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Parish Council Grants 2019/20

If you are considering submitting an application for a 2019/20 grant, in order for it to be considered for inclusion in the budget, the Parish Council needs to receive your application by 1 October 2018.

Any grant application received after this date will not be considered.

Grant applications will be considered only upon completion of a Grant Aid application form.

All questions on the application form... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:31 by Stephen Derry

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Planning Application Public Speaking Arrangements

Harborough District Council has agreed changes to its procedures from 4 September 2018.

Speakers will be able to address the Planning Committee for up to 3 minutes as a representative of the following

  • An objector to a proposal (Maximum of 3 Speakers or the same amount of time as allowed for supporters, whichever is the greater);
  • A supporter of a proposal (including the applicant/agent) (Maximum of 3 Speakers... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:40 by Stephen Derry

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Temporary Restriction of Stretton Lane, Houghton on the Hill

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for this location to allow Leicestershire County Council Highways to facilitate carriageway patching works.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing on 29 September 2018.

A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:00 by Stephen Derry

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Temporary Restriction of Mere Road, Little Stretton

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for this location to allow Leicestershire County Council Highways to facilitate patching works.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing on 27 September 2018.

A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks prior to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:48 by Stephen Derry

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SECTION 106 AGREEMENTS

National planning law states that housing developers should be required to pay towards the provision of long-term community facilities which the residents of their new dwellings will require. This covers all aspects of a resident's lifetime, play areas, schooling, healthcare, sport and recreation, community buildings, and even burial grounds. (Note the general services to the residents such as rubbish... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:42 by Stephen Derry

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747 Bus Service

The current subsidy for the 747 service is due to end in early January 2019. Leicestershire County Council has committed to maintaining subsidised bus services until June 2019 but this is subject to Rutland County Council continuing its funding.

Recently there was a consultation concerning proposed changes as to how LCC supports passenger transport services in Leicestershire. The results of the consultation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:21 by Stephen Derry

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Sarah Beeny property makeover series

Outline Productions is looking for homeowners to take part in a new property makeover series with property guru Sarah Beeny.

Please read the flyer if you might be interested.

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:06 by Stephen Derry

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Councillor Vacancies

There are two vacancies on the Parish Council. If you might be interested in filling one of them please read on.

You might be wondering exactly what Parish Councils do. Here is a brief list:

  • Award grants to local organisations
  • Comment on planning applications
  • Deliver services such as grass cutting
  • Lead on Neighbourhood Planning
  • Provide allotments
  • Provide litter/dog bins, benches and salt bins
  • Represent the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:31 by Stephen Derry

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CHURCH METAL THEFTS - WE NEED YOUR HELP

Message from Inspector Gavin Drummond 16 March 2018

Over the past few days we have seen an increase in rural churches being targeted whereby their lead roofs have been stripped and stolen.

Specifically, we have seen offences across areas such as Ashby Magna, Theddingworth, Arnesby and Peatling Parva.

I am well aware that other Churches have also been targeted in the past.

We are focusing efforts in order... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:31 by Stephen Derry

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Scraptoft Golf Club

There is a proposal in the Harborough District Council Local Plan to relocate the Scraptoft Golf Club to a new course to be built east of Houghton.

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02 by Stephen Derry

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