Sileby Parish Council

Serving the people of Sileby

Parish Council Office

Clerk: Rosemary Richardson
41 High Street, Sileby
Loughborough LE12 7RX

Latest News

2,000 free trees to giveaway

2,000 free trees to giveaway

A scheme to give away 2,000 free trees to residents in Charnwood has been launched.

The borough council has teamed up with the National Forest and contractor idverde to run the free tree scheme and people have until November 16 to apply.

All they need to do is email the Council and each resident can request up to two trees.

Cllr Eric Vardy, lead member for the environment, said: "We're delighted to launch... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:55 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEER SNOW WARDENS

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEER SNOW WARDENS

Leicestershire County Council are looking for residents who are able to give up some of their time to clear snow when the winter weather hits us.

Volunteers will receive training and advice on how to clear snow and ice safely.

They would also be provided with protective clothing, a shovel and wheelbarrow.

Morning and afternoon training sessions are available for new volunteers at 9.00am to 11.30am and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:29 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News

EMERGENCY PRESS RELEASE

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

An emergency closure is required on Footpath I51 from 25th October 2018 for up to 21 days.

The footpath will be closed at the weir bridge just south of Sileby Mill and Marina.

The footpath will be closed due to a broken hand rail across the bridge.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:28 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: Press Release, Plan

Engagement on a Unitary Council

Engagement on a Unitary Council

Leicestershire County Council has published proposals for a single council to cover all the districts, and launched a new website at https://futureleicestershire.org/ Comments are invited from members of the public as well as parishes and district councils and other stakeholders.

Please click on the link below for further details...

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/news/views-to-be-sought-on-unitary-options... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:25 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: Unitary Council

CENTENARY ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE: 1918 - 2018

CENTENARY ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE: 1918 - 2018

Look out for the 'Memorial to the Past' commemorative booklet, which will be delivered to you over the next week. If you do not receive a copy, and would like one, please contact the Parish Council Office.

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:10 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: WW1

CENTENARY ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE: 1918 - 2018

CENTENARY ANNIVERSARY OF ARMISTICE: 1918 - 2018

Sileby Parish Council invites Parishioners to join in remembering the Centenary Anniversary of Armistice.

During the period of Remembrance 27th October to 11th November 2018, a series of acts of remembrance will take place in the village.

22nd – 27th October look out for a Commemorative Book being delivered to every household in the village. Mr Eric Wheeler has researched and written about the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:30 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News, WW1

WORLD WAR 1 COMMEMORATION CINEMA SCREENINGS AT SILEBY COMMUNITY CENTRE

WORLD WAR 1 COMMEMORATION CINEMA SCREENINGS AT SILEBY COMMUNITY CENTRE

SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2018

Matinee screening of War Horse 2.00pm (doors open from 1.30pm)

A cash only service of Refreshments kindly provided by Sileby WI to include tea, coffee, soft drinks, cakes, sweets and popcorn

Free Admission - by ticket only, available from the Parish Council Office, 41 High Street, Sileby

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News

WORLD WAR 1 COMMEMORATION CINEMA SCREENINGS AT SILEBY COMMUNITY CENTRE

WORLD WAR 1 COMMEMORATION CINEMA SCREENINGS AT SILEBY COMMUNITY CENTRE

SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2018

Evening screening of Journey's End 7.00pm (doors open from 6.30pm)

A cash only service of Refreshments kindly provided by Sileby WI to include tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, wine, cakes, sweets and popcorn

Free Admission - by ticket only, available from the Parish Council Office, 41 High Street, Sileby

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News

WARNING - HORNETS NEST

WARNING - HORNETS NEST

Please be aware that there is a very aggressive hornets nest on the footpath that runs at the side of river past Sileby Mill - we believe they are nesting in an old tree stump at the side of the path. A dog walker, her mother and three dogs were all attacked and stung multiple times, with the dogs needing medical attention. Leicestershire County Council have been informed

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:54 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News, Public Rights of Way

REVISED PRESS RELEASE - BARROW ROAD

REVISED PRESS RELEASE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:-

BARROW ROAD, SILEBY

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

Barrow Road was due to be closed on 19th October 2018 for 1 day.

This date has now been cancelled.

The road will now be closed on 18th November 2018 for 1 day.

The road will be closed between King Street and Mountsorrel... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 12:33 by Julie Lovatt

Tags: News, Road Works

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