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
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
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
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
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 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