Author: Teresa Willson

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Trading Standards Scams Newsletter

Please find attached the latest edition of the scams newsletter from Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Service, covering information around the latest scams along with helpful advice about how to stay safe.

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:01 by Teresa Willson

Tags: News

Thatch Fire safety leaflet

Due to the unprecedented hot weather and Government warning about fires, the information in the fire safety leaflet may be useful to residents, or close neighbours of anyone with a thatched roof.

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:48 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Fire advice

Soar Valley Outreach Community Food Bank

Outreach is a charity that runs several food banks in the area and gives free financial advice.They run a food bank in Syston (Baptist Church) for anyone who needs support.You can contact Jan Tothill on 07708660037 for further information.

Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:56 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Community

Football Facilities on Rearsby Road

As Queniborough Football Club have ceased to operate for the foreseeable future the Parish Council have purchased their changing rooms and all their equipment. we currently have 3 clubs from East Goscote and outside the village who are renting and using the pitch and changing rooms.

The changing rooms are currently undergoing a refurbishment before the start of the new season.

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 09:31 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Community

Temporary Closure of Wooden Bridge to Rearsby Road Playing Fields

The wooden bridge to Rearsby Road (Melton Road side) is temporarily closed due to repairs needed. The Council have placed signs on the entrance and exit of the bridge to advise people not to use it. Tape to close the bridge has been put up on several occassions but keeps being torn down. The repairs will be completed by the end of August so until then the entrances on Wetherby Close, and Rearsby Road... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 09:19 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Community

Trees on Rearsby Road - update from Clerk

A branch came down from an acacia tree on Rearsby Road on Tuesday night. When I went to inspect and take a picture in order to report this to Highways I fortuitously bumped into a man from Highways who had been undertaking a tree survey.

He informed me that the planning application P/22/0263/2 (TPO works related) which was granted at the beginning of June will now be withdrawn and he will re-submit... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:38 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Trees

Cemetery Clerk

Queniborough Parish Council require a Cemetery Clerk to oversee the running of South Croxton Road Cemetery. The role will include administrative, clerical and communications duties together with some manual work in the cemetery grounds. The successful candidate will be required to have good interpersonal, administrative and IT skills. Training will be given relating to the work and role of the Cemetery... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:19 by Teresa Willson

Tags: News

Dog Bags

Since January this year the Parish Council have purchased 40,000 dog bags at a significant cost. At the beginning of the pandemic bags were left outside the Parish Office for dog owners to collect at their convenience, however after a recent review Council have decided that residents should return to collecting bags from inside the Parish Office during normal working hours (Weds/Thurs 9:00am –... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:17 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Dogs

Litter Pickers

Following several requests from residents last year, the Parish Council purchased litter picking equipment to aid volunteers in helping to keep our streets tidy. There is no official litter picking group for the village at the moment but If individuals are interested in helping out please visit the Parish Office

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:16 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Community

Proposed Widening of Footpath on Queniborough Road

LCC Highways Design Engineering team has agreed in principle to the installation of bollards alongside the school boundary on Queniborough Road providing that the footway can be widened into the existing verge, adjacent to the school railing. The extra width in the footway would allow for bollards to be installed and provide clearance for pedestrians. The Parish Council have referred an acceptable... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:14 by Teresa Willson

Tags: Planning

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