The Government has issued regulations to allow pubs to extend their licensing hours by two hours on two days to mark The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
Pubs with a normal licence will be able to stay open for an additional two hours on 10 and 11 June 2016 until 1am. The two days fall on a Friday and Saturday.
Posted: Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:31 by Alison
The Parish Office will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 30 May 2016.
Normal office opening hours resume on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at 9am.
Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 13:47 by Alison
Public Notice for a Casual Vacancy that has arisen on the Astley Ward of Broughton Astley Parish Council
Posted: Thu, 05 May 2016 10:02 by Debbie Barber
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... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:16 by Alison
'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
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
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
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 items... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:15 by Alison
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
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