Great news! Measham Library will be opening from Tuesday 13th April and the new opening times are:Tuesday 10-1pmThursday 10-4.30pmFriday 10-3pmSaturday 10-1pm
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:09 by Dawn Roache
Leicestershire County Council's Warm Homes service is working with E.ON to provide people across the region with free, first-time gas central heating installation, and is urging eligible residents to apply now.
The Warm Homes Fund was established by National Grid and is administered by community interest company Affordable Warmth Solutions.
The Leicestershire project will primarily offer the installation... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 11:17 by Dawn Roache
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Swepstone Road between Gallows Lane and Gilwiskaw Brook on the 15th April 2021 for two days. Works are scheduled to take place between 09:30 and 14:30 each day The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 09:59 by Dawn Roache
Surface Dressing Works In North West Leicestershire
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... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 13:54 by Dawn Roache
Acresford Road, Donisthorpe Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Acresford Road between Chapel Street and Measham Road/Burton Road (Acresford) on the 6 th April 2021 for four days.
The road is scheduled to be closed daily between 07:00 and 17:30.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 09:21 by Dawn Roache
On 23 March 2021, it'll be one year since the first UK lockdown. Since then, millions of people have been bereaved, both as a result of Covid-19 and due to other causes. The restrictions we've all been living under have meant that many people have had to grieve without the comfort of having friends and family around them.
Watch this video from Marie Curie to understand more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsUOWcvL_TM&t=3s... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 14:48 by Dawn Roache
The Big Knit campaign has returned and Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland is calling on the knitters and crocheters to get their knitting needles out again to help raise urgent funds for local older people most in need.
This is the 18th year that the Big Knit has been running and woolly warriors are needed again this year to craft some little hats to sit on innocent smoothie bottles. For each be-hatted... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 11:08 by Dawn Roache
Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland in partnership with Unique Wine Safaris is holding an online Charity Wine Tasting Night and you are invited.
Join Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland for a night to remember.
Date- Saturday 27th March 2021
Venue - Your home
Our travel plans may be on hold for now but that won't stop Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland from bringing the vineyards of Spain to your door.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 09:24 by Dawn Roache
Residents will start to receive their digital codes from today in the post and will be able to get support from contact centres, or request paper copies online at www.census.gov.uk
Call the Census Helpline on 0800 141 2021.
Calling the Help Line
When someone calls the Help Line they will hear a recorded message and be given three options.The system uses interactive voice response to make a selection.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 09:14 by Dawn Roache
Just as anyone can feel lonely, anyone can take steps in their everyday life to reach out and help others in their local community suffering from loneliness. The RCC's 'In Touch' (loneliness awareness) online training are designed to help you take action by: explaining the common causes and effects of loneliness; talking through ways to reach out, connect and help others that may be experiencing loneliness;... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 13:37 by Dawn Roache