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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

Latest News

Local Plan consultation launches

Local Plan consultation launches

A plan to shape housing and employment across the District of Blaby in the coming years is being consulted on with residents and local businesses.

The Delivery Development Plan Document (Delivery DPD) is the second part of Blaby District Council's overall Local Plan. The Local Plan is an important set of documents that help determine the outcome of planning applications.

The Delivery DPD includes sites.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:43 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Local Information, Blaby District Council

£5,000 fine for untidy land in Whetstone

£5,000 fine for untidy land in Whetstone

A land owner has been ordered to pay £4,950.38 and issued a Remedial Order by Leicester Magistrates' Court following non-compliance with a Community Protection Notice.

Peter Thomas of New Bridge Road, Glen Parva was first issued with a Community Protection Warning by Blaby District Council back in May 2016, following complaints of his untidy land off Enderby Road (known as Bulls Hit Farm.)

The.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:29 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Blaby District Council

Be part of a Good Neighbour Scheme

Be part of a Good Neighbour Scheme

Could you help set up Blaby District Council's next Good Neighbour Scheme? A celebration event at the Council's offices will show the difference local residents can make to their community.

Good Neighbour Schemes link local volunteers with more vulnerable and isolated members of a community. Tasks range from helping to change a lightbulb, driving to the shops or doctors and many other small tasks most people take for granted.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:49 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Blaby District Council

Parish Councillor vacancies

Parish Councillor vacancies

Currently there is vacancies for two parish councillors on Huncote Parish Council.

If you would like to help guide improvements to the village, whether you have 2-3 hours a month (for our monthly meetings) or more time to spare, we'd love to hear from you.

Click on poster for details.

Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:30 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

BB19 - November 2017

BB19 - November 2017

The November programme for the BB19 youth bus has just been announced. The bus will be in Huncote on Monday nights.

Click on picture to expand the poster.

Posted: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:21 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: BB19

Consultation on waste collection changes opens

Consultation on waste collection changes opens

A four-week consultation is to be launched on Blaby District Council's plans to change its refuse and recycling collections from June 2018, following a substantial reduction in funding.

£740,000 will be lost from June 2018, including £505,000 in recycling credits from Leicestershire County Council. The remaining £235,000 of a five-year, £2 million Central Government grant awarded in 2013 to run weekly.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:38 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Blaby District Council

Cash stolen from an ATM in Countesthorpe

Cash stolen from an ATM in Countesthorpe

Incident number: 17*425915

Officers are appealing for public help after cash was stolen from an ATM in Countesthorpe.

The cash machine was attacked during the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 4 October) and was reported to police at 3.45am.

Extensive damage was caused to the front doors of the Co-op in Main Street and cash was stolen from the machine.

Cash boxes from the ATM were subsequently recovered.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:33 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information, Leicestershire Police

BB19 - October 2017

BB19 - October 2017

The October programme for the BB19 youth bus has just been announced. The bus will be in Huncote on Monday nights.

Click on picture to expand the poster.

Posted: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:01 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, BB19, Blaby District Council

Council agree to fund BB19 sport worker

Council agree to fund BB19 sport worker

As part of the parish council's meeting on 7th September, Members agreed to fund a sport worker as part of the BB19 service to the young people of Huncote for September 2017.

It is hoped that by providing the additional worker young people will get exposed to a wide selection of sports and activities which they can go on to enjoy with their friends and family again in the future.

The BB19 bus visits.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:27 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information, Finance & Audit, BB19

Deadline looms for withdrawal of round pound coin

The round £1 coin is being replaced for the first time in over thirty years because of its vulnerability to sophisticated counterfeiters.

Approximately one in thirty round £1 coins in circulation is a counterfeit.

The Royal Mint introduced a new, highly secure coin on 28 March 2017 to reduce the costs of counterfeits to businesses and the taxpayer.

For more information.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:21 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Other information

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