The first 39 applications to help young people into work have been submitted to the Government's Kickstart Scheme.
Blaby District Council has volunteered to be a gateway for small businesses to take advantage of the scheme, which helps those aged 16-24 years old and on Universal Credit into six-month job placements.
The Kickstart Scheme requires businesses to offer a minimum of 30 placements, but through... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:10 by Sandra Clifton
Trading Standards have been informed of companies cold calling offering 'free surveys' to residents as part of the Green Homes Grant.
Following the Government launch of the Green Homes Grant, Trading Standards reminds residents to exercise caution if they are looking to use the grant for improvements to their homes.
The Green Homes Grant is an initiative to get homeowners to invest money in improving... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:07 by Sandra Clifton
This is a collaboration of Churches Together in Blaby working alongside community volunteers to provide Special Gift Parcels for Christmas to those identified as needing financial support at this very trying and difficult time.
Please place your donations of new, unwrapped toys in the container situated at Blaby Civic Centre and the Co-op Garage (Lutterworth Road) by the 15th December.
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 09:33 by Sandra Clifton
Garden waste collections in the District of Blaby will be suspended for two weeks from Monday 16 November due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort. As a result, the Council has taken a decision to suspend its garden waste collection service for a two week period from... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 14:33 by Sandra Clifton
A temporary Covid-19 walk-in test centre will be set up on the Visitors Car Park at Blaby District Council's Offices on Desford Road in Narborough.
The site will be managed by Department of Health and Social Care and their contractors, and will remain in place for six months, although this may be extended depending on local testing need.
The walk-in test centre will operate from 8am-8pm seven days a... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 12:50 by Vicki Jepson
The Service filmed for Remembrance Sunday is now ready for you to view.
Please scan the QR code or click the link below to watch.
Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 11:02 by Sandra Clifton
Remembrance Sunday will look a little different this year.
A video of the service will be posted on social media.
Please see attached poster for more details.
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 09:11 by Sandra Clifton
Car Parking Changes Approved
Free parking for the first two hours across car parks in Blaby and Narborough have been approved by Blaby District Council.
From Monday 02 November, Enderby Road and Johns Court car parks in Blaby, as well as Leicester Road car park in Narborough will be free for the first two hours.
To reduce queues and reduce the amount of contact with parking machines, no tickets will be... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:34 by Vicki Jepson
Welcome to Blaby District Councils Blaby Business Boost
Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 14:15 by Vicki Jepson
Channel 5's and 5star's hit cleaning show is looking for people across the UK who are in need of some professional help keeping their homes clean and tidy.
Filming in December this year until February 2021, this series sees expert cleaners clean each home in just four days and then gives each of our participants tips to keep their home clean for good. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:02 by Vicki Jepson