Sharnford Parish Council

Serving the people of Sharnford

Evergreen Hall

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

Tel: 07422 718186

Author: Mike Shirley

NEWS RELEASE - Cosby trees get protection order

NEWS RELEASE - Cosby trees get protection order

Councillors have moved to protect a group of trees in Cosby by confirming a Tree Preservation Order at a Planning Committee meeting.

An area of land at the bottom of Cromford Road in Cosby had a Tree Preservation Order imposed on it in May 2022. This Order followed an application from a neighbouring property to change the use of the land into residential/garden... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 13:23 by Mike Shirley

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Pathway improvements coming to district

NEWS RELEASE
Pathway improvements coming to district

A major new partnership project is set to bring improvements and key new links to increase sustainable transport options in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley.

Work is set to begin in August in Braunstone Town and Thorpe Astley where the widening and creation of footpaths, reducing crossing distances and new links will transform the offering for pedestrians... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 12:47 by Mike Shirley

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Latest news from your District

Latest news from your District

In this issue,,,

  • Family open day on Saturday
  • Care home approved
  • Free activity afternoons in August
  • Novus era in New Lubbesthorpe
  • Food hygiene latest
  • Tour de Blaby for Chairman
  • Good causes hit the jackpot
  • Annual Canvass underway
  • Latest events
  • Are you eligible for grant funding?
  • Focus on: Jobs

For more information on the above, please click on the link below:-

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 12:38 by Mike Shirley

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NEWS RELEASE 72-bed care home approved

NEWS RELEASE - 72-bed care home approved

Councillors have approved plans for a 72-bed residential care home in Leicester Forest East at Blaby District Council's Planning Committee meeting.

Located on Hinckley Road in Leicester Forest East, the new development will sit on the site of the current Kathleen Rutland Home, which currently accommodates 42 older residents and a low vision clinic, operated by... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 12:35 by Mike Shirley

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Latest news from your District

Post Council round-up

A Full Council meeting took place on Tuesday 19 July. Please see below news and decisions that have been made by Councillors at the meeting.

šŸš— Car Park changes approved

Councillors have approved a new Car Park Strategy for Blaby District Council which will see the authority commit to its green agenda and cost neutral car parks.

Voted through at the Full Council meeting on Tuesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 10:29 by Mike Shirley

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Neighbourhood Plan formally adopted in Leicester Forest East

Neighbourhood Plan formally adopted in Leicester Forest East

Councillors have adopted the Neighbourhood Plan for Leicester Forest East after being approved in a referendum.

Neighbourhood Plans are used when planning applications are decided, in addition to the Council's Local Plan and other material considerations.

A referendum took place on Thursday 30 June, with residents of the village backing the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 15:33 by Mike Shirley

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News Release - Ā£2.1m to improve Blaby District

£2.1m to improve Blaby District

The District of Blaby is set to benefit from more than two million pounds of Central Government funding to help improve the local area.

With more than £2.6 billion awarded across the country, the UK Shared Prosperity Fund's aim is to build 'pride in place' and increase people's life chances. The fund has three priorities, featuring "Community and Place," "Supporting... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 15:28 by Mike Shirley

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Council bids for millions to improve highway network

Council bids for millions to improve highway network

Blaby District Council will be submitting a bid for millions of pounds in government funding for three exciting transport projects in the district.

Wanting to take advantage of the Government's Levelling Up Fund to realise Blaby District's potential by accelerating growth, the Council is keen to secure funding and improve key road and cycle networks... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 09:09 by Mike Shirley

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Business Newsletter from your District Council

Business Newsletter from your District Council

In this issue...

  • Latest updates
  • Sustainable Business
  • Business feature
  • Free resources and training
  • Have your say
  • Your business hub

For more information on the above, please click on the link below:-

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 09:05 by Mike Shirley

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Unmet housing need plans approved

Unmet housing need plans approved

Councillors have agreed to proactively work with other Leicestershire districts, the City Council and County Council on the distribution of new homes and employment land from Leicester.

Like all other councils, Blaby District Council is required to identify land for new homes and employment sites. The Council is set targets by the Government based on various factors... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 09:02 by Mike Shirley

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