Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in the life of your village, your parish, your local environment, recreational facilities, local transport, planning and housing issues?
These are just a few of the areas where we get involved to help make a difference to our community.
The Parish Council is made up or 15 members of the public and we currently have 4 vacancies – will YOU come... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:15 by Julie Lovatt
On Monday we have launched a GP practice survey exploring views and experiences of GP-led (primary care) services during the Covid-19 pandemic to help us build on the things that people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland like about the service and to identify areas of care that could be improved.
Over the last year, Coronavirus has placed enormous strain on all areas of the NHS, including your... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:44 by Julie Lovatt
The county council is working closely with local bus operators to come up with bold plans to improve public transport – and encouraging more people to use it.
The Government has pledged £3 billion to help progress these plans across the country – and Leicestershire is aiming to secure a fair share of the funding.
However, to secure this funding, the council must develop a Bus Service... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 12:10 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 Bins left out
Grass cutting is very... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 14:05 by Julie Lovatt
Step up to Great Mental Health
The three NHS clinical commissioning groups covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are carrying out a public consultation into proposals to invest in and improve adult mental health services for people when their need is urgent or they need planned care and treatment.
Mental and emotional health problems represent the largest single cause of disability in the UK.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 11:50 by Julie Lovatt
"Are you appealing your child's allocate primary school place? Our friendly primary schools in Birstall have limited places remaining, to start in September 2021. Highcliffe Primary School and Riverside Primary are both rated 'Good' by Ofsted, have beautiful spaces for Foundation years opening in Summer 2021, and are recognised internationally for their achievements. Get in touch with us directly to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021 11:45 by Julie Lovatt
Sileby Parish Council has some very exciting news!! Having undertaken extensive work to identify the needs and priorities of the village, through the development of the Neighbourhood Plan, we're now about to start an important project. You told us that new and improved facilities at the Memorial Park and Pavilion would be welcome providing fit for purpose spaces for a wider range of groups and activities... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 09:20 by Julie Lovatt
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. A temporary road closure is required on Seagrave Road from 01st June 2021 for 3 days. The road will be closed between the junction of Park Road and the junction of Swan Street.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent Water undertake... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 10:28 by Julie Lovatt
Sileby now has its own feature pages on the Leicestershire and Rutland NatureSpot website. If you haven't visited the NatureSpot website yet, you are missing out on what has rapidly become the most popular resource for identifying local wildlife. NatureSpot provides a photographic guide to over 7,000 species – all found in Leicestershire and Rutland. In addition, the website invites the public... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 11:00 by Julie Lovatt