Entries by Sharon Coe

Leicester Lockdown extension – Blaby District Council update

      Following last night’s announcement, we know that some parts of the district will be affected by the Leicester lockdown.    Last night’s speech can be found at www.gov.uk/government/speeches/local-action-to-tackle-coronavirus The areas in the district affected by the Leicester Lockdown are: Braunstone Town (including Fosse Park) Glenfield Glen Parva Leicester Forest East (the area east […]

Covid 19 – Updated Government Advice

The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many people as we can, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that is safe and continues to protect our NHS. The government has published guidance on staying safe […]

Business Hub to support district

Blaby District Council has launched a new Business Hub as part of the authority’s commitment to supporting local business during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Business Hub is an opportunity to access advice and guidance on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. From safely opening a business to applying for grants, the Hub’s wide-ranging support will be […]

Leicestershire County Council Re-opening of seven county waste sites

    The selected sites will open seven days a week to county residents – with a booked appointment only – from Monday, 18th May. They are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone. All visits will need to be book by appointment using the link below https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/waste-and-recycling/book-a-waste-site-appointment The council is […]

Covid 19 – Updated Government Advice FAQ’s

Please use the link below for full updated Government Advice and Frequently Asked Questions taken from the GOV.UK website Coronavirus outbreak FAQs_ what you can and can’t do – GOV.UK Some helpful information also reproduced below for ease of reading. Public spaces / outdoor activities / exercise 1.1 What can I do from Wednesday 13 […]

Insight into the Community Hub

    A  lot is made of the Community Hub and the work it is doing with local residents. The Hub’s success wouldn’t be possible without the work of the 17 community groups who are contributing so much to their individual villages Thank You We wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of the […]

Poster thanks for bin men

    Youngsters can now join in on passing their thanks to our bin crews by brightening up your front windows and bins with posters available to colour in. The posters, one of which has been created by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, can be downloaded to show their support for the bin crews, who […]

Waste collection latest

Information accurate as of Friday 03 April Our top priority is to continue delivering essential services to you at the same time as maintaining the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff. Minimising the spread of the virus means that we have fewer staff available as our regular staff need to self-isolate. As a […]

Gov.uk Covid -19 information

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home) Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people Wash your hands as soon as you get home Anyone can spread the virus. Full guidance on staying at home […]

Annual Awards Scheme for Whetstone Parish

WHETSTONE PARISH COUNCIL Annual Parish Council Awards Scheme   Whetstone Parish Council would like to invite you to submit nominations for either one or all of the following three awards, and also for Letters of Commendation.   The Environmental Award is awarded to the person who has done something to improve the appearance or understanding […]