Welcome to Alfreton Town Council

This site provides you with news of local matters, contact details for the Council and Council Members, meeting dates, minutes and various other useful documents.

Christmas Elf Competition

The Town Council have run a “Christmas Elf Competition” in conjunction with their lights switch on, for children to spot 14 Elves in businesses windows around the town.

The competition Winners have now been drawn and will be contacted directly, well done to everyone that took part!

 

Best Dressed Window

The Town Council have run a competition in conjunction with their lights switch on, for local businesses to take part in a best dressed window challenge.

Many of the shops in Alfreton chose to take part and it was a very difficult decision for the judge to make.

Wendy Comins of South Normanton Area Food Bank, the Town Mayors chosen charity, has kindly chosen the winner after visiting each shop one afternoon. ‘It was not an easy job because each one was beautifully decorated, many in a style in keeping with the shop itself. I chose ‘Pierce of Art’ on Central Road. The display reminded me of an old fashioned Christmas with stockings hanging on the fireplace, a blazing fire and presents around the tree’

Well done to the staff at Pierce of Art; Lesley, Elizabeth, Jess, Lucy and Abbey, they will be presented with their prize by the Town Mayor, Councillor Mary Kerry next week.

News Headlines

Alfreton Town Council
Alfreton Town CouncilThursday, January 3rd, 2019 at 9:55am
Building Poppy
Following a survey and facebook post in November, the Town Council decided at their meeting in December to weatherproof the Building Poppy and arrange to have this installed as a permanent feature on Alfreton House.
Thank you to those who took part in the survey and provided feedback.
Alfreton Town Council
Alfreton Town CouncilThursday, December 27th, 2018 at 9:54am
Renewal Financial Regs and H & S documents
At their meeting in December, members reviewed and approved the Financial Regulations and Health and Safety Policies for the Town Council with no further amendments. All policies and procedures are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure they are accurate and appropriate. The policies and Procedures can be found on the website. https://alfretontowncouncil.co.uk/policies-and-procedures/
Alfreton Town Council
Alfreton Town CouncilFriday, December 21st, 2018 at 9:56am
East Midlands Trains
The Town Council have written to a Senior Representative of East Midlands Trains (EMT) to request attendance at a future Council Meeting. This was following an initial invitation from EMT to meet with the Council. The Town Council are keen to discuss the following and await a response from EMT;
Disabled passenger access.
Pushchair and luggage passenger access.
Car park charges and impact on local residents.
Future car park growth.
Short stay parking (charges and over provision).
Sporadic early ticket office closure.
No announcements in the evening.
Premium fares to travel to London via Chesterfield.
Lack of partnership working with Northern Rail.
Poor location of ticket machine (not visible in sun).
Update on new station building.
Longer opening hours with less overlap of shifts.
Alfreton Town Council
Alfreton Town CouncilThursday, December 20th, 2018 at 9:30am
Merry Christmas
The Town Council Members and Staff would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Office will be closed from noon on Thursday 20th December 2018 and reopen on Tuesday 8th January 2019.
Alfreton Town Council
Alfreton Town Council updated their cover photo.Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at 9:15am