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Marsden Avenue Road Closure

Marsden Avenue will be closed from 4th September for five days to allow for a new water connection.

Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:11 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Road Closures

Traffic in the village - can you help?

The Parish Council continues to try and get action taken on the amount and speed of traffic in the village. The Council used its vehicle activated sign to measure traffic on the Barkby Road and South Croxton Road in the first three months of this year. This showed that around 80% of vehicles on these roads were travelling above the speed limit and 40% at a speed of 47mph or over, the speed at which Community Speed Watch would report the vehicle to the police.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:17 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Traffic, Community Speed Watch, Police

Posters on the parks

Some of the pupils of Queniborough School and members of the Queniborough Cubs have been designing posters to help people enjoy the playing fields in the village by reminding them how to look after them. The children produced many posters and these will be displayed at the King George V and Rearsby Road Playing Fields over the summer holiday period. The Parish Council are very grateful to the children for their very colourful designs.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Playing Fields

Hedges and trees overhanging the pavements

The Council does receive inquiries from village residents who are inconvenienced by hedges and trees from private gardens overhanging the pavement causing obstructions especially to people with baby buggies or in mobility scooters or wheelchairs. The Council asks all residents to please check their hedges are not blocking the pavement and trim them back if they are. The Parish Council can report cases to the Highways Department, who can enforce a request to cut back a.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Trees, Hedges

New Councillor

At its June meeting the Council co-opted Nick Morton on to the Council. Nick will take up his office when the Council resumes in August after its summer recess.

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:13 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillors

Road Closures

The South Croxton Road is now reopened. The Melton Road closure is now in force. Please see earlier news items for the details of diversions and dates.

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:11 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Road Closures

Charnwood Open Spaces Survey

Charnwood is reviewing the open spaces in the borough to produce a strategy for future requirements. It is looking at all public open spaces including pitches, parks, cemeteries etc. to see if they meet current and future need.

There is a survey that they would like residents to complete to ensure the community has its say in the review and this can be found at:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CBCopenspaces.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:13 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Public Spaces

Theft from the cemetery.

Over the last six months two benches have been stolen from the cemetery. This is very upsetting as they have been placed there in memory of loved ones. The Council is taking steps to increase the security of the benches. If anyone does see any suspicious activity at the cemetery please do report it to the police.

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 11:51 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Crime, Cemetery

11 additional dwellings on Barkby Road development

The Parish Council have been informed that the planning application for 11 additional houses on the Barkby Road development had been amended to 10 dwellings that now included 4 bungalows. The Parish Council have argued that the housing should include bungalows so they were pleased to see those included. However, the Council has opposed the additional houses on the development and was especially dismayed to be told that this decision will now be made by the Planning.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 11:48 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning


A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Melton Road, Millstone Lane, Syston and Queniborough (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to facilitate David Wilson Homes with new sewer connections at the new development.

The TTRO will incorporate temporary road closures.

During the works the parking bays near the entrance to the shopping Centre on Melton Road will be.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:34 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Road Closures

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