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: Press Release

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

Notice of vacancy

Notice of vacancy

Notice of casual vacancy in Office of Parish Councillor.

Please see our Become a Councillor page for more details of how to fill this vacancy.

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 16:38 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Elections, Press Release

Corona virus update

Corona virus update

In light of the current corona virus outbreak, to find all the latest details and information the government have information available from the following sources:

- https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

- https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

- https://www.albertocosta.org.uk/coronavirus-advice

This information is subject to change, so please... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:24 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, NHS, Other information, Press Release, 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

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Forest Road and Narborough Road, Huncote

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Forest Road and Narborough Road, Huncote

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:
NARBOROUGH ROAD/FOREST ROAD, HUNCOTE (see attached plan).
The purpose of the TTRO is to facilitate BT Openreach to safely carry out cable repair works.
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary parking restriction to facilitate the operation of temporary traffic lights.
The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to... Read More »



Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 08:00 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Press Release

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

Huncote Environment Awards 2019

Huncote Environment Awards 2019

We hope that you are sufficiently interested in your local community to enter a nomination or two for this year's awards.

Categories for inclusion in the Awards are:

  • Community Award
  • Best Kept Front Garden
  • Environment Award

Environmental developments of any type or size carried out in the parish in the last 12 months are eligible for consideration by the judges. The winner will receive a cup, which they... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 12:37 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Community Awards, Local Information, Press Release

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Narborough Road, Huncote (including the Junctions with St James Close, Duncan Avenue, Ratcliffe Drive, Denman Lane and Daultry Road) & Huncote Road, Narborough

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: Narborough Road, Huncote (including the Junctions with St James Close, Duncan Avenue, Ratcliffe Drive, Denman Lane and Daultry Road) & Huncote Road, Narborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary road closure is required to Narborough Road, Huncote from its junction with Forest Road and Huncote Road, Narborough to its junction with Finch Way on 6 September 2019 for a period of 1 day.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety County Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 18:08 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Highways, Leicestershire County 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