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Parish Council Grants 2021/22

If you are considering submitting an application for a 2021/22 grant, in order for it to be considered for inclusion in the budget, the Parish Council needs to receive your application by 1 October 2020.

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: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:01 by Stephen Derry

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Planned Road Works - Scotland Lane

Please note that from Friday 24 July 2020 to Tuesday 11 August 2020 LCC (Permit Authority) will be carrying out the following works:-

Scaffolding at the following location:-

11a Scotland Lane

Traffic Management Arrangements:- Some Carriageway Incursion

For more information about roadworks call Leicestershire County Council's Customer Service Centre: 0116 3050001

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:56 by Stephen Derry

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Work Live Leicestershire Employability Project

Work Live Leicestershire Employability Project

Leicestershire and Rutland RCC are currently promoting a community project that offers support to people who have found themselves out of work during these challenging times.

The Work Live Leicestershire project offers free online training, 1-2-1 help with job searching, help to improve interview skills and even support from specialists to launch a new business venture. Just to note that only Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 20:09 by Stephen Derry

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Coronavirus and the Houghton Community

Coronavirus and the Houghton Community

Click to view the 'Houghton and the Community' page for local business advice.

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 13:58 by Stephen Derry

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Harborough District Council Community Support Hub

Residents in Harborough District can now refer themselves, a family member that requires help, or someone in the community who needs help, during the Coronavirus crisis to the Council's Community Hub.

People who are vulnerable and do not have a local support network can contact Harborough District Council if they:

  • need supplies of food and essentials
  • are feeling lonely or would like a friendly phone call... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:23 by Stephen Derry

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Coronavirus Support Fund

The Coronavirus Support Fund is a new fund to help those who live and work locally and who are struggling as a result of the pandemic. The money comes from:

  • The National Emergency Trust Fund
  • Donations from local companies, individuals or families

The fund is open to constituted charitable and community organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, working with local people facing the most hardship... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:20 by Stephen Derry

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Community Champions

Community Champions

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire is committed to improving lives in the neighbourhood and across Leicestershire.

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:56 by Stephen Derry

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747 Bus Service

747 Bus Service

Good Prospects of the continuation of the 747 Bus Service.

It is now confirmed that the subsidies provided by Leicestershire County Council and Rutland County Council to support the 747 Bus service will be continued until the end of June 2019. Even better news is that the usage of the bus service is increasing. This is the single most important change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:18 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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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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