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A commemoration event will be held at the Memorial Garden, Glen Parva War Memorial Hall on Sunday 29th April 2018. The event will commence at 2pm and will last about an hour.
Everyone is welcome.
The Fallen of Glen Parva will be remembered and a plaque will be unveiled to commemorate the awarding of a Victoria Cross to Robert Edward Cruickshank, 100 years ago.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:25 by Jayne Pollard
Bin form opens for ordering
The opportunity for residents in the District of Blaby to order larger or additional bins for their household in anticipation of the new alternate weekly bin service is now available.
Giving all residents the chance to order larger or extra bins is part of the plans revealed by Blaby District Council, with the new alternate weekly service set to begin on Monday 02 July. Those who would like a larger or additional bin can visit www.blaby.gov.uk/waste2018 to fill in the form. More »
To have the best chance of getting new bins before the service begins residents are encouraged to order before midnight on Sunday 06 May. As part of the new service bin capacity will become dependent on household size. Larger or additional bins over a household's standard capacity will cost £17.50 per bin, regardless of the type and size of bin.
Delivery of bins is planned to take place throughout May and June. Residents will be encouraged to sign up to email alerts when filling in the form so they can be notified of when their bin will be delivered to their property.
A dedicated telephone number of 0116 272 7790 has also been set up for those who cannot access the online form. Those ordering over the phone will have until 4:45pm on Friday 04 May to have the best chance of getting their bins before the new scheme begins.
Blaby District Council's move to an alternate weekly collection follows the loss of £505,000 in recycling credits from Leicestershire County Council and £240,000 in a central government grant to run weekly recycling collections. Nearly 9,000 residents responded to a consultation between October-November 2017 to help shape the new service.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:09 by Jayne Pollard
Learn about the importance of gardens as a habitat and how to tweak or even remodel yours to maximise its wildlife value.
Saturday, 14th April 2018
10am - 3pm
Mercenfeld Primary School, Markfield
Course Fee: £30
This extended outdoor session involves theory and some practical work. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring lunch.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone 3057264 (Leicestershire County Council) to book a place or for further details. More »
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:31 by Jayne Pollard