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

AGE UK Helpline

Age UK have a helpline to assist over 65's who are unable to get food supplies. Please share with anyone who you think needs help. The number is 0116 2992239.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:43 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19

Leicestershire and Rutland Coronavirus Support Fund is now open for applications

(then go to Apply for Funds)

It will be open to constituted charitable and community groups in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland with a focus initially onhelping people facing the most hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.

You will find a useful Eligibility and Advice sheet on the fund page too.

Please note …….. We will help groups with questions... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:45 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19; funding

Update from North West Leicestershire

Finance and Economy:

It's now a priority to ensure we can administer the many government grants that are now available, but we are asking the public to patient with us while we do the work to put these arrangements in place. The daily announcements of new grants, whilst very welcome, bring with it complex processes and procedures which are not simple to put in place with limited resources.

We have already... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:56 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19

Parks and Playground Closure

Playgrounds, sports courts and pitches and outdoor gyms within the parks in the village are closed by order of the government. Whilst it is not physically possible to cordon them all off, please respect this instruction and stay away from these areas.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:32 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19;

Another message from Dean and Smedley

Will all customers to try to use card payments please? This the safest way to reduce transfer of the virus, not just at the chemist but at all retailers

To protect our staff we are only allowing 3 patients in at a time

Please wait outside until a slot becomes available

Thank you

Before you wait to enter;

  • Allow enough time for prescriptions to be completed; 3-4 days rather than the 2-3 days due to unprecedented... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:39 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19

Parish Matters

Latest edition of the parish newsletter.

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:46 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Newsletter

Parish Office Closure

As the Leisure Centre is not open, the parish office is also closed, however staff are working from home and can be contacted in the usual manner on the phone by calling 01530 589583 or by email at

Parish Council maintenance staff continue to carry out work in the village on parish owned land including inspections of play areas and maintenance of the cemetery. The cemetery... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:05 by Dawn Roache

Tags: COVID-19

Guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please use the link to find out COVID-19 government information for employers and businesses.

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:36 by Dawn Roache

Tags: COVID-19

COVID-19: guidance for employees

Please use the link to find out COVID-19 government information for employees.

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:32 by Dawn Roache

Tags: COVID-19

Message from Dean and Smedley

I know it's a very uncertain time for all at the minute with Coronavirus, but I would urge all to pull together to look after the vulnerable, neighbours, friends and family.

As a Community Pharmacist we are getting so many calls daily from patients panicking about their medication and it is scary how many have no one out there to help them or keep an eye out for them, whether it be shopping or medicines.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:36 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Notice

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