Brailsford Parish Council

Serving the people of Brailsford

Parish Clerk: Laura Storey
PO Box 8108

Tel: 07941 052009

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Latest News

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:25 by Laura Storey

Would you like to make a difference to your local community?

We currently have one PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY that we are looking to fill by co-option. We invite anyone who is interested in being considered to notify the clerk via e-mail or post. In particular we would like to hear of any specific skills or interests that you believe would benefit our group. If you would like an informal discussion with any member of the Parish Council please do not hesitate to contact me. More »

The position is unpaid and includes approximately 11 meetings a year, depending on the level of involvement. You would be required to demonstrate all the standards of behaviour that are reasonable to expect of someone in public service.

What we can offer is the chance to work with a varied group of people in a non-political atmosphere, the opportunity to practise your skills outside your normal home or business context, an insight into the workings of local government, and above all the potential to make life in Brailsford & Ednaston better in some way.

A Parish Councillor must be:

  • a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union, and
  • 18 years or older on the day you become nominated for election
  • for the whole of the 12 months prior to nomination he/she must:
    • have been an elector of the parish and either occupied or owned/rented premises in the parish, or
    • resided within 3 miles of the boundary of the parish, or
    • had his/her principal or only place of work in that area

You cannot stand for election if you:

  • are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order
  • have, within five years before the day of the election, been convicted in the United Kingdom of any offence and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over three months without the option of a fine

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after police were called to reports of suspicious activity in Brailsford, near Ashbourne.

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:09 by Laura Storey

Officers received a call about the incident at a house on Luke Lane at around 10.30am on Friday, April 5.

One man was stopped at the house by two members of the public, who passed descriptions to officers of another man they had seen, and waited while officers arrived.

Another man matching the description was stopped by an officer on the A52, not far from Luke Lane.

The men, both aged 28 and from Derby, were arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary. They were questioned by officers and later released under police bail to allow for further inquiries. More »

PC Paul Hawkins, of the Ashbourne area Safer Neighbourhood policing team, was one of the officers who responded to the incident. He said: "We would like to thank members of the community for their support and for coming forward to report suspicious activity as it can potentially help us to both prevent and detect crime in their neighbourhood.

"If you have any information which you think could help us as we continue with our inquiries then please get in touch."

If you noticed anything suspicious or have any which could help our team with their enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference number 19*172872 and the name of the officer in the case, DC Jane Cyples, in any correspondence.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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Statement of Persons Nominated District Council

Statement of Persons Nominated District Council

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 09:56 by Laura Storey

Statement of Persons Nominated District Council