Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

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

Tags: 2018


Following a visit from Harborough District Council's Environmental Officer, who's post incorporates Dog Warden Duties, it was confirmed that no formal complaints had been reported to the District Council. If problem areas are not reported through the correct medium and just posted on Facebook appropriate action to resolve these issues cannot be taken. To report issues please contact Harborough District... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:45 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2018, public notice



In Accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) Broughton Astley Parish Council is required to publish the attached documents, following the conclusion of the audit of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:39 by Jo Deacon

Tags: Communication, Audit, 2018


A (temporary) permissive footpath has been installed and opened by Leicestershire County Council (with permission of Jelson Ltd) to provide a safe route for pedestrians from Cosby Road to the new Aldi store.

The entrance / exit is opposite Willowbrook Road and follows the boundary hedge around the field and the exit / entrance is by the light controlled crossing on Broughton Way.

A map is attached showing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:14 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, 2018, Highways


Harborough District Council are seeking volunteers to become COMMUNITY FLOOD WARDENS in the local area.

Flood Wardens will be supported by the Local Authorities, the Environment Agency and LLE Prepared and will receive direct flood warnings from the Environment Agency to pass on to neighbours and those at risk from flooding.

If you are interested in becoming a Community Flood Warden then please contact... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:19 by Debbie Barber

Tags: Communication, community, Harborough, 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


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


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