Annual Parish Field Day Saturday 18th May
Coleorton Parish Council holds an Annual Parish Meeting each year. This year the meeting was held in Coleorton Wood which the Council has recently acquired and secured for the future by designating it a Queen Elizabeth II Field in Trust. The Fields-in-Trust plaque was unveiled.
The Roots community singers entertained us with their a capella performance. The Council and local organisations and clubs had stands and displays and there were games and activities taking place around the woods. More about the Coleorton Field Day >>
Heritage Group walk through Rough Park
On the morning of Wednesday 22 May a group of hardy walkers set out from Kings Arms to walk seven and a half miles across footpaths and tracks taking in Farm Town, the old Lounge open cast coal mine, Rough Park, New Lount Nature Reserve and the Ginn Stables in Overwoods Road. before cutting back behind the School and returning to the Kings Arms (where some stayed a while!). The walk took 3 hours and despite the weather forecast it didn’t rain (probably because several walkers were carrying precautionary folding brollies!). See some more photos of the walk >>
Parking on pavements and corners in Coleorton
The Parish Council is concerned that vehicles are being parked on pavements so that pedestrians have to walk in the road. This is a particular problem for people with children. It is both illegal and dangerous to park on pavements and the Parish Council has asked the Police for their help in stopping it. There are also instances of vehicles being parked on blind bends which could result in a serious accident.
Please try to park with a thought to other road and pavement users. Use drives where possible and where they are not available, park on the road. This has the added benefit of reducing the speed of traffic through the parish, supporting the speed indicators maintained by the Parish Council.
Coleorton Parish Council thanks you for your support and consideration.
Notices and alerts from police, neighbourhood watch, district & county councils and other community groups.
About Coleorton Parish
Coleorton Parish includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town and Farm Town
as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount. Because the parish is so spread out with no defined centre the Parish Council decided a website was a good way to communicate with parishioners. We hope the website will become a centre of information about activities, events and clubs in the area, a directory for local businesses and services, public transport, a platform for people who would like to share their enthusiasm for local history, the environment, etc.
Local businesses and services
Coleorton residents are an enterprising bunch: the latest Coleorton businesses listed in the local services directory include IT specialists, photographers and dog walkers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your local business listed (free of charge for Coleorton-based businesses or owners).
If you would like to contribute any item about Coleorton or surrounding areas or add details of your club, organisation or event (no charge) or have any suggestions for items on this web site please email email@example.com.
Summary report of the May Parish Council meeting
Coleorton Heritage Group report
Volunteer Group news & update
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WI meeting - Julie Ede “Bess of Hardwick” Wednesday 3 July 7.30pm at the Beaumont Centre
Coleorton Parish Council meeting Thursday 4 July 7.30 pm at the Beaumont Centre
Guided walk around the Coleorton Village Heritage Trail on Wednesday 17 July, starting from the Kings Arms car park at 9.30am
More events in and around Coleorton:
Changes tp procedure for enforcement of 7.5t Weight Restrictions
Garden Safe - Police warning
Book about Methodist & Wesleyan Chapels in Coleorton, Lount, Gelsmoor & Griffydam
Local cemeteries audits - transcription of all the gravestones
Photos of Heritage Group walk