Author: Anji Forsyth
Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of the drop in events around the parish between the 20th and 26th February to feed back comments on the drafted Neighbourhood Development Plan.
The future of all of our villages is important, and we want to hear your views.
Posted: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 01:08 by Anji Forsyth
The three Theme Groups, Housing and the Built Environment, Natural and Historic Environment and Community Resources and Sustainability, have been working hard to complete their chapters for the first Draft of the Plan. We are hoping to have this done by the end of January, then we shall present it to all of you for your comments at three sessions, one in each of the villages in February. So watch this... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 18:19 by Anji Forsyth
I should like to thank all our volunteers for the extremely hard work they are doing to help produce the Neighbourhood Plan.
At the beginning of October a timetable was agreed with the Borough Council for production of the plan, through the mandatory Regulation 14 Consultation which the Parish Council carries out. Everyone who lives, works and does business in the Parish will be able to comment on it.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:04 by Anji Forsyth
County council flooding gangs are out distributing sandbags, clearing gullies and closing flooded roads following a period of heavy rain.
Since yesterday (30 September), crews have been called out to more than 88 reports of flooding across Leicestershire.
Areas particularly affected include Loughborough, Sileby, Mountsorrel, Barrow-on-Soar, as well as Hugglescote, Witherley and Worthington. Three primary... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:23 by Anji Forsyth
Tree Wardens are volunteers appointed by their Parish Council to be a contact and support for all things tree related in our villages.
Full training is given for monitoring trees for their inhabitants, aging, diseases, advising on preservation and planting schemes.
If you are interested in becoming a tree warden, please contact the clerk on 01827 880548, email@example.com or contact... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 17:16 by Anji Forsyth
The Theme Groups have been collating their research and evidence to write the first draft of the Plan. Ecologist Dave Nicholls who has carried out an ecological and wildlife survey of the Parish. We have some of the best hedgerows in Leicestershire! His findings will help inform how we preserve and conserve the landscape and the views we value so much. Read more on the Neighbourhood Development Page... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 10:47 by Anji Forsyth
Church Road Witherley will be closed on June 10th 2019 for 10 metres from the junction with Hall Lane and Mill Lane from 11 am.
Also on the same day temporary parking restrictions will be in place from 11 a, on Post Office Lane from the junction with Kennel Lane to Church Road.
The work to be carried out is the replacement of a manhole cover and framework by Severn Trent.
Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 14:24 by Anji Forsyth
The ancient tradition of selling lots of verge grazing within the village of Ratcliffe Culey took place on Thursday 25th April at The Gate Inn.
The auction was conducted by Mike Carter (auctioneer) and the seven lots raised £530 which go towards the £576.80 costs incurred to host the event.
All proceeds enable the event to continue year on year.
Next year's event will take place on Thursday... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:25 by Anji Forsyth
Come along to the Annual Parish Meeting, it's not a council meeting, but one for the people.
What would you like to say?
Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:00 by Anji Forsyth
Local (town and parish) councils are led by democratically elected councillors from the local community. Local councillors decide on what services and projects the council will deliver. As representatives of the first tier of local government and the closest to their communities, local councillors are best placed to engage with their residents and find out what the real local issues are and how... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:34 by Anji Forsyth