Charley Parish Council

Serving the people of Charley and Oaks in Charnwood


Contact: Parish Clerk
18 Kirkhill Close, Coalville
Leicestershire LE67 4RW

Tel: 07946 171256


Jobs Fair

Jobs Fair

In partnership with JCP and Stephenson College, Business Focus are holding a Jobs and Skills Fair on Tuesday October 9th 2018 between 4-7pm at Stephensons College, Coalville.

There has been an amazing response from businesses and organisations - over 35 have signed up including Tesco; Teleperformance; Plastic Omnium; M & S; Amazon; Tulip; NWLDC to name but a few. XPO, who have secured one of the... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Sep 2018 09:59 by Maureen Havers

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Commemoration of the Ending of World War One

The Flower Festival staged over the last weekend by the Churches of St Peter's, St James and Mount St Bernard Abbey was a wonderful event attracting a great number of visitors, and Charley Parish Council expresses its thanks and admiration to the teams who brought this to fruition.The theme "Service and Sacrifice" was interpreted by the teams to invoke the contrasts of life at home and in the trenches,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:44 by Maureen Havers

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Three Churches Flower Festival

Three Churches Flower Festival

As a part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme Charley Parish Council is working with St James the Greater, Oaks in Charnwood, St Peter's, Copt Oak and Mount St Bernard Abbey, to present a joint Flower Festival to commemorate the approaching centenary of the ending of World War One. The theme ' Service and Sacrifice' will depict our thank you to all those who lived and died through those years.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:55 by Maureen Havers

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Revised Agenda for Parish Council Meeting 25th July 2018

The Agenda for the Meeting of Charley Parish Council has two minor revisions to that published for the meeting on 4th July;

Item 7: Financial matters - the Business Account Total now reads £895.83

Item 9: Correspondence - There are now no items to discuss.

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:17 by Maureen Havers

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Re-convened Meeting of Charley Parish Council

Because the Parish Council meeting for 4th July was not quorate, it could not take place and has been reconvened for 25th July 2018 at 19.30. We apologise to those residents who attended on 4th July. The Agenda remains unaltered.

Posted: Sun, 08 Jul 2018 16:35 by Maureen Havers

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Fire Threat to LRWT Land

Fire Threat to LRWT Land

Fortunately, a fire which broke out on Tuesday afternoon on the Leics and Rutland Wildlife Trust land off Abbey Road was quickly spotted and reported to the Fire Brigade. They fought for several hours to keep the outbreak under control and maintained a presence overnight and during today. Abbey Road is closed to vehicles today to enable the Fire Brigade to make a quick response should any further fire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:15 by Maureen Havers

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Yes, the 20th June is almost upon us and I hope that there will be a good turn out for this meeting on Neighbourhood Plans as it is an important topic and the views of all residents are needed.

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:55 by Maureen Havers

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Open Meeting 20th June 2018

There will be an Open Meeting in the Oaks Storer Hall on Wednesday June 20th at 7 p.m. to hear a presentation by Mr Gary Kirk of YourLocale Ltd on the pros and cons of a Neighbourhood Plan for Charley Parish. The reasons for this presentation are detailed in the June edition of the Parish Newsletter which can be accessed below.

Your Parish Council hopes for a good attendance at this meeting as the informed... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 18:53 by Maureen Havers

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Consultation: Superfast Broadband

Email below from Leics County Council Superfast Broadband Consultation today which requires a response FROM INDIVIDUAL BUSINESSES AND HOUSEHOLDERS. Closing Date is May 7th so please read as soon as possible through the 18 page document and send in your comments.

Please see the link for a consultation on the provision of superfast broadband in Leicestershire Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:47 by Maureen Havers

Tags: Superfast Broadband Provision in Leicestershire

Closure of M1 May 2018

Highways England – M1 closure press release

Please be aware that Highways England will be closing the M1 between J23A and J24 from Friday 11 May at 10pm until Sunday 13 May 3pm. The attachment provides more information and shows where the diversions will be in place.

It is highly likely that there will be significant delays / congestion on the M1 but also the road networks leading off and onto... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:00 by Maureen Havers

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