Neighbourhood ward - Spondon

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Spondon Neighbourhood Team

Spondon is part of the North East Area. Your Neighbourhood Team is based at The Council House, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS.

If you would like to get involved in your neighbourhood, you have any ideas on how to improve your local area or have any questions about the ward, you can contact:

Sarah Dosunmu, Neighbourhood Partnership Manager, by:

Graeme Walton, Derby Homes Area Housing Manager, by:

Lorraine Dryden, Neighbourhood Partnership Officer, by:

  • telephone: 01332 642686
  • email:

Your local Safer Neighbourhood Team

If you have concerns about your neighbourhood, wish to complain about anti-social behaviour you can contact the Spondon Safer Neighbourhood Team, by:

Your Safer Neighbourhood Team is committed to making your community a safer and better place to live and work.

Find out more about Safer Neighbourhoods on the Derbyshire Police website. You can also view their Spondon Safer Neighbourhood Team page.

Spondon Neighbourhood Forum

If you have an interest in your local area, you can go to one of Spondon Neighbourhood Forum's open public meetings. The meetings take place around every three months.

For more information about neighbourhood forums, visit our Neighbourhood working - information page.

Spondon Neighbourhood Forum 

Neighbourhood Forums will be advertised when arranged, but for further information please contact Lorraine Dryden, email:

Find out more about Neighbourhood Forum meetings.

Spondon Neighbourhood Board

Your local Neighbourhood Board is made up of local councillors, residents and representatives from community organisations and public services.

The board:

  • leads on behalf of the whole neighbourhood
  • agrees the priorities for the neighbourhood
  • decides where delegated Council budgets are to be spent
  • monitors performance
  • influences decisions that reflect the views of local residents
  • decides on the vision for your neighbourhood.

Find out how to become a member of your Neighbourhood Board.

Members of Spondon Neighbourhood Board 2019/20

Derby City Council's councillor representatives

  • Councillor Roulstone
  • Councillor Poulter 
  • Councillor Williams - Chair

Partner services

  • Inspector Lauren Woods - Derbyshire Police
  • Sarah Wigley - Derbyshire Fire & Rescue


  • Jean Martin
  • Joyce Olivant
  • Don Olivant
  • Melvyn Crabtree
  • Peter Berry
  • Lauren Benton
  • Kelly and Steve Gibbons

Community organisations' representatives

  • Mark Davis - Spondon Business Trader
  • Tom Strachan - Neighbourhood Watch
  • Ruth Barlett - Spondon Traders Association

Spondon Neighbourhood Board council advisors

  • Sarah Dosunmu  - Neighbourhood Partnership Manager
  • Ruth Hardy - Senior Youth Worker Manager
  • Tim Banton - North Area Traffic Management Manager
  • David Winslow - Derby Parks

Spondon Neighbourhood Board dates 2019/20

  • Monday 14th October, 6pm, Vernon Arms, Locko Road
  • Monday 2nd March, 6pm, Craddock Avenue Community Centre

How can I join the Spondon Neighbourhood Board?

If you are interested in joining your local Neighbourhood Board, or your community group is interested in nominating a representative, download, complete and return an application form or contact us.

Ward Walkabouts

Ward walkabouts is an initiative to strengthen community spirit and build safer communities. This involves Councillors, Neighbourhoods, Derby Homes and the Police, together with local residents leading a high profile and visible patrol. The idea behind this is to get back to traditional community values of local people looking out for each other and identifying any problems raised in the area. 

Dates as follows - for further information please contact Lorraine Dryden on 01332 642686

  • Tuesday 11th February 2020, 11.30am, Meeting point junction of Chapel Street and Chapel Lane
  • Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 11.30am, Meeting point junction of Huntley Avenue and Windsor Drive

Local events, news, activities and forms

Spondon Neighbourhood Board, working in partnership with Spondon Online, provides a free monthly electronic Spondon Neighbourhood Newsletter to keep you in touch with all the latest community news, projects and events happening in and around Spondon. If want to subscribe visit the Spondon Online website and sign up now‌.

More information

For more information on what neighbourhood forums and boards are, and how to access funding for local projects and community groups, visit the Neighbourhood partnerships – information page.

Community and partnership websites


Contact details

Post address:
City and Neighbourhood Partnerships
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Minicom: 01332 640666
City and Neighbourhood Partnerships
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street