Spondon News Archive

Read our archive of past news from around Spondon below.

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Added Sunday, 27th November 2016
Due to time constraints, we're currently not updating the news section of the website as much as normal. However, you can still keep up with all the latest news and events from around the village on our social media pages. Our Facebook page and Twitter feed are updated regularly each week with lo... [Read more]
Added Monday, 23rd July 2018
The FREE Family Fun Day event at Dale Road Park in Spondon is on Saturday 28th July from 11am-4pm.As well as a range of stalls, activities and food & drink, there will also be live music, fun fair rides, a fun dog show, Spondon Stone Challenge and much more.The day of entertainment also inc... [Read more]
Added Friday, 6th July 2018
This popular event returns this year on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 7th and 8th July. Programmes can be downloaded here and are now available in the village. PLEASE NOTE this is a revised programme (Friday 6 July, 14:00) with two programme amendments: Stops... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
TrentBarton have announced some major changes affecting their Spondon Flyer bus service from Sunday 29th October onwards.A new timetable will see services reduced to one every 15 minutes from Derby bus station (previously every 10 minutes). The current Blue route will also be axed, with all buses fo... [Read more]
Added Monday, 10th April 2017
Spondon residents are being urged to join the effort to help save Spondon Library from possible closure.Please take a minute to read this message from the Spondon Village Partnership (SVP):As you are probably aware, Spondon (and many other branch) libraries are under threat of closure with the ongoi... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 27th November 2016
It's always the most popular event on the Spondon calendar and, once again this year, Spondon Alight didn't disappoint! Thousands flocked into Spondon village centre to enjoy the annual Christmas lights switch-on celebrations, generating another fantastic atmosphere throughout the village. Fun... [Read more]
Added Wednesday, 16th November 2016
The most popular event on the Spondon calendar - the Spondon Alight Christmas lights switch on - is on Saturday 26th November.~ Village Centre roads and streets close at 2.30pm ~~ Stalls in the Liberal Club and Village Club from 2.30pm to 7pm ~~ Fun Fair starts at around 4pm ~~ Village Hal... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 20th August 2016
For over 15 years now, the Spondon Online website has been providing local news and info to the people of Spondon and beyond. This current version of the website is over 7 years old so we're getting ready to create a new version of the website in the near future. Take the survey >> As we are i... [Read more]
Added Wednesday, 17th August 2016
Between 28 September and 1 October 2015, Spondon Village Partnership (SVP) ran an online survey, seeking people’s experience and opinions on parking in the village centre. 144 responses were received. To supplement the numeric results and investigate some of the text comments, the 3 main car park... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 9th August 2016
This year's Colin Bloomfield Charity Cricket Cup match raised over £3,000 for both Derby County Community Trust and Holbrook School for Autism. The event was organised by local Spondon resident Neil Bennett who has arranged the exhibition match between Derby County All Stars and Spondon Cricket... [Read more]