Please be advised that a briefing session for candidates and agents (for the District and Parish Council elections) will take place on Wednesday 6th March 2019, commencing at 6pm. The briefing will be held in the Council Chamber at Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicestershire LE19 2EP.
Anyone who is considering standing as a candidate at the local elections and their... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 13:39 by Holly Mann
Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:40 by Holly Mann
What is Beat the Street?
Beat the Street is a fantastic opportunity to bring together schools, businesses and communities – there will be hundreds of pounds worth of prizes available to win.
Designed to get children and communities moving
Beat the Street is designed to inspire people to make small changes, such as walking or cycling to school every day, to improve health and help re-set the way... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:18 by Holly Mann
Timetable for the elections
Parish Council elections will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019
The Electoral Commission timetable for the local elections can be viewed here
Prospective Councillor Event – taking place in the Council Chamber at the Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, LE19 2EP on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 6.00 p.m.
Car parking is available in the Visitor's Car Park on the right... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:10 by Holly Mann
The appearance of Snowdrops tells us we are on the brink of spring. The National Garden Scheme's fourth annual Snowdrop Festival brings the first signs of spring to everyone with the opening of over 90 Snowdrop gardens around the county.
George Plumptre, Chief Executive of The National Garden Scheme, says:
"Over the last few years the National Garden Scheme's Snowdrop Festival has attracted tens of thousands... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:57 by Holly Mann
Trading Standards are advising residents to be aware of e-mails claiming that payments made for TV licences haven't been made or that something has 'gone wrong' meaning their TV licence can't be automatically renewed. These messages provide a link for payment to be made and threaten that licences may be cancelled and debt collection agencies involved if no money is paid. Trading Standards advise not... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:22 by Holly Mann
A Leicestershire waste carrier has been fined £3000 and ordered to pay an additional £877 after waste fell onto the highway on two occasions in 2018.
Leicester Scrap Processors and Suppliers Limited, based in South Wigston, failed in its duty of care to ensure the waste being carried on their vehicle was under control and to take all reasonable measures to prevent waste escaping. This is... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:19 by Holly Mann
COULD YOU SPEAK UP FOR YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD? Be the Voice of Your Community.
Blaby District Council - Prospective Councillor Event - 6pm, Tuesday 29th January, Council Offices, Narborough, LE19 2EP. Find out how you can represent your community on a parish or district council.
This Event aims at giving you:
* an overview of the council
* an idea of the varied roles of a councillor
* an opportunity to ask... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:48 by Holly Mann
Following the Public Exhibition on the 29th of November 2018 at the Leicester Forest Rugby Club, Pegasus Group have released a Consultation Summary
Posted: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:19 by Holly Mann
A Building Control partnership led by Blaby District Council will be joined by Oadby & Wigston Borough Council.
The Blaby District Council Building Control Partnership (BCP) began in June 2018 with Harborough District Council. Set in a competitive industry, the partnership was created to help ease the issue of a shortage of local authority Building Control Surveyors across the country.
With the addition... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:52 by Holly Mann