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Lottery funding success for Blaby Ice House

Lottery funding success for Blaby Ice House

More than £155,000 has been awarded to Blaby District Council by The National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of an exciting project to restore and explore the history of the Ice House on Bouskell Park, Blaby.

Dating back to around 1843, the Grade II Listed Ice House was the storage facility for the Victorian manor house, Blaby Hall. A popular method to store ice from the nearby lake to keep Blaby... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:59 by Beverley Greenwood

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Christmas bin collections

Christmas bin collections

Important information about your collections over the festive period

With Christmas on the way, we wanted to remind you of the arrangements for collecting refuse and recycling over the next three weeks.

Christmas Week

  • No collections will take place between 25 December-01 January 2020

Double Collections

Double collections will take place the week before, and week after Christmas. We will empty both your... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 12:35 by Beverley Greenwood

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Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE MEMORIAL HALL CAR PARK WILL BE CLOSED

AT 5.00 PM ON FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2019 DUE TO THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

ALTERNATIVE PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE WITHIN THE SCHOOL AND ALSO IN THE BLABY DISTRICT COUNCIL CAR PARK.

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:26 by Beverley Greenwood

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ  IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school? Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers in Leicestershire to carry out this important role.

Reading time for many children at home and at school is often insufficient and according to Government statistics, one in four children are now leaving primary school unable to read to the expected standard. This can... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:22 by Beverley Greenwood

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General Election

General Election

A General Election will be held on Thursday December 12, 2019.

Charnwood Borough Council is responsible for administering the elections in the parliamentary constituencies for Loughborough and Charnwood.

For more information about registering to vote, please visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Find out where and how you can vote (including by post).

The last chance to register to vote in this election is... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 07:46 by Beverley Greenwood

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Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

Christmas Lights Switch on - Fri 29th Nov 2019

New Venue

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:03 by Beverley Greenwood

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER: GROBY ROAD, GLENFIELD:

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER: GROBY ROAD, GLENFIELD:

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary overnight road closure is required to Groby Road from its junction with A46 roundabout to its junction with County Hall roundabout on 15 November 2019 between the hours of 20.00 hours and 06.00 hours for a period of 2 nights.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:43 by Beverley Greenwood

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CLIMATE CHANGE - If we are to avert catastrophic climate breakdown, declaring the emergency isn't enough – we need deeds, not words.

CLIMATE CHANGE - If we are to avert catastrophic climate breakdown, declaring the emergency isn't enough –  we need deeds, not words.

The Parish Council at its meeting in September 2019 resolved to declare a climate emergency.

As a result, it was agreed that a Climate Change Working Party be set up to inform, energise and enable Council, its committees and its staff to make greenhouse gas reduction a primary consideration in all its policies, strategies, decisions and actions; to make sure environmental costs are balanced with financial... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:04 by Beverley Greenwood

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Scarecrow Event

The First Glenfield Scarecrow competition was held in the village on the last weekend in September and, despite the poor weather conditions, the magnificent sum of over £1300 was either raised or pledged. We had two categories, one for individuals and one for groups.

In 1st place was Gone Fishing and in groups 1st place went to The Juggler,

In 2nd place was The Highway Rat and in groups 2nd place... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:07 by Beverley Greenwood

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Climate Change

Climate Change

On Monday 16th September 2019 Glenfield Parish Council declared a climate emergency.

In following the lead of Parliament, who declared an emergency on the 1 May 2019, Glenfield Parish Council add their name to a growing list of public bodies that are waking up to the scale of the crisis that now faces us.

Glenfield Parish Council declares a Climate Emergency which requires urgent action. It aims to reduce... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:48 by Beverley Greenwood

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