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Housing developments drop-in sessions this Saturday

The Parish Council are holding two drop in sessions to help people comment on the proposed additional housing in the village.

They are at the Parish Office, Rearsby Road on Saturday 24th February and 3rd March from 10am - 1pm.

All villagers are welcome and will be able to talk to Parish Councillors about the proposed developments and how to make their views known.

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:25 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Housing, Planning

150 Houses for Barkby Road - time to comment as planning application is made

The planning application number has changed so you will need to resubmit your previous comments.

The planning application for 150 houses at Barkby Road has been registered at Charnwood Borough Council. The planning application number is P/18/0309/2 and you should find a link to it from our planning page or from Charnwood Borough Council's:

https://portal.charnwood.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorerAA/ApplicationSearch.aspx.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 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

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Following the resignation of Julie Ross from the Council there is a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. If anyone is interested in becoming a Parish Councilor please do contact the Parish Office or speak to any Councillor, who will please to give you more information.

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:18 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillor vacancy

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

Shape the future of the village

Shape the future of the village

Two drop in sessions have been arrange for residents of the village to have their say on its future. They are at the Parish Office on Monday 30th January and Wednesday 1st February from 7pm - 9pm.

All are welcome to come and give ideas on the future of the village.

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:06 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Consultation, Planning

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