Community News and Information for Castle Donington, Kegworth, Diseworth, Hemington, Lockington, Isley Walton
Castle Donington Volunteer Centre is chosen to receive a £40,000 Innovation Bursary over two years for their newly launched GrowCookShare Project.
- New Year Boost For Diseworth Published: 30-12-2014 09:03
- Christmas Craft & Gift Fair in Castle Donington - 13th December Published: 10-12-2014 09:07
- Melbourne Operatic Society Christmas Concerts - 5th & 6th December Published: 30-11-2014 19:04
- Christmas Trees At Donington Nurseries Published: 30-11-2014 18:40
- Slipknot Announced As Download 2015 Friday Headliner Published: 17-11-2014 14:44
- A Celebration Of Christmas Cheer In Castle Donington - 5th December Published: 17-11-2014 14:20
- Castle Donington Woman Found Safe And Well Published: 17-11-2014 14:01
- Concern Growing For Missing Castle Donington Woman Published: 15-11-2014 17:24
- Kegworth Primary School Christmas Craft Fair - 5th December Published: 15-11-2014 16:36
- Halloween Megga Monster Madness In Castle Donington - 31 October Published: 25-10-2014 14:57
- Fashion Show & Clothes Sale In Castle Donington - 10th November Published: 25-10-2014 14:34
- Did You Witness Castle Donington Bag Snatch? Published: 24-10-2014 14:37
- Kegworth Players Autumn 2014 Production - 6 to 8 November Published: 24-10-2014 13:23
- Discover The Magic Of Kedleston - 7th November Published: 24-10-2014 12:21
- Castle Donington Wakes Fair - 23rd to 25th October Published: 17-10-2014 10:25
- Castle Donington Volunteer Centre Chosen As M&S Charity Partner Published: 11-10-2014 13:38
- Historic Cars Tour Castle Donington - Donte Carlo! Comments: 1 Latest: 09-05-2014 21:17
- Castle Donington Residents Appeal For Support To Stop 12m BT Mast Comments: 1 Latest: 07-05-2014 07:13
- Wanted: Newspaper Delivery Persons in Kegworth Comments: 4 Latest: 25-04-2014 07:16
- Art Classes In Castle Donington Starting 1st May Comments: 1 Latest: 16-04-2014 05:46
- Castle Donington Housing Development Visited By Planning Minister Comments: 2 Latest: 04-04-2014 19:04
- East Midlands Airport Launches Draft Sustainable Development Plan For Consultation Comments: 1 Latest: 11-03-2014 14:58
- Exhibition For A New Supermarket And Retail Park In Castle Donington - 21st June Comments: 3 Latest: 26-07-2013 15:34
- East Midlands Airport Unveils £3 Million Car Park Investment Comments: 1 Latest: 15-06-2013 17:24
- Local Residents Guide to Download Festival 2013 Comments: 3 Latest: 15-06-2013 10:24
- Plans Approved For 895 Housing Development In Castle Donington Comments: 1 Latest: 07-06-2013 12:53
- 895 Housing Development: What Does The Community Want? Comments: 20 Latest: 01-06-2013 22:48
- Leicestershire Road Deaths And Casualties At A Record Low Comments: 1 Latest: 31-05-2013 09:55
- Castle Donington Housing Application Goes Back To District Planning Committee Comments: 1 Latest: 09-05-2013 15:06
- Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Over Donington Park This Weekend - 3rd/4th/5th May Comments: 1 Latest: 04-05-2013 20:18
- Election Results: Conservative Candidate Elected For Castle Donington Comments: 1 Latest: 03-05-2013 12:51
- Democracy Inconveniences North West Leicestershire District Council Comments: 1 Latest: 24-04-2013 21:00
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Plans for 895 House Development in Castle Donington Approved
A big development scheme proposed for Castle Donington commenced in 2008.
Proposals include 895 new houses north and south of Park Lane, commercial development and a new relief road.
In 2011 a new school, new road, new pub are revealed as further revised plans are submitted to North West Leicestershire District Council.
This concept development became reality in June 2013 when plans were approved for the development to go ahead.
Details of the story so far can be found here in Castle Donington Local News.
Appeal for Help
Do you enjoy pottering around the garden?
Can you spare an hour to help others?
Castle Donington & District Volunteer Centre are appealing for volunteers to help with their gardening scheme.
Fast forward to Local News for full details
Carbon Footprinting in Castle Donington
Solar Panels being fitted to the
Hawksworth's roof for October's taskIn 2007 the BBC turned a Castle Donington family's everyday life into a year long environmental energy reduction experiment!!
AboutMyArea/DE74 kept track of their experiences as the BBC broadcast live from their family home and around our local area.
A witty - informative - interesting insight into a hot topic of the moment - one not to be missed.
Do you have a question on Carbon Footprinting? - Ask the Hawksworth Family they'll be happy to help! Find them in Family Focus - Greener Living
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