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Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

Clerk: Stuart Bacon
Huncote Parish Council, c/o 3
Mountfield Road, Earl Shilton
Leicestershire LE9 7LW

Huncote Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Huncote parish a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Please use the search bar or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Temporary Road Closure - King Edward Avenue, Narborough

Temporary Road Closure - King Edward Avenue, Narborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the Temporary road closure of the above location.
The closure is required from either side of the M1 bridge.
The road will be closed from 21.00 hours on 5th March 2018 to 05.00 hours on 6th March 2018
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order is being enforced to safely allow Highways England carry out works to the M1 Bridge spanning the road.
The alternative diversion route will be: - Enderby Road (Whetstone), Blaby Bypass, Lutterworth Road (Blaby), Lutterworth Road (Whetstone), Lutterworth Road (Cosby), Lutterworth Road, Coopers Lane, Broughton Lane, Dunton Road (Dunton Bassett), Dunton Road, Station Road, Coventry Road (Broughton Astley), Coventry Road (Stoney Stanton), Coventry Road, Guthlaxton Gap (Croft), Coventry Road (Cosby), Coventry Road (Narborough) and vice versa.
Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:35 by Stuart Bacon

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Leicestershire and Leicester

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Leicestershire and Leicester

Important Consultation

Draft Strategic Growth Plan for Leicestershire and Leicester

These proposals will affect the area around Huncote and the whole of the county for the next 15 years and beyond

A draft Strategic Growth Plan for Leicestershire and Leicester has been prepared and is now available for public consultation until 5 April 2018. A copy of the draft Plan, summary leaflet, evidence used in its preparation and the consultation questionnaire are available on a dedicated web site. Please use the link www.llstrategicgrowthplan.org.uk More »

Major features of this draft Plan are:
- changing the Desford crossroads to a roundabout,
- creating a direct rail service between Leicester and Coventry, and
- building a new A46 Expressway link road, part of which joins junction 2 of the M69 at Sapcote to the M1 at a new junction 20a at Cosby; and will lead around the south and east of Leicester to rejoin the A46 between Ratcliffe on the Wreake and Six Hills to the north.

Multiple drop-in consultation events are being arranged over the next few weeks and members of the public are encouraged to attend to understand what is being proposed and to have your opinions taken into consideration.

Road show events are available at the following venues and times:

Monday 26 February 4.30 – 7.30 pm Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley LE10 1QU

Tuesday 27 February 2.00 – 9.00 pm Council Chamber, Blaby District Council, Desford Road, Narborough. LE19 2EP

Thursday 1 March 5.30 – 8.00 pm Parish Council Offices, Station Road, Broughton Astley LE9 6PT

Thursday 1 March 4.00 – 8.00 pm Whetstone Parish Council Offices, Whetstone LE8 6LL

Monday 19 March 4.00 – 8.00 pm Sapcote Pavilion, Hinckley Road, Sapcote LE9 4LG » Less

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:18 by Stuart Bacon

Changes to Highway Verge Maintenance

Changes to Highway Verge Maintenance

Following a review of the Countywide grass cutting operation, the maintenance of highway verges within in our Parish now falls under the responsibility of Leicestershire County Council.

The standard of grass cutting and the frequency of cuts will not be affected, in line with their current service level of 6 times per season.

The County Council have currently programmed to commence the grass cutting season on Tuesday 3rd April 2018. This date is subject to change and further information will be available on their website in due course, including programmed cut dates. Please visit www.leicestershire.gov.uk/grass-cutting for up to date information.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:20 by Stuart Bacon

Councillor Vacancies

There are currently two vacancies for Parish Councillors.
More details about what the Parish Council does are available in the 'About The Council' section of our website.

Do you care about where you live? Do you want to make a difference to Huncote?

How to Apply

If you would like to become a Parish Councillor for Huncote, please write to/email the Clerk and give a brief précis of your experience, reasons for wanting to be considered and any special areas of interests you may have.

You must be at least 18 years of age on the day you are nominated, a British citizen, a qualifying citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union.

One of the following criteria must also be fulfilled. You must:

  • Be on the electoral register
  • Own a property or land for last 12 months in the parish
  • Work in the parish in the last 12 months
  • Have lived in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres for the last 12 months

For any further information on the work involved or to apply please contact an existing parish councillor or the Parish Clerk on the details at the top of the page.