Author: Phil Laughton

Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have distributed a questionnaire with this months Gazette. -The Parish Council asks all villagers to fill in the questionnaire. It is a vital part of developing the Neighbourhood Plan for the village that as many people as possible give their views. All views will be taken into account in the development of the plan.

If possible please complete the plan online.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:51 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Parish Council Precept 2019-20

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

Tags: News, Precept

New Parish Councillor

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

Tags: new councillor, News

Temporary road closure for part of Barkby Road, Queniborough on 22nd March

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

Tags: News, Traffic, Road Closures

Police Consultation 2019-2020

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

Tags: News, Consultation, Police

Review of Charnwood Polling Districts 2018

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:

https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/review_of_polling_districts_2018... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:35 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Consultation

Charnwood Community Lottery reaches 10,000 tickets

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

Tags: News, Community

Charnwood Borough Council is proposing to raise council tax for band D Properties

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

Tags: News

Get involved in re-designing community health services

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

Tags: News

LCC School Crossing Patrol Vacancy

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

Tags: News, Traffic, Employment