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GALA 2018

The Gala for 2018 will again be a one day event and this year it will be held on Saturday, 30 June 2018.

Booking forms are available to download for Charity / Private and Trade Space stalls, please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:07 by Sue Coulson

Gas Explosion Incident - Update

Please see an updated statement from Charnwood Borough Council which may be helpful to those affected, the information give a useful telephone number for the Housing Needs team on 01509 634567.

Updated statement on Birstall incident

Here's an updated statement on the incident at Birstall on Monday, December 11:

"We have carried out an initial audit of homes in the area of Allington Drive and Keswick Close and so far we have established that between 35 and 40 properties have been damaged. The damage ranges from minor to significant. More »

"Two homes were destroyed and another five or six have significant damage. Another 25-30 properties received varying levels of damage.

"Our building inspectors have been on site since Monday and are liaising with the emergency services and homeowners about any next steps. In most cases, homeowners are arranging repairs with their insurance companies. If they need further advice then people can get in touch with us.

"Our Housing Needs team have been in touch with a number of people since Monday to offer support and advice on housing.

"Most were able to return home while one couple stayed in council-owned sheltered accommodation.

"We will continue to support people in the coming weeks regarding their housing needs.

"If anyone needs any further advice on housing issues, or anything else relating to the incident at Birstall, please contact our Housing Needs team on 01509 634567." » Less

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:18 by Sue Coulson

Vacancy for two Councillors for the Goscote Ward

Confirmation has now been received from Charnwood Borough Council that no by-election has been called for the first vacancy and so the Parish Council is now able to Co-opt interested and eligible applicants.

PARISH OF BIRSTALL - Goscote Ward

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

1 There is a vacancy on Birstall Parish Council caused by the death of Councillor Robert Dickinson.

2 A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if within 14 days (not counting a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or Bank Holiday or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning from the date below), ten electors for the ward give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer. More »

3 The address for the Returning officer is Charnwood Borough Council, Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, LE11 2TX.

4 If no such notice is given, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated this 27th Day of November 2017.

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PARISH OF BIRSTALL - Goscote Ward

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

1 There is a vacancy on Birstall Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Roy Rollings.

2 A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if within 14 days (not counting a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or Bank Holiday or a day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning from the date below), ten electors for the ward give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer.

3 The address for the Returning officer is Charnwood Borough Council, Council Offices, Southfield Road, Loughborough, LE11 2TX.

4 If no such notice is given, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by
co-option.

Dated this 11th Day of October 2017. » Less

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:01 by Sue Coulson