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Changes to bulky waste service confirmed

The Council is one of only a handful of authorities in England to currently offer a free collection for some bulky items from people's doorsteps.

Currently, Charnwood residents can request from the Council three free bulky waste collections each year and only face a charge after exceeding that amount.

The Council's Cabinet has agreed to introduce a £20 charge for each collection for up to three... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:19 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Community

Hallam Homes Appeal for 220 dwellings withdrawn

Hallam Homes withdrew their Appeal to the refusal by Charnwood Borough Council's Planning Inspectorate on 3rd July 2019

Posted: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:03 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Planning

Planning Inspectorate dismiss Gladman Appeal for 270 houses at East Goscote

The Planning Inspectorate have dismissed the appeal to build 270 houses in East Goscote. This is down to the fact that East Goscote is another settlement and does not need a further 270 houses. Follow the link for more information.

Posted: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 14:47 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Planning

Charnwood Borough Council's Holiday Activity Programme

Charnwood Borough Council's latest holiday programme is for the Summer half-term and runs from Monday 15th July to Friday 23rd August, 2019. We have put together an exciting programme over six weeks across the borough.

Below is a copy of the Summer holiday timetable and information on the activities:

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:28 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Community, Holiday Activities

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

The Parish Council election was uncontested however there is still one vacancy on the Parish Council.

If you are interested in joining the Parish Council and would like more information, please contact the Parish Office or any Parish Councillor.

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:51 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Councillor vacancy

Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire

Thank you to everyone who filled in the Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire. Over 500 questionnaires were returned. The results will now be analysed by the Steering Group and its' consultants. Further news once that has been completed.

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:32 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Council Elections May 2nd 2019

Elections for Parish Councillors and Borough Councillors will be held on May 2nd 2019.

The election of Parish Councillors is uncontested as there were fewer nominations than vacancies available.

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:05 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Elections, Procedures, Councillors

Parish Council Precept 2019-20

At the January meeting of the Parish Council, the precept for the forthcoming financial year was set.

The precept is the amount of money villagers pay in their council tax for the running of the Parish Council. The Council has agreed to an increase in the precept that is charged to Band D houses of £3.34 per household, making the total charge for the Parish Council £47.99. This pays for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:45 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Precept

New Parish Councillor

A new Parish Councillor has been co-opted onto the Parish Council at the last meeting of the Parish Council on 20th February. Mr Payne will attend his first meeting of the Parish Council on 20th March.

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:42 by Phil Laughton

Tags: new councillor, News

Temporary road closure for part of Barkby Road, Queniborough on 22nd March

A temporary road closure is required on Barkby Road between Queniborough Road and Avenue Road.

The road will be closed on 22nd March for 1 day.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure and temporary prohibition of waiting and loading.

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 11:39 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Traffic, Road Closures

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