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
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
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
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
Following the Government's provisional Financial Settlement for policing, revealed on 13 December 2018, Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach launched a survey to find out what local people feel about the Government's proposals. The survey can be found at this link https://www.leics.pcc.police.uk/Have-Your-Say/Consultations/Budget-Consultation-19-20.aspx
If you would further... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:48 by Phil Laughton
The review started on October 1, 2018 and comments were invited from that moment up until December 12, 2018.
Following that period a report was produced and a series of proposals were taken to a meeting of the Council on January 26, 2019. The report outlining some changes were approved by councillors.
Follow the link for more information:
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:35 by Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton
Charnwood Borough Council is proposing to raise its share of council tax by 9p a week for a Band D property.
The proposed increase would see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £5 (4.27 per cent) to £122.09 from April 1, 2019.
It is also being proposed to keep the Loughborough Special Rate, paid by residents of Loughborough and the equivalent of a parish precept in villages,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:27 by Phil Laughton
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the people who plan and buy health services, have started a conversation with people asking them about their experiences of community health services including community nursing, intensive community support services and therapies.
Over the last three months they have been gathering people's real experience of community services... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:23 by Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton