This autumn/winter, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have seen large amounts of flooding including areas that are not normally affected.
To find out the areas at risk in your parish see the link below:
Leicestershire County Council are running a training session at Oakham on 12th March from 6.00 - 8.00 pm in partnership with the Environment Agency.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
N61 - Charnwood East
Syston, Thurmaston, East Goscote, Rearsby, Thrussington, Queniborough,Barky,South Croxton
PS 1865 Chris Wharton
PC 2143 Sbah Malik
PC 1909 Adi McCaffery
PCSO 6164 Hark Sanghera
PCSO 6098 Lesley Richards
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:58 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
Charnwood Borough Council is currently preparing a new Local Plan. Once adopted this framework will set the planning framework for Charnwood up to 2036.
This is open to consultation from Monday 4th November to Monday 16th December at 5.00 pm.
Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:55 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
A pre-submission consultation on the proposed Neighbourhood Plan for Queniborough Parish will take place for six weeks, starting from:
Monday 28th October through to Monday 9th December 2019
The Draft Neighbourhood Plan is the result of consultation with the Community, and interest groups and detailed work by Queniborough Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group over the last 3 years.
For further information... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:52 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
Residents in Charnwood are being offered the chance to sign up to the 'Big Switch' with the possibility of saving more than £240 a year on energy bills.
The borough council has launched the Charnwood Big Switch, a collective switching scheme to help residents change energy suppliers with ease and get a better deal.
The scheme is delivered by the Council and iChoosr, an independent specialist provider... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:11 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
- The Notice and the Draft Order were approved at Cabinet on July 4th 2019. These documents were then checked by legal and are now ready for distribution/publication.
- The Street Wardens have been putting up notices at any new areas/locations to the PSPO today (August 6th)
- the Notice and Draft Order are displayed on the Charnwood Borough Council website so that people can comment (they have up to 28 days).... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:08 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner
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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner
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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner
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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner