Author: Phil Laughton
Following the Government's advice on the coronavirus emergency, the Parish Office is now closed. The Parish Council will continue to carryout all of its functions as normal but the Clerk will work from home.
Please email the Clerk, use the contact page, or leave a letter at the office or a message on the answer machine. The office will be checked regularly for post and phone messages.
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:31 by Phil Laughton
Charnwood Borough Council offer a service for taking your garden waste.
For an annual fee they issue a 240-litre brown wheelie bin and empty it every fortnight (apart from a two-week period over Christmas).
The year-round service is easy to join and costs £40 if payment is by annual direct debit. If you pay by any other method, the charge is £45 per year.
More than 32,000 people who use the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:52 by Phil Laughton
An innovative scheme where residents are rewarded for helping others in their community is launching across Leicestershire. Time4Leicestershire is a new skills exchange initiative, which will see people carrying out good deeds for others and being rewarded in return by having somebody do a good deed for them.
Part of the national Timebanking UK initiative, Time4Leicestershire is being run by our Public... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:40 by Phil Laughton
This autumn/winter, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have seen large amounts of flooding including areas that are not normally affected.
To find out the areas at risk in your parish see the link below:
Leicestershire County Council are running a training session at Oakham on 12th March from 6.00 - 8.00 pm in partnership with the Environment Agency.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13 by Phil Laughton
The next engagement event with Beat 61, Charnwood East Team is 11th February 10am at The Hub Cafe ,Syston.
This can give you the opportunity to discuss any policing concerns with the Police and they are also on hand to offer crime prevention advice and sometimes have freebies to give away!
Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:50 by Phil Laughton
There have been reports of keyless car fob crimes taking place near Quorn.
Why not consider getting a FREE car key wallet from Charnwood Borough Council / Police desk to jam any signals.
Also please perhaps take time to consider your home security? do you have sufficient lighting where you park your car? do you remove all valuables from view?
Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:33 by Phil Laughton
Time is running out to have a say in a consultation about Charnwood Borough Council's draft local plan which will guide growth and development until 2036.
The draft plan sets out how the Council will balance future growth in the area while making sure the environment is looked after and communities have the infrastructure they need.
The consultation runs until 5pm on Monday December 16, 2019. Residents,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:04 by Phil Laughton
Friday December 27 collections will change to Monday December 30
Friday January 3 collections will change to Saturday January 4
Please be aware there will be no garden waste collections from Monday December 23, 2019 until the service recommences from Monday January 6, 2020
Any bulky waste requests made before 3pm on Friday December 20, 2019 will be collected on Monday December 23, 2019.
Any bulky waste... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 14:54 by Phil Laughton