Erewash Borough Council

The Big Jubilee Lunch Street Party Grant Aid Guidance Notes

Road Closure Orders.

The Big Jubilee Lunch – 2 to 5 June 2022 - Grant Scheme Now Closed

Please note that we have been inundated with applications and have limited funds available to award

  • All applicants will be notified of the Award Panel’s decision by email/post by Friday 29 April 2022, decisions will not be provided verbally.

By applying for a Street Party grant, successful applicants agree to provide:

  • Copies of receipts as proof of purchase of goods funded by the grant.
  • The council with feedback on their event, such as approximately how many people took part and what activities were provided.

Contingency Plans

Applicants are reminded to be aware that as a Street Party grant may not cover the costs of all the items or activities listed in their application form, they may wish to consider having contingency plans. This could include locating items that can be borrowed or carrying out local fund raising.

For advice and assistance completing the application form or clarification about items that can be funded please contact the council’s Community Engagement Officer on 0115 907 2244 ext. 3575.

Road closures

Where events are to be held on a street, applicants may wish to consider applying for a Road Closure Order. This process is free of charge and can be done by completing a Road Closure Order, which is available on the council’s website and must be submitted before 5pm Friday 22 April 2022.    

The preferred method of submission of completed Road Closure Orders is by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can complete the online road closure form or they can be submitted by post to:

  • Democratic Services, Erewash Borough Council, Ilkeston Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, DE7 5RP

Completed Road Closure Orders can also be handed in at either Ilkeston or Long Eaton Town Halls. Please note that both Town Halls are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Applicants must provide the council with a description of the road closure such as which house number the closure starts from and finishes at on the street or road, the start time and duration of the closure and full details of a contact person for sending the road closure notices to.

All road closures are determined on a case-by-case basis so please seek advice from Democratic Services, preferably via email (as above) or telephone. Call 0115 907 1017 or 0115 907 1186.

Alternatively, additional advice can found on the following UK Government website pages:

www.gov.uk/organise-street-party

www.gov.uk/government/publications/your-guide-to-organising-a-street-party

Once your application is completed 

Erewash Borough Council will only use personal data for the provision of the Street Party grant or Road Closure Order. This information will not be processed in any other way or shared with any third party organisations. 

Publicity 

The council would be very pleased to receive photographs of street parties which can be used as a historical recording and publicity to celebrate the event. Please note, should any submitted photographs contain images of children, the council must be provided with evidence showing parental consent for these photographs to be used.

Erewash Borough Council must be acknowledged as contributing funding towards the costs of the street on any printed material associated with events. The council’s logo/crest and photography consent form can be obtained from the Communications Team 0115 907 2244 ext. 3578 or 3576.

Please note, the local press will be provided with a list of all funded street parties and may visit unannounced for press coverage. 

Need ideas for your Street Party? 

Visit www.streetparty.org.uk for help organising your street party. The website includes: 

  • Checklists and top tips;
  • Planning and meetings;
  • How to involve everyone on your street;
  • Ideas for activities;
  • Bunting;
  • Insurance.