Flooded or waterlogged roads happen when the amount of water on the road is more than the road drainage can cope with.
Exceptional rainfall, a road being in a low lying area or changes in 'run off' water from nearby land are some of the reasons why a road might flood even though the drainage system is in good working order.
Drainage systems should work without any routine maintenance, although we do... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 08:25 by Parish Clerk
Storm Dennis has resulted in significant impacts across our District due to flooding of properties as a result of very high volumes of rainwater runoff.
Given that the District currently has nearly a dozen flood warnings in place and further light rain is expected later this week, it may be useful for Members to understand what services are provided by which Agencies in relation to flooding. It is also... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:00 by Parish Clerk
The new year has seen a continuation of large vehicles coming down Station Lane in the village and Walton Lane on the Staffordshire side resulting in traffic chaos and damage to property as these HGVs reverse away from the Bailey Bridge. As villagers will be aware, the large vehicle attempting to reverse along Walton Lane on the morning of Tuesday 28th January resulted in police attendance from both... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 07:25 by Parish Clerk
An increase in dog fouling has been noticed. To report dog fouling please contact South Derbyshire District Council using the following link:-
Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:53 by Parish Clerk
Walton On Trent Litter Pick - Saturday 21st March 9.00am-11.00am
Come and join the residents as part of the Great British Spring Clean. Lets make a difference in the village by helping to clear the litter off the streets in Walton. Why not try Plogging and keep fit at the same time.
Please contact email@example.com if you wish to join the event as numbers must be confirmed for safety reasons.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:35 by Parish Clerk
The red telephone box has now been moved! It's at Grupo Antolin who have kindly volunteered to refurbish it. Take a look at the gallery for more pictures of the phone box getting ready for its move
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:40 by Parish Clerk
Hello Cllrs and Parish Council clerks.
Now that Christmas is over, I would like to wish you all a Happy new year, I hope 2020 is filled with happiness and good health.
I am pleased to inform you that we do have some new PCSO's due to start in South Derbyshire next year and I will update you further as to their names and where they will be posted nearer the time of arrival.
I would like to remind all of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 12:36 by Parish Clerk
Derbyshire County Council trading standards service can take action in respect of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) illegally using weight-restricted roads and bridges across the county.
Use the following link to report
Posted: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 13:25 by Parish Clerk
Positive meeting held with both Staffordshire and Derbyshire County Councils to discuss resolution of highways issues for the village
Councillors from Walton on Trent Parish Council attended a meeting in early December with officers from both Staffordshire and Derbyshire County Councils to discuss highways issues affecting Walton on Trent. Representatives from South Derbyshire District Council, Barton under Needwood Parish Council, Drakelow Developments Ltd and Hanson Quarries were also in attendance.
The Parish Council raised a number... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 13:22 by Parish Clerk
Dear Parish and Town Council
Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large print books, books on tape and books on CD as well... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 13:03 by Parish Clerk