New Councillor: The
Parish Council is delighted to welcome a further new Councillor,
Johnathan Sheldon, to the Parish Council. The Chairman, Trevor
Skeith, welcomed him to our meeting and the Parish Council is
now at full strength. An extremely good response was received
regarding the recent vacancies and we would like to thank
everyone who showed an interest in joining the Parish Council.
the recent bad weather the condition of the roads has
deteriorated further and Derbyshire County Council has announced
an extra £4 million pounds to speed up the repair of pot holes,
adding 9 extra teams to cover the County and it is very easy and
straightforward to directly report a problem: on the website www.derbyshire.gov.uk
if you enter 'contact us' an online form can be completed.
Alternatively 'Call Derbyshire' telephone 01629 533190 is open
Monday to Fridays 8.00am - 8.00pm and on Saturday from 9.30am to
4.00pm. Or, you can write to the County Council at County Hall,
Matlock DE4 3AG. Please report any serious problems before an
accident can happen.
Neighbourhood Development Plan: The Parish Council is
pleased to report that the Plan has now been examined and has
been recommended for a referendum, which will be organised by
South Derbyshire District Council. The Plan is now designated as
an 'Emerging Plan' which means that it has to be a material
consideration when any issues detailed within the Plan are now
considered for development. At the Parish Council meeting the
Councillors thanked Councillor Ewan Thompson for his work on the
Neighbourhood Development Plan.
Litter Bins: The
Parish Council recently ordered four new litter bins for Repton
and these have now been installed. The locations are: the
junction of Brook End and Boot Hill; the junction of Clayfield
and Milton Road; the junction of Chestnut Way and Burton Road
and on Main Street. Residents asked us to provide extra bins to
help keep the local area cleaner and we will now continue to
fund the servicing of these bins.
Mobile Library Service:
The Library Service has asked us to publish the dates of their
local service for May to July 2018. They will be in Repton on
the 15th of May, 12th of June and the 10th of July - all these
dates are Tuesdays. The van will visit Askew Grove at 10.15 -
11.30am and The Square from 11.35 - 1.00pm. Please make use of
this local service to ensure its continuity in the future.