Entries by Sharon Coe

£3000 fine for South Wigston waste company

A Leicestershire waste carrier has been fined £3000 and ordered to pay an additional £877 after waste fell onto the highway on two occasions in 2018. Leicester Scrap Processors and Suppliers Limited, based in South Wigston, failed in its duty of care to ensure the waste being carried on their vehicle was under control and […]

Be a Councillor event

  The role of District and Parish Councillors will be showcased for residents interested in standing as candidates in this year’s local elections, at an event hosted by Blaby District Council. The Prospective Councillor Event takes place on Tuesday 29 January from 6pm at the Council Offices on Desford Road, Narborough, LE19 2EP. Councillors come […]

Local authority Building Control partnership expands

A Building Control partnership led by Blaby District Council will be joined by Oadby and Wigston Borough Council. The Blaby District Council Building Control Partnership (BCP) began in June 2018 with Harborough District Council. Set in a competitive industry, the partnership was created to help ease the issue of a shortage of local authority Building […]

Whetstone business gets boost from breakfast event

A small business in Whetstone has increased its demand after meeting key contacts at Blaby District Council’s Business Breakfast event. AiR Auto ID Resource has seen an increase in demand following business support from Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s Collaborate for Growth scheme, and the Digital Growth Programme from East Midlands Chamber. AiR supplies hardware […]

Council changes Council Tax support scheme and liability charges

Blaby District Council’s Cabinet Executive has approved plans to amend the current Council Tax Support Scheme from 01 April 2019 and to make amendments to Council Tax liability charges on second homes and empty properties. Following significant reductions in central government funding, the Council no longer receives money based on the Council Tax Support provided […]

District celebrates sports stars at annual awards

  The sporting community of Blaby District came together at Countesthorpe Leysland Community College to celebrate the ninth annual Blaby District Local Sports Alliance Awards. Sponsored by Everyone Active, the evening honours sporting stars, clubs and volunteers who have reached the top of their chosen sport. Eight winners were honoured and presented with trophies before […]

Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018

Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018 With the 100 year anniversary of the end of the first world war, it was a pleasure that the village welcomed their MP Mr. Alberto Costa and the also the Chairman of Blaby District Council, Mrs. Sharon Coe to the village to join in the Remembrance Parade and service at […]

Best of Blaby District celebrated

    Eight finalists honoured at fifteenth Outstanding Achievement Awards  Blaby District Council’s fifteenth celebration to recognise individuals and groups from District of Blaby for their selfless work within their communities took place on Thursday 05 October. Eight finalists and their families joined special guests and sponsors to enjoy the evening and honour the unsung […]

District leaders pledge to continue to work together

    The leaders of all seven district councils have today unanimously agreed to continue working together to review the current model of local government in Leicestershire. The leaders of Blaby, Charnwood, Melton, Oadby and Wigston, North West Leicestershire, Harborough and Hinckley and Bosworth councils, said in a joint statement: “The district councils are continuing […]

Lightbulb service celebrates first anniversary

Following a year of work transforming the lives of residents across Leicestershire, “Lightbulb” is celebrating one year since the partnership began delivering this innovative service. Hosted by Blaby District Council and in partnership with Leicestershire County Council, the district councils, the county’s Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s), Leicestershire Partnership Trust, and University Hospitals of Leicester, Lightbulb […]