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,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:04 by Sue Jones
Park & Ride Timetable for 2019
Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:02 by Sue Jones
Beat the Street is a free initiative that aims to get people to walk or cycle more to school and work. The game works by placing sensors called Beat Boxes across Blaby District which can be tapped with contactless cards to track your journey and earn points. People compete in teams to see who can travel the furthest from 27 March to 10 April – with leader boards for schools, community teams and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:15 by Sue Jones
Now that winter has arrived, Trading Standards would like to remind residents of some of the steps they can take if approached on the doorstep by traders offering home repairs as well as being clear about their legal rights.
• If in doubt, don't open the door. Ask a family member or friend to make some enquiries about the business on your behalf.
• Be wary of those who cold-call at your... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:29 by Sue Jones
Three residents have been fined by Leicester Magistrates' Court after failing to ensure their dogs were wearing an identifiable 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 owner engraved or written on it, or engraved on a tag.Under the law Blaby District Council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:41 by Sue Jones
Quiz Night, Saturday 30th March 2019 6.45pm at the Parish Hall, Kings Drive.
Tickets £8 to include a Ploughmans Supper.
For Tickets please contact the parish office on 0116 2390039 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:44 by Sue Jones
This week Leicestershire Police launched an awareness raising campaign highlighting the issues of County Lines and Cuckooing.
This is a current but rapidly growing issue and can affect young children and vulnerable people that anyone has the potential to know.
Crime gangs use either children or vulnerable people unknown to the police to sell illegal drugs around the county.
Do you know how to spot the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:18 by Sue Jones
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 every Saturday night with a 1 in 50... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:32 by Sue Jones