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BARN OWL BOXES
Barn Owls do not "build" a nest as such but lay their eggs directly onto the previous years' nest debris – a compacted layer of owl pellets. About 10% of pairs may breed twice in one year and on average, 4-6 eggs are laid. Second clutches are normally laid in July, sometimes in the same nest cavity and sometimes before the first brood has left! However most second clutches are laid in an alternative nest place at the same site or nearby. More »
Glen Parva Parish Council in helping to ensure the future of the species and to give access to people who want to observe these incredibly beautiful birds, has erected two pole-mounted barn owl boxes on Meadow 3 and Meadow 4 at the Local Nature Reserves. The boxes have been named 'Jo' (Meadow 3) and 'Small' (Meadow 4), in memory of Jo Small.
It is gratifying to note that at least one of the boxes is already in use.
The Parish Council thanks the Leicestershire County Council for facilitating this scheme, the Glen Parva Local Nature Reserve Volunteers, who built the boxes and Western Power, which erected the poles.
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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:36 by Jayne Pollard
COUNCIL URGES DOG COLLAR & TAG AWAREENESS
Blaby District Council is urging residents to ensure they do not fall foul of a law fining dog owners who fail to have appropriate identification on their dog.
The Control of Dogs Order (1992) states that a dog in a public place must wear a collar bearing the owner's name and address (including postcode) engraved or written on it, or engraved on a tag.
As part of the Council's efforts to make dog owners aware of the law, the Animal Services will be visiting parks and open spaces across the district throughout March, before enforcement of the law begins on Thursday 5 April, 2018. More »
Michelle Ikin, Senior Animal Services Officer at Blaby District Council, said: "A collar and tag are absolutely vital in ensuring a lost dog can be returned to its owner quickly. Too many times we keep stray dogs for several days, which we wouldn't have to do if dog owners complied with the law by having a collar and tag on their pet."
"We appreciate there has been a lot of focus on the microchipping law that came into force in 2016, but it's important now that we look towards making every dog out in public within the district easily identifiable if it ever does get lost."
Last year 58 stray dogs were collected by the Council, with 38 of those having no collar. Each stray can cost a minimum of £67 to collect. From Thursday, 5th April 2018, the owner of a stray dog, which does not have a collar and tag, will be prosecuted.
Tags can be bought and engraved from as little as £2.50 online, or from pet shops across the local area. To find out more about the new law visit www.blaby.gov.uk/dogs.
Issued by: Blaby District Council
Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester,
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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:01 by Jayne Pollard
ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER
A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Cork Lane, Glen Parva (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to facilitate Severn Trent Water contractors to carry out a new service connection
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.
The duration of the TTRO is for a period not exceeding 6 months commencing on the 13 March 2018. More »
The actual duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 3 days within the aforementioned duration.
A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks prior to the works commencing.
Network Management Team
Leicestershire County Council Highways
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:30 by Jayne Pollard