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Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) development - public engagement on draft networks

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Public engagement launches this week asking for people's views on the draft priority cycling and walking networks. These have been developed as part of the ongoing development of the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIP's) for the Loughborough area, and South of Leicester area, which includes Blaby, Oadby and Wigston.

As many people as possible are encouraged to have their say on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:20 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Consultation, Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information

Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange Section 47 Publication of the Statement of Community Consultation (SoCC)

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Tritax Symmetry is bringing forward proposals for the Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange (HNRFI) at junction 2 of the M69. The scheme is considered to be a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP).

The site will include the delivery of:

  • Railway sidings and freight transfer area alongside the two-track railway between Hinckley and Leicester. This line forms a part of Network Rail's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 00:23 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Consultation, Local Information, Planning

Christmas bin collection dates

Christmas bin collection dates

While the bin collection crews get some well deserved time off over Christmas, collection arrangements will be amended accordingly:

  • Double refuse and recycling collections between 20-24 December
  • Double refuse and recycling collection on 31 December
  • Double refuse and recycling collections from 04-07 January

No collections will take place from 25-30 December, and 01-03 January 2022.

A double collection means... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 17:08 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Waste & Recycling

Huncote Leisure Centre remains closed

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Blaby District Council can confirm that Huncote Leisure Centre and surrounding site will remain closed until further notice.

Our mitigation work on the site to reduce landfill gas levels is continuing and routine monitoring of gas levels on the site, around neighbouring properties and any outbuildings is taking place.

We want to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause users of the leisure centre... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:50 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Releases, Waste & Recycling

Latest on Huncote Leisure Centre closure

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Since closing Huncote Leisure Centre and the surrounding site on 02 November, Blaby District Council has undertaken important mitigation work to ensure the safety of the site following the discovery of elevated landfill gas levels.

An essential stage of our work is set to be completed this week. Once this work has finished we will take further landfill gas measurements. This means that the site will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Release

Update on the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre from Blaby District Council

Update on the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre from Blaby District Council

Last Tuesday (02 November) [Blaby District Council] closed Huncote Leisure Centre after the discovery of elevated levels of landfill gas in the surrounding land during planned works.

As you may be aware, the leisure centre stands on a former landfill site and last week [the district council] began a series of planned work to monitor and upgrade existing infrastructure on the field to the rear of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 10:25 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Local Information, Press Release, Waste & Recycling

Leisure Centre and field closure extended

Leisure Centre and field closure extended

On Tuesday (02 November) Blaby District Council closed Huncote Leisure Centre after the discovery of elevated levels of landfill gas during planned mitigation works.

During the course of the works, contractors have identified other areas of the site that require monitoring.

We, therefore, anticipate that the closure of Huncote Leisure Centre will be extended until Friday 26 November. This remains precautionary... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 20:42 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Release, Waste & Recycling

Important notice about the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre

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This week Blaby District Council started work at Huncote Leisure Centre to install landfill gas mitigation. Once completed the gas mitigation will help control the levels of landfill gas on the site.

During this work our contractors have measured unusually elevated levels of landfill gas on the site. As a result of these measurements a decision has been taken to close Huncote Leisure Centre as a precautionary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Releases

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Forest Road, Huncote - 05-10 - 07-10

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

A road closure is required on Forest Road from its junction with Narborough Road to outside Huncote Methodist Church for a period of 2 hours between the hours of 19:00 & 06:00 on 1 night between the 05/10 & 07/10. An exact date/time cannot be given as works cannot be undertaken when... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:14 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Local Information, Press Release

Local centre recovery planning underway

Local centre recovery planning underway

Blaby District Council's ambition to improve the local centres in the district will be shaped by the views of residents and businesses in a new consultation.

The main local centres in Blaby, Braunstone Town, Enderby, Glenfield, Kirby Muxloe, Narborough and Stoney Stanton are home to many local independent businesses, and are at the heart of these villages.

Using Welcome Back Funding from Central Government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 15:40 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Business, Consultation, coronavirus

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