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 Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton
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 Phil Laughton
The planning application for 150 houses on Barkby Road went to Charnwood BC's Planning Committee on Thursday, 31st May. The Planning Officers recommended that the Committee refuse planning permission.
The Committee refused the planning application by 9 votes to 2. The applicants have the right to appeal against this decision if they choose. Any appeal would be heard by the Planning Inspectorate based... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 09:13 by Phil Laughton
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
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
Charnwood Borough Council are consulting on new Dog Protection Public Spaces Protection Orders which will affect all parks and cemeteries in Charnwood.
The Orders will make it a requirement:
1. all dogs must be kept on a lead in cemeteries
2. all dogs are excluded from fenced play areas
3. all dog faeces should be removed from any open space
Notices will be displayed at all places affected by the orders... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:19 by Phil Laughton