Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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

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NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS - M69 SB M1 to J1 Pavement & Lining (Stage 1)

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WORKS - M69 SB M1 to J1 Pavement & Lining (Stage 1)

Highways England have written to us to advise they will be carrying out pavement investigation survey work on the M69 Southbound carriageway from Junction 1 to M1 Junction 21.

They plan to start surveying the area in two phases starting with the first phase on Monday 20th July until Saturday 25th July, the second phase of works will be starting on Wednesday 16th September until Thursday 17th September... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:08 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Local Information

Play areas and fitness equipment to remain closed

Play areas and fitness equipment to remain closed

Due to the risks of coronavirus in the surrounding area and the concern the parish council has for the local community, we will not be reopening the play areas and fitness equipment in the park off Critchlow Road until the Leicester Lockdown has been lifted and we believe the equipment is safe for people to use.

We understand that this may disappoint many people who would like to return to using all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:09 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, NHS, Press Release, coronavirus

Leicester lockdown update

Leicester lockdown update

Information about affected areas of the lockdown in the district


Following last night's announcement, we can confirm that the following areas of the district come under the Leicester Lockdown:

  • Braunstone Town (including Fosse Park)
  • Glenfield
  • Glen Parva
  • Leicester Forest East (The area East of the M1)
  • Thorpe Astley

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will not open this Saturday as anticipated, and shops that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Release, coronavirus

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Stricter lockdown measures have been announced this evening in Leicester and surrounding areas because of a rise in coronavirus cases in the city.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said non-essential shops will shut on Tuesday, and schools will close for most pupils on Thursday, within the affected areas indicated.

The loosening of restrictions for pubs and restaurants will also not be taking place in the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:21 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Releases, coronavirus

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Millions of people shielding from coronavirus (COVID-19) will be advised they can spend more time outside their homes from Monday 6 July, the Health and Social Care Secretary has announced.

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:22 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

Neighbourhood Link - Sign up

Neighbourhood Link - Sign up

Neighbourhood Link is a free, community messaging service for people who live and work in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

The website allows you to register your details in order to receive alerts from the police about crime in your area. It can be used by police to identify who has CCTV in a specific area and to target specific areas to update about relevant crime advice and updates and tackle... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Local Information

DEFRA - Digital Boost

DEFRA - Digital Boost

A new platform, Digital Boost, launched last week. Please find here a link to the press release.

From discussions with stakeholders, the Covid-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses and charities, particularly in building digital capability. In response, Digital Boost has been created to provide much-needed digital support for small organisations. The platform is founded by Founders4Schools... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:17 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Other information

Armed Forces Day 27th June 2020 – a digital celebration

Armed Forces Day 27th June 2020 – a digital celebration

Please see here for further information regarding Armed Forces Day in Leicestershire: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/armed-forces-day.

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:04 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Other information

Coronavirus Community Grants

Coronavirus Community Grants

While coronavirus and COVID-19 are affecting us all in our daily lives, they are also affecting local groups, organisations and businesses.

Click on the link below for details of a large variety of COVID-19 related sources of grants and funding, primarily for voluntary and community sector organisations.
https://www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/funding-covid-19.html

Leicestershire County Council will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:45 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin: Issued on behalf of the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin: Issued on behalf of the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Coronavirus cases in LLR
As at 18 June there were 2403 lab-confirmed cases in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). 406 people who tested positive with coronavirus have sadly died in Leicestershire's hospitals (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Leicestershire Partnerships NHS Trust).

Facemasks and coverings in hospitals and other health sites
Visitors and outpatients attending any... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:32 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, NHS, coronavirus

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