Charley Parish Council

Serving the people of Charley and Oaks in Charnwood


Temporary contact: Cllr Maureen Havers
Hillside Bungalow, Abbey Road
Coalville LE67 4UA

Tel: 01530 811149

Latest News

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... 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... 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... 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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Healthwatch Leicestershire G.P.Survey and Report

Healthwatch Leicestershire recently conducted a county wide survey about the accessibility of G.Ps with specific questions about the help available for carers. The survey and Report can be seen by clicking on the links below.

Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:58 by Maureen Havers

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Getting Fit for Brexit: Agriculture

A meeting has been organised by Leicestershire County Council, NFU and others to explore the implications of leaving the European Union on the agricultural industry. To be held at Brooksby College on 1st November beginning at 5.30 p.m.

Posted: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:20 by Maureen Havers

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New Diabetes Group in Coalville

A local Support group is being set up for diabetic patients in the NW Leics area. Please share this information with anyone who does not have access to this web site.

Posted: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:18 by Maureen Havers

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Be Prepared Workshops

Be Prepared Workshops

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:33 by Maureen Havers

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