Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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

Author: Clerk to the Council

Full Closure of the M1 Between Junction 23a and Junction 24 in Both Directions

Full Closure of the M1 Between Junction 23a and Junction 24 in Both Directions

The M1 will be closing in both directions from 22:00 hours, Friday 11th May and will remain closed until 15:00 hours, Sunday 13th May.

The closure will be in place whilst a new bridge is lifted over the M1 between J23a and J24.

The alternative diversion will be signed along the A453 from the M1 and A42 (J23a) to the M1 (J24).

On behalf of Highways England, Leicestershire County Council apologises for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:18 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Press Release

Telephone Preference Service Scam Callers

Telephone Preference Service Scam Callers

Leicestershire Police are warning they have seen a spike in reports regarding fraudsters purporting to be from the Telephone Preference Service, cold calling people and offering a paid-for call blocking service.


Please be aware, the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is FREE. You should never be asked to pay for it, and the TPS will never make unsolicited phone calls in order to sign you up. Once your... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:12 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Local Information

Notice of County Council By-Election May 2018

Notice of County Council By-Election May 2018

A by-election for a seat on Leicestershire County Council will be held this Spring following the death of former County Councillor, Ernie White, who sadly passed away in the New Year.

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:02 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Elections, Leicestershire County Council

School term and holiday dates

School term and holiday dates

Leicestershire County Council wants to hear your views on three suggested options for school term time and holiday dates from autumn 2019 to summer 2022.

They have developed three different options:

Option 1: This is the current Leicestershire pattern which includes an early autumn half-term break and an early spring half-term break.

Option 2: Based on Leicester City's term time pattern – with a... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information

More time to comment on city and county’s future growth plans

More time to comment on city and county’s future growth plans

PEOPLE are being given more time to comment on plans about how Leicester and Leicestershire could grow in the future.

The draft Strategic Growth Plan has been out for consultation since 11 January. The consultation was due to close at the beginning of April, but the closing date for people to give their views has now been extended to Thursday 10 May 2018.

The plan has been developed by a partnership... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:54 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Planning, Press Release

Temporary Road Closure - King Edward Avenue, Narborough

Temporary Road Closure - King Edward Avenue, Narborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the Temporary road closure of the above location.
The closure is required from either side of the M1 bridge.
The road will be closed from 21.00 hours on 5th March 2018 to 05.00 hours on 6th March 2018
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order is being enforced to safely allow Highways England carry out works to the M1 Bridge spanning the road.
The alternative... Read More »



Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:35 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Press Release

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Leicestershire and Leicester

Draft Strategic Growth Plan Leicestershire and Leicester

Important Consultation

Draft Strategic Growth Plan for Leicestershire and Leicester

These proposals will affect the area around Huncote and the whole of the county for the next 15 years and beyond

A draft Strategic Growth Plan for Leicestershire and Leicester has been prepared and is now available for public consultation until 5 April 2018. A copy of the draft Plan, summary leaflet, evidence used in its... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:18 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Planning

Changes to Highway Verge Maintenance

Changes to Highway Verge Maintenance

Following a review of the Countywide grass cutting operation, the maintenance of highway verges within in our Parish now falls under the responsibility of Leicestershire County Council.

The standard of grass cutting and the frequency of cuts will not be affected, in line with their current service level of 6 times per season.

The County Council have currently programmed to commence the grass cutting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:20 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council

Planning breach costs couple over £4,000

Planning breach costs couple over £4,000

Two residents in Enderby have been ordered to pay over £2000 each after breaching planning regulations at their home.

The case, dating back to October 2015, investigated unauthorised works at the home of Dr Reeta Herzallah and Mr Hamdi Almasri of Old Church Road, Enderby. The development included the conversion of their garage to habitable accommodation and the erection of fencing, preventing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:32 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release

Council agrees refuse and recycling changes

Council agrees refuse and recycling changes

Plans to move waste collections in the District of Blaby to alternate weekly have been approved by Councillors in response to a reduction of £745,000 of external funding.

Following the loss of £505,000 in recycling credits from Leicestershire County Council and £240,000 in a central government grant to run weekly recycling collections, Blaby District Council has spent a considerable... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:02 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release