We want to invite you to take part in our latest survey about cybercrime. Your answers will be very helpful in enabling us to understand the impact of cybercrime on communities across England and Wales today. It will also help us with the ongoing development of the Cyberhood Watch initiative, and our general response to cybercrime prevention. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:06 by Deputy Clerk
Barwell Parish Council are seeking the views of residents on if they'd like to see the return of a library/community hub to the village and, if so, what they might like to see in such a space?
The Council's Voluntary Sector Working Group is conducting the consultation, with the potential of seeking funding to provide a new facility if it's felt one would be welcomed and well used. Villagers are being... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 12:44 by Deputy Clerk
Neighbourhood Alert are delighted to be working with University College London to understand how COVID-19 has impacted upon people's routine and online activities, crime and their perceptions of it.
To help with this work, we are encouraging our supporters to participate in a short survey (surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9LGPHDL) which closes on 23rd December.
As well as understanding how the pandemic has affected... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:49 by Deputy Clerk
This year has seen a marked increase in online shopping and that gives fraudsters more opportunities to scam you.
Firstly, we wanted to draw your attention to 'missed delivery' scam emails (could also be text messages) purporting to be from delivery companies that claim you have missed deliveries and need to pay a small fee to reschedule delivery.
So far, we have seen numerous versions, predominantly... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:45 by Deputy Clerk
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).
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... Read More »
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.
Shared Lives is where you can go and stay for a few hours, or overnight, or for a holiday, or you can live long... Read More »
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
Find out more about the proposals for hospitals in Leicestershire - building better hospitals for the future
The public consultation on proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services for people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is well underway
The Building Better Hospitals for the Future proposals are set to deliver a number of significant changes in improving patient care, achieving better patient outcomes, and getting staff all working in the best place to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:17 by Deputy Clerk
Barwell Parish Council has agreed a ten point plan for playing its part in combating Climate Change, protecting the environment and encouraging biodiversity.
The plan was drawn up by a working group and then agreed by the full Council.
It aims to reduce the Parish Council's own greenhouse gas emissions and to make its net impact negative as soon as possible. It will consider its environmental impact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 09:02 by Deputy Clerk