Serving Melbourne & Kings Newton

Author: Jacqui Storer

Request for assistance please

We continue to experience some anti social behaviour in the public toilets and have discovered the placing of small stones or pebbles at the entrance to the toilets; the positioning of these stones prevent the external door from closing. The result is the toilets remain unlocked,allowing people to access the toilets out of hours and to use them for anti social purposes.

We are asking if members of the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 20:24 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: News, toilets

Diversion to the No 2 Service

This is just to inform you that On the 04 of March 2022 for 1 Day, between 09:30 & 15:30. There will be a closure of Derby Road Melbourne for Derbyshire County Council planned manhole repairs works. During this time Service 2 will be unable to serve stops along Packhorse Rd, Castle St, Church St & Derby Road and will instead divert via Queensway, full details available at Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 15:28 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

Road Closure

WHEN: 4th March 2022 (09:30 to 15:30).

WHERE: Derby Road, Melbourne between its junction with Chapel Street and a point 15m south of that junction.

REASON: To facilitate manhole repairs.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: B587 Cockshut Lane / Robinsons Hill, Ashby Road, High Street, Market Place and vice versa.

Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Feb 2022 11:48 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

Road Closure - Church Street

WHEN: 23rd February 2022 to 25th February 2022.

WHERE: Church Street, Melbourne between points 50m and 100m southeast of its junction with Market Place.

REASON: To facilitate works to private water supply.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Market Place, Derby Road, Chapel Street, Station Road, Castle Street and vice versa. Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 18:57 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

Notification of Overnight Road Closure


A514 Derby Road, Swarkestone

WHEN: 7th February 2022 to 9th February 2022 (19:00 to 07:00 nightly).

WHERE: A514 Derby Road, Swarkestone between its junctions with Woodshop Lane and Swarkestone Road (to Ingleby).

REASON: To facilitate bridge inspections.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Barrow-upon-Trent - Willington - Repton - Midway - Woodville - Hartshorne - Ticknall... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jan 2022 01:26 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Highways, News, road closure

Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments

If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.

If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment.

The parent or carer of the person attending... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:41 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Covid, News, vaccination

Save the Date - 2nd June

The parish council working party is making preparations to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. The event(s) will take place on 2nd June 2022 with details to follow shortly, but for now, please can you note the date.

Posted: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:40 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Jubilee, News

Dog Fouling: Keep Our Community Clean

Melbourne Parish Council (MPC) recognises that the vast majority of dog walkers act responsibly and pick up after their dog, to keep Melbourne and Kings Newton clean and its residents – especially younger ones – safe.

Unfortunately, MPC has been made aware of an increasing amount of dog fouling on the village's streets, especially the green spaces and pavements around the primary school,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:09 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Dogfouling, News

Christmas Tributes and Wreaths

Christmas Tribute and Wreaths

This is a polite reminder that the removal of Christmas tributes, wreaths and related items from graves will take place as soon as possible after 31st January 2022. Anyone who wishes to dispose of or keep their Christmas tributes should remove them from the cemetery grounds and burial plots before 31st January 2022.

Thank you for your assistance.

Posted: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 18:06 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Burial, Floral tributes, News

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Melbourne Parish Councillors and staff would like to wish you and your families a safe, and Happy Christmas.
The Parish Council Clerk finishes for Christmas at 5pm on Wednesday 15th December & resumes Tuesday 4 January 2022.Emails to the main inbox will not be checked during this period. Voicemails left will also not be checked and non-urgent queries will be dealt with on our return on 4 January.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 13:02 by Jacqui Storer

Tags: Christmas, News, notice