Author: Phil Laughton

Work starts on new play equipment

Work has now started on the installation of new play equipment on King George V playing fields. The Neighbourhood plan consultation asked for more facilities for older children in the village. The items were chosen after consultation with children at the school and the cubs.

The new installation will be for older children and will include a double zip wire, a 'pick up sticks' climbing frame, and a birds... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:02 by Phil Laughton

Tags: King George V, Pay equipment, Playing Fields

Tennis Court re-opens

Following Government advice the tennis court on King George V Playing Field has reopened.

Players should follow the Government advice:

'You can only exercise with up to one person from outside your household – this means you should not play team sports, except with members of your own household.'

The outdoor gym and children's play area remain closed.

An application form for a key to the tennis... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 09:25 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Tennis court

Bus passes can now be used before 9.30am

Leicestershire County Council's County has informed Parish Councils that bus passes can now be used before 9.30am to allow people to get to supermarkets when they have their open hours for the elderly.

Posted: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 13:26 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Bus passes

Garden Waste Sevice Resumes

The borough council's garden waste service, which has over 30,000 customers, is resuming on Monday April 20. It was suspended due to resourcing issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Queniborough's bins will be emptied, week beginning 27th Aptil. Bins should be put out by 6am on Monday morning and will be emptied on the Monday or Tuesday, but please leave out the bin until it is emptied, as it may... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 12:57 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Garden Waste Service

Coronavirus information page set up

A new coronavirus information page has been set up under the Community section with relevant information from the local authority, police and NHS. It aims to highlight the information available to local residents.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:48 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, Covid 19, News

Community support information

Sean BAKER of 1A Barkby Road, Syston is currently co-ordinating a food bank for the vulnerable and elderly as well as a toy exchange for families who could benefit from this support.

If you are or know someone that could benefit from this service Sean can be contacted on (07538416577). Sean has also asked for donations of toys.

The Hub Café on High Street, Syston are also handing out foodbank... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:02 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, Covid 19, News

Closure of Parish Office, meetings etc

Due to the current situation, all Parish meetings are suspended until further notice. More information will follow once there has been further notification from Government.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:49 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Covid 19, News, Parish Office

Tips are Closed

All of the recycling and household waste sites have been closed by Leicestershire County Council. More information is available on the county council website.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:48 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Charnwood, Community, Covid 19

Garden waste service update

The garden waste service was suspended on March 23 and it is now clear that it will not be operating for some time.

This is because Serco is experiencing staff shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic and they are having to divert staff to ensure the recycling and refuse service is maintained.

More information can be found on this news story.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:44 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Charnwood, Community, Covid 19

Covid - 19. Restrictions o the use of King George V Playing Field

King George V Playing Field. Use of Playing Field, Recreation Ground and Play Equipment during Covid 19.

Following Government Advice:

Play equipment is now closed. Parents and carers please do not allow your children to use it.

Courts and adult gym equipment are closed.

To protect the health of everyone please ensure that the social distancing 2 metre spacing is maintained during use of this field.

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:22 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Covid 19, Playing Fields