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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.
Further announcements will be made in due course.
For... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:00 by Clerk to the Council
Tier 4: Stay at Home
Blaby District and the rest of Leicestershire will move to Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions from 00:01 on Thursday 31 December 2020
This means that:-
- People must stay at home except for very limited purposes (eg. for essential travel for work, education or medical appointments)
- You cannot meet indoors with anyone not in your household or existing support bubble
- You can only meet outdoors... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 18:41 by Clerk to the Council
New restrictions come in from 2 December 2020. Blaby District has been placed in Tier 3 (Very High) restrictions.
See the poster for details of how the restrictions will affect you.
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:01 by Clerk to the Council
As part of the government's latest approach to control the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19, a new, three-tier system was introduced on Wednesday 14th October 2020 across England.
While Leicester and Oadby & Wigston have been placed in the High-risk tier, the rest of Leicestershire is currently Medium-risk, which is the lowest level.
Please click on the attached poster for further details of what the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 20:54 by Clerk to the Council
A new hotline has been launched to stop fraudsters illegally targeting COVID stimulus schemes.
The COVID Fraud Hotline is open 24/7, 365 days a year on 0800 587 5030 or fill in the simple and secure anonymous form at Covidfraudhotline.org. You'll be doing the right thing to help ensure the public purse is protected from fraudsters.
For more information please follow this link.
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:25 by Clerk to the Council
With the rest of the country seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, Blaby District has seen a significant increase over the recent weeks. Our rate is so high that we're at risk of additional measures. We must do everything we can to avoid a second lockdown as seen in the North West, North East, Wales and Oadby and Wigston.
Below is a guide on what's changing, the Rule of Six, the NHS Covid-19 App and local... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:44 by Clerk to the Council
On 16 July 2020, the Secretary of State, Matt Hancock, announced changes to the local 'lockdown' boundary. This affects residents who live in the city of Leicester and the borough of Oadby and Wigston from Saturday 18 July.
Restrictions outside of these areas will begin to change from Saturday 18 July, when the lockdown boundary is revised
A map has been published which provides further detail. Inside... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:31 by Clerk to the Council
Due to the risks of coronavirus in the surrounding area and the concern the parish council has for the local community, we will not be reopening the play areas and fitness equipment in the park off Critchlow Road until the Leicester Lockdown has been lifted and we believe the equipment is safe for people to use.
We understand that this may disappoint many people who would like to return to using all... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:09 by Clerk to the Council
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)
- 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