The Clerk submitted an enquiry to Leicestershire County Council asking why the Parish Council had not been consulted on this matter. The response received is shown below.
So far my enquiries can reveal that local Councillors, whether that is Parish, Borough or County were NOT consulted on this matter and I would be interested to hear from anyone in Birstall that was.
Please make your feelings known about... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 13:08 by Sue Coulson
From today, 24 July 2020, it is mandatory to wear a face covering in shops, cafes. The disposable ones can be expensive to purchase so please see the link below to the Gov.UK website which gives an easy step by step guide on how to make your own.
Let us know how you get on and send in some pics
Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:41 by Sue Coulson
A temporary road closure is required on Wanlip Lane from 13th August 2020 for 1 day.
The road will be closed between the junction of Windmill Avenue and Dalby Avenue.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent Water safely undertake works to replace a man hole cover and frame.
The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:- Windmill Avenue,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:46 by Stacey Hodgson
Following the announcement yesterday from the Government releasing Birstall from the Leicester Lockdown zone. The Parish Council are working on the safety inspections, maintenance and cleansing of their enclosed play areas, play equipment and outdoor gym equipment.
There is some confusion of when the release comes into force and updates will be given as and when we receive them.
Risk Assessments have... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:32 by Sue Coulson
Loughborough Road will be closed in 3 phases, between the roundabout at Redhill Circle and the Roundabout at the A46 Birstall.
The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 6 nights (20:00 till 06:00 each night) commencing on 21 September 2020
As the works progress, as and when required, Station Road, Tempest Road, Park Road, Goscote Hall Road, Johnson Road, Hermitage Road,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:13 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