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150 Houses for Barkby Road - Planning Committee 31st May

The planning application for 150 houses on Barkby Road will go to Charnwood BC's Planning Committee next Thursday, 31st May. The Planning Officers are recommending that the Committee refuse planning permission.

The Committee will meet at the Old Magistrates Court, Woodgate, Loughborough, starting at 5pm. This is a public meeting if anyone wishes to attend.

Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:13 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning

Office hours during half term

Please note that the Parish Office during half term will be as follows:

Wednesday 30th May open 9.00 and closes 13.00

Thursday 31st May open 13.00 and closes 16.00

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018 14:55 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News

Temporary Road Closure of South Croxton Road between Queniborough & South Croxton

South Croxton Road will be closed on 17th May 2018 for 3 days.

The road will be closed from the junction of Main Street, Queniborough to the junction of Main Street, South Croxton.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Leicestershire County Council undertake carriageway patching works.

The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:- Barkby Road.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 May 2018 12:36 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Traffic

220 Houses for Melton Road Road - time to comment as planning application is made

The planning application for 220 houses at Melton Road has been registered at Charnwood Borough Council. The planning application number is P/18/0611/2 and you should find a link to it from our planning page or from Charnwood Borough Council's:


copy and paste the above link and then put in your web browser and then put in the.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:14 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning, housing

More housing for Queniborough – having your views known

Parts of the village have now received a leaflet from Hallam Homes as part of their consultation on a proposed development of up to 250 homes on the Melton Road around and behind Three-ways farm. A leaflet has also been distributed by David Wilson Homes for a proposed 150 houses opposite the new development on Barkby Road. There are also still plans to go forward for 125 dwellings for the land behind Queniborough Lodge.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:19 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning, housing

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation 30th September 2017 - you can still have your say

Queniborough Neighbourhood Plan Third Community Consultation Event took place on SATURDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER Between 3.00 and 7.00pm in Queniborough Village Hall.

A Neighbourhood Plan is the best way of ensuring that development takes place where we want it to

- we get a chance to say what that development will look like

- we can protect the places we love most

To make this a reality your input and views are needed.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:26 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

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

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

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

Council Tax 2017/18

Like all councils the Parish Council has to decide how much money it needs to raise from the Council Tax each year to run its services. At its January meeting the Council agreed to hold the amount charged to Council Tax payers in Queniborough at the same level as the previous year and ask for no increase in Council Tax.

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:53 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Finance

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