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
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 Lauren Withers
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 Lauren Withers
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 Lauren Withers
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 Lauren Withers
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 Lauren Withers
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 email@example.com... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:02 by Vicki Jepson
Blaby Parish Council are excited to announce that they have been successful in winning the Green Flag Community Award 2020/21 for Oakfield Park!
The staff have worked extremely hard to allow the park to reach this status and we are so proud of everybody that has been involved in the process of obtaining the award.
Please click the image to read our press release!
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:05 by Vicki Jepson
Leicestershire Police would like to invite you to share your views on crime and anti-social behaviour in your local area by completing this questionnaire. This survey has been created in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and the Community Safety Partnerships across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Who should complete the questionnaire?
They would... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 12:24 by Lauren Withers
Blaby Parish Council have unfortunately made the decision not to go ahead with this Christmas Light Switch On 2020.
The Council could not make this event safe for the huge amount of people that attend this event every year.
The lights will still be erected and switched on on Friday 27th November 2020 but there will be no grand switch on or event alongside this.
We are extremely disappointed but know that... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:51 by Lauren Withers