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

Cyber Advice to SMEs, Businesses/Organisation and Home Users

Cyber Advice to SMEs, Businesses/Organisation and Home Users

In light of recent cyber events, I would be grateful if you could please assist us in pushing out advice from the National Cyber Security Centre - https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/ransomware-latest-ncsc-guidance.

This is advice for both home users (individuals) and businesses of all sizes.

It is ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL that users upgrade to Supported Operating Systems (Windows 7 and above).

For those on XP... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017 16:39 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Press Release

Community transport needs your help!

Community transport needs your help!

A call for volunteers has been made to help with community transport schemes within the District of Blaby.
Three organisations: Commbus, Braunstone Town Community Minibus and the Community Action Partnership Social Car Scheme currently serve the district, making over 18,000 passenger journeys during 2015-16.
Each scheme is a lifeline for many older, disabled or isolated residents in the district who... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 May 2017 12:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Press Release

County Council Election Results

County Council Election Results

Details of the County Council election results are all tallied and confirmed, following yesterday's election.

Cllr Ernie White (Conservative) was re-elected, with 73.2% of the vote for the Stanton and Croft ward, which represents the villages of Aston Flamville, Croft, Elmesthorpe, Huncote, Potters Marston, Sapcote, Sharnford and Stoney Stanton.

For more information on the Results please visit the County... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 May 2017 15:39 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Elections, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Press Release

Revised bus route for Huncote

Revised bus route for Huncote

From 22nd April 2017, a revised bus service and route for Huncote will be in operation.

The new X84 service will run from St Margaret's bus station, past the LRI (hospital), down Narborough Road, and via Huncote to Broughton Astley, Lutterworth, Magna Park and on to Rugby.

Timetables for the new Monday to Saturday service are below.

Further details can be found by visiting the Useful Links section of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information

Report crime at the click of a button

Report crime at the click of a button

Online crime reporting has launched in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, giving residents the ability to report incidents online.

Online reporting went live on 3 April, and aims to increase the number of ways the public can make contact with the force.

It was introduced to give people the chance to report crimes to us at their convenience in a way they felt comfortable.

Inspector Aimee Ramm is one... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:17 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Press Release

Two fined for failure to update microchip details

Two fined for failure to update microchip details

Two dog owners have been prosecuted for failing to ensure their dogs microchip details were up to date.

Under The Micro-chipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, dog owners must have their pet micro-chipped, and for all details to have the most recent information with contact details for a dog's keeper.

Charanjit Khera of Bloxoms Close, Braunstone Town, plead guilty under Single Justice Procedure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Other information, Press Release

Consultation deadline looms

Consultation deadline looms

Parishioners are reminded to complete the online survey on the Issues & Options for Huncote and the Fosse Villages area, which was delivered on 3rd March to all households in the village.

Your questionnaire should be completed by Friday, 31 March 2017.

If you need a paper copy they're available from Alec Knight at 23 Narborough Road, or you can complete one online at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/fossevillages... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:48 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan, Local Information, Planning, Press Release

Leicestershire Village Garage Wins Prestigious National Award For The Second Year Running.

Leicestershire Village Garage Wins Prestigious National Award For The Second Year Running.

Huncote's Main Street Garage, was awarded Britain's prestigious "Small Garage of the Year 2016" title at the 2016 Car Accessory Trader Magazine Awards sponsored by Automechanika, against some very stiff national competition. The award was based on the opinions of the garage's customers as assessed by the national Good Garage Scheme and Car and Accessory Traders' judges.

Amazingly, Huncote's Garage triumphed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Release

Microchipping amnesty event at Council

Microchipping amnesty event at Council

Residents are being invited to an identification event to ensure their dog is complying with the law, a year since legislation was introduced.

The FREE event hosted by Blaby District Council will give dog owners the chance to get their pet chipped and update the microchip's details. The event takes place on Thursday 06 April from 10am-2pm at the Council's offices, Desford Road, Narborough, LE19 2EP.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:44 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release

Dog training sessions available

Dog training sessions available

Residents are being given an exciting chance to take advantage of subsidised dog training at special information event for dog owners.
The fun and informative evening on Monday 20 March 2017 will give the latest information on dog laws, keeping children safe around dogs and training advice. The Dogs Trust will also be in attendance.
Running from 5:30-8pm, the event will be at the Council's Narborough... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:40 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Press Release

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