News

Charnwood Community Lottery reaches 10,000 tickets

Over 10,000 lottery tickets have been sold and around £6,000 has already been raised for good causes since Charnwood Borough Council launched the lottery in September 2018.

For every £1 ticket purchased, 60p goes towards helping good causes in the borough and people are able to choose which good cause to support when buying their ticket.

Charnwood Community Lottery helps raise money for good... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:32 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Community, News

LCC School Crossing Patrol Vacancy

Location Duty Times: Outside of the school gates

AM: TBC & PM: 15:05-15:40

Are you a parent or carer who currently escorts your child/children to and from school each day? Have you ever considered that by dedicating around 35-40 minutes of your time twice a day, you could help to make the routes to and from school safer for our school children by helping them to cross the road, and be paid whilst... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:59 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Employment, News, Traffic

Queniborough conservation area boundary review

Charnwood Borough Council are seeking the public's views on the proposed changes to the conservation area boundaries in the villages.

The consultation period will run from Monday January 21, 2019 to February 11, 2019. You can give your views by completing our online survey.

If you require a paper copy of the survey then please contact built.heritage@charnwood.gov.uk or pick one up from the Council offices.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:39 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Consultation, News

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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.

Please contact the Parish Office know if you interested.

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:01 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Councillor vacancy

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