Author: Sue Coulson
The Youth Cafe, which has provided a well-used and popular service to the young people of Birstall, has not been able to open its doors since March 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions which are still in place today some nine months later.During this time the youth workers have moved onto pastures new and the Parish Council thank them for their hard work and dedication to the young people of varying age... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:26 by Sue Coulson
For further information about the restrictions in Tier 3 and how this will affect you is available on Charnwood Borough Council's website, follow the link below.
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:19 by Sue Coulson
Birstall's Remembrance event this year was a very low key event but it was important that some commemoration took place to honour those who lost their lives during the two World Wars and other conflicts. The Parish Council would like to thank the residents for observing a two minute silence from your doorstep or windows to help with the remembrance event.
The Service was led by Rev. Kerry Emmett and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 12:32 by Sue Coulson
The national branch of the Royal British Legion has advised all their local branches that they cannot take the lead in organising the remembrance events. Birstall Parish Council were informed of this by Charnwood Borough Council.
The Parish Council realise that it is important these Remembrance events to be held, therefore, they did not hesitate in agreeing to take the lead in organising this and any... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 08:57 by Sue Coulson
Many Years ago, Birstall Parish Council were Trustees of a local charity that has now ceased to exist. The Charity was set up to meet the needs of the elderly and needy in the village and when the Charity closed its accounts, the Parish Council decided to continue with this initiative and they honored the beneficiary list by making sure that they all received the gift of a Christmas Hamper.
Over the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:28 by Sue Coulson
Having ensured, where reasonably practicable and to the best of our abilities, that our facilities are COVID-19 secure, we can advise that we are now taking bookings for the hiring of the Village Hall and Hallam Fields Hall.
Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:49 by Sue Coulson
Please see below a Parish Council Letter sent to Leicestershire County Council regarding the A6 Pop-up Cycle Lane project.
Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 17:06 by Sue Coulson
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