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Trading Standards Scams Newsletter

Please find attached the latest edition of the scams newsletter from Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Service, covering information around the latest scams along with helpful advice about how to stay safe.

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:01 by Teresa Willson

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Cemetery Clerk

Queniborough Parish Council require a Cemetery Clerk to oversee the running of South Croxton Road Cemetery. The role will include administrative, clerical and communications duties together with some manual work in the cemetery grounds. The successful candidate will be required to have good interpersonal, administrative and IT skills. Training will be given relating to the work and role of the Cemetery... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:19 by Teresa Willson

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Melton Road Culvert

In January the Parish Council reported the Culvert blocked to LCC as water had started to back up onto Rearsby Road Playing Field following heavy rain. Despite repeated attempts to get this work scheduled Highways have informed the Council that clearing is now due to start at the end of July via an external contractor. LCC said there had been an increased demand nationally and HGV driver shortages,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 13:11 by Teresa Willson

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Parish Council Precept 2022-23

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 £1.69 per household, making the total charge for the Parish Council £51.67. This pays for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 12:45 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: News, Precept

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: News, Tennis court

Recycling & Refuse News!

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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Community, News, Waste Collections


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 Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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Charnwood's Recycling scheme

Charnwood Borough Council have published their Recycling booklet.

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:50 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

Tags: Community, News, Newsletter

Do you want to be a Community Flood Warden?

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.

To reserve your place please either email emergency.management@leics.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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Police Officers assigned to the Charnwood East beat

N61 - Charnwood East
Syston, Thurmaston, East Goscote, Rearsby, Thrussington, Queniborough,Barky,South Croxton

PS 1865 Chris Wharton
PC 2143 Sbah Malik
PC 1909 Adi McCaffery
PCSO 6164 Hark Sanghera
PCSO 6098 Lesley Richards

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:58 by Rachel Barlow-Skinner

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