Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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

Tags: Blaby District Council

Leicester lockdown update

Leicester lockdown update

Information about affected areas of the lockdown in the district


Following last night's announcement, we can confirm that the following areas of the district come under the Leicester Lockdown:

  • Braunstone Town (including Fosse Park)
  • Glenfield
  • Glen Parva
  • Leicester Forest East (The area East of the M1)
  • Thorpe Astley

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will not open this Saturday as anticipated, and shops that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Release, coronavirus

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Lockdown measures increased in Leicester

Stricter lockdown measures have been announced this evening in Leicester and surrounding areas because of a rise in coronavirus cases in the city.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said non-essential shops will shut on Tuesday, and schools will close for most pupils on Thursday, within the affected areas indicated.

The loosening of restrictions for pubs and restaurants will also not be taking place in the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:21 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police, Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Releases, coronavirus

Business Hub to support district

Business Hub to support district

Blaby District Council has launched a new Business Hub as part of the authority's commitment to supporting local business during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Business Hub is an opportunity to access advice and guidance on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. An online registration form is now available to fill in at www.blaby.gov.uk/business-hub.

From safely opening a business to applying for grants,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 17:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, coronavirus

Pulling together for the community

Pulling together for the community

Local businesses and partners have come together to help the community of Blaby District during the coronavirus outbreak.

emh homes and Marks & Spencer have been the first to donate to Blaby District Council's Community Hub scheme, which is helping the most vulnerable and isolated residents of the district. More contributions from businesses as expected to come as the Council responds to the coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:36 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, coronavirus

Recruitment event for Council vacancies

Recruitment event for Council vacancies

A recruitment evening at Blaby District Council is being held for anyone interested in joining the Local Authority.

16 vacancies are being advertised at the Council across various departments throughout the week, from Grounds Maintenance Operatives out and about in the district to Admin Team Leader for the award-winning Lightbulb programme.

The Recruitment Events take place on Monday 27 January and Thursday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:57 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release

Community Safety Partnership Strategy Consultation

Community Safety Partnership Strategy Consultation

The Blaby, Hinckley & Bosworth Community Safety Partnership is a range of agencies who work together to make Blaby, Hinckley and Bosworth a safer place to live, work and visit. The Community Safety Partnership is consulting with residents via a questionnaire to find out what residents think are the most important crimes and antisocial behaviour for them to tackle.

Resident's views, alongside actual... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 17:18 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Blaby District Local Sports Alliance, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police

Blaby DC Community Grants Deadline

Blaby DC Community Grants Deadline

Over £23,000 of grant funding is available to local groups or sports clubs, ranging from £500 to £4,000.

Grants can help to meet any community group's need, ranging from equipment hire and materials to building refurbishments or upgrades. Grant applications for the third quarter for the 2019-20 year close on Thursday 28 November.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.blaby.gov.uk/your-council/news-and-awards/news/community-grants-deadline-approaching/... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:14 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Local Information, Press Release

Thousands in funding available for Community Groups

Thousands in funding available for Community Groups

Community groups and sports clubs across the District of Blaby are being encouraged to apply to the Council's Community Grants scheme to help with their projects.

£90,000 is available during 2019/20. Even more funding has been made available thanks to the money raised through the Love Blaby Lottery and a £2,000 contribution from Everyone Active.

A wide range of grants are available from £500... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 17:15 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release

Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan – Public consultation

Regulation 16, The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Sapcote Parish Council, as qualifying body on behalf of the ten parishes known as the Fosse Villages (comprising the parishes of Aston Flamville, Croft, Huncote, Leicester Forest West, Potters Marston, Sapcote, Sharnford, Stoney Stanton, Thurlaston, and Wigston... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:52 by Clerk to the Council

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

Refurbishment plans unveiled for leisure centres

Refurbishment plans unveiled for leisure centres

Detailed plans have been revealed for the intended refurbishment of Blaby District Council's two leisure centres.

From April 2019, the Pavilion Leisure Centre in Huncote and Enderby Leisure Centre will be managed and operated by Everyone Active, and now artist impressions of improvements to be made to the centres have been unveiled to the public.

More than £4.5m is being invested by the leisure... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:10 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Press Release