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Flood Modelling Study – PUBLIC MEETING

Flood Modelling Study – PUBLIC MEETING

Flood Modelling Study – PUBLIC MEETING –
Wednesday 10th July – 6.45pm for a 7pm START.
At The Community Hub, 101 Bond Gate, Castle Donington, DE74 2NR.

To better understand the flood mechanisms within the catchment of the villages of Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire County Council commissioned Arcadis to undertake a hydraulic model. This will identify potential mitigation... Read More »


Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:51 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Flooding

Consultation - Village Design Statement

Consultation - Village Design Statement

Diseworth Village Design Statement - (VDS)


A VDS was prepared in 1998 and approved as a Supplementary Planning Document . However, following adoption of the new Local plan in November 2017, North West Leicestershire District Council considered that the VDS needed to be reviewed in view of its age. The VDS has been reviewed by the Parish Council and it is now to be the subject of consultation.

The consultation... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 May 2019 15:48 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Consultations, Community

Mobile Vehicle Activated Signs

Mobile Vehicle Activated Signs

Long Whatton and Diseworth has suffered with the volume and speed of traffic through its villages for a long time; this is largely due to the parish boundaries bordering the three major trunk roads. If there are issues along the M1/M42 traffic will often divert from these major routes through both villages causing 'rat-running'.

Although there are both, speed restrictions and weight limits on the roads... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 May 2019 15:28 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Highways, Consultations, Community

East Midlands Airport – Drop off information

East Midlands Airport – Drop off information

East Midlands Airport – Drop off information

  • 'Rapid drop off' lanes - 5 minutes or less
  • Passengers that need longer than 5 minutes can use the short stay car park for 30 minutes (£4) or they can park free of charge in our Long Stay 2 car park, for up to 1 hour. (Long Stay 2 is a 5 minute bus transfer from the terminal.)
  • For our disabled customers, vehicles carrying disabled passengers who... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 11:35 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: EMA, News

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

CAsual Vacancy

for the position of parish councillor in Long whatton and diseworth parish council

Applications are being invited for the position of Parish Councillor in the Long Whatton Ward

Could you make a difference to your Parish Council?

Do you have any spare time to get involved with your local Parish Council; sharing your knowledge, experience and life skills to serve and enhance your local community?... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 11:15 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Councillors, News, Community

Notification of road works on the A42 Southbound at M1 Junction 23a/A453.

Notification of road works on the A42 Southbound at M1 Junction 23a/A453.

Notification of road works on the A42 Southbound at M1 Junction 23a/A453.For more information see letter attached from Highways England.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:07 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Highways

Long Whatton Litter Pick

Long Whatton Litter Pick

Long Whatton Litter Pick

26 Long Whatton residents turned up on Sunday 14th April. A fantastic turnout! Great to see so many volunteers!!!

A Massive thank you to you all; your support is greatly appreciated, shows great community spirit and really benefits our parish - one of which we can be proud of.

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:35 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Litter Pick

Diseworth Litter PIck

Diseworth Litter PIck

Diseworth Litter Pick

30 Diseworth residents turned up on Sunday 14th April. A fantastic turnout! Great to see so many volunteers!!!

A Massive thank you to you all; your support is greatly appreciated, shows great community spirit and really benefits our parish - one of which we can be proud of.

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:29 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Litter Pick

Long Whatton Litter Pick

Long Whatton Litter Pick

Parish Litter Pick

Sunday 14th April – 10AM

It is difficult to escape noticing the sheer amount of rubbish which is deposited on the sides of our roads and unfortunately that includes our parish as well.

Please could we ask for an hour of your time on Sunday 14th April to walk along our roads/pathways and collect some of the rubbish?

Meet at Long Whatton Primary School at 10 AM where litter picking... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 10:05 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Litter Pick

Police - Valley Beat Team Consultation Event

Police - Valley Beat Team Consultation Event

Meet members of your local Police beat team for crime prevention advice or to ask questions relating to policing issues in the local area.Where: Long Whatton Village StoreWhen: Saturday 13th April 10am -1130am .

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:36 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Police, News, Consultations

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