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THE LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL VARIOUS ROADS IN THE PARISHES OF MEASHAM, SWEPSTONE AND HEATHER, DISTRICT OF NORTH WEST LEICESTERSHIRE) (IMPOSITION OF 50 MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 202 THE LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL hereby gives notice that it proposes to make an Order under Sections 5, 84 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984("the Act"), and of all other enabling powers,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:13 by admin

Tags: Highways notice

M42 motorway – Junctions 9 and 10


Balfour Beatty VINCI is working in partnership with HS2 Ltd and National Highways to install the Marston Box bridge across the M42 motorway between junctions 9 to 10. These works will require a phased temporary full closure of both the M42 southbound and northbound, between junctions 9 and 10.

To complete these works safely and efficiently we will install the following phased closure of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:49 by admin

Tags: HS2

Parish Matters Issue 40

Latest edition of Parish Matters.

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:03 by admin

Tags: Newsletter

Ashby Pop Up Employment Hub

Ashby pop up employment hub.

Are you at a career crossroads, does your CV need updating?

To contact Work and Skills Leicestershire, call our personal advisors on 0800 988 0308 you can also book a face-to-face appointment at a local Employment Hub.

Find Work and Skills online at

Take the next step towards your future and join us at Ashby Library.

See poster for further... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 09:36 by admin

Tags: Community, Community Information

Christmas Services at Saint Laurence’s

Christmas Services at Saint Laurence's

Carol Service 3 pm Sunday 18th December

Christingle 4 pm Saturday 24th December

Yes, back for the first time since the pandemic – the perfect start to Christmas at 4 o'clock on Christmas Eve – our traditional Christingle Service in aid of the Children's Society!

All are welcome to our services.

(There will be Christmas Day Services at Normanton le Heath... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 09:27 by admin

Tags: Church, Community information



Melbourne Road, Ibstock; Ibstock Road, Melbourne Road, Ravenstone; Bosworth Road, Measham; Bosworth Road, Main Street, Quarry Lane, Swepstone Road, Snarestone; Snarestone Road, Swepstone.

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 09:12 by admin

Tags: Highways notice

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

Friday December 2nd at St Laurence's Church, Measham, starts at 7pm.

Melody Blue Choir with Hi Cliff Harmony.

Carols for you to sing to or just sit back and enjoy.

Sherry, Mince Pies and Raffle.

Tickets £5 pay on the night.

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 09:08 by admin

Tags: Community, Community Information, Community events

Leicestershire Trading Standards Autumn Newsletter

Leicestershire Trading Standards Autumn Newsletter

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 09:12 by admin

Tags: Trading Standards, newsletter

Cost of Living Grants

Funds available for Individuals

Grant Name: Family Action Welfare Grant

Overview: £200 - £300 for families in crisis (e.g for a new fridge / washing machine) Applications can be made by statutory agencies or charities that provide health or social care; housing associations; probation services and GP's.

Closing Date: N/A

Website: Welfare Grants - Family Action (

Grant Name:... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 09:49 by admin

Tags: Community information, Cost, Grants

Change that lasts - The right response to domestic abuse.

Change that lasts - The right response to domestic abuse.

Can you creat change that lasts in your community?

Join a movement within your Community (where you work, play, live, learn, worship, network) that breaks the silence about domestic abuse so that people experiencing it can get the help they need, when they need it.

See poster for more information.

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 09:40 by admin

Tags: Community, Domestic Abuse

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