The county council's gritting crews are now on standby 24/7 ready to respond when the temperature drops. The authority has a total of 23 dedicated gritters covering 17 routes, who go out spreading roughly 170 tonnes of rock salt across key routes.
During the recent snowfall, the council's gritters were out around the clock to keep the roads clear, spreading more than 8,000... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:24 by Sam Lockwood
Worthington Chapel was built 200 years ago, but due to Covid, normal celebrations were put on long term hold, instead a leaflet is almost compiled charting the History, from being built for the Primitive Methodists, to being purchased from them by a servant girl, Sarah.
This is where things get a little confused, apparently Sarah was in the employ of a farmer, Mr Gilbert, who lived in or around Breedon.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 11:17 by Sam Lockwood
Those of us who have walked regularly down the avenue during lockdown will know what delight the Bears have provided for everybody. Now their adventures have been made into a photographic book;
The Beary Avenue Bears adventures through lockdown book is now available.
The sixty page paperback book measures 15cm x 15cm and costs just £5.
Please contact Denise (07833912913) if you would like to purchase... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 11:16 by Sam Lockwood
Breedon Group PLC have recently submitted proposals to Leicestershire County Council for the review of old mineral permissions (ROMP) for Breedon Quarry – this is not a planning application but ensures that the currently permitted operations are operated in an acceptable manner in line with modern legislation.
Another application has also been submitted to extend the life of Breedon Quarry until... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 15:00 by Sam Lockwood
The Parish Council would like thank John Adkins, on behalf of the village, for clearing the overgrown vegetation from the view point, at the Church, over the Quarry. Your sterling efforts are greatly appreciated, thank you!!
Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:04 by Sam Lockwood
The Old School restoration project is due to commence shortly. The architect involved is currently working with North West Leicestershire's Conservation Officer on proposals for repairs to the Old School and is seeking to carry out some work to the school to ensure its longevity.Appeal: Please could I ask if anyone has any pictures/memories of the Old School, that they don't mind sharing, to send... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 11:33 by Sam Lockwood
There are currently weather warnings in place for Leicestershire with more heavy rain forecast that could cause localised flooding. We're encouraging our communities to be prepared and alert to this possibility, and not to wait until more rain arrives to prepare for flooding.
Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:14 by Sam Lockwood
The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the East Midlands.
Over the next few days there is likely to be outbreaks of heavy rain, sleet and snow and feeling bitterly cold with ice and frost. Please be careful.
North West Leicestershire District Council... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:47 by Sam Lockwood
Thanks for sharing:
'Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through Wilson, villagers took part in a socially distanced walk around the village to hunt for 15 cheeky elves and make a wish at the wishing tree in the bus shelter.
After dark on the Sunday, villagers were once again invited to take a socially distanced walk to look at the amazing lights and decorations displayed around Wilson. Take away... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:40 by Sam Lockwood
The Meeting will be held at 7.00pm on Monday 11th January 2021.
Due to the Covid-19 virus and the guidance around social distancing and self-isolation, the Parish Council will be holding its meeting virtually through ZOOM.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8204078216?pwd=cG5jRFNBY1JleG05QlYyYVYrNkliUT09
Meeting ID: 820 407 8216
All members of the public welcome to attend.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 14:51 by Sam Lockwood