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Call for tree wardens to protect Leicestershire’s green spaces

Call for tree wardens to protect Leicestershire’s green spaces

An appeal has gone out for more people to come forward and volunteer as tree wardens to help protect and maintain trees and wildlife.
Tree wardens are volunteers for the Tree Council and are appointed by their parish council or other organisation to be a contact and support for all things tree related in their local area. They help protect trees by reporting pests, disease and vandalism and help look... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Oct 2022 10:35 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Volunteering

Council offers Cost-of-Living support

Council offers Cost-of-Living support

With prices rising for people across the country, Blaby District Council is taking action to make sure residents who may be struggling can get access to support.

The Council recognises that the current cost of living crisis is having a significant affect on the wellbeing of both residents and businesses. Whilst help is available via a Council-funded Hardship Fund along with the Council Tax Support Fund,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 19:15 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Business, Grants, Home life, Press Release

Demolition work planned at Croft Quarry

Demolition work planned at Croft Quarry

Please be advised that Aggregate Industries will be demolishing the old concrete block plant at Croft Quarry starting the week commencing 27th September.

The removal of this building will be via an excavator and grab, no explosives are to be used. The demolition should take approximately 4 weeks.

Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 17:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Quarries

National moment of reflection

National moment of reflection

See notice.

Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 17:40 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Monarchy, National Mourning, Press Release

Bank Holiday bin collection

Bank Holiday bin collection

It has been announced that Her Majesty the Queen's funeral will take place next Monday (19 September) and that this will be a bank holiday.

As a result our bin crews will not be working on this date. The change in your collection depends on the type of bin you are set to leave out next Monday and we are prioritising the rescheduling of refuse and recycling bin collections. Please see below the key information:... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 11:15 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Business, Home life, Local Information, Monarchy, National Mourning, Press Release, Waste & Recycling

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 21 April 1926-8 September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 21 April 1926-8 September 2022

Huncote Parish Council and its Councillors and Officers were deeply saddened to learn about the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8th September 2022.

Huncote Parish Council joins with the Royal Family, the nation and people around the world in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

"It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 22:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Monarchy, National Mourning

Roadworks - M69, Leicestershire

Roadworks - M69, Leicestershire

M69, Leicestershire

07 September - 07 September

Roadworks, Delays possible

Traffic management Lane closure

Description Electrical Works - M69 northbound and southbound M1 Jct 21 to M69 Jct 2. Lane closures for electrical works.

Works location: M69 / WB / MP 122/0 TO MP 121/0, M69 / EB / MP 121/0 TO MP 122/0, M69 / WB / MP 121/0 TO MP 120/0, M69 / EB / MP 120/0 TO MP 121/0

Public facing description one.network... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 11:34 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Highways England, Local Information, Traffic & Travel, Transport

Roadworks - Field View Close, Huncote

Roadworks - Field View Close, Huncote

Field View Close, Huncote, Leicestershire

01 September - 02 September

Roadworks, Delays possible

Traffic management Traffic control (multi-way signals)

Responsibility for works: Leicestershire County Council

Current status: Planned work about to start

Works reference: GQ333593826

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 10:24 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Traffic & Travel, Transport

Advance notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

Advance notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:
Coventry Road, Broughton Astley between Arbor Road, Croft and Mill on the Soar traffic lights (see weblink or QR code below). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Alders Building Service to undertake S278 works.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary speed reduction and weekend road closure.

The duration of the restriction... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 16:04 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Traffic & Travel

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Footpath V68 & V69, Huncote

Press release

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A footpath closure is required at the following locations:
- Footpath V68 - from where it meets Footpath V69 to Footpath V65
- Footpath V69 - from where it meets Footpath V69a to Footpath V65

The closure is expected to be in place until the 1st February 2023.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:37 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Planning, Press Release, Traffic & Travel

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