Following ongoing government guidance (29th June 2020), all of our enclosed play areas, play equipment, outdoor gyms, (due to re-open 4th July 2020)
WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
until further notice.
We are unable to carry out routine maintenance or sanitation of the play equipment during the Covid-19 outbreak and you would therefore be putting your own health and that of others you come into contact... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:31 by Sue Coulson
The official map of the Leicester areas to be included in the lockdown has just been received and Birstall is clearly included in this.
The Parish Council is waiting for further clarification on the level of lockdown required and will advise residents of the Councils actions.
Further information is coming through all of the time, you can check for the latest information from Charnwood Borough Council... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:27 by Sue Coulson
Birstall Parish Council have taken the decision to close the car park onto School Lane playing fields from today, 1 June 2020 until further notice.
The three pedestrian entrances on School Lane, Loughborough Road and Sibson Road will remain open for the time being.
The reasons for taking this decision is to address the Anti-Social Behaviour being reported to the Parish Council on social media, by residents,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:50 by Sue Coulson
Questions are being asked about why the Parish Council's playing fields, sports grounds and play areas remain locked, when the Government has recently announced that parks should remain open to the public.
This advice is aimed at those local authorities who manage public open spaces and parks such as Watermead Country Park, Abbey Park, Bradgate Park, etc.
The playing fields, sports grounds and play areas... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 09:06 by Sue Coulson
Supporting all of Loughborough and Charnwood
Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 12:17 by Stacey Hodgson
The Test Centre has been confirmed and should open today, 30 April 2020. Follow the link below for more information
Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 09:56 by Sue Coulson
Birstall Parish Council were deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of the death of ex-Councillor, Mr John Jenkins, who was tragically killed in a road traffic accident on Tuesday, 21st April 2020.
John served as a Parish Councillor for four years from 2015 to 2019, he was a very active member of the Council and in the Community.
Our thoughts are with his family and we send our heartfelt wishes to his... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:53 by Sue Coulson
Questions are being asked by the public why the Parish Council's Cemetery is still open.
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020, Section 5(8) reads:
"A person who is responsible for a crematorium or burial ground must ensure that, during the emergency period, the crematorium is closed to members of the public, except for funerals or burials"
Clarification was sought... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:34 by Sue Coulson