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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

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

DOG WASTE BINS

Please note that the Parish Council are aware of the situation regarding the un-emptied dog waste bins in the village and are working to resolve this issue as a matter of urgency.

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:06 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2015, community

Temporary Footpath Closure of: Old Rectory Close

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the closure of the part footpath in Old Rectory Close, Broughton Astley.

The closure is required from Old Rectory Close to St Mary's Church.

The footpath will be closed from 07:00 hours Monday 16 November 2015 for up to 9 days.

This will safely allow the installation of a new gas supply.

During the closure the alternative route will be :- Old Rectory Close.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:21 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Public Notice, 2015

Broughton Matters October - November 2015

This edition of Broughton Matters features Broughton Astley Gardeners Association 91st Open Village Show, Broughton Alive's Party in the Park in August and details on their December Big Weekend, local groups, planning matters and much more.

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:04 by Alison Wood

Tags: Newsletters, 2015, Communication, publications, community

Harborough District Council’s Local Plan Consultation

Harborough District Council is seeking public views on options for their new Local Plan, which will set out planning policies in the district for the period to 2031.

They are seeking the views of residents and businesses on these options to help shape the draft Local Plan.

The consultation is taking place between 18 September and 30 October 2015 and you will be able to make your comments via the council's website at www.harborough.gov.uk/consultation.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:00 by Alison Wood

Tags: Harborough

PRESS RELEASE

It has been confirmed that Leicester house builder Jelson has secured a new Aldi food store for its residential-led development in Broughton Astley.

The 18,650 sq ft store, which is expected to create about 40 jobs, forms part of Jelson's wider development in the village.

Construction on the site is due to start later this year with the first release of houses expected in spring 2016. A reserved matters planning application.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:34 by Debbie Barber

Tags: 2015, Communication, planning

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