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
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
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