Notification of essential works
M1 Junction 20 Northbound Entry Slip Works
Highways England will be carrying out essential maintenance work on M1 junction 20 Northbound Entry Slip.
This work is to deal with a safety critical tree defect. Once completed, all road users will benefit from improved road safety.
When will the work take place? This work with take place overnight between 8:00pm and 5:00am from... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:37 by Cathy Walsh
Dying Matters in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is dedicated to improving end-of life experiences for Leicestershire and Rutland people of all ages, their families and loved ones.
Posted: Sun, 09 May 2021 11:40 by Cathy Walsh
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Hall Lane, Bitteswell on the 17th May 2021 for 3 days. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water to facilitate new water connection.
The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:- A426 Leicester... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 16:46 by Cathy Walsh
The Rural Community Council (RCC) team writes:
Please see attached a copy of our Press Release regarding the Launch of our Coffee Van. Last week, we launched our Coffee Connect Van in Leicestershire. This project is all about helping to reduce loneliness in rural areas. Please see attached for more details and visit our website on https://www.ruralcc.org.uk/loneliness/ to find out more about our project.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 09:52 by Cathy Walsh
Charity Trustee Vacancies
The Powell and Welch Almshouse Charity runs 8 social housing units within Bitteswell. There are six Grade II listed houses and two modern apartments. In recent years the charity has modernised all of the older units. The charity aims to provide convenient, comfortable and secure accommodation for people who would be unable to fund a property from their own resources. When vacancies... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:33 by Cathy Walsh
Trading Standards has received reports of traders in the Ashby-de-la-Zouch area of the county cold calling residents offering drive way work.
Whilst you may have received a 'good price' and been advised that work can start straight away, be on guard. Traders often working in this way can over charge, prices increase and the work is often substandard.
They may provide you with some form of paperwork,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:42 by Cathy Walsh
The waterproofing works being carried out on the M1 north bridge at junction 20, Lutterworth was booked in for 4 weekends during April and May but, due to the excellent weather over this last weekend, all outstanding work for this scheme has been completed and the other weekends that Highways England had planned into its timetable will not be required.
Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 12:54 by Cathy Walsh
Please see attached letter and diversion route from Highways England
The scheme is due to start on Friday 16 April 2021 and is scheduled for completion by mid-May 2021.
Highways England will be working on the north bridge over the following dates:
from 8pm Friday 16 April 2021 to 6am Monday 19 April 2021 from 8pm Friday 23 April 2021 to 6am Monday 26 April 2021 from 8pm Friday 07 May 2021 to 6am Monday... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 18:53 by Cathy Walsh