Sharnford Parish Council

Serving the people of Sharnford

Evergreen Hall

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

Tel: 07818 062867

Author: Mike Shirley

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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National lockdown guidelines for businesses and venues

Following the Government's announcement on Monday 4 January, Blaby District has joined the rest of England by moving into National Lockdown.

Please click on the below link for guidance regarding businesses and venues:

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 13:25 by Mike Shirley

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Trading Standards - Covid Related Scam

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have been made aware of yet another Covid related scam via text. The below suggests that the text has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not. The following post has been put out onto our Facebook page and can be found at the below link:

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:05 by Mike Shirley

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Scam alert: fake NHS COVID-19 vaccine text

Information forwarded from Leicestershire County Council regarding a scam alert!

Please click on the link below for more information on the scam alert:

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 10:27 by Mike Shirley

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Change to Tier Restrictions!

Tier 4: Stay at Home

Blaby District and the rest of Leicestershire will move to Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions from 00:01 on Thursday 31 December 2020

This means that:-

  • People must stay at home except for very limited purposes (eg. for essential travel for work, education or medical appointments)
  • You cannot meet indoors with anyone not in your household or existing support bubble
  • You can only meet outdoors... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 12:04 by Mike Shirley

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Christmas Bin collections

This year we will be stopping bin collections for the Christmas week to ensure our crews get a deserved break with their families over the festive period.

See below our arrangements this Christmas:

  • No collections from 25 December-01 January
  • Double collections take place between18-24 December and 02-07 January
  • Leave your Refuse AND Recycling bin out on double collection day
  • Friday 01 January collection moves... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 07:54 by Mike Shirley

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Shopping Priority Slots

Please find attached an updated shopping information document for both priority slots and other options that are available for telephone and internet shopping etc, in case needed.

For further information please click on the below document:-

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 13:40 by Mike Shirley

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Remember to get your entries in for the Sharnford Village Best Christmas Lights & Window Competition

Get into the Festive Spirit and enter this competition to decorate your window, or light up your house or garden

Cash prizes in each section.

Entry form available from: The Post Office or 1, Holyoak Drive, Sharnford (in the green box)

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 12:48 by Mike Shirley

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Xmas collection arrangements

This festive season we will be stopping collections for a week to make sure our collection and district cleansing crews enjoy Christmas with their families.

See below our arrangements this Christmas, including information about additional waste.

  • No collections from 25 December-01 January
  • Double Collections take place 18-24 December and 02-07 January
  • Friday 01 January collection moves to Saturday 02 January... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:40 by Mike Shirley

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Covid cases high in young people

Figures well above the county average

Cases of coronavirus are high in young people between 10-21 years of age across the district of Blaby. The district is well above the county average and above the national average for 17-21 year olds.

Like everyone in our district, young people play an important part in preventing the spread of coronavirus and protecting those at much greater risk.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 09:25 by Mike Shirley

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