Author: Clerk to the Council

Community Grant Scheme open

Blaby DC Community Grants

£20,000 in new Community Grant funding has been made available by Blaby District Council to support environmentally friendly projects in the district.

The two new Green Grants will join the selection of grants community groups and sports clubs can apply for, including Capital Grants, Revenue Grants and Everyone Active grants. Funding in the grants ranges from £500 to £4,000.

Re-start... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:01 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Grants, Local Information

HRH Prince Philip - 1921-2021

HRH Prince Philip - 1921-2021

Buckingham Palace has today (9 April 2021) announced the sad passing of HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

Huncote Parish Council joins with the Royal Family, the nation and people around the world in mourning his loss.

Church Services | Condolence Books | Flying of Flags

Further announcements will be made in due course.

For... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police, Local Information, Monarchy, National Mourning, Press Releases

Huncote Library re-opening!

Huncote Library re-opening!

We have good news – Huncote Community Library will be re-opening on Monday 12 April 2021. They shall be adhering to Government guidelines for everyone's safety, with signs, screens, a one-way system and other procedures in place to keep everyone safe, so please remember your face mask.

The opening days/times will be:

Monday - 3-5pm
Friday - 3-5pm
Saturday - 10am-1pm

Initially, they will not be able... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Release

Croft Quarry Nature Trail and repairs to steps

Croft Quarry Nature Trail and repairs to steps

The parish council have been advised today that Aggregate Industries, who own and manage the nature trail/Croft hill and the quarry have appointed contractors to carry out repair works to the three sets of steps. The works are planned to start the week commencing 19th April (weather permitting). With this in mind, there will be some disruption and restrictions on sections of the footpaths while works... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:13 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Release, Quarries

Bank Holiday Bins

Bank Holiday Bins

The Easter weekend will bring changes in your area

The following arrangements are in place over the Easter period for properties whose bin collection date is a Monday:

Monday 05 April collections move to Saturday 03 April.

Please have your bin presented by 6:30am for the crews to collect your bin.

You can use this link to find your upcoming collection schedule. https://my.blaby.gov.uk/collections

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 14:16 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council

Warning Regarding Becoming A Repeat Victim of Fraud

Warning Regarding Becoming A Repeat Victim of Fraud

What is Fraud Recovery Fraud?

Fraud Recovery Fraud is when criminals contact victims purporting to be from their bank, a law enforcement agency, solicitors or "specialist recovery" firm. They will already have some knowledge of the victim's case and will claim to be able to help the victim get their money back, or some amount of compensation, for a fee. This is often because it is the same criminal... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 13:35 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police

Your guide to the Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Your guide to the Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

Blaby District Council have produced a guide to the Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan, which residents in the Fosse Villages area are being asked to vote on, as part of the voting taking place on Thursday 6th May 2021.

To read the details visit https://mailchi.mp/blaby/fosse-villages-referendum?e=c17f40b32a.

You can also sign up to receive the newsletter by email by visiting https://blaby.us9.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=e14d20362ed3822be5be4ef96&id=b9811412d2... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 13:57 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Consultation, Elections, Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan, Local Information, Newsletters, Press Releases

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Forest Road, Huncote

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Forest Road, Huncote

We have been advised of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for Forest Road. The road will be closed for one day only on 26th March 2021, with:

  • Road closure – Forest Road, Huncote – from its junction with Enderby Road for approx. 800m south of the M69 overbridge.
  • Parking Restrictions - Forest Road, Huncote – from its junction with Duncan Avenue to its junction with Narborough Road.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 11:47 by Clerk to the Council

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

Car park charges to return

Car park charges to return

Car parking charges will return to Blaby District Council's car parks in Blaby Town Centre and Narborough from Monday 29 March.

Along with the next stage of the national easing of lockdown restrictions, all barriers that have been in position at the on-street parking bays in the town centre will be removed on or before 29 March. This will see more than 40 free on-street parking spaces made available... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 10:27 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Press Release