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Charley Parish Council

Serving the people of Charley and Oaks in Charnwood

Charley

Clerk: Brian Duncombe
12 Abbotts Oak Drive
Coalville LE67 4SA

Tel: 01530 831383

Latest News

Ideas and Volunteers Wanted

Commemoration of the End of World War One.

A Three Churches Flower Festival is planned for September 2018 and if you would like to be involved with this or have any suggestions for other events, an OPEN MEETING is to be held on Wednesday, 28th February at 7 p.m. in the Oaks Storer Hall (next to St James Church) Oaks in Charnwood. ALL ARE WELCOME. If this is not a convenient date please leave your name and contact details with Mr Brian Duncombe, Clerk on 01530 831383 or Mrs M.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:52 by Maureen Havers

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Enjoy the View

Enjoy the View

The view from Oaks Road across the fields towards the airport is well worth stopping for but can you name this person who chills out with a drink or two while admiring it and then opens the vehicle window just wide enough to throw the cans out?

Posted: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:40 by Maureen Havers

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Something to Look Forward To

National Forest Walking Festival

If you are tired of looking out of the window at pouring rain, wondering if better weather will ever come, take a look at what is on offer in May in the National Forest Walking Festival. Just reading it will make you feel brighter!

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:20 by Maureen Havers

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New Family Wellbeing Service Consultation

Have your Say on Proposals Affecting Families

Leicestershire County Council plan to consult on bringing together Children's Centres, Supporting Leicestershire Families, Youth Offending Service and Information, Support and Assessment teams into a Family Wellbeing Service, is now out for public consultation.

You can read the documentation and complete the consultation survey at: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/earlyhelp.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:24 by Maureen Havers

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New Police Office in Coalville

Issued on 8/1/18 at 9:04 a.m. by Neighbourhood Watch

From today (Monday 8 January) police officers in Coalville are moving into their new office at the back of the fire station on Broad Street.

The old building on Ashby Road had become too big for modern policing purposes and was expensive to run and costly to repair. The site has already been sold to a housing developer.

The new smaller more efficient.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 11:20 by Maureen Havers

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Latest News re Broadband in Charley

The following message arrived from BT the day after the Parish Council Meeting on January 3rd.

"We envisage that after contract 2 has been delivered, so by then end of 2018, the broadband coverage for Charley will be just over 50%. Half of the properties in Charley will have access to fibre broadband and the other half will be unserved. The properties that will benefit during our contract 2 delivery is from the cabinet Shepshed R8 which is currently in progress.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 07 Jan 2018 15:52 by Maureen Havers

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Christmas Greetings

Brian and all the Councillors of Charley Parish wish everyone peace at Christmas and health and happiness in 2018.

Posted: Sun, 24 Dec 2017 09:41 by Maureen Havers

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4 p.m. Service at St James, Oaks in Charnwood cancelled

As there are no signs of the snow letting up and the forecast is for it to continue until this evening, we have had to cancel our 4pm service for today in the interests of safety.

Please let anyone you know who might be coming not to set out.

Instead we will be celebrating Christingle at the 11.15 service on Sunday 17th December. Do let any children and families know who might be interested in coming to this service.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:16 by Maureen Havers

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Worried about your energy bills?

NWLDC have just introduced local criteria for energy efficiency (ECO) grants which means funding can be extended to more people in North West Leicestershire. They have also partnered up with Harborough Energy to deliver loft and cavity wall insulation measures to households that meet the criteria. The scheme is open to home owners and those privately renting and health conditions affected by the cold are included in the local criteria. Much of the criteria is based on what.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:52 by Maureen Havers

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Lottery Grant to Charnwood Forest Regional Park

Lottery Grant to Charnwood Forest Regional Park

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a grant of £2.75 million to the organisations involved in the proposal to establish a Charnwood Forest Regional Park. Charley, quite distinct from Charnwood, has a significant landscape and heritage in this venture so the Parish Council will hope to be fully involved with all ideas relating to our parish.

Posted: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:09 by Maureen Havers

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