Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

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


Broughton Astley Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Broughton Astley a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

  • Picture of the Village Hall on Station Road

    Our Village Hall on Station Road

  • Coronavirus stay alert to stay safe
  • A picture of the leisure centre
  • A picture of the church on a nice sunny day

    St Mary's Broughton Astley - Courtesy of Barbara Hubay

  • St Mary's

    St Mary's Broughton Astley - Courtesy of B.Hubay

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  • Old Village Hall

    Old Village Hall

  • An old picture of Dunton Road

    Dunton Road

  • Bulls Head Flood

  • A picture St Mary's taken through the trees

    St Mary's Broughton Astley - Courtesy B.Hubay

Local Council Responsibilities And Who To Contact

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Look here for information on events in Broughton Astley for Christmas 2020

Latest News

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:30 by Anita Percy

The Parish Council would urge all residents of Broughton Astley to continue to follow the Government guidelines of social distancing, hand washing and the wearing of masks as required in a bid to reduce the number of positive Covid cases within the area. Cases have quadrupled in the county since early October with Broughton Astley now having 10 times as many cases as it did from the start of that same period. More »

We need to continue to work together, keep each other safe and follow the guidelines given to prevent going into further restrictive measures after the 2 December 2020.

See statement from joint leaders from across the county below:

Leicestershire County Council Media Release

Coronavirus update

Council, health, and police leaders have today made an unprecedented commitment to work together to urge people to "stay at home" in the final days of the second lockdown.

At a media briefing today, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in COVID-19 cases – with the days now being counted down to the end of the national lockdown.

The spokespeople included the Leader of the County Council, Nick Rushton, alongside the City Mayor, the Chief Constable of Leicestershire, the Chief Executive of all three NHS clinical commissioning groups, and the directors of public health.

Cases in Leicestershire alone have quadrupled since early October – and they are above the national average.

With rates currently standing at around 400 per 100,000 of the population in both Leicester and Leicestershire, public health chiefs fear this could leave both the city and the county in tier 3 – and more restrictive measures - at the end of the lockdown on 2 December.

Over the next few days, councils, the police and partners in health will be further driving home the message with hard-hitting stories featuring the NHS, care, and community leaders, supported by video clips across social media channels with one clear message to residents – do your bit to help fight the virus.

Internally, efforts continue to enable services to continue, to protect those who need our help, and to plan for what is ahead. » Less

Police Newsletter - November 2020

Police Newsletter - November 2020

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:59 by Anita Percy

Police Newsletter November 2020

Latest news updates
Lutterworth and Broughton Astley

Vehicle crime and burglaries kept us busy throughout October, we dealt with numerous stolen vehicles and a number of incidents where fuel has been stolen or removed from vehicles. These incidents have affected cars as well as commercial vans and lorries when they have been parked up in laybys.
Over the past month we have seen an increase in burglaries across Lutterworth, Broughton Astley and the surrounding villages. With the clocks going back and the nights drawing in it's not uncommon to see a rise in burglaries at this time of year. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help keep your home safe:
• Make sure you leave your home looking occupied by using timer switches on lights and lamps
• Keep doors and windows locked at all times and don't leave keys cash or valuables on show
• If you're going away, ask a neighbour or friend to open and close your curtains and pick up any post
• If you have a house alarm, make sure you set it before leaving the house
• Check security lighting is in full working order
Due to the latest lockdown measures November's beat surgeries have been cancelled but PCSO Laura Bolton will be at the following locations throughout December, please come and say hello.
• Saturday 5th December, 11am-12pm, Walton Village Hall
• Monday 7th December, 7-8pm at Broughton Astley Parish Council Offices
• Tuesday 15th December. 7-8pm, Frolesworth Village Hall
• Wednesday 16th December, 7-8pm Peatling Parva Village Hall
PCSO Jay Bellamy will be running the following beat surgery:
• Saturday 12th December at Wycliffe Rooms, George St, Lutterworth More »

Local policing priorities
Each month we have been keeping you updated on what we're doing about the issues you have told us are a priority for you in the Lutterworth and Broughton Astley areas. These are:
• Speeding
• Vehicle crime
• Anti-social behaviour
In response to your concerns, we have been doing the following:
Throughout October we have carried out a number of speeding operations in Dunton Bassett, Broughton Astley and Lutterworth and tickets were issued to those drivers caught speeding. We will continue to carry out these speeding operations across the towns and villages in the area.
We have also recently carried out a Fatal 4 Operation, this is where we target drivers who are committing driving offences such as using a mobile phone behind the wheel, not wearing a seat-belt, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and speeding.
Did you know driving without a seat-belt can result in a £100 fine? And texting or using your phone while driving can attract a £200 fine and six penalty points. You could also lose your licence if you passed your test in the last two years.
We have dealt with a number of road traffic collisions over the past month. The autumn weather can often lead to wet and slippery roads, please take care of the roads and reduce your speed. We all have a part to play in making our roads safer.
Vehicle Crime:
In October, we carried out lots of proactive work to help keep the roads safe. We seized the vehicles of uninsured drivers on Leicester Road, Rugby Road and Central Avenue in Lutterworth, and Frolesworth. We also stopped a number of unsafe vehicles which were found not to be roadworthy and prevented two uninsured drivers, one of which was driving while disqualified, continuing on their journey. An MOT test ensures that your vehicles meets road safety and environmental standards, please make sure your MOT certificate is up to date.
Anti-social behaviour:
We have received reports of drug taking in Devitt Way, Broughton Astley and Leire Recreation Ground. We have been told young adults have been seen hanging around in cars, smoking cannabis, being rowdy and behaving in an intimidating manner. We have also been made aware of issues in Frolesworth Road where youths have been seen fighting.
To combat these issues, we will continue to patrol these areas and action will be taken against offenders. Being in possession of cannabis and driving while under the influence of drugs are both criminal offences. We want to make sure that our public spaces are safe for everyone. If you do witness any anti-social behaviour, please do call us on 101 or speak to a member of our beat team. In addition to this, some of our partner agencies are going to help tackle the issues by speaking with youths to try and reduce the number of incidents.
Arson Alert in the Welland Valley
Our colleagues on the North Harborough beat have been dealing with a spree of arson attacks where hay-stacks are being targeted and set alight. The incidents have mainly occurred in the Welland Valley area of Marker Harborough but there have also been similar instances over the border in Northamptonshire.
There is no indication that these incidents will take place in Lutterworth but we're still encouraging people to be extra vigilant. If you see anything suspicious or notice any unexpected vehicles parked in entrances to fields, please call us on 101. » Less

Cookes Drive and Main Street, Broughton Astley-No Parking

Cookes Drive and Main Street, Broughton Astley-No Parking

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:19 by Anita Percy


A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:
Cookes Drive and Main Street, Broughton Astley. The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to facilitate footway patching works.
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary prohibition of waiting and loading.
The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 16 days commencing on the 2nd December 2020.
A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks prior to the works commencing.
Should you require any further information please reply to this e-mail raising any specific concerns you may have.
Yours faithfully
Network Management Team
Leicestershire County Council Highways

Tommy as good as new!

We would like to thank Sean Maguire Managing Director of Sapcote Engineering.

They have repaired the Tommy that was damaged during storm Ciara on the weekend of 8th and 9th of February 2020.

Sapcote Engineering have very kindly repaired the statue free of charge.

Tommy is now back in his rightful place at Broughton Astley Memorial Garden.

Frolesworth Road Recreation Ground
Winter Opening Times:
6:30 am - 4:30pm
October 2020 until March 2021

Frolesworth Road Park winter opening times 6:30am to 4:40pm from October 2020 to March 2021

Broughton Astley Parish Council are responsible for:

  • Allotments
  • Frolesworth Road Cemetery
  • Frolesworth Road Recreation Ground
  • Village Hall
  • War Memorial & Garden
  • Youth Shelter or call 01455 285655

Harborough District Council are responsible for:

  • Incidents of anti-social behaviour
  • Bins & litter
  • Council Tax
  • Fly tipping
  • Housing
  • Licensing
  • Parks & open spaces
  • Planning
  • Report dog fouling
  • Street cleaning or call 01858 828282

Leicestershire County Council are responsible for:

  • Grass cutting and roadside verges
  • Highway issues
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Social Services
  • Schools
  • Streets and Lighting
  • Roads and Parking
  • Tips
  • Trees and hedges
  • Traffic Issues

Please contact: 0116 305 0001 or email:

If you have an ongoing problem affecting your local area or you need support for a particular campaign that you feel strongly about you can contact your local Member of Parliament

Alberto Costa at