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


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.

Main... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read More »

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

Tags: Communication, 2018, Highways


The Parish Council are seeking tenders from Local Authority registered mobile catering vendors for the single franchise fro the sale of ice creams, hot and cold drinks, soup and cold snacks at the Frolesworth Road Recreation Ground, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire.

The franchise will operate from 1 March 2018 until 28 February 2021 (inclusive).

Please see attached notice for further information on how... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:04 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Public Notice, 2018



Posted: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:04 by Jo Deacon

Tags: Community, 2017


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

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