Serving the people of Measham

Author: Dawn Roache

Measham Walking Group

Oct, Nov, Dec 2022 Program

Oct 6th Meet Behind Measham Library

Oct 13th Catch the 10.12am No19 Bus from Burton Road bus stop adjacent to traffic lights to Netherseal. Then walk back to Measham

Oct 20th Meet Behind Measham Library

Oct 27th Meet at Blackfordby village hall. Sandtop Lane. DE11 8AL

Nov 3rd Meet at Oakthorpe Picnic area. Ashby Road. Donisthorpe DE12 7RH

Nov 10th Meet Behind Measham Library

Nov... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 09:39 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community, Community Information

Kimbles Music & Movement

Kimbles Music & Movement

Kimbles Music and Movement

A toe tapping, bottom wriggling, parachute waving, thigh slapping, drum beating, instrument playing, hand clapping, scarf waving, knee bending, lycra stretching, ball bouncing, whole lot of fun.

Monday 13th October

at Measham Leisure Centre

10am - 11am

Babies, toddlers and pre-school children welcome.

For more information on booking please see attached poster.

Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 09:07 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community, Community Information


Measham Parish Council require a

Grounds Maintenance Operative

to assist with the maintenance of parish land, property and play areas for 33.5 hours per week.

Experience in this type of work preferred and full driving licence required.

To apply please forward a current CV and covering letter to: The Parish Clerk, Measham Parish Council, Measham Leisure Centre, Off High Street, Measham, Derbyshire, DE12... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 12:40 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Vacancy


Overnight on Tuesday 20th and last night Thursday 22nd a number of timber sleepers have been stolen from Bosworth Road Park.Information already received is that voices were heard around 2am and possibly a Volkswagen LT van was seen in the vicinity.If anyone has any CCTV or further information, please contact the Parish Office 01530 589583. Please note the car park gates will now be being locked at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 11:21 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Appeal, Theft

National Forest Walking Festival 2023

Next year's National Forest Walking Festival will take place between 13-25 May, and will be showcasing the story of the Forest – past, present and future.

If your group would like to participate, see the below document for details of entry to the walking festival.

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 09:27 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community, Community Information



Heather Lane, Bridge Street, Measham Road; Packington

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 safety for Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching.

A road closure and temporary prohibition of waiting and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 09:17 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Highways notice


A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:

A444 Atherstone Road, Appleby Magna (see weblink or scan QR code). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Western Power Distribution to safely facilitate substation works.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of four weeks commencing on the 31st October 2022.

The TTRO will incorporate temporary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 09:21 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Highways notice

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

On behalf of Measham Parish Council, we are very saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. I am sure all parishioners would join me in sending our condolences to the Royal Family.

Anyone wishing to leave floral tributes can do so at St Laurence Church lawn (please remove plastic).

A book of condolence is available at Measham Leisure Centre for parishioners to sign if they... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 10:53 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community

Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support at Measham Leisure Centre

MLC Coffee Morning Saturday 01 October at 10:00 Hosted by Measham Leisure Centre We are hosting a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Many of our staff and community have been heavily effected by Cancer and the effect it has had on our families.

Please come join us for some cake, coffee and a lovely chat with our team and local neighbours for more information please follow the link.

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 10:36 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Community, coffee morning

Forest Beat Police Newsletter 1st - 31st August 2022

Forest Beat Police Newsletter 1st - 31st August 2022

Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 10:38 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Newsletter, Police