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LCC Parish and Communities Newsletter - Winter Edition 2021

LCC Parish and Communities Newsletter - Winter Edition 2021

Highways News

Winter:

Gritters
The county council's gritting crews are now on standby 24/7 ready to respond when the temperature drops. The authority has a total of 23 dedicated gritters covering 17 routes, who go out spreading roughly 170 tonnes of rock salt across key routes.

During the recent snowfall, the council's gritters were out around the clock to keep the roads clear, spreading more than 8,000... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:17 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

There are currently weather warnings in place for Leicestershire with more heavy rain forecast that could cause localised flooding. We're encouraging our communities to be prepared and alert to this possibility, and not to wait until more rain arrives to prepare for flooding.

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

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:07 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Weather

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

There are currently weather warnings in place for Leicestershire with more heavy rain forecast that could cause localised flooding. We're encouraging our communities to be prepared and alert to this possibility, and not to wait until more rain arrives to prepare for flooding.

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

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:07 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Weather

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the East Midlands.

Over the next few days there is likely to be outbreaks of heavy rain, sleet and snow and feeling bitterly cold with ice and frost. Please be careful.

Detail on the EA's flood warning can be found here, with further information available on this link (EA - How to plan ahead for flooding).

North West Leicestershire District Council... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:05 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Information, News, Weather

HS2 Petition

HS2 Petition

Petition

Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/563380

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:56 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: HS2, News

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

UK Weather Warnings - BE PREPARED!

The Parish Council has been informed by the Environment Agency of an amber weather warning covering some areas in the north of the county.

Spells of heavy rain are expected, with the heaviest rain likely to develop during Wednesday (today) afternoon and continue into tomorrow morning.

Detail on the EA's flood warning can be found here, with further information available on this link (EA - How to plan... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:33 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Flooding, News

A message from Cllr Sue Roberts, Long Whatton and Diseworth Parish Council Chair

A message from Cllr Sue Roberts, Long Whatton and Diseworth Parish Council Chair

This year has been a whole chapter of ups and downs for everyone. The Parish Council has continued to function, as best it could, via Zoom meetings, emails, WhatsApp and any other socially distance methods.

The restrictions put a lot of pressure on the Clerk, but she worked on stoically and is an absolute star.

There have been many positive projects that have either successfully moved forward or completed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:21 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

HS2 - The Parish Council invites your comments

HS2 - The Parish Council invites your comments

HS2
The County and District councils are jointly hosting a series of virtual workshops to support Parish/Town council and Resident Action Groups in preparation for the hybrid Bill process for HS2.

Local concerns from a parish perspective will be discussed and your input and local knowledge is invaluable. Parishes and local groups are encouraged to consider their concerns and maybe join forces where... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:38 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: HS2, News

Police Update - Neighbourhood Link

Police Update - Neighbourhood Link

NEIGHBOURHOOD LINK:

Neighbourhood Link is a community messaging service from Leicestershire Police that provides news and information about policing activity or initiatives, crime prevention advice as well as major incidents affecting your area.

Through this service you can receive messages from your local Neighbourhood Policing Team, local police or, in the event of a major incident or event affecting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:05 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Police

Parish Council News November 2020

Parish Council News November 2020

Flood Working Group
The Flood Meeting Working Group met on Wednesday 11th November 2020. To discuss their progress with resident engagement and to gather their thoughts on the final report produced by Arcadis, commission by LCC. The group concluded that the report is very thorough, no bias and objective and overall, happy with the work that has gone into it and believe the recommendations will make... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:38 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

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