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.

Alfreton Christmas Lights Switch On

Annual Christmas Lights Switch On

Saturday 25th November 2017 1-7pm

In the grounds of Alfreton House with stalls, fair and live acts on stage. Santa will be in his grotto too.
Peppa Pig will switch on the lights with Cllr John Walker at 7pm.

Pigeon nuisance in Town

The Town Council has been forced to withdraw from a project to try and deal with the pigeon nuisance on Institute Lane after receiving notification from Amber Valley Borough Council that the authority were no longer partnering on the project in spite of being responsible for Environmental Health. As part of the initial stages of the project the Town Council pressed for signs to be installed on the lamp posts to asked the public not to feed the birds, but the next steps on the project have now been abandoned.

The Town Council are again reminding the public not to feed the birds as it encourages pigeons and other rodents. Pigeons are wild animals should not depend on humans to be a source of their food. Food waste makes the area dirty, attracts flies and rats together with bird droppings from the overfed animals which creates health issues also causing detrimental effects on buildings and the appearance of the town. Posters will also be distributed to shops in the area to display and remind the public not to feed the birds. Concerned residents are asked to contact Amber Valley Borough Councils Environmental Health team on 01773 570222.

Party in the Park 2017

       At the Party in the Park 2017, Alfreton Town Council members held a stall to raise awareness of what services the council offer.

Visitors to the stand were greeted by members and asked for their priorities for the town along with suggested names for the Village Green on Outseat’s.  Once the information has been collated it will be published here and on social media.

A cheque for £2960 was presented to Liam Connell by Councillors M Kerry, G Dolman and S Marshall-Clarke from the grants fund of Alfreton Town Council.  This purchased the hire of the marquee and chairs for the event.

 

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