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

Garden Village Status awarded in Blaby District

Blaby District Council is one of only 19 local authorities in the country to have been granted Garden Village status by the government for a potential future site.

The Council strongly believes that the responsibility to support existing communities and plan for future growth is something it should be taking the lead on. The announcement follows the Council's adoption of the brand new Blaby Growth Plan,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 12:11 by Mike Shirley

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Burglar jailed for 'astonishing' six-month crime spree

Burglar jailed for 'astonishing' six-month crime spree

A PROLIFIC burglar who stole high value cars has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.

Dale Melia, 24, of Grantham Street, Coventry, pleaded guilty at Warwickshire Crown Court to 28 counts of burglary, six counts of theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of attempted burglary, one count of driving while disqualified and one count of driving without insurance.

Melia stole 19 high-value vehicles including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:57 by Mike Shirley

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New Playground on The Park now open

New Playground on The Park now open

The new playground equipment has now been installed on The Park. Andy, from the developer Brampton Valley Homes, officially opened the playground, which proved to be a draw for the many children attending the Fete.

The new play equipment on Poors Meadow, including accessible exercise equipment for all ages and abilities, is now being installed.

The cost of all equipment is in excess of £54,000... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:27 by Mike Shirley

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Sharnford Fete a resounding success

Sharnford Fete a resounding success

Sharnford Fete was a resounding success on a dry Sunday afternoon. The theme 'SPACE' gave plenty of opportunity for both children and adults to go mad with their fancy-dress. The barbecue, always a favourite, manged to sell every burger.

A big thank you to the Fete Committee for organising a brilliant show.

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:19 by Mike Shirley

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Sainsburys volunteers spruce up Fosse Meadows

Sainsburys volunteers spruce up Fosse Meadows

Sainsbury's volunteers spruce Fosse Meadows

A small army of 100 volunteers from Sainsbury's Coventry offices have been helping out at Fosse Meadows Nature Park to make the open space even better for visitors.

Completing 10 years' worth of work in one day, colleagues from Sainsbury's Store Support Centre in Walsgrave assisted Blaby District Council grounds maintenance team undertake significant improvements... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 12:44 by Mike Shirley

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Complacent Driver killed grandad after hitting his bike at 5 mph

Complacent Driver killed grandad after hitting his bike at 5 mph

A man driving home from work knocked a grandfather off his bike, killing him.

Jonathon Wilkinson was only travelling at about five miles per hour in his Vauxhall Astra when he knocked into Paul Naylor's bicycle at a junction.

After carrying Mr Naylor along on his bonnet for a short distance he stopped and the 66-year-old cyclist slid onto the road, banging his head and suffering a severe injury.

Mr Naylor,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:26 by Mike Shirley

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