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: Leicestershire County Council

Delay to further blasting at Croft Quarry

Delay to further blasting at Croft Quarry

Further to yesterday's announcement, due to the adverse weather, the demolition will be postponed this week,

Once a new date has been identified we will provide an update via the Parish Council website and social media.

Aggregate Industries apologies for any inconvenience.

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:34 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Planning, Press Releases, Quarries

Update on further blasting planned at Croft quarry

Update on further blasting planned at Croft quarry

Aggregate Industries have advised us that the next demolition blast will be Thursday afternoon (27 Aug), weather permitting and all being well.

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 21:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Press Releases, Quarries

Demolition work at Croft quarry

Demolition work at Croft quarry

We have been informed that demolition work will be taking place TODAY (Wednesday 19th August) at Croft quarry to make way for additional work at the quarry and its continued operation.

Demolition work is going to be carried out between 2:30pm and 6:00pm. The site will have highly restricted access today.

Parishioners are advised that they may feel and hear any blast, but these are all planned and managed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:31 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Planning, Press Releases

All 14 county waste sites back in business

All 14 county waste sites back in business

Leicestershire County Council's Loughborough and Somerby recycling and household waste sites will re-open this weekend – meaning that all 14 in the county are now open to the public.

Nine of the sites will be open five days a week – the same number of days as before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the service.

Two sites have increased to opening seven days (from five days a week before... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:47 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council

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

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

Coronavirus Community Grants

Coronavirus Community Grants

While coronavirus and COVID-19 are affecting us all in our daily lives, they are also affecting local groups, organisations and businesses.

Click on the link below for details of a large variety of COVID-19 related sources of grants and funding, primarily for voluntary and community sector organisations.
https://www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/funding-covid-19.html

Leicestershire County Council will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:45 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, coronavirus

Plans being finalised for re-opening of seven county waste sites

Plans being finalised for re-opening of seven county waste sites

The county council is putting the finishing touches to its plans to re-open seven of its recycling and household waste sites next week.

The selected sites will open seven days a week to county residents - with a booked appointment only - from Monday, 18th May. They are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone.

Seven other sites at Bottesford, Coalville, Loughborough,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 17:09 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Local Information

Intention Notice for Forest Road, Huncote Road, Narborough Road Huncote

Intention Notice for Forest Road, Huncote Road, Narborough Road Huncote

Leicestershire County Council have today advised us of a intention notice for a temporary traffic regulation order on the above named roads.

Please see attached for full details.

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 14:06 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information