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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... 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... 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... 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... 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

Rosemary Smith Retires as a Councillor

Rosemary Smith Retires as a Councillor

Rosemary Smith, was the Parish Council's longest serving Councillor until she retired at the January meeting. Rosemary is pictured here receiving flowers from Stephen Wright, the Chairman of the Parish Council, who thanked her for all the work she has done for the Council. Rosemary will continue to be the Tree Warden and Flood Warden for the village and will attend Committee meetings when these matters... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:05 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillors

Free Dog Bags - so please pick up

Over the next few weeks parts of Queniborough will be having increased monitoring from Charnwood Borough Council as part of their 'Don't Muck About' campaign. This campaign seeks to improve cleanliness and reduce litter in the borough. Queniborough will be checked for those areas where dog owners are still not picking up after their dog.

The Parish Council does give out free dog bags to residents of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:50 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Dogs, Street Cleaning

Vacancy for a Gardener/Handyman at Queniborough Cemetery

Queniborough Parish Council has a vacancy for a self-employed gardener/handyman to work for four hours per week at the cemetery on the South Croxton Road.

The gardener/handyman will carry out basic maintenance work and keep the cemetery tidy and in good order. The work will include litter picking, gardening, hedge trimming, painting, fence painting and basic repairs.

A full list of duties can be obtained... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:18 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Staff vacancies

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