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PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE

PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE

THE OFFICE MAY STILL BE CLOSED BE YOU CAN STILL CONTACT US

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:21 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

VOLUNTEERS WEEK

VOLUNTEERS WEEK

Volunteers' Week takes place from 1st-7th June 2020 and is an annual celebration of the contribution that millions of people make across the UK through volunteering.

We thank all the amazing volunteers in our Parish and in our Borough who have pulled out all the stops during the coronavirus pandemic. We are extremely thankful to each and every individual who has offered their time and commitment during... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:07 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Barwell Parish Council Supports AFC Barwell and other local organisations

Barwell Parish Council Supports AFC Barwell and other local organisations

It was agreed at our recent Full Council meeting to award a rental holiday to AFC Barwell until March 2021. This was a unanimous decision as a gesture of goodwill following the current outbreak of Covid-19. AFC Barwell are a community charter standard football club located at Dovecote Way, Barwell who offer football coaching and matches to around 300 children, both girls and boys, between the ages... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 15:56 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Sign up to the Citizens’ Panel and help improve local health services

Sign up to the Citizens’ Panel and help improve local health services

People in Barwell are invited to sign up to a new online network to share their experiences of NHS services and help shape the future of local NHS services.

The NHS Citizens' Panel has been set up by local NHS organisations to gather public views and opinions on a wide variety of health topics, which will be used to help us to understand peoples' experiences and what matters most to them.

Evan Rees,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 12:06 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, health

DOORSTEP ALERT FROM POLICE & TRADING STANDARDS

DOORSTEP ALERT FROM POLICE & TRADING STANDARDS

❗️Doorstep alert❗️

Reports have been received that rogue traders are currently working in the Groby and Melton Mowbray areas. It is likely that they will try to obtain work in surrounding areas of the county, so we are warning residents to be aware.

These traders have been offering to carry out work on properties including jet washing, sealing driveways and work on roofs. A verbal price is agreed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 13:15 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Police, Trading Standards

TWO EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

TWO EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

Barwell Parish Council Events Committee have decided today to cancel The Great Get-Together Coffee Morning on the 21st June and Barwell By The Sea due to take place on the 12th July.

Cllr Mathew Hulbert, Chair of the Events Committee said "This was a difficult decision for the us to make but people's safety must come first and it is just not possible to adhere to social distancing rules. We're keeping... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 12:15 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Events

BARWELL CEMETERY

It was agreed at tonight's meeting for the Grounds staff to return to work as from Friday 15th May 2020. The council has being trying to do the best it could in very difficult circumstances and lessons have been learnt. In attempting to keep their staff safe it inadvertently upset some people.

To enable the grounds staff to work safely and be allowed to catch up on their tasks a decision was made to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 21:23 by Denise Deighton

Tags: Community

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC ORDER FOR STAPLETON LANE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC ORDER FOR STAPLETON LANE

Please be aware that there is a Temporary Traffic Order for Stapleton Lane when Barwell Tip reopens

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 12:14 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Tip, Traffic Order

LOTS OF FREE WALKS IN LEICESTERSHIRE FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD

LOTS OF FREE WALKS IN LEICESTERSHIRE FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD

As we are now being encouraged to "take more and even unlimited amounts" of exercise, provided we maintain social distancing – here is a link to a list of free walks for you to enjoy in Leicestershire.

https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/leics

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 09:26 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Councils working to re-open waste sites

Councils working to re-open waste sites

People are being encouraged to only visit if essential

The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.

Under new Government guidelines, sites can re-open for waste that can't be stored safely at home.

Leicestershire County Council says it will open the gates on Monday, 18 May – at seven sites over seven days a... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 15:40 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

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