Unfortunately there are many people who are experiencing extreme loneliness during this difficult time, but be assured, there are people there for you to chat to if you feel alone or if you are feeling the effects of social distancing from those close to you.
The RCC (Rural Community Council) are a registered charity for Leicestershire and Rutland aiming to support and represent rural communities. The... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:21 by Rachel Ayton
Fraudsters are currently sending out fake bank letters to members of the public advising them that there has either been unusual transactions on their account or that they have an outstanding amount to pay. People are then asked to call a number and enter their personal and bank details.
The letters which are being sent out look genuine, with a replica template used for the banks logo, address and signature... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 12:47 by Rachel Ayton
Blaby District Council have set up a Corona Virus Community Hub to help vulnerable residents, or those wishing to volunteer their help within the district.
The Hub will provide:
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 10:26 by Rachel Ayton
Leicestershire Libraries have put together a list containing five categories of the favourite five lockdown resources.
The categories are:
1) Keeping Children Entertained
2) Reading Resources
3) Culture in Quarantine
4) Digital Skills
5) Keeping Healthy in Isolation.
Please see the attached document and follow the links to view the online resources.
Pictured: Leicestershire Libraries logo.
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:50 by Rachel Ayton
Citizens Advice help many different people to help claim the benefits they didn't realise they were entitled to and with many people being furloughed during the COVID-19 pandemic, there comes the added worry of paying the rent, mortgage and bills.
Please see the attached document for information on how Citizens Advice Leicestershire can help you manage your finances and help with benefits throughout... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 10:00 by Rachel Ayton
A recent Tweet from Blaby District Council to please ensure that you keep your dogs under control when out walking to avoid them running up to members of the public:
Please can we ask that if out walking your dog off-lead they will return to you on command. We have received information that some dogs are running up to members of the public, with owners having to approach people to fetch the dog, breaching... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:30 by Rachel Ayton
Just a reminder that the Parish Office remains closed until further notice.
If you need to contact a member of the team, you can email Parish Council Manager Jayne Pollard: email@example.com or Senior Administrative Officer Rachel Ayton: firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to our website, you can also keep in touch via our social media pages, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 11:27 by Rachel Ayton
Fraudsters will go to any lengths to get their hands on your money and are using COVID-19 to do just that. Don't let them.
Please view the link to read more about how scammers are selling fake self testing kits and medicine online.
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:17 by Rachel Ayton
Marks and Spencer and EMH Homes have been the first to donate to Blaby District Council's Community Hub Scheme, helping the most vulnerable and isolated residents in the District.
Marks and Spencer donated two significant quantities of food and EMH Homes donated £1250 to the hub to supplement the food donations. The food packages will help residents who are struggling to pay for food.
Businesses... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:34 by Rachel Ayton
I find it hard to comprehend that there are still people using the play area on the Playing Fields even though it was CLOSED by the Parish Council with immediate effect on March 24th. By using the play area, you are putting yourselves and others at risk.
There are also gatherings of people up to no good taking substances on the Playing Fields and I have been in touch with our Police Beat Team this morning... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:42 by Rachel Ayton