Long Whatton and Diseworth Parish Council Meeting
Members of the public welcome.
Please see below the agenda and the meeting link via Zoom.
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:29 by Sam Lockwood
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
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
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
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
Police Report August Update.
Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:06 by Sam Lockwood
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
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.
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:52 by Sam Lockwood
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
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