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 will be built over the next 20 years... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:09 by Holly Mann
Warren Lane Surgery
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION
The Warren Lane Surgery is to be extended and we would appreciate your patience and understanding during this period. The extension will take approximately 50 weeks and will start on Monday 18th March 2019. The extension is necessary for the practice to continue to meet the needs of its patients as it expands.
HOW WILL I BE AFFECTED ?
- During this time, to comply... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:54 by Holly Mann
Urgent Medical Care Centre to open and offer out-of-hours medical care
A partnership between Blaby District Council and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG will see an Urgent Care Centre in the district for the first time.
Enderby Leisure Centre will host the facility, which will provide evening and weekend services when GP surgeries are closed. NHS 111 callers will be offered appointments if their symptoms... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:38 by Holly Mann
NHS partners will be visiting public venues in Coalville, Shepshed and Blaby in March to discuss proposed improvements to the healthcare that patients receive in hospital, at home and in the local community.
The drop-in sessions will be held on:
- Tuesday 12th March 2019, 8.00am – 2.00pm, Coalville Market Hall, Hotel Street, Coalville, LE67 3EF
- Monday 18th March 2019, 1.00pm – 4.00pm, Shepshed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:14 by Holly Mann
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 Holly Mann
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 Holly Mann
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 Holly Mann
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 Holly Mann
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 Holly Mann