Countesthorpe Parish Council

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County and Parish Councillor David Jennings
-- posted September 3rd 2019

It is with great sorrow that we have heard that David died on Friday 30th August after a long battle against cancer. Our thoughts are with Joy, David’s wife, and family at this sad time.

David had been our longest serving Parish Councillor and for many years represented Countesthorpe as District (until recently) and County Councillor. David has always been a strong and fair voice with the welfare of the village and surrounding area uppermost in his mind and always ready to help wherever and whoever he could. He will be missed enormously by the people he represented and the councils he sat on.

On a personal note, in my 15 years on the Parish Council David has (unbeknown to him) been an example to which councillors should aspire so I will always be thankful to him.

Funeral arrangements will be made public when they are known.

Revd, Mick Gillespie, Parish Council Chairman.

Blaby District Council granted Garden Village Status
-- posted July 19th 2019

Blaby District Council is one of only 19 local authorities in the country to have been granted Garden Village status by the government.

Read the full press release on

Read the response letter from Countesthorpe Parish Council.

Parish Council Election
-- posted May 15th 2019

Once again Revd. Mick Gillespie and David Ball have been voted chairman and deputy chairman of the Countesthorpe Parish Council for the next year. There are four vacancies on the council which will be filled by co-option in the coming months.

Library Café
-- posted April 12th 2019

The Library now has a coffee corner for visitors to the Library, Village Hall or those just passing to enjoy. The next time you are visiting the Village Hall or library, please stop and sit for a while in our new coffee corner and have a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate for just £1.00 each (for a limited period only).

 Countesthorpe Library Café

Election of Councillors for Blaby and Countesthorpe PC
-- posted March 22nd 2019

Notice of Election of Councillors for Countesthorpe - view PDF.

Blaby District and Parish Council elections - view website.

Countesthorpe Village Show 2019
-- posted February 26th 2019

The Parish Council are considering holding a Village Show on Centenary Paddock.

Ideas and suggestions are needed - more information (PDF).



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