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Castle Donington Volunteer Centre To Receive £40,000 Bursary

Castle Donington Volunteer Centre is chosen to receive a £40,000 Innovation Bursary over two years for their newly launched GrowCookShare Project.


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Plans for 895 House Development in Castle Donington Approved

Castle Donington Development Masterplan 2013A 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

Castle Donington & District Volunteer CentreDo 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.
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Carbon Footprinting in Castle Donington

The Hawksworth Family - Solar PanelsSolar Panels being fitted to the
Hawksworth's roof for October's task
In 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

What's Outside Your Door In DE74?

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Your AboutMyArea/DE74 community information website will be constantly developed and up-dated over the coming weeks and months to bring you on your doorstep news, reviews and useful information about anything and everything you may be interested to know ...

"What's outside your door in DE74"

We're gathering together all the information for the DE74 community into one place, so you don't have to waste any more time searching - how great is that! It's quick, easy and the majority of the site is completely FREE for you to use.

This site is here for you, so take a look around and see just how much is going on in DE74. If you can't find what you're looking for please let us know and we'll do our best to add it.
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Do you have a local news story or something you want to shout about? Let us know.
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Community events can be promoted for FREE, simply send us the details. 

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Do you know a local club or charity that would like to have their details included? Let us know.

I hope you like the new site and that it will become your new one stop information zone for all that's happening in DE74! Add us to your Favourites List now!!

We are busy working our way around the local community to get information, so please keep coming back as each visit will tell you something new.

In the meantime, please feel free to contact us with any suggestions or requests.

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Vicky Ambrose-Jones
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