Author: Clerk to the Council

Huncote Leisure Centre remains closed

Gym equipment

Blaby District Council can confirm that Huncote Leisure Centre and surrounding site will remain closed until further notice.

Our mitigation work on the site to reduce landfill gas levels is continuing and routine monitoring of gas levels on the site, around neighbouring properties and any outbuildings is taking place.

We want to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause users of the leisure centre... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:50 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Releases, Waste & Recycling

Latest on Huncote Leisure Centre closure

Leisure Centre Entrance

Since closing Huncote Leisure Centre and the surrounding site on 02 November, Blaby District Council has undertaken important mitigation work to ensure the safety of the site following the discovery of elevated landfill gas levels.

An essential stage of our work is set to be completed this week. Once this work has finished we will take further landfill gas measurements. This means that the site will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Release

Update on the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre from Blaby District Council

Update on the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre from Blaby District Council

Last Tuesday (02 November) [Blaby District Council] closed Huncote Leisure Centre after the discovery of elevated levels of landfill gas in the surrounding land during planned works.

As you may be aware, the leisure centre stands on a former landfill site and last week [the district council] began a series of planned work to monitor and upgrade existing infrastructure on the field to the rear of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 10:25 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Local Information, Press Release, Waste & Recycling

Leisure Centre and field closure extended

Leisure Centre and field closure extended

On Tuesday (02 November) Blaby District Council closed Huncote Leisure Centre after the discovery of elevated levels of landfill gas during planned mitigation works.

During the course of the works, contractors have identified other areas of the site that require monitoring.

We, therefore, anticipate that the closure of Huncote Leisure Centre will be extended until Friday 26 November. This remains precautionary... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 20:42 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Release, Waste & Recycling

Important notice about the temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre

Public Service Announcement

This week Blaby District Council started work at Huncote Leisure Centre to install landfill gas mitigation. Once completed the gas mitigation will help control the levels of landfill gas on the site.

During this work our contractors have measured unusually elevated levels of landfill gas on the site. As a result of these measurements a decision has been taken to close Huncote Leisure Centre as a precautionary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Land & Property, Local Information, Press Releases

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Forest Road, Huncote - 05-10 - 07-10

Severn Trent water logo

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A road closure is required on Forest Road from its junction with Narborough Road to outside Huncote Methodist Church for a period of 2 hours between the hours of 19:00 & 06:00 on 1 night between the 05/10 & 07/10. An exact date/time cannot be given as works cannot be undertaken when... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:14 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Local Information, Press Release

Local centre recovery planning underway

Local centre recovery planning underway

Blaby District Council's ambition to improve the local centres in the district will be shaped by the views of residents and businesses in a new consultation.

The main local centres in Blaby, Braunstone Town, Enderby, Glenfield, Kirby Muxloe, Narborough and Stoney Stanton are home to many local independent businesses, and are at the heart of these villages.

Using Welcome Back Funding from Central Government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 15:40 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Business, Consultation, coronavirus

September 2021 Newsletter For Fosse Villages

September 2021 Newsletter For Fosse Villages

Please see attached your Monthly local Police Newsletter for September.

Thank you and take care.

The Beat Team

Did you know you can report crime and incidents using the police's online portal. Please visit https://www.leics.police.uk/ Click on REPORT.
In an emergency dial 999

Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 15:02 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Newsletters

Repairs planned to raised walkway

Repairs planned to raised walkway

Residents may experience a slight delay to travel along Croft Hill Road from the bridge over Thurlaston Brook to the entrance to the Huncote Nature Trail. Work is expected to begin on 28 July and could last until 6 August.

These planned works are to repair damaged sections of the raised walkway. More details are available via one.network.

Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:13 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Planning

Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS) changes to the booking system

Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS) changes to the booking system

Due to revisions to Government guidance concerning social distancing on July 19th, we are now in a position to remove the booking system for the Recycling and Household Waste Sites on this date. This will mean that users can turn up at any site when it is open to dispose of their household waste. The following table confirms the opening days and times of the sites:
Barwell - M T W x x S S
Bottesford... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:24 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Waste & Recycling