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: coronavirus

Leisure Centre reopening dates announced

Leisure Centre reopening dates announced

Leisure Centre to reopen

Following a Blaby District Council meeting on Tuesday 28 July, Enderby Leisure Centre will reopen on Saturday 01 August. See below for details regarding both Enderby and Huncote Leisure Centres.

Enderby Leisure Centre

As mentioned, Enderby will reopen this Saturday (01 August). During the first stage of reopening, only the gyms, group exercise studios and golf facilities will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:05 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Blaby District Council, Everyone Active, Local Information, coronavirus

Play area and fitness equipment reminder

Play area and fitness equipment reminder

The parish council reopened the Critchlow Road play areas and fitness equipment on Friday 24th July for everyone to enjoy.

Reopening the areas meant that new signage has been displayed in all areas which everyone wishing use the equipment MUST comply with. These requirements are quite simple, with people being asked to wipe down surfaces before they touch them, not gather in large groups, maintain social... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:26 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, NHS, coronavirus

Play areas and fitness equipment reopened on Critchlow Road recreation ground

Play areas and fitness equipment reopened on Critchlow Road recreation ground

This morning the play areas and fitness equipment on the recreation ground have been reopened for public use.

Anyone wishing to use the equipment is requested to bring their own sanitizer to ensure any surface is safe for them to touch and to read and obey the instruction on the various new signs which have been installed.

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:49 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Releases, coronavirus

Parks in Huncote - Update

Parks in Huncote - Update

This is a reminder that the parks in Huncote continue to stay closed. There has been some confusion about whether or not they are open but they will remain closed until further notice.

The Parish Council have given great thought to the guidelines surrounding parks and open spaces and feel that, at this time, the Parish Council cannot implement all guidelines well enough to keep residents safe.

We are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:11 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Local Information, Press Releases, coronavirus

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

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