Author: Lisa Sly
Free parking for Christmas shoppers
Visitors to Narborough and Blaby village centres can enjoy free parking in the run-up to Christmas on targeted days this December.
Led by Blaby District Council, the free car parking initiative has been in place for many years supporting Parish Councils and local businesses who choose which four days each year parking charges are suspended so shoppers can... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:49 by Lisa Sly
Plans refused for Blaby homes over bin lorry concerns
Councillors have refused plans for the development of 12 homes in Blaby after the applicant failed to satisfy concerns about access for refuse and recycling collections.
An application for the demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of 12 houses at the rear of 43 New Street in Blaby was considered by councillors on Blaby District... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 11:55 by Lisa Sly
Cork Lane Public Inquiry
A public inquiry into the refusal of an application for homes off Cork Lane, Glen Parva, takes place this week.
Developers Glen Parva JV LLP, who want to build 165 homes on the site, appealed the decision, made by Blaby District Council Planning Committee Councillors in May this year.
This appeal to the Planning Inspectorate has resulted in the holding of a public... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 11:53 by Lisa Sly
The Christmas tree is up ready for the lights switch on
Friday 25th November
Come and join us with a band, food stalls, craft stalls and the community café.
THERE IS NO PARKING - PLEASE WALK
Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:26 by Lisa Sly
The Parish Council are organising the Christmas Lights switch on for New Lubbesthorpe.
Friday 25th November
The Square, Tay Road. Lubbesthorpe
Outside there will be food, drinks, a band and the school choir. In the school the will be stalls, crafts and in the Hub there will be hot drinks.
There is not any parking so please walk.
Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 21:22 by Lisa Sly
NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL MAINTENACE WORKS
M1 J21 – J22, Enderby to Markfield
I am writing to let you know that we will be carrying out essential maintenance works to the existing Northbound and Southbound carriageways of the M1 J21 – J22 between
Enderby and Markfield.
During our scheme of work, we will:
• resurface the northbound and southbound carriageways including associated
slip roads... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 17:32 by Lisa Sly
Community Awards return for second year
Blaby District Council is once again looking to honour the people and groups who make a positive difference to the district with the opening of the Community Award nominations.
First introduced last year, the Community Awards are a chance for the Council to recognise residents and voluntary groups who have continued to improve lives in Blaby District.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:43 by Lisa Sly
Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) development - public engagement on draft networks
Your help is required for Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) development - public engagement on draft networks
Continuing with our programme of work to inform the Council's approach to providing enhanced cycling and walking facilities in the County, public engagement launches this week asking for people's views on draft priority cycling and walking networks. These have been produced... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:14 by Lisa Sly
Huncote Leisure Centre to reopen
Blaby District Council is delighted to announce the reopening of Huncote Leisure Centre at 3:30pm on Monday 17 October.
The reopening of the centre sees the return of customers for the first time since November 2021, when it was closed after the discovery of elevated landfill gas levels, following routine maintenance works.
Extensive work has been undertaken... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 17:22 by Lisa Sly