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£3000 fine for South Wigston waste company

£3000 fine for South Wigston waste company

A Leicestershire waste carrier has been fined £3000 and ordered to pay an additional £877 after waste fell onto the highway on two occasions in 2018.

Leicester Scrap Processors and Suppliers Limited, based in South Wigston, failed in its duty of care to ensure the waste being carried on their vehicle was under control and to take all reasonable measures to prevent waste escaping. This is... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:41 by Beverley Greenwood

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Be the Voice of Your Community

Prospective Councillor Event – 'Be the Voice of Your Community' taking place in the Council Chamber at the Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, LE19 2EP on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 6.00 p.m.

Car parking is available in the Visitor's Car Park on the right hand side of the road leading up to the Council Offices.

Please email for further information suraj.samant@blaby.gov.uk

or by telephoning... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:46 by Beverley Greenwood

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Leicester Leicestershire Rutland Road Safety Partnership

Leicester Leicestershire Rutland Road Safety Partnership

SPEEDING COMPLAINTS

The Force response to a speeding complaint will be dependent upon the resulting analysis following deployment of the speed data monitoring equipment. Only when injury collisions have occurred or a significant number of drivers are found to be travelling in excess of the National Police Chiefs' Councils speed threshold will police action be taken at a site.
Complainants will be advised... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 10:12 by Beverley Greenwood

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- GLENVILLE AVENUE, GLENFIELD:

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary road closure is required to Glenville Avenue on 18 January 2019 for a period of 3 days.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water contractors to carry out water pipe renewal works.

There is no available alternative route.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:08 by Beverley Greenwood

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Xmas 2018 & Full 2019 Waste Collection Bin Hangers

Xmas 2018 & Full 2019 Waste Collection Bin Hangers

During recent weeks Blaby District Council's refuse and recycling collection crews have been distributing waste collection bin hangers to all bins in the district.

These hangers have clarified the collections due over the Xmas and New Year periods as well as scheduled collections throughout 2019.

The key points are that;

  • collections due on the 3 forthcoming bank holidays will revert to the nearest Saturday... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:13 by Beverley Greenwood

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WW1 Beacons of Light 11th November 2018

WW1 Beacons of Light 11th November 2018

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

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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

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District leaders pledge to continue to work together

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

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TEMP ROAD CLOSURE - WHEATFIELD CLOSE, GLENFIELD

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

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Two fined for collar and tag offences

Two fined for collar and tag offences

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

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