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Added Tuesday, 2nd November 2010
November's Spondon Email Newsletter is now out and it's another packed one! November's shaping up to be another busy month in Spondon with events including bonfire night and Spondon's Christmas lights switch on to name but two. There are also some key issues in the village including some major... [Read more]
Added Monday, 1st November 2010
Derby City Council has made an extra £10,000 of funding available to Spondon Neighbourhood Board to address local Streetpride issues. From April 2011, each ward in the City will have a total of £36,000 available for them to spend on local priority projects. £6,000 is made available to Spondon com... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 31st October 2010
A planning application has been submitted by Vodafone Ltd/Telefonica O2 UK Ltd to erect a 15-metre high telecommunications mast, antennae and equipment cabinet on the pavement outside Sitwell Garage in Sitwell Street. Full details can be viewed online by clicking here. Closing date for comment... [Read more]
Added Thursday, 21st October 2010
Public consultation has now begun on Severn Trent Water's planning application to erect wind turbines at their sewage treatment plant in Spondon. The proposal is for two turbines of up to 80 metres in height with blades up to 52 metres long each. Full details of the planning application is now... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 3rd October 2010
The next phase of the pond refurbishment at Dale Road Park is now scheduled. This will involve carefully re-siting non-invasive plants, invertebrates and amphibians from the old pond to the new pond, led by Steve Wright of BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers). Any local residents a... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 3rd October 2010
Your Derby is the council magazine delivered to every home in the city every 3 months and gives information and advice about Council Services, updates on new projects and services, how the Council works with partners to achieve their priorities and who to contact. The next edition will be deliver... [Read more]
Added Thursday, 30th September 2010
Congratulations go to all involved in Spondon's entry to this year's Britain in Bloom competition after the village took the Silver award for the 'Best Urban Community' category. The award was announced at a special ceremony held in Birmingham last night (Wed 29 Sept) and followed months of hard... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 18th September 2010
Congratulations to everyone involved in the recent Spondon Social Safari, which succeeded in raising more than £850 for good causes. The Safari took place over the weekend of 4th/5th September and saw a number of local residents opening up their gardens and drives to visitors. Households ran a va... [Read more]
Added Friday, 17th September 2010
Spondon Online is pleased to announce the launch of a new section of the site packed full of local Spondon news. We aim to keep you up to date with all the latest news, events and activities from around the village together with updates from local groups and organisations. This is YOUR news se... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 22nd September 2009
Spondon Village Festival took place on 11th September 2010 and was an amazing success. The Neighbourhood Board would like to thank the organisers of the festival, Spondon residents Angie Doughty, Emma Donald, Sue Miller, Lauren Cook and Alan England. They were supported by a large number of local... [Read more]