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Invitation to Tender
-- posted November 2nd 2018

Works to supply and install new driveway, footpaths and cremation plots to cemetery extension.

Hard landscaping works to include Breedon gravel footpaths, self-binding gravel road and creation of cremation plots.

To view tender documentation, please view:

Re-dedication of the War Memorial and re-naming the Centenary Paddock
-- posted October 2nd 2018

This will take place at 10.00am on Saturday 10th November 2018. Please download and display the poster.

Lest we forget

 remembrance poppy Knit a Poppy for Remembrance Day
-- posted September 8th 2018

Marking the end of the First World War.

The poppies will be displayed on St. Andrew’s Church railings. Knitting patterns are available from the Library or can be downloaded here. Completed poppies can be handed into the Parish Council Office or Library before 6th November 2018.

Lest we forget

Fly Tipping Campaign
-- posted June 9th 2018

Councils within Leicestershire have launched a new campaign to tackle the increasing problem with fly tipping. A new website has been launched - - to give guidance to households on how to dispose of waste, how to report fly tipping and contact details for responsible authorities. Further information can be obtained from Blaby District Council at - tel: 0116 2727555.

Parish Council Annual Meeting
-- posted May 11th 2018

At the Annual Meeting held on 10th May the Parish Council re-elected Revd. Mick Gillespie as chair and David Ball as deputy chair. Also, Gyles Sermon was co-opted on to the council following the death of councillor Ken Mason. The council now has a balance of nine female and nine male councillors.

Rainbow Shop Reopens
-- posted April 28th 2018

The Rainbow Shop (opposite the Co-op) which sells excellent quality second hand clothes, books, toys etc and fairly traded goods reopens on May 5th. The shop has had a complete renovation and now offers a really inviting place to shop, making it an attractive place to have a drink and enjoy good company.

Over the years that the Rainbow Shop has been in existence, many many thousands of pounds have been given to those mainly overseas who are in need. The shop is staffed by volunteers from the churches and community and also houses the Information Bureau.

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