Tags: Coronavirus

Birstall Playing Fields, Play Equipment and Outdoor Gym Equipment

The Parish Council have fully opened all of their enclosed play areas and play equipment on Monday 20 July 2020.

All play equipment will be disinfected twice a week by the Council's staff. Signage is in place limiting the numbers who can enter the enclosed play areas and asking you to avoid it if it is busy, the signs also remind everyone to social distance and wash your hands.

The School Lane playing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:30 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment, playing fields

Enclosed Play Areas and Outdoor Gym Equipment

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

Leicester Lockdown to include Birstall

Leicester Lockdown to include Birstall

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

Tags: Community, Coronavirus

School Lane Playing Fields Car Park - CLOSED until further notice

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

Harrowgate Drive Playing Fields, Enclosed Play Areas & Grounds Maintenance

The Parish Council are pleased to inform you that Harrowgate Drive Playing Fields have now been made safe by locking off the enclosed toddlers play area and have fenced off the play equipment. Please respect these measures they are in place to protect you and your children by reducing the risk of transmitting the Coronavirus disease.

The Playing fields will be opened at 11am each morning to enable any... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 09:25 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Health & Safety, Play Equipment, playing fields

Birstall Playing Fields, Sports Grounds and Play Areas

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety, Play Equipment

Birstall Park and Ride to be opened as Coronavirus Test Centre

Birstall Park and Ride to be opened as Coronavirus Test Centre

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety

Coronavirus Pandemic

Dear Residents

Birstall Parish Council would like to express their gratitude to all those community members who are involved in setting up help lines for residents who are housebound or vulnerable. These are very difficult times and our local community spirit is something to be proud of.

Birstall Parish Council is following the latest Government advice and instructions and give you all the following... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:26 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Coronavirus, Health & Safety

Birstall Gala 2020 - CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that due to the Coronavirus epidemic and the Governments advice on mass gatherings, the Council has taken the decision to cancel this years Gala which was scheduled for 20 June 2020.

It is regrettable, but matters are outside the control of the Council and the interests of health & safety for all is paramount, there are no timescales for when this epidemic will be over and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:21 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Events, Gala, Health & Safety

Office Closure

The decision has been taken to close the Parish Council offices to the public to reduce the risk of infection. Whilst the office and Estates staff are still working, we need to put measures in place to protect the staff until such changes are forced upon us to self isolate or the Country chooses to go into lock down.

This action has been taken in accordance with advisory information being received from... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:35 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Health & Safety