Her Majesty the Queen has announced the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning (Friday 9 April) at Windsor Castle. The Royal Family join with people around the world, and those here in Leicestershire, in mourning his loss.
We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to The Queen and all members of the Royal family at this very... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 23:11 by Anji Forsyth
Please see the poster for the The Severn Trent, Big Difference Scheme. The scheme has been established to help customers who are in receipt of a low income and struggling to pay their water charges. If eligible for the scheme, customers could receive up to 90% off the average Severn Trent Water bill.
The scheme is open to all Severn Trent Water customers who are in receipt of a low income.
If a customer... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 15:07 by Anji Forsyth
See our NDP page for the latest update
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:09 by Anji Forsyth
As a result of the relaxing of the lock down measures it is possible for children to use the play equipment in our play areas in Ratcliffe Culey and Fenny Drayton.
We still urge caution, social distancing and hygiene measures.
Parents and guardians may wish to manage children's expectations by warning them the play area may be too busy to stay to play, and that it would be a good idea to come back another... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 15:53 by Anji Forsyth
The website allows you to register your details in order to receive alerts from police about crime in your area. It can be used by police to identify who has CCTV in a specific area and to target specific areas to update about relevant crime advice and updates.
So far – the system has been well received by all those who have signed up to date. We will be increasing the volume of contact we have... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:09 by Anji Forsyth
There will be a mobile testing facility in Hinckley on 13th, 14th and 15th May 2020.
Follow the link below to book if you are eligible.
You can apply for a test if you are:
- an essential worker with coronavirus symptoms
- aged 65 or over with coronavirus symptoms
- someone who cannot work from home and has coronavirus symptoms (for example, construction workers or delivery drivers)
Anyone with coronavirus symptoms... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 06:49 by Anji Forsyth
The garden waste collection service will resume from Monday (week commencing 27 April)
The Borough Council suspended its garden waste collection service on March 23 due to staff shortages arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Staff were diverted to ensure the refuse (black bin) and recycling (blue lidded bin) collections continued as normal throughout the pandemic.
However, this has been kept under... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 12:24 by Anji Forsyth
PLAY EQUIPMENT CLOSURE
Witherley Parish Council has closed its play equipment until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Following the Prime Minister's statements the Parish Council is closing the play equipment. Do not use the play equipment we cannot disinfect it to protect you.
This ruling applies to:
Ormes Lane, Ratcliffe Culey and
Drayton Close, Fenny Drayton play areas.
If you wish to access... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:32 by Anji Forsyth
A message from the Chief Constable about policing during the coronavirus outbreak
As things have changed over the last few days, everyone is coming to terms with what the COVID-19 outbreak means for them and the impact on their lives and the community around them. We are all thinking of our loved ones at this time and how we can help keep them – and ourselves – safe.
We must all work together... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:22 by Anji Forsyth
Follow this link if you need help with understanding the Coronavirus:
If you are an employer or a business you can find the latest updates here:
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:54 by Anji Forsyth