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Community Grant Available!

Swepstone Parish Council is excited to announce that it has launched a new grant scheme to local organisations within the parish for projects or events that will be of benefit to residents.

Allocated money can be issued under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972 to empower Parish Councils to spend some of its money, subject to limits, on purposes that it considers to be 'in the interests of,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:59 by Annie Callingham

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Grab a Tree for Free 2019

Grab a Tree for Free 2019

In the National Forest and beyond

The overwhelmingly popular Free Tree Scheme is back again for its 11th year and you can help to continue the success of the scheme by supporting it this year. The scheme has already seen thousands of trees planted across the district and North West Leicestershire District Council is once again teaming up with The National Forest Company to make... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 17:19 by Annie Callingham

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

A road closure is required on Snarestone Road on the 16th September 2019 for three days.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water to facilitate new water connections.

The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:- Newton Road,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 09:26 by Annie Callingham

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Mrs Pat Hughes of the Newton With Swepstone Vegetable Society asks if people could help with the erection of the village marquees for The Produce Show.

Please meet at "The Belper Arms" on Wednesday 4th September, 6.00pm weather permitting.

If anyone is free to volunteer any extra help on the day, this would be gratefully received - please speak to Pat on Wednesday evening.

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 10:15 by Annie Callingham

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JUNCTION 11 (M42) URGENT UPDATE – PLANNING REFERENCE NUMBER 18/01443/FULMThe Planning officer of NWLDC has recommended approval which is not good news for our rural community.Land Rover (JLR) have signed up for the majority of the site and the application will be considered by NWLDC on the 3rd September at 5:30The Residents Against Mercia Project (RAMP) group, along with Parish Council are determined... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:14 by Annie Callingham

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Recycle - The Tour

NWLDC plan to increase the household recycling rate across the district is officially launching with a series of interactive roadshows 'Recycle more… the tour'. The roadshows will be touring various locations across the district from Tuesday 20th August 2019 until Friday 23rd August 2019 - see the attached briefing note for further information.

During the tour we'll be educating residents (both... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:26 by Annie Callingham

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Cycle event

Please note the following cycle event is passing close to the parish on the 31st August to the 1st September.The organisers do not anticipate causing any disruption in the Local area as they go through, as it is 110 cyclists who will be spread out.Event Details In BriefCan be found here - Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 20:08 by Annie Callingham

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New bus service announcment from LCC - TIMETABLE

Further to the community engagement events which took place in June, we have been considering the comments received prior to finalising the new timetable and route for the additional school journeys.

The new service will commence from Tuesday 27 August 2019 and incorporate a school journey to Market Bosworth School in the morning and afternoon.

We will post notices at bus stops and on the bus and update... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 20:00 by Annie Callingham

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Library Swap Stop - Coming Soon

Swepstone Parish Council have installed a new red phone box on Main Street, Newton Burgoland which will serve the parish as a "Library Swap Stop".

The parish were lucky enough to receive a combination of a kind donation from a parishioner, plus grant money to provide us all with the opportunity to upcycle the books we no longer read, and to treat ourselves to a new book.

The final touches are being made... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 09:56 by Annie Callingham

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***World Record Attempt Video - NEW***

Thank you all for your patience with IT issues, we now have some exciting footage following our event on the 1st September 2018 !!

With the fundraising efforts by everyone on the day, and sponsorship money kindly donated by Aggregates UK, the event raised £421.81 to our local Air Ambulance!!!

Other money was raised on the day for Newton Burgoland School and The Wraggs Yard Charity, which will directly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:57 by Annie Callingham

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