Entries by Sharon Coe

Achievement Awards nominations open

Residents are being urged to nominate their inspirational local heroes and community groups with the launch of Blaby District Council’s Outstanding Achievement Awards. Now in their sixteenth year, friends, family and workmates can put forward individuals and groups who they think deserve recognition for making a difference in their community. Nominations close at midnight on Sunday 11 […]

Thousands in funding available for Community Groups

    Community groups and sports clubs across the District of Blaby are being encouraged to apply to the Council’s Community Grants scheme to help with their projects. £90,000 is available during 2019/2020. Even more funding has been made available thanks to the money raised through the Love Blaby Lottery and a £2,000 contribution from […]

Four fined for dog identification offences

  Residents are being urged to ensure they comply with the law to ensure their dog can get back to them, following fines given to four residents by Leicester Magistrates’ Court. The Control of Dogs Order (1992) makes it the law for a dog to wear a collar bearing the name and address (including postcode) […]

Vacancies for Parish Councillors.

Parish Councillor Vacancies.   Following the local elections, we now have vacancies on the Parish Council for two seats in the South Ward and three seats in the North Ward. Being a Parish Councillor is an enjoyable way of contributing to your community, and helping to make it a better place to live and work. […]

Blaby Town Centre gets free WiFi

Free public Wi-Fi is now available for shoppers and visitors to Blaby Town Centre. Available on Leicester Road and Lutterworth Road, the installation of Wi-Fi will see visitors to Blaby Town Centre able to save on their mobile data charges and learn about the latest events and offers from local businesses. The one-time registration can […]

District & Parish Elections 2nd May 2019

Elections – May 2019 The combined Blaby District and Parish Council elections are to be held on Thursday 2 May 2019. Poll cards will be despatched from 22 March 2019 to all eligible electors on the register.. Polling Stations open from 7am to 10pm on 2 May 2019 and a list of polling stations will be published below in due course. […]

Council wins major award for New Lubbesthorpe

  Blaby District Council has won a major national award after being shortlisted in the annual LGC Awards for the New Lubbesthorpe development. The Council was shortlisted in the Housing Initiative category, which looked at how local authorities devise imaginative solutions to ease problems including a shortage of both market and affordable housing. New Lubbesthorpe […]

Beat the Street underway

A giant game is underway across the district for the next six weeks as thousands of residents compete to see if their school, community or business can walk, run or cycle the furthest. Running from 27 February to 10 April, Beat the Street is a free, fun challenge where people are rewarded with points and […]

Award-winning Lightbulb partnership extended

Blaby District residents will continue to benefit from a successful Leicestershire-wide partnership, which helps people remain independent in their own homes, for a further three years. Lightbulb is a centralised, integrated housing support service. It is hosted by Blaby District Council, in partnership with Leicestershire County Council, district councils, the county’s Clinical Commissioning Groups, Leicestershire […]

Older Veterans Coffee Morning Launch

  Joining Forces (a partnership between AgeUK and SSAFA) is launching an Older Veterans’ Coffee Morning in Blaby district next month. The first coffee morning is taking place on Wednesday 27th March at between 10am-12pm in the Council Chamber at Blaby District Council and will happen on the last Wednesday of the month thereafter. It […]