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

Bring your poll card to the polling station to vote in the district and parish council elections on Thursday 2 May 2019.

Bring your poll card to the polling station to vote in the district and parish council elections on Thursday 2 May 2019.

North West Leicestershire is taking part in a Voter I.D. pilot to help Government learn which are the best methods of preventing election fraud in the UK.

When you register to vote you will be sent a poll card. Poll cards will be delivered between 22 and 29 March 2019.

Please keep your poll card and take it with you to vote - you will not be able to vote without it*

If you lose your poll card

Please contact... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:13 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Elections

Leicester’s Hospitals want your views on car parking!

On Monday 18 March Leicester's Hospitals launched a survey for staff, volunteers, patients, visitors and members of the public about travel to and from the City's three hospital sites and car parking.

The data from this survey will allow the Trust to collect some crucial feedback about how people access, park and move about their hospitals so they can better plan the future of their services.

The survey... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:37 by Dawn Roache

Tags: NHS Consultation


Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on the area's listed below to include temporary road closures, temporary speed restrictions, temporary implementation of no over-taking to enable surface dressing works to be carried out safely.

Please note these works are weather dependant.

Surface dressing season commences 23rd April 2019 till 31st August 2019.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:41 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Highways

Parish Matters Issue 17

Parish Matters Issue 17

Latest edition of the parish newsletter.

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:50 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Newsletter



Hello from Measham Medical Unit's Gardening Group.

We are a friendly group of volunteers working on a number of sites in and around Measham and we're keen to welcome new members.

Established in summer 2018 under the umbrella of the Medical Unit's Patient Participation Group, we are one of a number of local initiatives promoting self care and 'social prescribing' as routes to better health and wellbeing.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:12 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Gardening Group

Measham Food Bank Information

Measham Food Bank Information

Just a reminder that the food bank is at Measham library every Friday morning 10am - 11.30am.

Vouchers for the food bank are available from Measham Medical Unit, Health Visitors, local schools, St Laurence Church and NW Leicestershire District Council at Coalville.

If anyone would like to donate food you can drop it off any time the library is open.

They are especially keen to receive dried potatoes,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:48 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Food Bank, Library

Measham Community Library

Measham Community Library


Opening Hours

Tuesday 10-7pm

Thursday 10-1pm

Friday 10-5pm

Saturday 10-1pm

Mondays: Pilates 6pm – 7pm

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

16th April - Come along!

We are holding a crafts, tea, cakes and a tombola.

Advance notice!

8th... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:38 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Library, community information

Parish Councillor Elections 2nd May 2019

Parish Councillor Elections 2nd May 2019

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work.

You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training.

You should be comfortable working electronically.

You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a team.

To find out how to stand for election, contact the parish council on 01530 589583... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:36 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Elections; Councillor

Tower of Light Donation

Tower of Light Donation

The Tower of Light 2018 raised £985 for Measham United Charities. Revd Vivien Elphick presented the cheque to members of the United Charities committee, Chris Cornell, Glenys Banton and Crissie Wright.

For more information about the United Charities please contact the Parish Council at

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:26 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Tower of Light, United Charities

St Laurence Church Coffee Morning

Spring Coffee Morning at St Laurence Church Hall.

Saturday 9th March 2019

10.00 - 12.00 at the Church Hall.

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:00 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community event

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