The latest news from your District Council
In this issue...
- Shop local
- Rail Freight Interchange scrutiny
- Easter bins
- Beat the Street
- Residents Survey results
- Food hygiene ratings
- Easter Holiday Club
- Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee
- Huncote Leisure Centre update
- Watch live council meetings
- Upcoming events in the district
- Offices open for appointments
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Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 08:00 by Les Phillimore
Profile your business in our Support Local campaign
Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 18:19 by Les Phillimore
Rail Freight consultation underway
The public consultation for the Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange has started.
Tritax Symmetry's consultation on their Rail Freight Interchange proposals will now be open for residents to have their say over the next eight weeks. Information can be found at www.hinckleynrfi.co.uk/, and comments can be made until Wednesday 09 March 2022.
The formal... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:54 by Les Phillimore
17 May easing of restrictions confirmed
It's been incredible to see our local shops, hairdressers and pubs open again, as well as being able to safely reunite with friends and family. After the announcement from Boris on Monday, I'm sure we're all relieved to hear that COVID-19 deaths and case rates are at their lowest since July.
Your efforts are making all the difference which means that on Monday... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 12:33 by Les Phillimore
Leisure Centres Reopen
Enderby Leisure Centre and Huncote Leisure Centre have now reopened their doors to the public.
As of 12 April, members of the public can use the gym and pool facilities (the golf course in Enderby opened 29 March). Group classes and sessions are set to restart on 17 May and members of the same household are able to use the gym and pool together now. You must also remember to book... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 11:44 by Les Phillimore
Community Grant Scheme open
£20,000 in new Community Grant funding has been made available by Blaby District Council to support environmentally friendly projects in the district.
The two new Green Grants will join the selection of grants community groups and sports clubs can apply for, including Capital Grants, Revenue Grants and Everyone Active grants. Funding in the grants ranges... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:46 by Les Phillimore
Help us develop our New Local Plan to shape growth over the next 15 years
We want your feedback on the Local Plan, a vital document to help shape the district over the coming decades.
What is it?
The Local Plan is a document that sets out how much development we will need to plan for and where it should be located. It will also identify green spaces to protect and enhance, as well as what infrastructure... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 13:42 by Les Phillimore
Check to see if we will be returning to collect your bin
Our crews have been out in the district collecting bins today, but due to the snow and ice we have been unable to get to some streets. Refuse, recycling and garden waste collections have been affected.
All streets that we were unable to collect from today will now be completed on Thursday this week (28 January). Please re-present your bin ready... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:42 by Les Phillimore
- Xmas bin collections
- Recycling this Christmas
- District Covid-19 update
- Avian Flu Restrictions
- Free Parking in Blaby
- Brexit Settlement Scheme
- Digital Officer Vacancy
- Lottery Gift Vouchers
- Christmas Office opening hours
- Happy Christmas from BDC
Xmas Bin collections
This year we will be stopping bin collections for the Christmas week to ensure our crews get a deserved break with their families over the festive period.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:11 by Les Phillimore
Garden Waste suspended
We are having to suspend our garden waste collection for two weeks from Monday (16 November) due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort. As a result, we have taken a decision to suspend the garden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 14:25 by Les Phillimore