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Measham Parish Council

Serving the people of Measham

Clerk: Dawn Roach
c/o Measham Leisure Centre
off High Street, Measham
Derbyshire DE12 7HR

Tel: 01530 589583

Latest News

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As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund programme at Ilott Wharf, Ashby Canal Association will be doing some radar type investigations of the underground remains of the buildings and canal structures at Ilott Wharf. This will be done by experts but on 7th June there is an opportunity for anyone interested to be shown how these techniques work in practice. The session will take place at Ilott Wharf and will show resistivity and magnetometry techniques. We will also have some.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 May 2018 09:13 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community event

Watchword 18/2018

Watchword 18/2018

Watchword 18/2018

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:52 by Dawn Roache

Tags: newsletter, Neighbourhood Watch

Parish Matters Issue 7

Parish Matters Issue 7

Latest edition of the Parish Newsletter.

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 12:11 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Newsletter

Measham Community Library

Measham Community Library

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10-7pm

Thursday 10-1pm

Friday 10-5pm

Saturday 10-1pm

Mondays: Tai Chi 7pm-8.30pm

Tuesdays: Knit-n-Stitch 10.30am

Yoga 7.30pm-9pm

Wednesdays: Stroke and Disability group 1pm-3pm

Thursdays: Walking group meet outside at 10.30am

Fridays: Rhymetime and Tales 10.30-11.30am for 0-4yrs

Monthly meeting of the Book Club-contact the library for details.

Summer Reading Challenge: "Mischief Makers" .. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 09:44 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Library; newsletter

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

Hosted by

MEASHAM PARISH COUNCIL

Tuesday 15th May 2018

7pm

ST LAURENCE CHURCH HALL

Meet your local

Councillors

Tea & Coffee will be served.

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 09:17 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Annual Village Meeting

Wigeon Drive SUDS Visit

Wigeon Drive SUDS Visit

Please join Trent Rivers Trust on the 15th May for a tour of the SUDS scheme currently being built at Wigeon Drive, Measham.

The project is designed to provide an attractive feature which captures and cleans road runoff before the water finally enters the River Mease.

For more info contact Alan Graham 07923878880.

Posted: Tue, 08 May 2018 11:32 by Dawn Roache

Tags: SuDS, Riverview Estate, Wigeon Drive

MORE GOOD NEWS!

As you may have heard Ashby Canal Association has recently been awarded a £10,000 grant to explore the remaining industrial archaeology at the Ilott Wharf site in Measham. In parallel we will be doing a social history study to find those people who have memories of Ilott Wharf in its heyday, which was at least 50 years ago.

Now we have had another piece of good news. The Leicestershire Archaeological and.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 12:49 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Ashby Canal

Measham Baptist Church Quiz Night

Friday 18th May

6.45 for 7pm start (9.30pm finish)

Light supper included

Teams up to 6 people

suitable for all ages

Free to enter - jut for fun

Text 07934 423027 to reserve your table

Measham Baptist Church, Chapel Street, Measham.

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 13:25 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Church;quiz

Watchword 17/2018

Watchword 17/2018

Watchword 17/2018

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:17 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch

FULL CLOSURE OF THE M1 BETWEEN JUNCTION 23A AND JUNCTION 24 IN BOTH DIRECTIONS

The M1 will be closing in both directions from 22:00 hours, Friday 11th May and will remain closed until 15:00 hours, Sunday 13th May.

The closure will be in place whilst a new bridge is lifted over the M1 between J23a and J24.

The alternative diversion will be signed along the A453 from the M1 and A42 (J23a) to the M1 (J24).

On behalf of Highways England, Leicestershire County Council apologises for any.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:02 by Dawn Roache

Tags: M1, Road Closure

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