Walton on Trent Parish Council

Serving the people of Walton on Trent

Clerk RFO: Laura Storey
Walton on Trent Parish
Council, P O Box 8108, Derby
Derbyshire DE1 0ZU

Tel: 07941 052009

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Latest News

Police Area Forum Dates

Police Area Forum Dates

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:40 by Parish Clerk

Police Area Forum Dates

Plastic end destinations collected though kerbside recycling

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:04 by Parish Clerk

Recycling reassurance from Council

Following the recent BBC1 programme, War on Plastic with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, South Derbyshire District Council is making its residents aware that everything collected as part of its recycling scheme is dealt with responsibly. More »

The programme showed Hugh in Malaysia with mountains of plastics dumped there and not being recycled, which was shocking given that a lot of it was collected in the UK by local authorities whose residents would be expecting it to be recycled.

"Many of our residents would have seen this programme and will no doubt question where the plastics they present as part of our recycling collections actually end up," Head of Operational Services Adie Lowery said.

"Due to the quality of materials collected through our scheme, it is reassuring that all of our materials, apart from textiles, are processed into new products here in the UK. None are exported.

"Plastics are turned into flakes and made into new bottles by a British company based in Redcar; paper and card are processed at mills in Kings Lynn, Norfolk and Sittingbourne, Kent; and metals are processed in Derby, Darlington and Warrington.

"Textiles go to the Salvation Army. All of the good quality products are offered for sale in their charity shops. Any items that they are not able to sell in their shops are sold for reuse overseas. The need for pre-owned clothing in less affluent countries than the UK is significant. Items sold here in the UK make the best profit for the charity, which is the primary objective."

Cllr Andrew McPherson, Chair of SDDC's Environmental and Development Services Committee, said: "The Council has established a Corporate Environmental Sustainability Group which is looking at all aspects of our operations in terms of their impact on the environment. It is a very important issue to us.

"We are very pleased to be able to reassure those who live in South Derbyshire that everything they put into the recycling collections organised by the Council is handled responsibly.

"We ask that residents help us recycle as much as possible by making sure they put materials into the correct bins; recycling tips are available on our website for anyone who is not sure."

South Derbyshire District Council collects glass, plastics, paper, clothes, household textiles, shoes, handbags, food and garden waste for recycling and in 2018/19 recycled almost half of the total waste collected in the District. » Less

Safer Neighbourhood Event

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:39 by Parish Clerk

Police In Swadlincote Join Forces With Partners To Show We Are Safer Together

Our Safer Neighbourhood team at Swadlincote is joining forces with partners to hold an event in the town centre.

The event is being held on The Delph on Thursday, June 27, where the team will be joined by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue, the Rural Crime Team, CVS Safer Home Scheme and South Derbyshire District Council's enforcement officer. More »

The event is part of the new 'Safer Together' campaign and will give residents the opportunity to meet their local officers, discuss policing issues in their neighbourhood, receive crime prevention advice and have their cycles security marked for free.

'Safer Together' marks new investment in the force that will see 120 new posts created working to improve police presence in neighbourhoods and bolster investigations.

The investment came after consultation with the public revealed they were willing to pay extra in council tax to fund an increase in police resources in neighbourhoods.

Recruitment to the new roles is under way with posts all due to be in place by the end of July.
Investment will also be put towards improving road safety and providing greater support to vulnerable people, including those in mental health crisis.

If you are not able the event but would still like to speak to your local policing team, you can make contact using any of the following non-emergency contact methods:

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
Phone – call us on 101.

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