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Notice of recommencement of activities at Croft quarry

Notice of recommencement of activities at Croft quarry

We have been advised by Aggregate Industries, the operators of Croft quarry, that they will be recommencing mineral extraction within their permitted area.

The first blast is scheduled for the week commencing the 11th March 2021. All blasting would be undertaken between 12-2pm.

The company have also advised that under the current approved planning application that they anticipate all reserves to be exhausted... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:43 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Quarries

Telephone Befriending Service

Telephone Befriending Service poster

If you're feeling lonely, isolated or just need someone to talk to, help is out there locally.

Would you, or someone you know, benefit from a regular phone call from one of the trained befrienders?

For further information call 0116 272 7718 or email vcshub@blaby.gov.uk.

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 16:54 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Other information

Lockdown 3 comes into force

Lockdown 3 comes into force

The government have once again put the country into lockdown. Here's a handy poster so you know what you can and can't do until the lockdown is lifted.

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:01 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Coronavirus

Changes to Tier restrictions announced from 31 December 2020

Changes to Tier restrictions announced from 31 December 2020

Tier 4: Stay at Home

Blaby District and the rest of Leicestershire will move to Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions from 00:01 on Thursday 31 December 2020

This means that:-

  • People must stay at home except for very limited purposes (eg. for essential travel for work, education or medical appointments)
  • You cannot meet indoors with anyone not in your household or existing support bubble
  • You can only meet outdoors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 18:41 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, NHS, coronavirus

Christmas bin collection arrangements

Christmas bin collection arrangements

The latest edition of the Residents newsletter from Blaby DC explains the arrangements for bin collections over the Christmas period.

To see the newsletter follow this link - https://mailchi.mp/blaby/waste-collections-xmas?e=e06acd4022.

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 17:57 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Newsletters

New Tier 3 restrictions

New Tier 3 restrictions

New restrictions come in from 2 December 2020. Blaby District has been placed in Tier 3 (Very High) restrictions.

See the poster for details of how the restrictions will affect you.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:01 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, NHS, coronavirus

Christmas trees delivered

Christmas tree on The Green

The Parish Council's Christmas trees have now been delivered and erected in the village.

Oakberry Christmas Trees in Dunton Bassett have delivered two 18-foot, Norway Spruce trees which have been erected in the usual places on The Green and on the Memorial Garden opposite St James Church.

It is hoped that work to install all the Christmas lights will be completed on Monday 30 November.

Due to coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:16 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Christmas, Local Information

Blaby district residents newsletter

Blaby district residents newsletter

Blaby DC have produced their latest newsletter for residents in the district. Copies can be seen by following this link - https://mailchi.mp/blaby/general-news-end-nov?e=e06acd4022.

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:20 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Newsletters

Blaby DC open consultation for residents views

Blaby DC open consultation for residents views

Blaby DC have two important consultations open and your views are important to them. Below is a link to information about both surveys and links to make sure your voice is heard.
https://mailchi.mp/blaby/consultations-1811?e=e06acd4022

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:10 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Consultation, Highways, Newsletters, Planning

Blaby district residents newsletter

Blaby district residents newsletter

Blaby DC have produced their latest newsletter for residents in the district. Copies can be seen by following this link - https://mailchi.mp/blaby/general-newsletter?e=e06acd4022.

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 16:15 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Newsletters

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