In 2018, the UK marks the centenary of the end of World War One 1914-1918, a conflict which had an impact on millions of UK residents. Leicestershire's contribution to the British Armed Forces was considerable with thousands of young men sent off to war. Many never returned home, either killed in action or succumbing to disease, whilst others were seriously wounded. The impact of this devastating loss... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:11 by Beverley Greenwood
Blaby District Council Consultation - Draft Gambling Act Statement of Licensing Principles 2019 - 2022
Under the Gambling Act 2005 the Licensing Authority, Blaby District Council, is required to publish a 'Statement of Principles' every three years, outlining the procedures it intends to follow in discharging its statutory responsibilities under the Act.
In accordance with that requirement the Licensing Authority has reviewed its current policy and has prepared a draft 'Statement of principles'. The... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:41 by Beverley Greenwood
The leaders of all seven district councils have today unanimously agreed to continue working together to review the current model of local government in Leicestershire.
The leaders of Blaby, Charnwood, Melton, Oadby and Wigston, North West Leicestershire, Harborough and Hinckley and Bosworth councils, said in a joint statement: "The district councils are continuing to work together to look at future... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 08:41 by Beverley Greenwood
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary road closure is required to Wheatfield Close outside number 40 for approximately 40 metres on 22 October 2018 for a period of 1 day.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water contractors to facilitate manhole cover and frame... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 08:34 by Beverley Greenwood
Two people have been fined by Leicester Magistrates' Court for failing to ensure their dogs were identifiable by a collar or tag after being picked up as strays in the district.
Maxine Chapman of Hand Avenue, Leicester, was ordered to pay £1,004 after her two terrier cross dogs were collected in Leicester Forest East on 31 May 2018. After failing to enter a plea she was fined £440 for each... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:06 by Beverley Greenwood
"Glenfield Old and New"
A walk from the conservation area into a network of entirely new rural paths.
SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 2018 - meet at 9.45 am
Commence walk at 10.00 am (duration approx 1hr 45 mins)
Meet at Park House, Stamford Street, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8DL
Good shoes required - not suitable for prams or wheelchairs.
Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:00 by Beverley Greenwood
The audit of accounts for Glenfield Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2018 has been completed and the accounts have been published.
The Annual Governance and Accountability Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of Glenfield Parish Council on application to the Parish Manager, Park House, Stamford Street, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8DL; Monday to Friday... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:42 by Beverley Greenwood
A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Wheatfield Close , Glenfield (see plan attached).
The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Severn Trent Water contractors to facilitate manhole cover and frame repairs within the carriageway.
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.
The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 days... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:19 by Beverley Greenwood
Residents are being encouraged to take part in Blaby District Council's Bite Back initiative; a new, three part campaign aimed at more responsible dog ownership.
Designed to involve the local community in helping to police their area, residents contacting the Council will receive a free Bite Back Pack, containing weather-proof posters, dog bags, stencil kits for pavements and an info pack on how to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:54 by Beverley Greenwood