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Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

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

Tel: 01455 285655

Latest News

Charity’s welcome boost thanks to funding

A local charity, which supports those with long term health conditions, has been able to help more people thanks to a grant.

BestLife, a new charitable organisation based in Broughton Astley, has been able to provide additional services after it received just under £1,000 through the Staying Healthy Community grant scheme, which is provided by Harborough District Council and Public Health at Leicestershire County Council.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:16 by Alison Wood

Tags: community, 2016, Health

Steady Steps

'Take it steady' urges new project

People over 65 years old, who may be worried about balance or mobility, are being invited to join some special sessions being launched to help them.

A new countywide project called 'Steady Steps' is arriving in Harborough district, aiming to build strength and stability in older adults who may feel unsteady on their feet.

The project is a partnership between Harborough.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:13 by Alison Wood

Tags: community, 2016, Health

Chairman's Annual Report

Annual Report from the Chairman of Broughton Astley Parish Council 2015-16.

Please follow the link below to read the report.

Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:44 by Debbie Barber

Tags: 2016, annual, Communication

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

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