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March 2020

Monday, 30 March 2020

Gem's Cash For Kids Appeal

The Cash for Kids Appeal fund will enable us to provide grants to families with children, helping them with the basic essentials such as food and heating.

Monday, 30 March 2020

Leicestershire County Council - Community Fund

Leicestershire County Council has established a £1m fund to support the local voluntary and community sector, during the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, 27 March 2020

Council Tax Support

Council Tax has been pushed back so if you are paying in 10 monthly instalments you can pay from June to March instead of April to January.

Friday, 27 March 2020

Open Letter to Businesses from Cllr John Boyce, Leader of the Council

Leader of The Council, Cllr John Boyce addresses the Borough's businesses with an open letter to let them know that the Council's priority is to safeguard as many businesses and jobs in the Borough as possible.

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Advice for Landlords

Please find three documents that offer advice for landlords through COVID-19.

Thursday, 26 March 2020

COVID-19: guidance for food businesses

Guidance for food businesses during COVID-19.

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Vandalism of locks and signage on parks

Unfortunately some of the safety measures put in place at some of our parks have been broken.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Park Closures

We have therefore had to take the decision to close Peace Memorial and Uplands Park.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Compliance on closures

Guidance and compliance advice for those businesses and other venues asked by the government to close as part of further social distancing measures.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Play & Outdoor Gym Equipment & Sports Areas Closed

Please note that our Play equipment / outdoor gym equipment / sports areas are closed with immediate effect due to social distancing guidelines and the fact that they are not being sanitised.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Recycling and Household Waste Sites Closed

In the current situation, Leicestershire County Council have taken the decision to close all of their recycling and household waste sites until further notice.

Monday, 23 March 2020

Bulky Waste Collections will stop from 30th March

Due to the COVID-19 situation, white goods and bulky waste collections will be suspended from 30th March until further notice.

Monday, 23 March 2020

Pest Control Service Suspended Until Further Notice

The Pest Control Service has been suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, 20 March 2020

Housing Update - Covid-19

An update of the Housing Services due to the Covid-19 situation.

Friday, 20 March 2020

Community Centres Closed

Community Centres Closed due to Covid-19.

Friday, 20 March 2020

Closure of Public Toilets

Closure of public toilets brought forward.

Friday, 20 March 2020

Customer Services Centre Closed to General Public

We wanted to inform you that we have had to take the very difficult decision, effective Monday 23rd March, to close our Customer Services Centre to the general public. This follows the government’s guidance on social distancing and in the interest..

Friday, 20 March 2020

Waste Disposal Advice - Coronavirus

As local authorities ramp up their coronavirus preparations, guidance has been issued to people with confirmed or possible Covid-19 on how to dispose of their waste.

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Selective Licensing Update

The scheme comes into effect on 5 May 2020. It was the Council’s intention that we would commence enforcement of the scheme from 5 August 2020. However, in view of the current Corona Virus Pandemic, as a Council we have now decided to push this..

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating

Social distancing and self-isolation can be really hard to deal with. Here are some really useful tips to help your mental health if you're social distancing or self-isolating due to COVID19.

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Public Conveniences

All public toilets, excluding Peace Memorial Park, will be closed from 1 April 2020.

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