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

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

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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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Additional Agenda Item for May 2nd Annual Parish Council Meeting

PLEASE NOTE: An additional item for the agenda for May 2nd just received.

Planning Application:

Proposal: Change of use from agricultural to equestrian use Location: Land Off Charley Road, Charley, Leicestershire, LE12 5TQ. APPLICATION REFERENCE 18/00651/FULM

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:56 by Maureen Havers

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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... 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... Read More »

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

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