A consultation is underway to gather residents' views on the New Local Plan, which will help Blaby District Council plan growth in the district over a 15-year period.
Set to be adopted in 2023, the new Local Plan is a vital document to help shape the district over the coming decades.
The District of Blaby is required to build a minimum number of homes per year and the Consultation sets out how many homes... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 11:45 by Lauren Withers
Congratulations to Thorp's for winning the Christmas Shop Window Competition 2020!
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:02 by Lauren Withers
Please contact Blaby District Council on 0116 272 7718 if you know somebody that is feeling lonely and isolated and would benefit from receiving regular telephone calls.
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:34 by Lauren Withers
Although the Civic Centre has been closed to the public, the office staff have continued to work from the office, throughout the lockdown and most recent tier systems to allow the Parish Council to run as effectively as possible.
With the announcement of the new tier system and Leicestershire being placed into tier 4, the office staff have agreed that the time has come to work from home, to ensure that... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 15:36 by Lauren Withers
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
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
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
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
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
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