Entries by Sharon Coe

Notice of vacancy in office of Councillor

PARISH OF WHETSTONE – NORTH WARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That due to the resignations of Mr. D. Smith, Mr. R. Hart and Mrs. S. Barton, 3 casual vacancies have arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. If by 22nd November 2021 (14 working days after the date of this notice) a […]

Community Awards open for nominations

      Nominations have opened for residents to put forward their local heroes in Blaby District Council’s special Community Awards. Following a difficult 18 months for the country, communities and voluntary groups, the Council has been keen to find a way of honouring local people of all ages and community groups who make a […]

First charging points go live in Blaby

  The first charging points in Blaby District Council’s pay and display car parks are live and ready to use, as part of a project to make electric vehicle owning more accessible to residents. Johns Court and Enderby Road car parks in Blaby are the first charging points to go live, with eight bays in […]

Community Grants Scheme Open

  More Green Grants are available for community groups in the district, with the next application deadline for Blaby District Council’s Community Grants scheme looming. Green Grants of up to £4000 can support Community Groups who have projects including low carbon heating and electricity adaptations, composting and litter picking related equipment and waste reduction or […]

Land sale agreed for proposed affordable homes

Up to 12 affordable homes are proposed to be built in Blaby District after the sale of land to emh homes was confirmed by Councillors. In Whetstone, eight affordable homes will be proposed for land at High Street, all of which will use greener initiatives if built, including solar panels, rain water harvesting and ecology […]

Top Tips for Dealing with Nuisance Noise

  If you’re experiencing neighbourhood noise, such as loud music, very late parties or DIY at an unsociable hour, there are steps that can be taken to try and resolve the situation without involving the Council. These five top tips on engaging with a neighbour in a positive way and dealing with the issue can […]

Blaby Ice House works complete

  Restored to its former glory after more than 25 years, work on the historic Ice House at Blaby District Council’s Bouskell Park, Blaby, has been completed. Work began on the Ice House last autumn and included the installation of a new retaining structure, rebuilding the tunnel entrance, as well as a new door and […]

Community Grant Scheme open

  £20,000 in new Community Grant funding has been made available by Blaby District Council to support environmentally friendly projects in the district. The two new Green Grants will join the selection of grants community groups and sports clubs can apply for, including Capital Grants, Revenue Grants and Everyone Active grants. Funding in the grants […]

Fosse Foxes trail launches

      The locations of 20 Fosse Foxes have been revealed, following the launch of the Blaby District Tourism and Heritage Trail. The Fosse Foxes project is a partnership between Blaby District Council and Fosse Park. Local artists Pickle Illustration painted the 20 foxes with each fox having its own unique symbols to represent […]

Easter Egg Hunt 2021

  Please click on the link below to access the documents and maps you will need to join in the Easter Egg Hunt. Good luck, have fun and keep safe. Easter Egg Hunt 2021