Anchor Inn) via Long Whatton (Post Office) will depart at the following times: 06.50, 07.40 and 09.35. Return journeys will take place at 11.35, 15.00, 16.35, 18.00 and 18.40

If you wish to book a place on this service, please contact Premier Cars on 07976245198.

Normal services will resume once the road is re-opened.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

For further information please call the helpline on

0116 3050002 » Less

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:47 by Sam Lockwood

M1 Northbound Closure

M1 Northbound Closure

M1 Northbound re-surfacing work between Junction 22 and 23.

Commencing Monday 18th February 2019 for 4 weeks.
Over Night and Weekend work.

See attached for further information.

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:16 by Sam Lockwood