Walton on Trent Parish Council

Serving the people of Walton on Trent

Clerk RFO: Ian Bentley
P O Box 8524, Burton on Trent
Staffordshire DE14 9PF

Tel: 07946 328567

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Community testing for coronavirus will begin in Swadlincote on Monday 21 December.

The test is for those over the age of 11 who live in Swadlincote (DE11 postcode area), and who don't have symptoms. The testing will identify people with COVID-19, enable support for those who have to self-isolate and drive infection rates down further in the County.

The first centre, at Grove Hall, Swadlincote, will open on Monday 21 December. Two further centres, Midway Community Centre and Gresley... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 08:42 by Parish Clerk

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Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across Derbyshire will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.

It will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a letter with a unique access code, allowing... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 07:56 by Parish Clerk

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Village Hall Questionnaire - Your Views Needed

The Parish Council are trying to improve the Village Hall facilities and need your input to determine the future of the hall.

The questionnaire can be returned via email to clerk@waltonontrent.org.uk


You can print off and return to the post box at the village hall.

Many thanks for your help

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:15 by Parish Clerk

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Bailey Bridge Update

The Parish Council have been working hard to ensure the safety of Bailey Bridge and road into the Parish is improved along with the visual impact of the area from the A38. Following a site meeting in December 2019 with partner agencies (Derbyshire and Staffordshire County Councils, Hansons, Drakelow and Barton Parish Council) we have also been asking that vegetation is kept cut back, litter picked... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:38 by Parish Clerk

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Trent Talks with Transforming the Trent Valley

I'd like to make you aware of some upcoming online events we are putting on at Transforming the Trent Valley throughout winter and spring while we are limited with our face to face activities. These online talks will feature guest speakers and will be informative and educational, with a focus around wildlife and sustainability in the Trent Valley.

Thursday 26th November, 7-8pm via Zoom. Trent Talks... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:29 by Parish Clerk

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Flood Planning

As we move into the autumn / winter season, our residents may well start become concerned about the risk of possible flooding.

The risk of flooding from rivers (called 'fluvial' floods) is mainly controlled by the Environment Agency. They publish on-line flood risk maps which are continuously being updated - https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings. This website should be the first... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:27 by Parish Clerk

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Volunteers wanted

Could you help us keep Tucklesholme tidy?

Please contact Jeff: info@staffs-wildlife.org.ukLitter pickers and bags can be provided.

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:31 by Parish Clerk

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South Derbyshire District Council update

Our environment

Business support

SDDC Customer Services, Finance and Economic Development teams are processing grants for local services affected by COVID-19.

There are different grants available for businesses depending on how they have been affected:

  • Closed for business' grants – for businesses that are legally required to close.
  • 'Open for business' discretionary grants – for businesses that... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:20 by Parish Clerk

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South Derbyshire news update

Recycling Waste Contractor Performance

The disruptions to the waste recycling service provided by SDDC contractor Palm have been reducing over the last two weeks. With SDDC support the contractor has employed and extra crew and vehicle which means resources should be sufficient to address the increase in waste tonnages that we have experienced as a result of the pandemic. SDDC will, however, continue... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 14:46 by Parish Clerk

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Shrubs and trees etc overhanging the Public Highway

We do get complaints from parishioners about overhanging shrubs, trees and vegetation onto the pavement making it difficult for people trying walk especially with wheelchairs and prams.

The owner or occupier of a property has a legal responsibility (Highway Act 1980 s154) to ensure that the 'public highway' adjacent to a property is not obstructed by vegetation from their property.

If Derbyshire County... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 13:53 by Parish Clerk

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