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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New COVID Information - Your guide to the latest restrictions following Tuesday's announcement

New COVID Information - Your guide to the latest restrictions following Tuesday's announcement

With the rest of the country seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, Blaby District has seen a significant increase over the recent weeks. Our rate is so high that we're at risk of additional measures. We must do everything we can to avoid a second lockdown as seen in the North West, North East, Wales and Oadby and Wigston.

Below is a guide on what's changing, the Rule of Six, the NHS Covid-19 App and local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:44 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, NHS, coronavirus

Planned Essential Maintenance - Website Downtime - Tuesday 29th September

Planned Essential Maintenance - Website Downtime - Tuesday 29th September

Our website will be receiving some essential maintenance work next Tuesday morning (September 29th). This will mean that the website won't be available most of that morning and maybe some of the afternoon.

This work is necessary in order to increase the capacity and speed of our web servers.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:39 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Other information

Third demolition blast planned

Third demolition blast planned

Aggregate Industries wish to confirm that a demolition blast will be carried out tomorrow between 3pm-5pm, weather dependent (alternatively it will be rescheduled to Thursday). The blast will be taking place within the quarry workings and will be the final demolition blast planned on site.

We have been advised that if any parishioners wish to make comments or complaints about this blast then to please... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 19:33 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Release, Quarries

Blasting date confirmed at Croft quarry

Blasting date confirmed at Croft quarry

Aggregate Industries have confirmed their intended date for the second demolition blast at Croft quarry, this time to demolish Screen House Number 3.

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:58 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Release, Quarries

The Journal - September 2020 - Issue 491

The Journal - September 2020 - Issue 491

The Journal, August Edition 491 is now available to view online:

http://www.the-journal.org.uk/491-the-Journal.pdf

Posted: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 12:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information

The Journal Community Newspaper

The Journal Community Newspaper

The Journal is, at last, coming out of lockdown. As a volunteer-staffed Community Newspaper, we are very aware that a lot of our Distributors who deliver the paper to every house on the Five Villages we cover are retired and are taking precautions. We moved the paper on to our website.

We believe our distribution problems to be resolved and Issue 492 (Copy Date 11th September, Publication 26th September)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:39 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information

Delay to further blasting at Croft Quarry

Delay to further blasting at Croft Quarry

Further to yesterday's announcement, due to the adverse weather, the demolition will be postponed this week,

Once a new date has been identified we will provide an update via the Parish Council website and social media.

Aggregate Industries apologies for any inconvenience.

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:34 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Planning, Press Releases, Quarries

Update on further blasting planned at Croft quarry

Update on further blasting planned at Croft quarry

Aggregate Industries have advised us that the next demolition blast will be Thursday afternoon (27 Aug), weather permitting and all being well.

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 21:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Press Releases, Quarries

Further demolition works announced at Croft quarry

Further demolition works announced at Croft quarry

Following the concerns raised over last week's demolition blast at Croft quarry, we have had various contact with Aggregate Industries who operate the site, and they have provided us with the following information and attached statement.

Dear All

We recognise that the planned demolition that took place on Wednesday 19th August at Croft Quarry has caused disturbance to some residents within the local... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:36 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Planning, Press Releases

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