Work has begun on the new MUGA in the park.
Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2023 12:26 by Lauren Richardson
Sileby Parish Council has a number of exciting projects just starting or in the pipeline. Two biggies are Project Park! and the rejuvenation of the Garden of Remembrance at the cemetery.
Project Park! starts next week with work to improve the pathways, in particular creating a circular pathway. The multi-use games area is being made more useable, and then in around six to ten weeks work will being to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:50 by Julie Lovatt
Project Park takes another leap forward as we prepare to make a new entrance on to the park from Gibson Road.
At the moment the way into the park here is muddy with a steep bank, it has never been an official entrance to the park. Now, thanks to Jelson, the builders, who own that patch of land, the unsightly shrubbery will be cleared away and a proper footpath put down giving a safe, clear entrance... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:49 by Julie Lovatt
The first stage of Project Park! is due to commence on Monday 25th September 2023.
* The Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) will be dismantled, and a new improved MUGA installed.
* A circular path is going to be sited around part of the park.
* A new entrance layout from Seagrave Road.
At some points there will be disruption to the car park, and when the entrance is being renovated, the car park will be closed... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 11:15 by Julie Lovatt
What is a Parish Council and why become a Parish Councillor?
What is a Parish Council?
A Parish Council is a local authority that makes decisions on behalf of the people in the Parish, and has an overall responsibility for the well-being of its local community. It is the level government closest to the community, with the Borough and County Council above it in the hierarchy. As it is the authority closest... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 11:11 by Julie Lovatt
Sileby Police Beat Team will be holding a Surgery on Wednesday 11th October between 10:30am – 12:00 noon at Sileby Library on Cossington Road.
Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2023 10:23 by Julie Lovatt
This year's wildflower planting has been successful and we've learned a lot from it.
We want to take our wild planting a step further next year by increasing the space we use and hopefully create a spectacle of colour at the village entrances.
At the moment we have some small planters by the village signs which are becoming increasingly difficult and expensive to look after. We will then remove them... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 14:11 by Julie Lovatt
Electric Vehicle Chargepoints
More than £3 million in Government funding has been secured to install electric vehicle chargepoints across Leicestershire.
The County Council worked with a number of other councils and Midlands Connect on the bid. The funding has been awarded for delivery from 2024/25 and is expected to deliver up to 2,500 public electric vehicle chargepoints in the county by the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 13:34 by Julie Lovatt
Green Living Leicestershire - Home Upgrade Grant
£6.8m grant funding to help the most inefficient and expensive to heat households in the county reduce their energy bills
The Home Upgrade Grant is administered by the County Council's Warm Homes service together with YES Energy Solutions and can provide homeowners and private tenants with fully funded energy efficiency measures improving the warmth... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 11:01 by Julie Lovatt
Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health courses (10 x 2hr sessions) are for adults experiencing or recovering from mental ill health. We offer learning opportunities in friendly, supportive, and safe groups with learning personalised to suit your needs. You can enrol directly onto one of our Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health courses or request more information via our FREEphone... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:53 by Julie Lovatt