Civic Centre

Parish Manager: Mrs Vicki Jepson
Blaby Civic Centre, 22-24
Leicester Road, Blaby, Leics
LE8 4GQ

Author: Lauren Withers

PRESS RELEASE - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER - Blaby Bypass

PRESS RELEASE - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER - Blaby Bypass

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.


Various temporary road closures are required along the Blaby Bypass at the following locations (see phased plan). - Please note that these dates maybe subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions:


PHASE 1 - Roundabout at Leicester Road / Blaby bypass, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 16:11 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby, Road Closure

All Things Purple!

All Things Purple!

To mark the 22nd decennial census, a search is underway across England and Wales for 22 ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the benefit of their communities.

The winners of the competition will be recognised with an iconic purple plaque to display in a place of their choosing – be it the home, workplace or wider community.

From a nurse who has spent decades in the NHS, to a local war... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:14 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Census

Blaby District Council - Fly Tipping

Blaby District Council - Fly Tipping

Since the Covid-19 lockdown came into force, Blaby District Council has seen a huge increase in environmental crime being reported, almost two times as much per month on the previous year. We want to keep the district a safe and welcoming place to work, live and visit, so are running a campaign to tackle this.

Should you witness fly tipping, please report it to Blaby District Council on 0116 275 0555.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 10:33 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby

Leicestershire County Council - Shared Lives Carers Needed

Leicestershire County Council - Shared Lives Carers Needed

Would you like to work from home and be paid to make a real difference to someone's life?

Leicestershire County Council are recruiting new Shared Lives Carers to support adults in Leicestershire with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and Asperger's, physical disabilities, sensory impairment, older people and people who are living with dementia.

Do you have a spare room and a kind heart and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 13:00 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Community

A426 Blaby/Whetstone Bypass Highway Construction Work

A426 Blaby/Whetstone Bypass Highway Construction Work

We have received the following letter from Leicestershire County Council regarding Highway Construction Works to be carried out to the A426 Blaby/Whetstone Bypass:

"I am writing to inform you of forthcoming essential maintenance works being undertaken at the above location. The project has been funded by The Department for Transport to assist with Covid -19 recovery, help stimulate the economy and improve... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:50 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby, Highways

Blaby District Council's Befriending Service

If you or someone you know is feeling lonely, bored or missing friends and family, Blaby District Council can help.

The free telephone friendship befriending service is an opportunity for people to enjoy talking to someone over the phone. The befrienders are available to make regular, scheduled calls for a friendly conversation.

Befrienders will be there to offer you the opportunity to chat about interests,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:29 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby, Community

Government Announces New Local Tiers

Government Announces New Local Tiers

The Government announced this morning the tiers that each areas will go into when lockdown ends on Wednesday 02 December. The whole of Leicester and Leicestershire (including Blaby District) will be in Tier 3, the "Very High Alert" tier.

This means that from 02 December, new rules will be in place, including:

  • You must not meet socially indoors or in most outdoor places with anybody you do not live with,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:24 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby, Covid-19

Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.

At a briefing this morning, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases – with the days now being counted down to the end of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:25 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Building Better Hospitals For The Future - Public Consultation

Building Better Hospitals For The Future - Public Consultation

A public consultation on proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland began on 29 September 2020.

The Building Better Hospitals for the Future proposals are set to deliver a number of significant changes in improving patient care, achieving better patient outcomes, and getting staff all working in the best place to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:50 by Lauren Withers

Tags: Community

First Applications for Kickstart Scheme

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 Lauren Withers

Tags: Blaby, Community, Press Release