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

Measham Baptist Church Foodbank

Measham Baptist Church Foodbank

Measham Baptist Church Foodbank

Foodbank is open for collections at Measham Baptist Church, Chapel Street, every Friday 9am - 10am.

To book in please contact Ashby Foodbank on 07542 118878

Fairshare produce is also available during this time - no vouchers required - come along to received donations of bread/fruit and veg.

Donations of food can also be made at this time.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:44 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community

Sign up to the Citizens’ Panel and help improve local health services

People in Measham are invited to sign up to a new online network to share their experiences of NHS services and help shape the future of local NHS services.

The NHS Citizens' Panel has been set up by local NHS organisations to gather public views and opinions on a wide variety of health topics, which will be used to help us to understand peoples' experiences and what matters most to them.

Evan Rees,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 11:17 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19; health; panel

Applications open for £1 million Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Applications are now open for eligible small businesses in North West Leicestershire to receive grants through the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund (LADGF).

The Government has given £1million to North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) in order to further support small businesses that have previously not qualified for Covid-19 grants.

The maximum grant available through the discretionary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:23 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19; business;grants

The Safeguarding Children Partnership – campaign launch

The Safeguarding Children Partnership – campaign launch

The Safeguarding Children Partnership have launched the 'Their door is shut. Ours is open' campaign to encourage the people of Leicestershire and Rutland to be extra vigilant of children's welfare during lockdown and report any concerns they may have and are asking Parish Councils to help get the message out.

The Partnership, made up of Local Councils, Police, health agencies, schools, and other organisations,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 12:48 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Safeguarding;

Measham Foodbank

Ashby Foodbank is providing a foodbank service on Friday Mornings (9-10am) at the Baptist church Measham.

The volunteers are also able to offer Fairshare produce (mainly bread and some fresh fruit and veg) this is free of charge for those in need, a foodbank voucher is not required.

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 10:01 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19, Food Bank

Areas Closed

Please remember the following are still closed:


*Outdoor gym

*3G pitch

*Skate park

You can still use open spaces but please pick up after you dog and put your litter in the bins or take it home.

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 12:01 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Covid-19

A Look Back in Time, Measham Hall

A look back in time, this time at Measham Hall. Please follow the link to read.

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 11:49 by Dawn Roache

Tags: History; St Laurence

Play Areas Remain Closed

Following further government guidance unfortunately all play equipment, outdoor gym items and the skate park remain closed.

Public open spaces are able to be used for exercise including the field at Bosworth Road Rec. Please be aware dogs are not permitted on the recreation ground field or within the Leisure Centre grounds.

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 11:33 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Play Area; Covid-19

Measham and Saint Laurence Church in the past

Measham and Saint Laurence Church in the past

A number of articles are being published on Saint Laurence Church website looking back in time with old pictures having been colourised.

Please follow the link in the title to view more information.

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 10:55 by Dawn Roache

Tags: St Laurence Church; history; pictures

Councils working to re-open waste sites

The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.

Under new Government guidelines, sites can re-open for waste that can't be stored safely at home.

Leicestershire County Council says it will open the gates on Monday, 18 May – at seven sites over seven days a week. The county sites opening are at Barwell, Lount,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 15:04 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Waste; Tips; Lount

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