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The Belper Arms Update: from Heineken 09.04.19

The Belper Update

Heineken contractors have undertaken extensive work in the cellar last Friday, and installed two new sump pumps.

The great news is that when the Area Manager visited yesterday evening, the cellar was bone dry. Whilst wary of tempting fate, Heineken are hopeful that they can now arrange a sanitisation of the cellar and removal of the old barrels. Once that has been done, they will arrange... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:04 by Annie Callingham

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Venue Change for April's Parish Council Meeting


Please note that 10th April Parish Council Meeting will now take place at Newton Burgoland Congregational Church, still at the original time of 8:00pm.

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:13 by Annie Callingham

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The Belper Arms Update: from Heineken

Further to the parish council's previous communication regarding the opening date of The Belper, we have received an update from Heineken today.There is a manager, chef and catering team ready to start, however the frustrations now lie with the premises which is holding up an official opening date. There is a reoccurring flood in the cellar, which has been pumped out three times in the last 2 weeks... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:47 by Annie Callingham

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Election Interest

Nomination packs for the forthcoming Parish Councillor Elections will be available from the first week in March.

In the meantime, we encourage anyone who would like to declare an informal interest in standing for election to contact the clerk ( who will be happy to assist with any questions you may have about the role, or to coordinate an informal chat with an existing Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:54 by Annie Callingham

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Are you interested in the Safety Community Safety Sheme?

We thank everyone who has taken the opportunity to deter thieves by taking their home and personal security seriously and using the Community Safety Scheme list. This is an ongoing initiative while district funds last, and is free!

You can still request this equipment and kit to help protect yourselves from rural crime. Please take a look on the parish website and e-mail the clerk with your request,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:49 by Annie Callingham

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Do you have an opinion on Community Health Services?

Get involved in re-designing community health services

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the people who plan and buy health services, have started a conversation with people asking them about their experiences of community health services including community nursing, intensive community support services and therapies.

Over the last three months we have been... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:24 by Annie Callingham

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Januarys Bumper Edition Newsletter!

January's newsletter is a bumper edition with extra focus pages on the forthcoming "Councillor Elections", and our "Community Safety Scheme".

As there will be vacancies on Swepstone Parish Council this May, we are looking for new Councillors to support our Parish. If you're unsure about the role of a parish councillor, please read a brief overview of the role in the newsletter that came through your... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:07 by Annie Callingham

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Recycle More - Survey for NWLDC

You may already be aware that the Waste Services team will soon be launching a new campaign - Recycle more... This is to encourage more residents and businesses to recycle more materials, more often making our district greener and a more sustainable place for everyone.

The Waste Services team would like everyone to be part of Recycle more including Parish Councils. There's a short survey on their website... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:12 by Annie Callingham

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Measham Medical Unit & The Surgery Ashby – Merger

Measham Medical Unit & The Surgery Ashby – Merger

Measham Medical Unit and The Surgery Ashby have been working together in response to improvements to be made at The Surgery Ashby requested by the Care Quality Commission, the organisation that reviews quality of care in the NHS.

GPs at the two practices believe the working arrangements have worked well and would now like to make these formal... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:27 by Annie Callingham

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World Record Attempt Video

Thank you to everyone who made this fund raiser a success.

Go to our "Community" tab on the left hand menu options, then select "What's On" and go to the 1st September calendar entry, and click on the event title to find the link to the amazing video that has been put together

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:24 by Annie Callingham

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