Mr Phillip Woodward
P O Box 790
S40 6PX

Tel: 07565158963

What's On

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:30

Council Meeting -CANCELLED

Mon, 04 May 2020 18:30

Council Meeting

Tags: News

Council Meeting - Cancellation

Please note that the Parish Council meeting scheduled for 6th April has been cancelled.

Posted: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:43 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Access to Information, Council Meeting, News

Newsletter Special - Coronavirus Advice

The parish council has prepared a special newsletter on local information which will help to signpost people to relevant advice and guidance in response to the coronavirus.

This will be delivered to all households in the parish during week commencing Monday 23rd March and a copy is attached to this news item.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:35 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News

‘Closure’ of Parish Council Playgrounds and Skatepark

Further to the Prime Ministers announcement on 23rd March of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus the Parish Council has to close the children's playgrounds and zip wires on Sampson's Field, Parkhouse and Morton Road recreation grounds with immediate effect. The skatepark on the Pilsley Sports Ground has also been closed for use.

These measures are designed to stop gatherings of groups of people,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:34 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: News

Parish Precept 2020/21

The Parish Council has agreed a 5% increase in its 2020/21 precept from £99,990 to £104,990.

The Council provisionally agreed this increase in December 2019 but decided firstly to test public opinion by publicising its intentions on its Facebook page and on its website. No adverse comments were received so the increase was confirmed at the January 2020 Council meeting.

The increase will take... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 10:44 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Finance, News

No Change of Heart on Surgery Closure Proposal

The public outcry led by the Parish Council on Staffa Health's proposal to close Pilsley Surgery appears to have failed in its bid to get Staffa to have a change of heart.

The Practice has produced an eighty four page document on the consultation process and this can be seen on its website

The document indicates that having considered all the responses including letters from our... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:07 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News

Parish Council Precept for 2020-21

The parish council will be considering the level of its precept (the parish council share of council tax) for 2020-21 when it meets on 6th January.

It will be looking at a number of options but, because we have provided a range of new facilities in the last few years which will need increased maintenance and because of the withdrawal of our support grant by North East Derbyshire District Council, the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 13:48 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Consultation, Finance, News

RNIB Christmas Stamp Appeal

We have been asked by RNIB to post the following message regarding their Christmas Stamp appeal.

By collecting used stamps for RNIB to recycle you can help raise much-needed funds to help people living with sight loss. Every kilogram of used stamps collected raises £20, which could help someone feel more confident about living with sight loss, with personalised support on a topic like reading,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:52 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: News

Police & Crime Commissioner Unveils Commemorative Plaque

Police & Crime Commissioner Unveils Commemorative Plaque

The Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa, visited Pilsley's new Sports Pavilion last week to unveil a plaque to recognise the grant funding he provided for the facility from the Proceeds of Crime Fund in Derbyshire.

Pilsley Parish Council and the new village Sports Association were delighted to host Mr Dhindsa and officially recognise his support for the £400,000 project... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:03 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: New Pavilion, News, Sports Clubs

Derbyshire Clerk of the Year (Sponsored by Blachere Illumination)

On 22nd October parish councillors attended the Annual General Meeting of the Derbyshire Association of Local Councils (DALC). As part of the AGM a number of Excellence Awards are presented by DALC and we are very pleased to report that Phillip Woodward, the Parish Council's Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer, has been voted Clerk of the Year, an award sponsored by Blachere Illuminations.

The DALC... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:38 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: News

Doctor's Surgery - Proposed Closure

The attached statement sets out the parish council's current position on the proposals to close the Doctor's Surgery - we hope that as many local residents will adopt a similar approach in objecting to the proposals.

The Parish Council will continue to lobby against the proposals to close the Doctor's surgery in Pilsley.

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:25 by Phillip Woodward

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, News, Village Facillities