Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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

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Leicester Lockdown revisions

Leicester Lockdown revisions

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

Tags: Government information, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, NHS, Other information, coronavirus

Play areas and fitness equipment to remain closed

Play areas and fitness equipment to remain closed

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

Tags: Government information, Local Information, NHS, Press Release, coronavirus

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

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Millions of people shielding from coronavirus (COVID-19) will be advised they can spend more time outside their homes from Monday 6 July, the Health and Social Care Secretary has announced.

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:22 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

DEFRA - Digital Boost

DEFRA - Digital Boost

A new platform, Digital Boost, launched last week. Please find here a link to the press release.

From discussions with stakeholders, the Covid-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses and charities, particularly in building digital capability. In response, Digital Boost has been created to provide much-needed digital support for small organisations. The platform is founded by Founders4Schools... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:17 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Other information

Meeting people from outside your household

Meeting people from outside your household

How you can see people that you do not live with while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Updated with the changes to support bubbles that are in effect from yesterday (13 June).

Find more information here - Meeting people from outside your household.

Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:06 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, coronavirus

Apply for the coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Apply for the coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

The Discretionary Grant Fund supports small and micro businesses that are not eligible for other grant schemes.

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 11:25 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

PM: Six people can meet outside under new measures to ease lockdown

PM: Six people can meet outside under new measures to ease lockdown

PM Boris Johnson announced groups of up to six people will be able to meet outdoors in England from Monday 1 June, provided strict social distancing guidelines are followed.

Find out more here.

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 22:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

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