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Charley Parish Council

Serving the people of Charley and Oaks in Charnwood


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

Tel: 01530 831383

Latest News

Broadband Provision - an Alternative

Aware of the strong feeling in Charley about poor Broadband reception, we have been made aware of a means of provision which does not rely on cables. A representative from the firm Airefibre, will be present at the Annual Parish Council meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd to explain how it is possible to broadcast the internet via a series of masts and to discuss whether this system may be suitable for certain properties in Charley. Please inform your neighbours and others who may be interested.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:50 by Maureen Havers

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Planning Meeting Charley Parish Council

There will be an Extra-ordinary Planning Meeting of Charley Parish Council on Wednesday, 4th April in the Oaks Storer Hall at 16.30 re an application at Whittle Hill Farm Cottage.


Enclosure of covered terrace so as to provide additional living accommodation

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:59 by Maureen Havers

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Planning Meeting Charley Parish Council

There will be a Planning Meeting on Friday 16th March at 19.00 in the Oaks Storer Hall re an application to install solar panels on land at The Old Vicarage, Copt Oak to provide sustainable energy to the dwelling.

Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:00 by Maureen Havers

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WW1 Commemoration Meeting

The meeting to discuss arrangements for commemorating the end of WW1 and the Three Churches Flower Festival postponed last week will now be held on Tuesday, 13th March at 19.00 hours at Hillside Bungalow. All are welcome to attend but, obviously, space is now limited. After this initial meeting, the three churches will organise and advertise their own meetings but if you have any suggestions, please do contact Brian Duncombe on the phone number above.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Mar 2018 13:05 by Maureen Havers

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In view of the weather forecast for the coming days it has been decided to postpone the meeting on 28th February to discuss the commemoration of the end of WW! until a later date. Please pass on the message to anyone you believe might be planning to attend on Wednesday.

The new date will be circulated here.

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 18:54 by Maureen Havers

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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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