Entries by Sharon Coe

Santa Route for Whetstone !

1st Whetstone Scouts … shhh  Santa is coming to Whetstone.   Monday 9th December :             Foulds Lane, Vicarage  Lane &  Spinney Holt Tuesday 10th December:           Avon Drive, Anna’s Way,  Attfield Drive & College Road Wednesday 11th December:     Burnham Drive & Laundon Way Monday 16th December:  […]

Flood warnings and information

Flood warnings and information With the current heavy rainfall, certain areas in the district are at an increased risk of flooding. If you’re in an affected area (or know someone who is) please follow the below. Any flood warnings and/or road closures will be listed on this page as we get them Flood Warnings Use […]

Dogs of Blaby competition returns

  Dog-owning residents of the district can win a pre-Christmas present with the return of Blaby District Council’s Dogs of Blaby competition. Between now and Friday 13 December anyone living in Blaby District can take a picture of their dog wearing an illuminated collar, lead or coat out and about on their daily walk. The […]

Lightbulb Programme sees continued success

More than 5,400 people across Leicestershire have benefited from a pioneering housing support partnership in its first two years. Lightbulb is a centralised service, hosted by Blaby District Council, in partnership with Leicestershire County Council, district councils, local Clinical Commissioning Groups, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Fully launched in […]

Whetstone Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service

  The parade will meet  at 9.50 am at Dog & Gun Lane, Whetstone.  The parade will start at 10.00 am and then march down Wychwood Road, Laundon Way, Burnham Drive, Brook Street and finally onto High Street to the war memorial.  The service starts at 10.45 am. Minor delays can be expected as the […]

Skills programme launched

A free programme to help residents gain key skills to secure work experience and employment has been launched by Blaby District Council. The sessions run from 1pm-3pm on Wednesdays at the Council’s Narborough offices and delivered by experienced staff to ensure each session is tailored to individual requirements. All sessions are free and open to […]

District heroes honoured at awards night

A fantastic celebration of those who make the District of Blaby a great place to live took place on Thursday 03 October, at the sixteenth annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. Eight finalists along with their friends and family joined special guests and sponsors at the Marriott Hotel to enjoy the evening to honour the district’s unsung […]

Flooding update

  With the current heavy rainfall, certain areas in the district are at an increased risk of flooding. If you’re in an affected area (or know someone who is) please follow the advice in this email. Flood Warnings Use the Flood Warnings Information Service to find information for your location. Before travelling, check any roads both in […]

Business Breakfast returns to Santander

  Blaby District Council’s popular Business Breakfast event for businesses in the district is returning to Santander’s offices for the autumn meeting. The free breakfast event takes place on Wednesday 30 October at Carlton Park, Narborough, LE19 0AL. Breakfast is served from 8am with the opportunity to network before the usual line-up of speakers. Delegates […]

New Car Park rules begin

Free parking bays in Narborough car parks are now available after new parking plans were implemented. Two free twenty-minute spaces at Leicester Road and one twenty-minute space in the Narborough Station car park are now available, following feedback from residents and local businesses. The free bays will be marked in green with clear signage above. […]