Universal Credit Guide
Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.
In order to help local people navigate claiming Universal Credit please see the below link to the Universal Credit guide https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit/
Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:51 by Parish Clerk
Gresley Male Voice Choir
Are you ready to try a new challenge after lockdown?
If so come and join the well-respected choir where a warm and friendly welcome can be assured.
Gresley Male Voice Choir simply cannot wait to get back together and do what they enjoy doing, singing.
If you think this might be something you would like to try, then contact them for further information at
07736932923... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 08 May 2021 14:46 by Parish Clerk
South Derbyshire District Council is one of two in the UK to offer recycling for used coffee pods in a new partnership with Podback.
Podback is a consortium of the leading coffee pod manufacturers.
Households will be able to sign up to recycle their used plastic and aluminium coffee pods in separate bags weekly alongside their brown and black bin collections.
This includes coffee pods from Nespresso,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 08 May 2021 14:34 by Parish Clerk
Pharmacies across the country can help anyone who is suffering from domestic abuse. If a pharmacy has an Ask for ANI poster on display and you are suffering from abuse, you can ask for immediate help and support by using the 'Ask for ANI' codeword
Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 17:40 by Parish Clerk
Walton on Trent Village Hall - Volunteers Needed
The Village Hall is run by volunteers and needs more people to help.
If you could spare a couple of hours to help we would love to hear from you. There's plenty to do, basic maintenance, locking and unlocking, gardening, etc, etc. Any help would be very welcome.
If you would like to learn more about how you can get involved then please contact
Ian Bentley... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 18:28 by Parish Clerk
South Derbyshire's Summer Playscheme has been cancelled for 2021 amidst continuing uncertainty over whether such large-scale events will be permitted.
The scheme traditionally takes place in July and August and in the past has offered over 100 sessions across the District.
The South Derbyshire Summer Playschemes have been running for well over a decade and are a very popular service, with over 6,000... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 May 2021 14:52 by Parish Clerk
Derbyshire County Council Election - 6th May 2021
Posted: Sun, 02 May 2021 18:00 by Parish Clerk
The Walton on Trent Annual Parish Council Meeting will take place at 7.00pm on Tuesday 4th May 2021 via Zoom.
Details of the Agenda and access can be found under the 'Agenda & Minutes' section.
Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:00 by Parish Clerk
Regular rapid COVID-19 tests available for people who don't have symptoms
Around one in three people who have COVID-19 do not have any symptoms but are still at risk of spreading the virus to others around them.
The test for people without symptoms of COVID-19 is called a rapid lateral flow test and be completed in the comfort of your own home.
This usually involves rubbing a long cotton bud (swab) over... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:10 by Parish Clerk
Coronavirus cases in South Derbyshire
The latest figures show a further reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases in South Derbyshire.
There were 81 cases of COVID-19 confirmed between 27 March to 9 April compared to 157 cases in the previous two weeks (13 to 26 March).
This reduction in cases is positive but we must all continue to follow all of the social distancing measures including "hands, face,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:33 by Parish Clerk