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‘Recycle more… the tour’

‘Recycle more… the tour’

'Recycle more Tour' North West Leictesrshire Distrcit Councils has a three year plan to increase the household recycling rate across the district, the council will be touring a series of interactive roadshows - 'Recycle more… the tour' in various locations across the district.

The tour will commence on Tuesday 20 August 2019.

The mission is to ensure that residents, visitors and businesses are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:14 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

Councillor Vacancy - Apply NOW!!

Councillor Vacancy - Apply NOW!!

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: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 12:38 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Councillors

Advanced Notification of Night Time and Weekend Closures

Advanced Notification of Night Time and Weekend Closures

Please see attached notification of advance works in relation to the new Kegworth Bypass and A6 Island. The works will take place in the first week of September 2019 predominantly at night.

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:27 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: Highways, News

Severn Trent/Amey Update

Severn Trent/Amey Update

Severn Trent/Amey Update

Reason for works - Pollution in area and collapse of sewerage pipes.

Amey has now replaced 20 metres of pipe and are continuing with another 5 metres.

Works permit, agreed by LCC, is in place until 20th August.

As many of you are already aware, in this time the bus service will be replaced with a taxi service (Monday – Saturday) – See attached for further details. (Details... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 14:05 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News

HS2 - Design refinement consultation

HS2 - Design refinement consultation

This consultation will close at 11:45pm on Friday 6 September 2019.

About this consultation

We are seeking your views on the HS2 Phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds) Design refinement consultation, June 2019.

There are 11 separate changes that we are consulting on. Please refer to the consultation document which includes the details of the proposed changes before completing your response.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 14:02 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: HS2, Consultations

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: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:13 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Consultations, Community

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: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:13 by Sam Lockwood

Tags: News, Flooding

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

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