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Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

Clerk: Debbie Barber
Council Office, Station Road
Broughton Astley, Leicester
LE9 6PT

Tel: 01455 285655

Latest News

Afternoon Tea Dance - CANCELLED

The 'Afternoon Tea Dance' in celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday on Thursday 21 April 2016 has been cancelled.

Unfortunately, due to a lack of interest, it is not feasible to proceed with this event.

Broughton Alive, in association with the Parish Council, invite you to a 'Party in the Park' to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday on Saturday 14 May 2016.

The party will be held at Frolesworth Road.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:09 by Alison Wood

Tags: Communication, community, 2016

Changes at Recycling Sites - April 2016

In 2015 Leicestershire County Council consulted on a range of cost-cutting proposals. As a result, the following changes to recycling and household waste sites were agreed:

New opening times
Each of the 14 recycling and household waste sites will open five days per week throughout the year:

• October to March, 9am – 4pm
• April to September, 9am – 7pm

Charges for non-household.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:15 by Alison Wood

Tags: Communication, 2016

Get your green bin sticker today

Harborough District Council is reminding residents that, if they haven't already, they will need to subscribe to have their garden waste collected from next month.

Charges for garden waste collections in the Harborough District will apply from 4 April 2016.

Harborough District Council has introduced a £40 per bin annual subscription fee for garden waste collections applicable from 4 April 2016.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 10:32 by Alison Wood

Tags: Harborough, Communication, 2016

Broughton Astley Slipper Exchange

Broughton Astley Slipper Exchange

On Tuesday 8 March 2016 Broughton Astley Parish Council, in conjunction with Harborough District Council and Thomas Estley Community College, held a Slipper Exchange event in the Village Hall.

Look out for an article in the next edition of Broughton Matters!

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:05 by Alison Wood

Tags: community, Harborough, 2016

Harborough Local Plan: Options Consultation - Sustainability Appraisal

Sustainability Appraisal– Second Interim Sustainability Appraisal Report Appraising Options for the Provision of Strategic Distribution Growth (Feb 2016)

Further to consultation on options for the new Local Plan, and accompanying Interim Sustainability Appraisal Report, Harborough District Council is seeking public views on a second interim sustainability appraisal report which looks in detail at the options being considered by the.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:04 by Alison Wood

Tags: Communication, 2016

Communities and Wellbeing Consultation

Leicestershire County Council are consulting on the proposed new vision and strategy for the communities and wellbeing service from 2016-20.

Leicestershire County Council has saved more than £100 million over the last five years and is having to save a further £78 million over the next four.

For the community & wellbeing service this will mean that by 2018 funding will reduce by over 30% to £3.9.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:56 by Alison Wood

Tags: Communication, 2016

Dog Waste Bags

We are now out of stock!

110,000 bags have been issued to residents during 2015 / 16.

Expected delivery date for the new supply for 2016 / 17:
Thursday 7 April 2016.

Thank you for your co-operation.

If you have any queries, please contact the Parish Manager, Mrs Debbie Barber.

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:16 by Alison Wood

Tags: community, Communication, 2016

Residents invited to sign up to Harborough District Council's garden waste service

Leaflets are being placed on bins in the Harborough district informing residents how to sign up to the new garden waste subscription service.

Harborough District Council is introducing a £40 per bin subscription fee for garden waste collections from 4 April 2016 which residents will be able to sign up to.

Those who opt into the subscription will be able to have their garden waste (green) bins emptied.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:25 by Alison Wood

Tags: Harborough, Communication, 2016

Parish Office - Christmas Opening Times

Please find below a list of times that the Parish Office will be open over the festive period.

Thursday 24 December - 9am - 1pm

Friday 25 December - CLOSED

Monday 28 December - CLOSED

Tuesday 29 December - 9am - 1pm

Wednesday 30 December - CLOSED

Thursday 31 December - 9am - 1pm

Friday 1 January - CLOSED

Normal service resumes from Monday 4 January 2016

In an emergency please contact either Leicestershire County.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:15 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Public Notice, Community, 2015

Proposed new dog laws – consultation goes live

People are being invited to have their say on proposals around new dog laws.

The Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 has introduced powers for councils to bring in Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) to identify and address particular problems such as dog fouling and dogs not on leads in public places.

Harborough District Council is considering introducing a PSPO to deal with these problems.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:07 by Alison Wood

Tags: Harborough, community, Communication, 2015

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