Morley Parish Council

Serving the people of Morley Derbyshire

Clerk/RFO: Laura Storey
P O Box 8108, Derby
Derbyshire DE1 0ZU

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Latest News

Meet Your Commissioner Event - Erewash Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 07:14 by Laura Storey

This week the Police and Crime Commissioner is hosting a virtual public meeting in the Erewash area and the invitation is attached below. If you are unable to make this meeting then please see the links for the other areas where the same meeting will take place. The meetings in all areas are welcome to anyone from any area of the County and the Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes your attendance and questions. More »

It would be grateful appreciated if you could forward this email this email to anyone who lives in the Erewash area including your contacts ie. Local councillors, parish representatives, local groups, church groups, voluntary organisations etc.

Meet Your Commissioner online

People living in the EREWASH area are being invited to meet Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa in a special virtual event to discuss crime and policing.

The Commissioner will shine a spotlight on the work he is undertaking to improve safety for local people and highlight some of the key achievements over the past 12 months.

The virtual event, which is free, will take place on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 between 6pm and 7.30pm and will enable residents to raise any concerns about crime or policing in their district as well as learn about how partners are working together to increase police visibility and support victims of crime.

Attendees will also hear updates on the Commissioner's forthcoming budget and the recently-launched Operation Derbyshire, which aims to highlight the good work going on to address top priorities for the public including speeding, antisocial behaviour and rural, wildlife and heritage crime.

Mr Dhindsa said: "Some of the most exciting improvements I've made since being elected as PCC have been instigated by our communities and I cannot stress how valuable my engagement events are for unearthing and solving local issues.

"Over the last few years, we've really listened to what people have told us and have responded positively to issues that impact on quality of life and public confidence. I'm determined to keep the conversation going which is why I've launched a series of virtual events across the county to safely exchange views and present some of the good work already happening to improve lives."

Virtual events have been scheduled to take place across Derbyshire over the next few weeks. All of the meetings will run from 6pm until 7.30pm and tickets will be available via Eventbrite.

To book a place at the EREWASH event on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 visit:

If you are unable to make the Erewash event on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 then please see the following dates and links;

  • Derby City - Monday 8th March
  • High Peak - Thursday 11th March
  • North East Derbyshire - Tuesday 16th March
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Community Testing

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 09:13 by Laura Storey

We want to keep you informed about the community testing programme in your area and hope that you can help to spread the word through your communication channels and other contacts please.

Erewash residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme. Our testing centre is at The West Park Leisure Centre on Wilsthorpe Road in Long Eaton NG10 4AA. The opening times are 9am to 7pm every day. However, there will be no community testing available on March 4, 22 and 30 as the centre hosts regular blood donor sessions which will be going ahead as normal on these days. More »

Alternatively, if Heanor is more convenient for Erewash residents, they can use our centre there. It has recently moved to a new location at the Wilmot Street Centre, Wilmot Street, Heanor DE75 7EF and is also open 9am to 7pm daily.

One in three people who have the virus don't have any symptoms, so everyone is invited to come along and get a test to protect their family.

The testing is NOT for people with actual coronavirus symptoms - they should book a test – see here: Get a free NHS test to check if you have coronavirus - GOV.UK (

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Parish Councillor Vacancy

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:04 by Laura Storey

Would you like to make a difference to your local community?

We currently have a PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY that we are looking to fill by co-option. We invite anyone who is interested in being considered to notify the clerk via e-mail or post. In particular we would like to hear of any specific skills or interests that you believe would benefit our group. If you would like an informal discussion with any member of the Parish Council please do not hesitate to contact me. More »

The position is unpaid and includes approximately 11 meetings a year, depending on the level of involvement. You would be required to demonstrate all the standards of behaviour that are reasonable to expect of someone in public service.

What we can offer is the chance to work with a varied group of people in a non-political atmosphere, the opportunity to practise your skills outside your normal home or business context, an insight into the workings of local government, and above all the potential to make life in Morley better in some way.

A Parish Councillor must be:

  • a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and
  • 18 years or older on the day you become nominated for election
  • for the whole of the 12 months prior to nomination he/she must:
    • have been an elector of the parish and either occupied or owned/rented premises in the parish, or
    • resided within 3 miles of the boundary of the parish, or
    • had his/her principal or only place of work in that area

You cannot stand for election if you:

  • are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order
  • have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine

We look forward to hearing from you.


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