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Following the prolonged rainfall of Monday 12th March 2018, the Lead Local Flood Authority (Leicestershire County Council) became aware that a number of communities across the
County experienced external and in some instances internal property flooding.

Should you wish to discuss any concerns regarding the flooding incident or report anything including any evidence, photos etc. about this flooding event or any other event you can do
so directly by emailing flooding@leics.gov.uk or online by visiting www.leicestershire.gov.uk/popular-now/report-a-flood . You can also pass the information directly on to the Parish Council who can pass this information directly to the
Lead Local Flood Authority. More »

The Lead Local Flood Authority continues to work directly with the Parish Council to further understand the flood mechanisms for the community of Long Whatton and Diseworth
whilst helping to build future flood resilience at a community and homeowner level.

Please note that the Lead Local Flood Authority do not provide a reactive service during a flooding event. North West Leicestershire District Council is the key contact for the provision of sandbags in an emergency. The County Council will provide sandbags if there is a highways water issue or if requested/possible in an emergency to support

For further support and guidance please refer to the Council's Interim Guidance on Flooding and Personal Resilience. You may also wish to visit:

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:22 by Sam Lockwood

REMINDER - Cyber/Internet Safety Presentation.

REMINDER - Cyber/Internet Safety Presentation.


This year the ANNUAL PARISH MEETING will include a presentation from: Leicestershire Police on Cyber/Internet Safety.

on Thursday 12th April at 6.30pm at the Diseworth Village Hall.

"What do you know about Cybercrime, Cloud Storage, Ransomeware, Password safety, antispyware or safety in streaming or the use of Facebook?You think you're safe? – Your eyes will be opened, and hopefully you will be able to make your phone and computer safer." More »

To ensure we cater for enough people, please let your Parish Council know if you would be interested in attending by sending an email to parishcouncil@lwdpc.org.uk.

You will NOT be disappointed. » Less

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:12 by Sam Lockwood

Public Space Protection Order - Dog Fouling

Public Space Protection Order - Dog Fouling

The new Public Space Protection Order in relation to dog control is now in place and this replaces the existing dog control order.

The four elements of the new order are:

1. Failing to pick up after your dog – fouling.
2. Put dog on lead by order of an authorised officer of the Council. If officer considers dog out of control.
3. Exclusion – dogs excluded from enclosed play areas and marked sports pitches.
4. Means to pick up – persons in charge of a dog must be able to produce the means they will use to remove their dogs fouling if requested by an authorised officer. More »

The fine is £100 (£60 for early payment)

Signs will be being purchased!!

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:29 by Sam Lockwood