Kinch Bus - Letter from Jane Hunt MP
Thank you for taking the time to contact me about this issue, and I'm sorry to hear of your disappointment and upset about the announced changes to the Kinchbus 2 Service.
I wanted to assure you that I understand how important the Kinchbus 2 Service is to local residents, and will be contacting the relevant local authorities as a priority to request an urgent meeting on the matter.
So that I am best... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 17:06 by Julie Lovatt
Kinch Bus Service 2 - UPDATE
This is the latest information received, and we will continue to pursue a better outcome...
Registered Local Bus Service Notification - Kinchbus 2
I am writing to advise you of changes to the below local bus registration, which we have received and will affect residents within your parish.
Kinchbus have now submitted these changes to the Traffic Commissioners to take effect from 4th September 2022.
Outlined... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 16:15 by Julie Lovatt
Kinch Bus Service 2
We are aware that from 4 September 2022 Kinch are withdrawing the route from Sileby to Leicester, and a reduced timetable.
We are currently looking into this, and as soon as we have further information, we will post an update.
Posted: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 14:12 by Julie Lovatt
Richard Shepherd’s County Councillor’s Blog
The County Council is continuing to deal with the challenge of ash dieback, which has seen thousands of ash trees wiped out.
A new booklet has been created giving help and advice, as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the issue among residents, businesses and landowners to remind them of their responsibility to ensure their trees do not become a hazard to road users or people using... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 15:30 by Julie Lovatt
Village Issues reported to Sileby Parish Council - w/c 1st August 2022
1st August 2022
Overgrown shrubbery - Hobbswick - reported to Taylor Wimpey - update this has now been cut back
1st August 2022
Overgrown foliage on Mill Lane - awaiting permission from resident to forward details to Leicestershire County Council
1st August 2022
Weeds in river by the Mill - awaiting permission from resident to forward details to the Environment Agency
4th August 2022
Trees that need cutting... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:45 by Julie Lovatt
Sileby Neighbourhood Plan Review - Consultation
Tuesday 26th July 2022 to Friday 9th September 2022
Please click on attached document for further details.
Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 09:15 by Julie Lovatt
PROJECT PARK! (The story so far)
It has been a little over a year now that the Parish Council announced exciting plans to completely refurbish the park and make it fit for the growing village. Plans include new walkways, new seating areas, new natural spaces, and very importantly much improved play space for children and young people.
If you have heard of all these plans, and you are a regular visitor to the park, you may be thinking... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 11:25 by Julie Lovatt
Emergency Press Release - temporary closure of Albion Road, Sileby (CHAR 1349/2022)
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. A temporary emergency road closure is required on Albion Road from today 20th July 2022 for 3 days.
The road will be closed between the junction of Back Lane and the junction of Kendal Road. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 12:30 by Julie Lovatt
Red warning: Emergency services issue a plea to stay safe in the heat
The following press release has been issued by the Local Resillience Forum.
With temperatures set to soar this weekend, NHS, police, fire and council chiefs are joining forces amid concerns about growing pressure on hospitals and 'risk to life'.
The Met Office have now issued a red weather warning for the East Midlands. This is what to expect:
- Everyone could get sick in the heat – not just those... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 08:45 by Julie Lovatt
CEMETERY CHARGES FOR NON-RESIDENTS
At the Parish Council Meeting held on the 7th July 2022, Councillors reviewed the Cemetery Charges for Non-Residents.
Councillors had been given a report that detailed all the charges from surrounding villages and the City and Borough Councils, detailing fees charged. From the report it was shown that it is standard to charge treble fee for non-residents, unless they leave the village to go into a Nursing... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 10:35 by Julie Lovatt