Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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

Latest News

Demolition work at Croft quarry

Demolition work at Croft quarry

We have been informed that demolition work will be taking place TODAY (Wednesday 19th August) at Croft quarry to make way for additional work at the quarry and its continued operation.

Demolition work is going to be carried out between 2:30pm and 6:00pm. The site will have highly restricted access today.

Parishioners are advised that they may feel and hear any blast, but these are all planned and managed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:31 by Clerk to the Council

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

All 14 county waste sites back in business

All 14 county waste sites back in business

Leicestershire County Council's Loughborough and Somerby recycling and household waste sites will re-open this weekend – meaning that all 14 in the county are now open to the public.

Nine of the sites will be open five days a week – the same number of days as before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the service.

Two sites have increased to opening seven days (from five days a week before... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council

Annual Village Walkaround

Annual Village Walkaround

Members of Huncote Parish Council will soon be carrying out their annual village walkaround reviewing the streets around the village to see which houses could be put forward for nomination for this year's annual Best Kept Front Garden Award.

Should any residents wish to make a special effort before the walkaround, you are of course welcome to do so? Members will be walking around the village on Thursday... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Aug 2020 10:41 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Community Awards, Local Information, Press Releases

Annual Village Awards

Annual Village Awards

We hope that you are sufficiently interested in your local community to enter a nomination or two for this year's awards.

Categories for inclusion in the Awards are:

  • Community Award
  • Best Kept Front Garden
  • Environment Award

Environmental developments of any type or size carried out in the parish in the last 12 months are eligible for consideration by the judges. The winner will receive a cup, which they... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Aug 2020 10:32 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Community Awards, Local Information, Press Releases

The Journal - August 2020 - Issue 490

The Journal - August 2020 - Issue 490

The Journal, August Edition 490 is now available to view online:

http://www.the-journal.org.uk/490-the-Journal.pdf

Posted: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information

Leisure Centre reopening dates announced

Leisure Centre reopening dates announced

Leisure Centre to reopen

Following a Blaby District Council meeting on Tuesday 28 July, Enderby Leisure Centre will reopen on Saturday 01 August. See below for details regarding both Enderby and Huncote Leisure Centres.

Enderby Leisure Centre

As mentioned, Enderby will reopen this Saturday (01 August). During the first stage of reopening, only the gyms, group exercise studios and golf facilities will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:05 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Local Information, coronavirus

Play area and fitness equipment reminder

Play area and fitness equipment reminder

The parish council reopened the Critchlow Road play areas and fitness equipment on Friday 24th July for everyone to enjoy.

Reopening the areas meant that new signage has been displayed in all areas which everyone wishing use the equipment MUST comply with. These requirements are quite simple, with people being asked to wipe down surfaces before they touch them, not gather in large groups, maintain social... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:26 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, NHS, coronavirus

Play areas and fitness equipment reopened on Critchlow Road recreation ground

Play areas and fitness equipment reopened on Critchlow Road recreation ground

This morning the play areas and fitness equipment on the recreation ground have been reopened for public use.

Anyone wishing to use the equipment is requested to bring their own sanitizer to ensure any surface is safe for them to touch and to read and obey the instruction on the various new signs which have been installed.

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:49 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Releases, coronavirus

Parks in Huncote - Update

Parks in Huncote - Update

This is a reminder that the parks in Huncote continue to stay closed. There has been some confusion about whether or not they are open but they will remain closed until further notice.

The Parish Council have given great thought to the guidelines surrounding parks and open spaces and feel that, at this time, the Parish Council cannot implement all guidelines well enough to keep residents safe.

We are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:11 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Releases, coronavirus

Leicester Lockdown revisions

Leicester Lockdown revisions

On 16 July 2020, the Secretary of State, Matt Hancock, announced changes to the local 'lockdown' boundary. This affects residents who live in the city of Leicester and the borough of Oadby and Wigston from Saturday 18 July.

Restrictions outside of these areas will begin to change from Saturday 18 July, when the lockdown boundary is revised

A map has been published which provides further detail. Inside... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:31 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, coronavirus

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