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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

Tags: Communication



A road closure is require on Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley from the junction with B581 Broughton Way for approximately 100m on 3 April 2018.

These works will facilitate the permanent closure of Cottage Lane's access from Broughton Way. A new entrance for Cottage Lane will be created from Box Road and the roads will then be adjoined.

A map is attached detailing the diversion route in place during.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:24 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, Highways, 2018


Leicestershire County Council proposes to make an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be:

To impose a No Waiting at Any Time on part of Broughton Way, Buxton Crescent, Box Road and Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley.

Any objections to the proposal should be sent to Leicestershire County Council no later than 6 April 2018 to the address shown on the attached documents.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:48 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, public notice, 2018, Highways


Please see below information received from Harborough District Council regarding any missed bin collections from yesterday.

Due to the accumulation of snow in some areas of Harborough district this week, some bin collections have been affected.

Harborough District Council's bin collection crews are out today (Thurs) in some areas and will carry out scheduled collections where it is safe to do so.

.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:57 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, Harborough, 2018


The Parish Council has been informed that unauthorised access has been made into the former Brick Works Quarry off Speedwell Road and that trees and shrubs have been unlawfully cut down.

This area is the only noted Nature Reserve within the village supported by the Rutland Wildlife Trust. Damage to the flora and fauna can and will have a devastating and detrimental effect on the plants and wildlife contained within it. Reducing or removing.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:15 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, public notice, 2018


Following the recent sale of three areas of Public Open Space land within Broughton Astley, the Parish Council would like to clarify its position on this matter.

The Parish Council recognises the value of Public Open Space and does not wish to see a reduction in any such provision and as such would strongly oppose and object to any development or change of use which would adversely affect the provision of such space within the Parish. The Parish.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:50 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2018


To ensure clarity and following consultation with the Elections Office at Harborough District Council, the Parish Council has reissued the Public Notice advertising a Casual Vacancy in its Primethorpe Ward.

The previous notice, whilst lawful, did not make clear that the request to hold an election must come from residents residing in the Ward that the vacancy has arisen.

Closing date is now: 16 March 2017.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 16:29 by Debbie Barber

Tags: public notice, 2018, Communication

COTTAGE LANE - Advance Notice of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley.

The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Newline Civil Engineering Ltd to facilitate Section 38/278 works.

The TTRO will incorporate a road closure.

The duration of the TTRO is for a period not exceeding 2 months commencing on the 3 April 2018.

The actual duration of the road closure is not.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:18 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, Highways, 2018


Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester and Leicestershire

A Draft Plan has been prepared for public consultation which will run until Thursday 5 April 2018.

A copy of the Draft Plan, summary leaflet, evidence used in its preparation, and the consultation questionnaire are available on the dedicated website - please use the following link:


A drop-in session has also.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:17 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2018, Consultation, planning, Highways


With inclement weather forecast again this week, the Parish Council would like to re-cap on the responsibilities of public authorities in relation to precautionary gritting and clearance of snow and ice.

Grit should not be taken from the bins by residents for use on their own properties.

The Parish Council undertakes 'Snow Warden' duties on behalf of the County Council to spread grit on certain designated areas using.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:30 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2018, Highways


The closing date for comment submissions on Harborough District Council's Local Plan is this Friday - 3rd November 2017 at 5pm.

Comments can be made via the Harborough District Council's website on the link provided below.


Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:09 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2017, Harborough, Consultation