Contractors Danaher & Walsh have confirmed that the footbridge will be open to the public on 14 January 2019
Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:43 by Sue Coulson
The Parish Council's Estates & Recreation Committee decided to pilot a 12-month trial of offering quarter sized allotment plots for £10 per year and that these would be on the Greengate Lane site where there is an opportunity of creating six quarter plots all together.
The committee felt that this would not only benefit those who are new to allotment gardening and would give them an idea of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:47 by Sue Coulson
Many years ago, Birstall Parish Council were Trustees of a local charity that ceased to operate.
The original Charity was set up to meet the needs of the elderly and needy in the village and the Parish Council chose to maintain the existing beneficiary list for receipt of a Christmas Hamper.
Over the last few years the beneficiary list has naturally declined and when this was discussed at a recent Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:46 by Sue Coulson
A local Shop on Sibson Road is collecting empty crisp packets so that they can be recycled.
Adapt Prembabies can earn much needed funds from Walkers by returning empty crisps packets to Walkers designated recycling centres.
It's so simple to do, just try keeping an old food container or cardboard box near your ordinary recycling and when you have collected a few, drop your empty packets in at Filigree... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:14 by Sue Coulson
FOOTPATH / BRIDLEWAY J52, BIRSTALL / WANLIP
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary footpath / Bridleway closure is required of J52 from 08th January 2019 for 21 days.
The footpath will be closed between Wanlip Lane / Rectory Road and the A6.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:40 by Sue Coulson
The Parish Council approved a bid from Tanwood Construction Ltd and issued a Letter of Intent to enter into a Contract with them on 30 November 2018. The terms & conditions in the letter have been accepted and a signed copy of the agreement has now been received back enabling us to publish the news.
The Contractors will take possession on Monday, 4 February 2019 and the date for completion shall... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:02 by Sue Coulson
The Parish Council are overwhelmed with the response that this new installation has received, the bank has only been installed for one month and it's full, we have called the relevant body to come and empty it. Well done to all have contributed, please keep the good work going for this worthy cause. for more information about this please read the initial news item below.
The Parish Council received... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:30 by Sue Coulson
The Committee on Standards in Public Life is undertaking a review of local government ethical standards.
Robust standards arrangements are needed to safeguard local democracy, maintain high standards of conduct, and to protect ethical practice in local government.
As part of this review, the Committee is holding a public stakeholder consultation and the document can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/local-government-ethical-standards-stakeholder-consultation... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:14 by Sue Coulson
Birstall Parish Council are able to inform residents that they have received confirmation of a start date for Birstall Footbridge project which is Monday, 19th March 2018.
Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:54 by Sue Coulson
HELP US FIND WW2 VETERANS FOR FREE REMEMBRANCE TOURS
The Legion is on a mission to take all surviving WW2
veterans back to where they served.
The Royal British Legion wants to take all surviving
veterans of the Second World War on a free Remembrance tour to where they
served during their time in the Armed Forces.
Tours will take place throughout 2018 and will give WW2
veterans the chance to meet up with fellow... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 17:45 by Sue Coulson