Sharnford Parish Council

Serving the people of Sharnford

Evergreen Hall

Clerk: Karen Leck
Brambles, Parsons Lane
Sharnford, Hinckley
Leicestershire LE10 3PY

Tel: 07818 062867

Latest News

Covid-19 vaccination survey

Today the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have launched the Covid-19 vaccination survey (link below) exploring views of people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, and what matters most to them. We want to understand if people are ready for their Covid-19 vaccine and how we can help them to feel reassured and confident in their decision to be vaccinated.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:55 by Mike Shirley

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Latest news for local businesses

Latest news for local businesses

Grants available for local businesses

There are a number of grants available to businesses in the district that have been impacted by the latest Government restrictions. This includes the Local Restrictions Support Grant forbusinesses allowed to remain open, but were severely impacted when the district was in the High and Very High alert levels from 02 December through to 30 December 2020. Businesses... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:39 by Mike Shirley

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Covid update for the district

nfection rates across the district of Blaby are starting to come down. This is positive news and shows that our efforts to stay at home unless legally permitted to leave are helping to reduce our numbers. Thank you for staying at home.

An announcement is expected by the Prime Minister around the 22 February to set out a "roadmap out of lockdown."

The latest UK coronavirus case data can be found on .GOV.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:35 by Mike Shirley

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Five things every employer can do to help stop the spread.

Five things every employer can do to help stop the spread.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

As Director of Public Health for Leicestershire I am writing to you to thank you for your efforts so far as an employer in tackling coronavirus. But cases of coronavirus are not falling as fast as they should be, and we all need to continue to do everything we can to drive down the number of positive cases and protect the people that live – and work – in Leicestershire.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 13:59 by Mike Shirley

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The latest news from your District

The latest news from your District

Stay at home

We remain in national lockdown and while there are signs that Covid-19 case numbers are starting to fall, the number of new infections is still very high and the pressure on the health service is immense.

Approximately 1 in 3 people who have Covid-19 will not experience any symptoms and could be spreading it without realising, which is why it's essential everyone stays at home. Even if you... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 13:25 by Mike Shirley

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Planning Newsletter SPECIAL

Planning Newsletter SPECIAL

Help us develop our New Local Plan to shape growth over the next 15 years

We want your feedback on the Local Plan, a vital document to help shape the district over the coming decades.

What is it?

The Local Plan is a document that sets out how much development we will need to plan for and where it should be located. It will also identify green spaces to protect and enhance, as well as what infrastructure... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 11:52 by Mike Shirley

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Disruption to bin collections

Disruption to bin collections

Check to see if we will be returning to collect your bin

Our crews have been out in the district collecting bins today, but due to the snow and ice we have been unable to get to some streets. Refuse, recycling and garden waste collections have been affected.

All streets that we were unable to collect from today will now be completed on Thursday this week (28 January). Please re-present your bin ready... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 08:47 by Mike Shirley

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Sign up for the Garden Waste service

Sign up for the Garden Waste service

Current Garden Waste subscriptions end on 31 March 2021. Subscribe now for Garden Waste collections from 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 to make sure you get this year's sticker in time for April.

Online prices for 2021/22:

  • 140ltr small bin - £25.60
  • 240ltr large bin - £37.90

How to subscribe/renew

  • Existing direct debit customers do not need to do anything. Payment will be collected on 01 March... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:21 by Mike Shirley

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Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

MEDIA RELEASE

Vaccinators needed - help us overcome the virus

Healthcare professionals are being asked to come forward to help administer the Covid-19 vaccines in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

A number of new vaccination centres are being set up, and each one requires dozens of staff to administer the jabs.

Any registered healthcare professional can play a part after appropriate training –... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:12 by Mike Shirley

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The latest on Covid-19 in the district

Rapid rise in local cases

National lockdown took effect last week and will remain in place until at least mid-February. We must all now stay at home except for certain activities listed in the link below, plus further information:

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:07 by Mike Shirley

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