Barwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Barwell

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    High Street

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    Wildflowers on Tip Park

    Wildflowers on Tip Park

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    Kirkby Chapel

    Kirkby Chapel

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Tier 3 Very High alert from 2nd December :

MEETING FRIENDS AND FAMILY No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six in some outdoor public spaces (e.g. parks, public gardens). More »

BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS Hospitality is closed, with the exception of sales by takeaway, drive-through or delivery.


WORK AND BUSINESS Everyone who can work from home should do so.

EDUCATION Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted.

INDOOR LEISURE Open. Group activities and classes should not take place.

ACCOMMODATION Closed (with limited exceptions)


OVERNIGHT STAYS We advise against overnight stays other than with household or support bubble.

WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships and wakes; 30 for funerals. Wedding receptions not permitted.

ENTERTAINMENT Indoor venues closed.

PLACES OF WORSHIP Open, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble.

TRAVELLING Avoid travelling outside your area, other than where necessary such as for work or education. Further exemptions apply. Reduce the number of journeys where possible. Plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport. Avoid car sharing with those outside of your household or support bubble.

EXERCISE Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but people should avoid higher-risk contact activity. Group exercise activities and sports indoors should not take place, unless with your household or bubble. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue.

RESIDENTIAL CARE COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits. Outdoor/airtight visits only (rollout of rapid testing will enable indoor visits including contact).

LARGE EVENTS Events should not take place. Drive-in events permitted.

Find out what support you can get For example, if you're out of work, need to get food, or want to take care of your mental health.

If you have any coronavirus symptoms: A high temperature • A new, continuous cough A loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste Get a test and stay at home » Less

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:03 by Deputy Clerk



Just a reminder that the Mobile Library will be in attendance on Thursdays from 9:30AM – 12:45PM AT CHURCH CLOSE this will be a click and collect service. At this moment in time the library will NOT be at the George Ward Centre on Thursday afternoons.

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 11:27 by Deputy Clerk



Leicestershire County Council are seeking opportunities to recruit new Shared Lives Carers to support adults in Leicestershire with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and Asperger's, physical disabilities, sensory impairment, older people and people who are living with dementia. More »

Shared Lives is where you can go and stay for a few hours, or overnight, or for a holiday, or you can live long term with a Carer and their family in their home.

They are looking for Carers of all ages. Some are single, some are married with children, some are married but have no children, some are young adults, some are grandparents, some people work, some are full time at home. But all Shared Lives Carers are nice, caring people who are fully trained, experienced, approved and regulated Carers. or call

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Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:01 by Deputy Clerk



Emergency Road Closure on High Street from today for upto 21 days to enable Severn Trent to facilitate repairs to a water leak. The proposed alternative diversion route will be signed on site. Access to properties will be maintained, however a short delay in gaining access by occur whilst the area is made safe.

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:40 by Denise Deighton