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Press release from Sport in Desford
Fast EV Charger in Desford
Sport in Desford (SiD) has just installed
a double 22KW AC Electric Vehicle charging point
at the front of the SiD site at Peckleton Lane, Desford, LE9 9JU (approx. 4 miles from Lubbesthorpe)
for public use open 24/7
The location is already promoted on the Zap Map and Plugshare website maps and is already being well used by EV drivers. You will see on these maps that this is the first public EV charger in the whole of the north and the centre of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough. This should become a valuable local facility, as the lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted in the next few weeks. More »
SiD is delighted to have received grants to assist with the capital cost of this installation from Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, Desford Parish Council and the Maud Elkington Charitable Trust.
Sport in Desford is the second largest sports organisation in Hinckley and Bosworth and s a voluntary non-profit making organisation operating as a Registered Charity (No. 1100319) and was set up by the Desford Parish Council in 1988 to promote sport in the local community. See what we do at www.sportindesford.org » Less
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:55 by Lisa Sly
Buckingham Palace has announced the sad passing of HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday 9th April 2021 at Windsor Castle.
Lubbesthorpe Parish Council joins with the Royal Family, the nation and people around the world in mourning his loss.
Further announcements will be made in due course.
HRH Prince Philip
10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021
Blaby District Council: https://www.blaby.gov.uk/contact-us/consultations-public-notices-and-surveys/royal-condolence/
Leicestershire County Council Book of Condolence: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/book-of-condolence
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:15 by Lisa Sly
❗ Scam alert - rogue traders in Melton
Trading Standards has received reports of rogue traders in the Melton Mowbray area of the county. Individuals have been leafleting and cold calling residents using aggressive practices requesting they sign paperwork for gardening work.
The traders are advising that there is a special offer of 25% discount for the elderly and for replying to the leaflet drop within 24 hours. They are then telling consumers that they must pay at least 25% regardless of any work being done and would return for the money. These individuals are entering people's houses and pressurising consumers making them feel very intimidated and scared. More »
The work is often substandard, overpriced or the cost inflates after the trader has started. The advice is not to open the door or to engage in any conversation.
For emergencies please call 999. For further free advice and guidance or to report a matter, please contact 08080 223 1133
Note from Lubbesthorpe Parish Council: Please use your "no cold callers" stickers to help deter cold callers. » Less
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 16:35 by Lisa Sly