Countesthorpe Parish Council

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Village News

Parish Meeting - Garden Village Status ' Another Way'
-- posted January 3rd 2020

Download the PDF poster.

Christmas Foodbank Appeal
-- posted November 22nd 2019

Please donate a monetary gift this Christmas and help to sustain our foodbank into the New Year and beyond.

Download the PDF poster.

Blaby District Council awarded Garden Village Status
-- posted September 26th 2019

On 28th June, Blaby District Council issued a press release reporting on its success in securing Garden Village status for Whetstone Pastures, a proposed development to the south-east of the district. Details of the press release can be found on our [Blaby District Council] news post of 19th July.

The Parish Council responded to the District Council about this press release, particularly that it had not been informed of the Garden Village proposals, given the potential impact on Countesthorpe. The Parish Council is still concerned that residents are not aware, or have limited knowledge, of the details of the proposals. The Parish Council has therefore invited the Leader of Blaby District Council, Councillor Terry Richardson, to make a presentation and to give Councillors and residents the opportunity to ask questions.

Details of the date and time of the event will be published in due course.

Councillor Vacancy
-- posted September 24th 2019

A councillor vacancy exists - download PDF.

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.

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


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