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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

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

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