Entries by Sharon Coe

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 […]

Urgent Care Services coming to Enderby

Blaby District Council has worked with East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to introduce urgent care services at Enderby Leisure Centre from April. Earlier in the year the CCG considered the views of residents and identified a large demand for services in the Blaby district area, with more than 1,600 patients a year […]

Annual Report highlights Council performance

A yearly publication giving residents an insight into the performance of their District Council is now available to view. The 2018 Annual Report contains information on the Council’s highlights throughout the year, including the Outstanding Achievement Awards, results from the Budget Consultation and details about over 500 hours of time given by staff during the […]

Three fined for collar and tag offences

Three residents have been fined by Leicester Magistrates’ Court after failing to ensure their dogs were wearing an identity tag after being picked up as a stray. The Control of Dogs Order (1992) says that a dog in a public place must wear a collar or bearing the name and address (including postcode) of the […]

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- ASHVILLE WAY, WHETSTONE

      TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- ASHVILLE WAY, WHETSTONE: Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. Ashville Way will now be closed and a parking restriction will be applied for the full length of the road from its junction with Cambridge Road on Saturday 2 […]

Love Blaby Lottery celebrates first year

Supporting good causes across the District of Blaby and raising nearly £30,000, the Love Blaby Lottery, set up by Blaby District Council, is celebrating its first anniversary. In its first year, 45 good causes have signed up, including Leicester & Leicestershire Animal Aid, Countesthorpe Judo Club and Whetstone Good Neighbour Scheme. The draw takes place […]

Youth Conference shapes priorities

Young people in the district were given the chance to have their say on issues most important to them at the first Blaby District Youth Conference. The conference was part of a recruitment drive to sign up new members and increase the reach of young people’s voice in the district. Working with secondary schools in […]