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

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Parish Council Meeting Dates 2019

Meetings of Charley Parish Council are held on the first Wednesday of alternate months; meetings for 2019 will be as follows:

March 6th 19.30

Annual General Meeting May 1st 19.00

Parish Council Meeting May 1st 19.30

July 3rd 19.30

September 4th 19.30

November 6th 19.30

Any additional meetings e.g. for Planning will be added in this section and on the ticker notice above.

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:43 by Maureen Havers

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Planning Meeting Charley Parish Council

There will be a Planning Meeting of Charley Parish Council on Tuesday, 15th January at 7 p.m. in the schoolroom behind the Oaks Storer Hall to discuss the following application

Proposal: Change of use of agricultural land into domestic curtilage, erection of a detached garage and formation of access drive

Location: Bess Bagley Farm Whitcrofts Lane Ulverscroft Markfield


Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 18:47 by Maureen Havers

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Temporary contact details

Mr Brian Duncombe, Clerk to Charley Parish Council, is on compassionate leave for the time being so all matters, queries etc relating to the Council will be dealt with by the Chair, Maureen Havers on 01509 503943 or email

Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 11:51 by Maureen Havers

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Happy New Year

Charley Parish Council sends greetings to all residents and those who read these pages and wishes them a healthy and happy New Year. Our Parish Council Meeting tomorrow, 2nd January in the Oaks Storer Hall at 7.30 will have extra seats set out so that you can fulfil your new year resolution to attend. Home by 9 p.m. usually. Look forward to seeing you.

Posted: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 11:10 by Maureen Havers

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Funeral of John Oakland

The funeral of the late John Oakland will be on 20th December at 1.30 at St. Paul's Parish Church, Woodhouse Eaves. Condolence cards may be sent to Mr Brian Duncombe at the address above.

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:40 by Maureen Havers

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Newsletter December 2018

The Parish Council Newsletter for December 2018 is available to download.

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:23 by Maureen Havers

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Mr John Oakland

Mr John Oakland

It is with sadness that we announce the death on 5th December 2018 of Mr John Oakland. John was a past Chairman of Charley Parish Council and founder of the Oaks in Charnwood Garden Club. Details of his funeral will be announced when available.

Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:31 by Maureen Havers

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Legal Advice without charge

Leicester University is offering free legal advice on specific subjects. See attached poster for details of contact.

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:22 by Maureen Havers

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Road Closure



Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to enable Leicestershire County Council to safely undertake carriageway resurfacing at the junction of Charley Road and the B591 Charley.

The Temporary Road Closure will be in place from Saturday 24th November to Sunday 25th November between 7.30am... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:54 by Maureen Havers

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Local Plan Partial Review Consultation

Residents' views are sought on NWLDC's Local Plan as detailed in this letter from Amy Bennett ,Stronger and Safer Communities Support Officer. Charley residents may have opinions on Policy S2 - Settlement Hierarchy and the section referring to Large Scale Storage and Distribution Uses. Replies by 11th January 2019.

Local Plan Partial Review – Emerging Options Consultation

The Planning Policy Team... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:10 by Maureen Havers

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