SCA News

Read the latest news from around Spondon. If you have some local news to share, why not click here to add it.

Added Monday, 23rd October 2017
The twelfth Archive book Spondon's Power Stations: A century of change and innovation 1917-2017" by Peter Heath and Alan Hunt will be available from the usual outlets from the beginning of November. For 100 years a series of four power stations sat on the plain below Spondon village. T... [Read more]
Added Monday, 17th July 2017
As many of you will be aware, the decision to cut the number of Council run libraries to just five and not include Spondon was taken at the Cabinet meeting on the 12th of July.Despite hundreds of responses to surveys by Spondon residents, after months of deliberations, following the Counci... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 27th June 2017
The Village Improvement Committee is again running a flowering container competition for shops, business premises, pubs and clubs in Spondon. As before, they will be judged towards the end of April by Dawn Dagley, Area Park Manager for Derby City Council.But this year, you too can be a judge! F... [Read more]
Added Friday, 16th June 2017
The programme is now available in the Library and the following shops: Housleys Chemists, Mark Davis Opticians, Cherry Tree Framers, Spondon News and Spondon Hardware.There is also a downloadable version and further details here. Check out the Facbook page. [Read more]
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]