Entries by Sharon Coe

Agencies work round-the-clock during Storm Dennis

Do not drive through flood water” is one of the main messages from councils, fire, police and the Environment Agency who are continuing to work together to tackle flooding. Agencies have been working round-the-clock since Saturday (15 Feb) to close roads, give out sandbags, rescue drivers and keep people safe as Storm Dennis took hold […]

Love Parks wins national award

        A popular annual family day to celebrate the district’s parks and open spaces has won a prestigious award from Keep Britain Tidy. For more than a decade Love Parks Week has been one of Keep Britain Tidy’s campaigns to celebrate the UK’s best green spaces and the community groups bringing them […]

Community Safety Partnership wins award

The Blaby District and Hinckley and Bosworth Community Safety Partnership has been recognised for its crime protection and prevention work by the Police and Crime Commissioner. It was honoured with the ‘Special Award for a project which has made an outstanding contribution to support the Police and Crime Plan’ at the 2020 Safer Community Celebration […]

Residents Survey launched

      Residents in the District of Blaby are being urged to have their say to help shape Blaby District Council’s priorities in the Residents Survey. The six-part survey takes place every two years and looks to find out what people think about the Council’s services, resident satisfaction and how money is spent. It […]

Former Council depot deal finalised

The District of Blaby will be boosted by at least 32 affordable houses following the sale of the old depot in Littlethorpe. A £1.125 million deal for the site on Warwick Road, Littlethorpe has been agreed with emh group and approved by Councillors. The deal will see emh group undertake work including decontamination of the […]

Beat the Street returns

The innovative physical activity game that took Blaby District by storm last year, Beat the Street, is set to return from 26 February to 08 April. Nearly 11,000 people across the district took part and together walked, cycled, ran and scooted 93,000 miles over the six-week game in 2019. Results from a survey at the […]

Christmas Tree collections

This year Blaby District Council will be collecting Christmas Trees as part of the Garden Waste service, and will also have five drop-off points across the district from Thursday 02 January-Friday 10 January. Trees can be left out, cut into five 1 metre segments, on the first garden waste collection of 2020. Only those who […]