Long Whatton & Diseworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Long Whatton & Diseworth

Community Centre

Clerk: Samantha Lockwood
38 Barroon, Castle Donington
Derby DE74 2PE

Tel: 07934 874739

Latest News

Have your say - Edging back of overgrown vegetation and overgrowth on footpaths

Have your say - Edging back of overgrown vegetation and overgrowth on footpaths

Leicestershire County Council have a Highways Parish Fund that has become available following the recent pandemic; a small amount of money has been allocated to the parish to use to fund improvements on the network, providing they are safe. The stipulation required to be successful for the application is that the project must support social distancing and active travel.

Edging back of overgrown vegetation... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 13:58 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

Garden bin and cardboard collections

Garden bin and cardboard collections

North West Leicestershire District Council has confirmed that your garden bin and cardboard collections are returning to their usual fortnightly cycle later this month.

As of the week commencing Monday 28 September, all residents should go back to using their normal collection calendar which was in use pre-Covid-19. You can also use the postcode finder option on our website to check your collection... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:06 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News

EMA Volunteer Opportunity - National 'Keep Britain Tidy' Campaign - Sunday 20th September 2020 - Airport Trail litter pick

EMA Volunteer Opportunity - National 'Keep Britain Tidy' Campaign - Sunday 20th September 2020 - Airport Trail litter pick

On Sunday 20th September East Midlands Airport is organising a litter pick along the airport trail as part of the 'Great British September Clean' – a national week of litter-picking activities promoted by national charity - Keep Britain Clean.

We are collaborating with our local communities and volunteer groups, including the North Leicestershire Litter Wombles, to pull together a team who will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:31 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Community, EMA, Litter Pick

Parish Council News Update

Parish Council News Update

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 1st October 2020 at 7pm.

The Parish Council meet on a monthly basis usually the first Thursday of the month and since the government guidance regarding social gathering meetings will now be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. (You are still very welcome to join the meeting) All agendas will be posted on the website www.lwdpc.org.uk along... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:56 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

Police Report August Update

Police Report August Update

Police Report August Update.

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:06 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Police

Long Whatton and Diseworth Flood Modelling Study - Update

Long Whatton and Diseworth Flood Modelling Study - Update

LCC has drafted and submitted a bid for Local Levy to fund the proposed option for Diseworth including Natural Flood Management, Property Level Resilience and gauges.

- LCC has drafted and submitted a bid for local levy and grant in aid (national funding) to fund the identified options from the detailed flood study at the two locations in Long Whatton (Ashby Rd and Crawshaw Close).

- LCC has engaged... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:42 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

Weather Warnings - Storm Francis

Weather Warnings - Storm Francis

A message for those often affected by flood; Please be prepared and alert to the weather warnings for tonight and tomorrow (24th/25th August)...stay safe...

Storm Francis to bring strong winds and heavy rain

Wind and rain warnings are in force for Tuesday as another named storm impacts the UK.

NWLDC webpage contains useful information for residents about preparing for flooding, where to purchase flood... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:52 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

All 14 county waste sites back in business

All 14 county waste sites back in business

Leicestershire County Council's Loughborough and Somerby recycling and household waste sites will re-open this weekend – meaning that all 14 in the county are now open to the public.

Nine of the sites will be open five days a week – the same number of days as before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the service.

Two sites have increased to opening seven days (from five days a week before... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 14:38 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

EMA - COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

EMA - COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on all of us, but people who struggle in normal times have been pushed even further into hardship. This is why in April 2020 we took the decision to temporarily freeze our EMA Community Fund and Community Sponsorship programmes, so we can redirect this money to community groups which are supporting vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 12:04 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Airport, Coronavirus, News

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

A message for those often affected by flood; Please be prepared and alert to the weather warnings for today...stay safe...

Although the weather is extremely changeable at the moment, there are warnings in the coming days of thunderstorms and heavy rain that could cause localised flooding.

Met Office:
Following the recent hot and thundery weather we are seeing a significant change to very unsettled conditions... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:21 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

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