Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards team is urging residents who may be browsing online for a holiday this summer to be wary of falling victim to scams and to take precautions to avoid booking fraud.
Every year Trading Standards receives complaints from people who have been scammed by fraudsters who take money for holiday flights and accommodation which do not exist. Some frauds involve... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:45 by Julie Lovatt
The Parish Council Office will be closed on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd April 2019 for Easter.
Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:15 by Julie Lovatt
Leicestershire County Council Training Opportunity - Inclusion of Children with SEND in your Playscheme: Best Practice
Leicestershire County Council are delighted this year to be able to offer some very low cost training to providers of Summer Holiday Playschemes/Clubs aimed at increasing knowledge, skills and confidence in the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities.
Inclusion of children with SEND in your Playscheme: Best Practice
For just £5, this full day event comprises of two... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:42 by Julie Lovatt
These were just some of the bags that were filled over this weekend for the Sileby Spring Clean Up.
A total of 78 bags were filled, including large unbagged items such as Wood, Signs & Cones.
Many thanks to all the volunteers that gave their time to do this, and also to "The Green Place, who supported them by collecting the Litterbags from across Sileby where Volunteers left their Litterbags.
Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:00 by Julie Lovatt
We only cut grass for safety reasons, not appearance. Clippings are left on the verge as the sheer amount means we couldn't collect them. Leaving them is also good for the environment, as nutrients get passed back into the soil.
Sometimes we aren't able to cut grass on a verge, this could be due to:
A parked vehicle, daffodils or wild flowers in bloom, decorative stones or bins left out
Grass cutting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 11:31 by Julie Lovatt
Who can grow the tallest and the best sunflower bloom in Sileby?
Simple to sow and grow – seeds and pots provided, all you need is multi-purpose compost, which is available from your local Garden Centres. Sow Mid-April to Late May, then plant in your garden to bloom in Late Summer.
Categories: Adult, Under 15s & Under 8s
JUDGING – LATE AUGUST
COLLECT YOUR POTS AND SEEDS FROM THE PARISH... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:50 by Julie Lovatt
Health leaders in Leicestershire are urging patients to find out if they run the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by attending events in Leicestershire and Rutland where they can be tested for the illness and find out more about how they can reduce their risk of developing it.
Members of the public will be able to get a FREE diabetes risk check, and get further information about preventing and living... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:04 by Julie Lovatt
Charnwood Borough Council currently has a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in place which runs from January 2017 to January 2020.
The PSPO will need to be varied or extended in January 2020 as 3 years is the maximum time period for these orders in line with the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014. The first part of varying/extending these orders will involve a consultation across... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:08 by Julie Lovatt
It has been reported to us today that there are two dangerous white horses in the field off Little Church Lane. Please be mindful if walking your dogs through this field.
These horses are nothing to do with the landowner.
It has been reported to Leicestershire County Council.
Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:14 by Julie Lovatt
The County Council's First Contact Plus service aims to improve health and wellbeing locally by providing access for Leicestershire residents aged 16+ to assessment, advice, information and appropriate support through a single point of contact. The website address is: www.firstcontactplus.org.uk
The website covers a range of topics including health, living independently, relationships , finances, safety,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:07 by Julie Lovatt