Author: Phil Laughton

Extra Lane proposed for Crossroads - again!

Once again the Local Highways Authority is proposing to put an additional traffic lane on the Rearsby Road side of the Crossroads. This is to accommodate additional traffic should the planning application for 150 houses off Barkby Road be agreed. The Parish Council are opposing both the housing application and the additional traffic lane at the crossroads.

A copy of the Parish Council's objection and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:36 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning, Trees

Notice of Vacancy

Following the resignation of Ben King, the Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. This will be filed by co-option.

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:04 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillor vacancy

Council opposes Charnwood Local Plan

Queniborough Parish Council is opposing the Charnwood Local Plan as it will affect the village. The developments along the Melton Road will create even more traffic through the village and greater strains on the already stretched services in the area.

The full comments are available here.

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 10:27 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Planning

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order - Barkby Road, Queniborough

THE LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

(BARKBY ROAD, QUENIBOROUGH, IN THE BOROUGH OF CHARNWOOD) (IMPOSITION OF 40MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 202

Public Notice is to be given on Wednesday 18th August 2021 of the County Council's intention to make an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be to introduce the above-mentioned Order.

Enclosed is a copy of the Notice and a plan showing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 11:52 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Traffic

Tennis Court Bookings

Following the closure of S&J News, tennis court bookings can now be made at Crossroad Stores, Queniborough Road, Queniborough during normal opening hours. Bookings can be made up to 2 weeks in advance for 1 hour blocks, with a maximum of 2 consecutive hours.

Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 11:31 by Phil Laughton

Tags: News, Tennis court

Accounts 2020-21

The Council's accounts for 2020-21 have been through internal audit and are approved by Council. They are now sent to the External Auditor for examination. The Accounts are available for inspection. Please see the link to the Finance page.

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:52 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Finance & Audit

Temporary Closure of Melton Road, Syston

Temporary Closure of Melton Road, Syston 27th June 2021 for 1 day 09:30am - 15:30pm

The road will be closed from its junction with the roundabout at A607 to the junction of Syston Road.

The proposed alternative diversion route will be via Syston Road, Rearsby Road and vice versa.

Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:00 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Road Closures

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972
PARISH OF QUENIBOROUGH
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972, that Pamela Jones, formerly a member of the above named local authority, has ceased to be a member thereof and a casual vacancy exists of the office of councillor for the said Parish.

Any ten electors for the Parish wishing... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 12:01 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Councillor vacancy

Neighbourhood Plan referendum 6th May 2021

The results of the referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Queniborough are:

Electorate 2458
Turn out 43.12%

Yes 993
No 62

The Neighbourhood Plan must now be taken into account when Charnwood Borough Council make decisions on planning for the village.

Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 15:51 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Parish Office is now open

Office hours will now be: Wednesdays 10am-4pm & Thursdays 10am-4pm

Due to continued Covid restrictions access to the office will be limited.

- On arrival please ring the door bell for attention.

- Face masks must be worn.

- Hand sanitisers should be used.

- Track and trace records will be kept.

Copies of the Neighbourhood Plan are available but please phone to make an appointment as this will require... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:00 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Office Hours