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Added Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
One of Spondon’s parks benefitted from a community clear up last weekend, with lots of people turning out to help. The event took place at Willowcroft Park and saw Spondon Councillors and local MP, Pauline Latham, joined by local cubs, scouts and brownies plus a group of local resident volunteers... [Read more]
Added Monday, 23rd November 2015
Local residents turned out in their thousands to join in the festive celebrations at this year’s Spondon Alight Christmas lights switch-on. Fun fair rides lined the streets while a special Christmas Market with a variety of stalls popped up around the village. Children were delighted to visited S... [Read more]
Added Tuesday, 3rd November 2015
We're delighted and proud to say that the Spondon Online website is celebrating 15 years online this month! It was launched back in November 2000 and, along with its more recent Facebook and Twitter pages, continues to keep Spondonians up-to-date with the latest news and events from around the a... [Read more]
Added Monday, 2nd November 2015
Volunteers from community groups around Spondon recently teamed up and transformed the area between the former Derbyshire Building Society and the Village Hall in Spondon's centre. With funding from the Neighbourhood Board, members of the Community Association, Council Parks Officers and the Vill... [Read more]
Added Sunday, 1st November 2015
Spondon's annual organised bonfire and fireworks celebrations will be here again for everyone to enjoy, with both Spondon Cricket Club and Borrowash Victoria hosting events on SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER. Spondon Cricket Club's fireworks party night: Gates open at 5pm. The first fireworks display co... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 31st October 2015
Spondon Neighbourhood Board has a number of priorities including to make roads and footways safer, reduce vehicle parking issues and improve safety around schools. One way the Board seeks to address these priorities is to tackle inconsiderate parking, working in partnership with the Council’s Pa... [Read more]
Added Friday, 30th October 2015
Every year Spondon Neighbourhood Board agrees projects that are funded from the budget provided by Derby City Council.One project funded by the Board and delivered with the support of local residents, Councillors and the Parks Team is the new planting behind the Village Hall. Local resident Jennifer... [Read more]
Added Thursday, 29th October 2015
Derbyshire Constabulary's first Digital PCSO has taken to the ranks as a county-wide cybercrime initiative is launched. Similar to a traditional police community support officer, PCSO Raichura will be working closely with communities to offer advice, promote safety messages and reduce vulnerabi... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 3rd October 2015
Earlier in the year, the Village Rejuvenation Team (now renamed Spondon Village Partnership) carried out an online survey to gather local opinion on the current usage of the village centre and what improvements people would like to see in the future. The full report on the findings from the surve... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 3rd October 2015
Every year Spondon Neighbourhood Board agrees projects that are funded from a budget provided by Derby City Council from the Streetpride service. The Board will be considering its spend plan for 2016/17 at its next meeting in December. Your ideas and suggestions are very much welcomed. The... [Read more]