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Added Wednesday, 15th March 2017
Planning is well under way now for this year's event which will be held on Saturday and Sunday 8 and 9 July. This year will also incorporate a scarecrow trail and more details can be found here. Also new this year is an information session about the event, which will be held in Spondon Library o... [Read more]
Added Friday, 7th October 2016
The Co-op has relaunched its membership scheme and is again providing the traditional "divi". But this scheme will also enable you to support local causes, and the two stores in Spondon have selected the Community Association as one of them (together with the local Scouts and the Historica... [Read more]
Added Friday, 7th October 2016
Many of you will be aware that the City Council is conducting a review of its Library service. Of the options being considered, two will result in Spondon Library being closed. Spondon Village Partnership (a consortium of the Neighbourhood Board, Traders’ Association and the Village Improvemen... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 10th July 2016
The final programme is available in the Library and shops around the village. Alternatively, you can download it by clicking here.The event will be officially opened by the Mayor of Derby, Councillor Linda Winter at 10:30 am on Saturday 16th  July 2016 at the  Home... [Read more]
Added Friday, 1st April 2016
In June, Spondon Archive will be publishing its 10th book "My life in Spondon and other great places" by Frank Hooley. This is a fascinating personal reminiscence featuring Spondon at the start of the 20th century. It will be available for sale in Spondon at the VIC Spring Fair... [Read more]
Added Friday, 1st April 2016
This year Mel has taken over the reins from Roy who has run this hugely successful event for many years. She is now inviting you to take part in the 2016 Social Safari. More details available here. [Read more]
Added Friday, 4th September 2015
The 2015 Spondon Social Safari once again broke all records - for number of particpating "safari stops", visitors (nearly 2000) and money raised for good causes (over £5,250 in total, £1,100 of which was donated to the Village Improvement Committee).A big "thank you"... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 26th May 2015
The final phase of the Village Improvement Committee's 5 year project is the installation of an information board. We decided to go for an “audio board” rather than a standard text one and, it has to be said, this has proved a little fraught. However, it is now finally fully working.... [Read more]
Added Friday, 17th April 2015
Passers-by will have noticed that there is a lot of work being carried out in the Sensory Garden on Chapel Street. Whilst the Village Improvement Committee takes on a lot of the upkeep of the old cemetery, the land is still owned and maintained by the City Council. They are attempting to alleviate a... [Read more]