Serving Melbourne & Kings Newton

Author: Jacqui Storer

WAKES - road closure

With the arrival of the Wakes, the following road closures will be in place.

Between the hours of 12:00 Midnight on Monday 10th October and 12:00 Midnight on Sunday 16th October 2022.

1. Castle Street and Potter Street, Melbourne shall be closed to all vehicular traffic including motor and pedal cycles between the said hours; and

2. Drivers of vehicles proceeding to these roads will be diverted via Church... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Oct 2022 08:00 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

The passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Melbourne Parish Council is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

Her Majesty served this nation and the Commonwealth with an exemplary sense of duty for over 70 years. During this time her commitment was unwavering and during her reign, she oversaw many changes in society. Her stamina, commitment and dedication to her duties and the nation is truly awe inspiring.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 18:40 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News

Notice of Cllr vacancy

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 28 September, 2022 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at SDDC by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 16:01 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Cllr, News, Vacancy

Public invited to submit questions on rural crime and policing rural areas

Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster is to scrutinise Derbyshire Constabulary's work in relation to rural crime in her next Performance Scrutiny Meeting which is to be held virtually on Thursday 6th October at 10am. A series of subject-specific meetings have been arranged to ensure there is detailed scrutiny of the force's performance against the priorities set in the PCC's Police... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 17:15 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, police

Temporary footpath closure

WHEN: 5 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

WHERE: Un named footpath, Melbourne between High Street & Penn Lane.

REASON: To facilitate maintenance of boundary wall.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Penn Lane, High Street and vice versa. Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of footpath. The footpath will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier than... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 17:11 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

Bin Collection during heatwave

During the heatwave, all residents are asked to leave out their bins the night before they are due to be collected.

With record temperatures forecasted, South Derbyshire District Council staff will be out a lot earlier than usual to carry out the usual bin collections in order to avoid the hottest part of the day.

All green, brown and black bin collections are due to be carried out on the usual collection... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 15:11 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, bin collection

NDP Referendum

NDP REFERENDUM

Melbourne Parish Council submitted its neighbourhood development plan and was supported by a referendum held on 7th July 2022, where the question was "Do you want South Derbyshire District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Melbourne to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The turnout was 18.44% out of an electorate of 4116 with 663 votes in favour and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 19:06 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: NDP, News

Bus diversion due to STW work on church street

On the 16 of June 2022 there will be a closure of Church Street Melbourne Derbyshire for Water Connection works. During this time service 2 will be unable to serve Stops along Pack Horse Rd, Castle Street, Potter Street, Church Street and will instead divert via Queensway, Derby Road & Cockshut Lane, full details available at arrivabus.co.uk/latest-news'

Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 16:57 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, bus service

Road Closure

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE Breach Lane, Melbourne

WHEN: 16th June 2022 between 09:30 to 15:30

WHERE: Breach Lane, Melbourne between Riverdale Farm and junction with B587.

REASON: To facilitate BT Pole Connection.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Breach Lane, A514 , B587 From A514 To Derby Road and vice versa. Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Jun 2022 15:17 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, road closures

Road Closure

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

Church Street, Melbourne

WHEN: 16th June 2022 and 17th June 2022 between 09:30 to 17:00 each day

WHERE: Church Street, Melbourne at No 25 between junction with Salisbury Lane and Potters Yard. REASON: To facilitate Repair to defect.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Church Street, Castle Street, Station Road, Chapel Street, Derby Road, Market Place and vice versa. Access will be maintained, whenever... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 12 Jun 2022 13:58 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, road closures