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Added Friday, 14th August 2015
Since the closure of the NatWest Bank was announced recently, Spondon councillors and traders have campaigned to try and prevent the closure. Councillor Nicola Roulstone provides this update. Online and written petitions were created along with a survey to identify residents’ concerns and the pos... [Read more]
Added Thursday, 13th August 2015
Kind-hearted Barnaby Ward raised an amazing £1,200 by hosting a plant sale in aid of charity Guide Dogs. The entrepreneurial 10 year old from Spondon set up a stall outside his home asking people for donations in exchange for plants and homemade handwritten slate signs with quirky mottos. Bar... [Read more]
Added Monday, 10th August 2015
It seems ridiculous to be thinking of Christmas when most of Spondon is still on holiday, but that’s the way it goes! This year’s Spondon Christmas lights switch-on event will be on Saturday 21st November. All the times and details will be announced a little closer to the day, but make a note of... [Read more]
Added Monday, 10th August 2015
Our village continues to have a fantastic display of flowers and shrubs, thanks to the continued efforts of groups such as the Village Improvement Committee. The VIC volunteer to maintain various tubs and displays around the village centre. This is only possible through donations and efforts of t... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 8th August 2015
This year's annual charity cricket match between Spondon CC and the Derby County Allstars team was another huge success on Sunday 2nd August. More than 1,000 people came to watch Spondon CC score a narrow victory over their DCFC rivals to lift the new Colin Bloomfield Memorial Trophy for the firs... [Read more]
Added Saturday, 25th July 2015
There was another fantastic weekend of socialising and fundraising around the village in July with this year's Social Safari. Several thousand of pounds were raised for good causes during the weekend which saw 24 Safari Stops welcoming people to their stalls, BBQs, cream teas and numerous other a... [Read more]
Added Wednesday, 22nd July 2015
A summer programme of activities for local youngsters has been unveiled, with something for everyone included. Derby City Council's Youth Service have numerous clubs, meetings and activities taking place during the summer holidays, including many at Spondon Youth Club on Craddock Avenue. Fund... [Read more]
Added Friday, 10th July 2015
The Spondon Social Safari returns on the weekend of 18th and 19th July and promises to be the biggest Safari yet!Organisers have lined up more "Safari Stops" than ever before, many of them appearing for the first time as well as some old favourites too. From bric a brac stalls, hobbies and... [Read more]
Added Thursday, 9th July 2015
Derby City Council are looking for your views on proposed changes to the A52 Wyvern junction.Plans include extra lanes and a 50 mph speed limit around the junction, a two lane, realigned access to Wyvern/Pride Park from the A52 and a new signalised cross-roads junction at Wyvern Way and Derwent Para... [Read more]
Added Monday, 6th July 2015
The Village Rejuvenation Team recently 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 survey received a magnificent response, with well over 450 people expressing their views, and th... [Read more]