Author: Phil Laughton

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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.

The Council will consider the vacancy at its meeting on the 19th September so please let the Parish Office know if you interested by then.

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:01 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillor vacancy

150 Houses for Barkby Road Refused - Planning Committee 31st May

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

Tags: Planning

220 Houses for Melton Road Road - time to comment as planning application is made

The planning application for 220 houses at Melton Road has been registered at Charnwood Borough Council. The planning application number is P/18/0611/2 and you should find a link to it from our planning page or from Charnwood Borough Council's:

https://portal.charnwood.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorerAA/ApplicationSearch.aspx

copy and paste the above link and then put in your web browser and then put... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:14 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning, housing

More housing for Queniborough – having your views known

Parts of the village have now received a leaflet from Hallam Homes as part of their consultation on a proposed development of up to 250 homes on the Melton Road around and behind Three-ways farm. A leaflet has also been distributed by David Wilson Homes for a proposed 150 houses opposite the new development on Barkby Road. There are also still plans to go forward for 125 dwellings for the land behind... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:19 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning, housing

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation 30th September 2017 - you can still have your say

Queniborough Neighbourhood Plan Third Community Consultation Event took place on SATURDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER Between 3.00 and 7.00pm in Queniborough Village Hall.

A Neighbourhood Plan is the best way of ensuring that development takes place where we want it to

- we get a chance to say what that development will look like

- we can protect the places we love most

To make this a reality your input and views are... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:26 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Traffic in the village - can you help?

The Parish Council continues to try and get action taken on the amount and speed of traffic in the village. The Council used its vehicle activated sign to measure traffic on the Barkby Road and South Croxton Road in the first three months of this year. This showed that around 80% of vehicles on these roads were travelling above the speed limit and 40% at a speed of 47mph or over, the speed at which... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:17 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Traffic, Community Speed Watch, Police

Hedges and trees overhanging the pavements

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

Tags: Trees, Hedges

Theft from the cemetery.

Over the last six months two benches have been stolen from the cemetery. This is very upsetting as they have been placed there in memory of loved ones. The Council is taking steps to increase the security of the benches. If anyone does see any suspicious activity at the cemetery please do report it to the police.

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 11:51 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Crime, Cemetery

Council Tax 2017/18

Like all councils the Parish Council has to decide how much money it needs to raise from the Council Tax each year to run its services. At its January meeting the Council agreed to hold the amount charged to Council Tax payers in Queniborough at the same level as the previous year and ask for no increase in Council Tax.

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:53 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Finance

Shape the future of the village

Shape the future of the village

Two drop in sessions have been arrange for residents of the village to have their say on its future. They are at the Parish Office on Monday 30th January and Wednesday 1st February from 7pm - 9pm.

All are welcome to come and give ideas on the future of the village.

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:06 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Consultation, Planning

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