Long Whatton & Diseworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Long Whatton & Diseworth

Community Centre

Clerk: Samantha Lockwood
38 Barroon, Castle Donington
Derby DE74 2PE

Tel: 07934 874739

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Parish Council Updates

Parish Council Updates

The Parish Council meet on a monthly basis usually first Thursday alternating between LW & Diseworth and you are welcome to attend. Due to government guidance regarding social gathering during the Coronavirus pandemic meetings have stopped until further notice. Please keep watching the Parish Council website and Facebook page for updates relating to this.

Many of the projects the Parish Council has been working on and towards have been put on hold following the Coronavirus outbreak. Please rest assure these matters have not been forgotten and work is on going in the background. Thank you for your understanding and patience at this time. More »

Coronavirus
Your Parish Council has been liaising with Castle Donington Volunteer Centre to provide shopping where required and organising volunteers to provide this service. Please keep up to date with information relating to this on the Parish Council website www.lwdpc.org.uk

Volunteering – We need you!
You may already be helping your neighbours, but if you would like to register with the volunteer centre, they can provide help and guidance enabling us to protect those most vulnerable and help you best provide this service. To Volunteer please email admin@cdvc.org.uk or call 01332 850526.

Need Assistance?
If you are self-isolating, need help or if you are aware of anyone that may be vulnerable and in need of assistance please contact the Volunteer Centre on E-mail admin@CDVC.org.uk or call 01332 850526.

Dog Waste Bins
The Parish Council has asked for these to be emptied by the contractor. In the meantime, as this is deemed not a necessity please ensue you take your dog waste home with you. The black bins are still being emptied. Thank you for your understanding.

Community Speed Watch
We now have lots of volunteers for our community speed watch - thank you! Although, we would always welcome more! Please email parishcouncil@lwdpc.org.uk if you'd like to volunteer.

Vehicle Activated Signs
Vehicle Activated Signs have arrived! The Parish Council will have these installed as soon as normality resumes. Thank you for your patience.

HS2
As you will have seen the press coverage; a decision has now been made, however, the Parish Council has yet to be informed by Leicestershire County Council or North West Leicestershire District Council with regard to the timescale's public communication events. For the latest updates please check the following website https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/search/site/hs2.

Flood Update
There is a Flood Modelling Study being undertaken at present and is due to be complete in the Spring.
Residents of the Parish are encouraged to continue to provide evidence to enhance the Flood Modelling Study. e.g. Drive Way, Public Right of Way, Property – You can find the link to the form on the Parish Council website https://www.lwdpc.org.uk/report-a-flood.html please also copy in parishcouncil@lwdpc.org.uk.

A review of the study is due to be held remotely on Tuesday 7th April. In attendance will be LCC Flood Dept, Highways, Arcadis, members of the Flood Working Group and Parish Council. There will be an update following the outcome of this review. » Less

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 16:55 by Sam Lockwood

Coronavirus - Help IS Available

Coronavirus - Help IS Available

Coronavirus - Help IS Available
Everyone has been brilliant in this time of need, helping their neighbours within their community - please do not feel alone at this time, there is help out there.

Your Parish Council has been liaising with Castle Donington Volunteer Centre to provide shopping where required and organising volunteers to provide this service.

The Volunteer Centre is a very experienced, registered Charity and has been established for over 45 years! The Charity is great in volunteering and helping those that need it. They already support a diverse range of people, in particular those that are older, disabled or infirm and local groups. Therefore, already have the expertise to provide this additional service covering the following communities: Breedon on the Hill, Cavendish Bridge, Castle Donington, Diseworth, Hemington, Isley Walton, Lockington, Long Whatton, Sawley Marina, Tonge, Wilson. More »

Volunteering – We need you!
You may already be helping your neighbours, but if you would like to register with the volunteer centre, they can provide help and guidance enabling us to protect those most vulnerable and help you best provide this service.

To Volunteer please email admin@cdvc.org.uk or call 01332 850526.

Need Assistance?
If you are self-isolating, need help or if you are aware of anyone that may be vulnerable and in need of assistance please contact the Volunteer Centre on E-mail admin@CDVC.org.uk or call 01332 850526.

Community Friends Network Organised by Castle Donington Volunteer Centre and Castle Donington Parish Council.

At this difficult time, it is easy to feel isolated and alone. It is at times like this that our community can help to support us all.

We have started a Community Friends Network to help us all Chat & Check In on each other.

If you are feeling isolated or worried and would like a friendly voice to chat to on the phone, or you know someone who is vulnerable and alone then please contact Chris.

Email: chrischills@icloud.com » Less

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:55 by Sam Lockwood

Coronavirus Informaton from North West Leicetsrehsire District Council

Coronavirus Informaton from North West Leicetsrehsire District Council

North West Leicetreshire District Council also has a dedicated Coronavirus webpage for up to date information on the services, and the latest advice.

If your enquiry is essential or urgent you can contact NWLDC by phone between 9.30am and 5pm (01530 454545) or email (customer.services@nwleicestershire.gov.uk).

Important Information on the following and more can be found by clicking here.
Waste collections
Council Tax flexibility
Tenant services such as housing repairs and resident involvement Employers, employees and businesses

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:35 by Sam Lockwood