Welcome to Newton Solney's Parish Council's web site. Your comments are always welcome and you can contact any of the parish councillors or the Clerk - details on the contact details page.
Newton Solney is located adjacent to the River Trent in South Derbyshire on the B5008 between Repton and Burton-on-Trent. It is a medium sized village with a population of about 700 and 530 registered electors. There is an infant school, a church, a village hall, a recreational field, two pubs and a hotel. There is a second school within the parish boundary. Newton Solney can trace its history back to the 10th century.
There are a variety of village groupings some of which are related. The Parish Council (seven councillors) is the formal tier of local government. The Village Hall is managed by an elected committee. There are several village activities which are organised by elected committees - the recreational field, the rifle club, horticultural section, bowling, badminton and tennis clubs, Tuesday club, and art club.
Newton Solney has a branch of the Women’s Institute which holds regular meetings, usually in the Village Hall. The Newton Park housing development has a residents’ association. The two schools are Bladon House School and Newton Solney C of E (Aided) Infants School. The Parish Church of St Mary is the pastoral focal point for the village. It is well regarded, as recently demonstrated by fund raising activities.
Safer Homes for the Over 60s
Safer Homes is a mobile joinery service set up by the Safer South Derbyshire Partnership. It works to improve security in the homes of victims of crime, the elderly (over 60) and vulnerable by installing additional door and window locks and other safety equipment free of charge. Free crime prevention advice is also given out.
It is operated on a day-to-day basis by South Derbyshire CVS.
Referrals for the scheme can come from any of the following:
• Yourself (if over 60 or disabled), South Derbyshire District Council, Social Services - Adult Services, Derbyshire Constabulary, South Derbyshire Primary Care Trust, Housing Associations
• Citizens Advice, South Derbyshire CVS.
To refer yourself or one of your clients, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01283 219761.
Next Parish Council Meeting
Newton Solney Parish Council usually meets on the second Friday of every month except August at 7.30pm. The next meeting is Friday 13th September at 7.30pm.
There is always a short period at the start of the meeting for Parishioners to ask any questions.