New provision for SEND pupils
Planning, building and refurbishment work at 15 new "resource bases" has continued over the summer as part of the County Council's commitment to invest more than £30 million in local provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). This will create almost 700 extra places, some of which have already opened for the start of the academic... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 13:00 by Julie Lovatt
16th September 2019
The County Council continues to keep its finances under review. There is some good news, with extra funding announced for 2020/21. On the other hand, the Council's finances are under great strain, in, for example, funding services for children with special educational needs (SEN). Predicting the number and costs of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP's) is complex.
The... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:05 by Julie Lovatt
New Strategy to tackle substance misuse
Leicestershire County Council is consulting on a proposed new Substance Misuse Strategy, which will see the authority look at working with partners to improve the wellbeing of the county's population. Details of this and other consultations are available on the Council's website and may be found by searching: Leicestershire County Council Current Consultations.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:30 by Julie Lovatt
Carers Week 2019
Carers Week took place between 10th and 16th June across the UK, and to celebrate the occasion Leicestershire County Council joined forces with partners to draw attention to how important caring is, and to get carers better connected to support available in their communities.
The theme for this year's awareness campaign was getting carers connected to advice and information as well as... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:30 by Julie Lovatt
22nd May 2019
I am grateful to Sileby Parish Council for the suggestion that I write a blog to be posted on the website. I hope it will provide a useful means of communication and I should welcome any feedback about it.
New County Council Chairman
May is the month in which Leicestershire County Council elects a new Chairman for the year. Mrs. Pam Posnett MBE was elected the 45th Chairman of the Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00 by Julie Lovatt