Projects and Community Work in our Parish

 

 

 

Men in Sheds Project

Men in Sheds, a project originally launched by Age UK, sees men aged 60 and over meet and socialise while learning woodwork skills and renovating old furniture.

                                                                                                                                                         Men in sheds 1                                                                  Horninglow and Eton Parish Council has now launched a Men in Sheds project in a shipping container in St Luke’s Park for both men and women  over 50 years old, feeling lonely and who would like to learn woodwork.

 

 

Councillor Clive Keen, chairman of Horninglow and Eton Parish Council is the organiser of the Men in Sheds project.Men in sheds 2

 

 For more information on Men in Sheds please go to our Contact Us page and use our Feedback Form.

 

 

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Horninglow and Eton Action on Loneliness 

 

A Scheme aimed at reducing loneliness in Burton is still looking for people who would benefit from a weekly phone call.

The Good Neighbour Scheme by Horninglow and Eton Parish Council aims to befriend those who are lonely or feel isolated because they are unable to get out of their homes.

 

The scheme is being piloted in the Harper Avenue area but if it is success then the council plans to extend it across the whole parish. 

 

For more information please use our feedback form on the Contact Us  page. 

Loneliness

 

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green door steps

 

The parish council worked with Ground works to host some Green door steps activities.

 

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Local students who attended the Citizenship course hosted by Burton Albion Community Trust carried out litter picks and planting schemes around the parish August 2015.

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litter bin

 

 

The parish council have introduced additional litter bins around the parish to encourage visitors and residents to dispose of little responsibly.

 

 

 

 

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Working with ESBC, the parish council have reduced dog fouling issues around the parish.

 

 

 

 

 

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KingFisher 10 year Celebration Event   

 

    Kingfisher 10 year                  

    celebration event  

 

 

 

 

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Coors tree planting event

Molson Coors management team assisted the parish council by carrying out a tree planting activity on the Horninglow Green September 2015

Coors Tree Planting Event, Horninglow Green

 

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During July and August 2015 the Parish Council put on three Free Family Funday events.    They were put on at St Lukes Park, Carver Road Community Park and Eton Road Recreational Park.

During these events the parish council offered residents free blood pressure checks

 

 

blood pressure

 

 

Proactive Health Care

 

 

 

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Coors Flower Bed Preparation Event

The Brook, Tutbury Road

Coors Flower Bed Preperation event, The Brook, Tutbury Road

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The First “Burton Diddy Charity Gala” – 2014

Burton Diddy Charity Gala 2014 the First

Burton Amateur Swimming Club hosted the first Diddy Charity Gala Shield Event, which will be competed for on an annual basis.

Swadlincote Dolphins and Etwall Eagles Swimming Club were invited to compete, along with Burton. All three clubs entered two teams, to make up a six team event.
 
The event was supported magnificently by the competing clubs and supporters alike, with invited guests thoroughly enjoying the occasion, including Burton MP Andrew Griffiths and representatives from Anslow, Branston, Horninglow & Eton, Rolleston, Stretton and Outwoods Parish Councils, along with the main sponsors for the evening, Murray’s Independent Funeral Directors.
This gala was also supported by Branston Golf & Country Club, Asda in Burton, Dains Accountants, TAG Sports and Proswimwear.

The main benefactor from the gala were the Burton Upon Trent Rotary Club, with a donation of £350.00 coming from Burton ASC.
 
Burton sent out two teams, the “Burton Barracudas” and the “Burton Bluefins.” Both teams consisting of 9, 10, 11 and 12 year old swimmers, some with a wealth of competitive experience and some with very little, competing at their first gala. The whole event was competed for in a true sporting, yet very competitive manner and all the swimmers were a huge credit to their coaches and clubs.

 
A huge thank-you to Craig Day for organising the event, with a whole heap of help from willing volunteers on the night.
Thanks also goes to our sponsors on the night to help make the event a success.
 
 
RESULT
Swadlincote Dolphins A 222 Points
Burton Barracudas​ ​211 Points
Etwall Eagles A​ ​206 Points
Swadlincote Dolphins B 141 Points
Burton Bluefins​​​112 Points
Etwall Eagles B​​​108 Points

 

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Community Tidy Up Day 6th April 2014

The Brook, Tutbury

tutbury brookThe Brook, Tutbury, Community Tidy Up Day 6th April 2014 aThe Brook, Tutbury, Community Tidy Up Day 6th April 2014 b

 

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Kingfisher Litter Pick

A litter pick from undertaken by members of the Kingfisher Project / Mc Donalds / Trent & Dove and Horninglow & Eton Parish Council.

 

King Fisher Litter Pick aKing Fisher Litter Pick

 

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Neighbourhood Development Plan Started

We started the Neighbourhood Development at the St Lukes Park Field day on 17th August 2012.

 

NDP

 

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National Forest Walk

The parish council in its aim to promote tourism locally, introduced its first National Forest Walk.

 

National Forest

 

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Horninglow and Eton Community Days

Three Community Free Fundays were held  in 2011 19th Aug – 26th Aug and 2nd Sept

 

Funday 2011 c                                                                                                                                                                         

Funday 2011 aFunday 2011 b

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

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Horninglow Green

 

The Parish Council  purchased a small piece of land  on the corner of Horninglow Road and Dover Road.    

The Council decided to purchase this land to prevent any builder purchasing the land for housing.

Since purchasing the land, the council have installed a bench and path which local residents use as a resting area after walking up Horninglow Road.

 

Horninglow Green

 

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(MUGA) Multi Use Games

Carver Road – Community Park

 

We have continued to work with ESBC and have been instrumental in the introduction of MUGA on Carver Road Community Recreational Park.

 

Carver road community Park a Carver road community Park

 

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Benches

We have introduced benches around the parish for local residents to sit on.

 

 

Benches

 

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Community Parks

We are constantly introducing new equipment onto the parks in the parish.

One was the introduction of a zip line on St Lukes Park.

 

Community Parks