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Closure of The Ringway from 21st January 2019

A temporary road closure is required on The Ringway from 21st January 2019 for 3 days.

The road will be closed outside property 106.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent Water undertake pipe renewals in the carriageway.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

For further information please contact... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:20 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Road Closures

Refuse & Recycling collections over the Christmas period

Charnwood Borough Council have set their collection dates for Christmas;

For recycling collection on Friday 28th December, collection will take place on Monday 31st December 2018.

For refuse collections on Friday 4th January, collection will be on Saturday 5th January 2019.

There will be no garden waste collected from 24th December to Friday 4th January 2019.

Please make sure all bins are out at 6.00 am... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:58 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Rubbish collection at Christmas

Be careful of cold callers

The Parish Office has received a report of suspicious cold callers in the area, who are calling on people even though they have 'No Cold Callers' cards in their windows. Please be cautious.

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:14 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch

Snow Wardens wanted

The Council have 3 snow wardens who, if there is a long spell of cold weather, come out and salt and grit the footpaths in the centre of the village. There is a small payment for this.

If anyone is interested, please contact the Parish Office so we can arrange training and clothing.

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:14 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News

Community Speedwatch: Update

Thank you for everyone who has volunteered to help with a Community Speedwatch campaign. You will be contacted shortly about plans for next year. If anyone is interested in giving a few hours to help reduce speeding traffic in the village, please contact the Parish Office.

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:12 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community Speed Watch

Traffic petition for the Village reaches nearly 700 signatures

The Council would like to thank everyone who signed the petition to ask for the Highways Department to start working with the village to improve the traffic situation in the village.

With nearly 700 signatures the petition can be put forward to be heard at the County Council committee responsible for highways. The Parish Council, the school and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group are all working together... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:08 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News

Village Awards

Each year the Council makes an award to residents who have given exceptional service to the community.

The Village Awards this year were awarded to Geoff Rudkin for his many years work on the November 5th Committee; Chris Kirkpatrick for even longer service on the November 5th Committee and her years as Assistant Clerk to the Parish Council. Colin McKenzie and Brenda Brayshaw both received awards for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:54 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News

220 Houses on Melton Road has been turned down

The planning application from Hallam Homes (P/18/0611/2 for 220 houses on Melton Road) has been turned down by Charnwood Borough Council's Planning deptartment.

We would like to thank all those residents who took their time to make their views known to Charnwood Borough Council and also to the MP, County and Borough Councillors who all raised objections to the amount of development recently planned... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:46 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning

Vacancy on the Parish Council

There is a vacancy for a councillor on the Parish Council. This involves attending one or two meetings a month of the Council or one of its Committees. If you are interested please contact the Parish Office or speak to any councillor.

The Council will consider the vacancy at its meeting on the 19th September so please let the Parish Office know if you interested by then.

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:01 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillor vacancy

150 Houses for Barkby Road Refused - Planning Committee 31st May

The planning application for 150 houses on Barkby Road went to Charnwood BC's Planning Committee on Thursday, 31st May. The Planning Officers recommended that the Committee refuse planning permission.

The Committee refused the planning application by 9 votes to 2. The applicants have the right to appeal against this decision if they choose. Any appeal would be heard by the Planning Inspectorate based... Read More »

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

Tags: Planning

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