Thurlaston Parish Council

Serving the people of Thurlaston

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Clerk: Elaine Foxon
16 Cambridge Drive, Desford
Leics LE9 9JB

Tel: 07873 229990

Thurlaston Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Thurlaston a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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LCC - Emergency Closure


County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

An emergency road closure was required on Church Street, Thurlaston on the 2nd August 2021 for up to 21 days, but the order is expected to be in force for 3 days.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water and associated contractors to facilitate emergency repairs. During the closures, any restrictions will be signed on site, can be viewed at or by scanning the QR code below.

Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:01 by Elaine Foxon

Blaby District Council - News Release

New Chief Executive appointment

Julia Smith has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for Blaby District Council.

Julia, who will start in the autumn, will succeed Jane Toman, who will retire next month after spending 15 years at Blaby District Council – including 5 years as Chief Executive.

Julia is currently Director of Communities and Wellbeing at Harborough District Council, has worked in local government positions for over 16 years. Before joining Harborough District Council her roles included Head of Customer and Community Services and Environmental Health Manager at East Northamptonshire Council. More »

Councillor Terry Richardson, Leader of Blaby District Council, said: "Julia was an extremely strong candidate, her passion, skills and commitment to local government made her the perfect choice for the role. With her background she brings a wealth of experience and a clear ambition to ensure our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

"The role of Chief Executive is crucial in developing both the Council and the district in the coming years. As well as working with councillors and officers the role will require working with our communities and other organisations to shape the place that we live in. The selection process involved politicians and partner organisations to help us find the right candidate for Blaby District as a whole. It was extremely rigorous with a number of strong contenders in the running who all performed to an extremely high standard.

"Julia joins us at an important time as we look ahead to recovering from the pandemic and delivering on future commitments, including delivering on our green agenda and improving the health and wellbeing of our communities.

"The Council is already in a really good position, and Jane (Toman) has been a big influence in that during her time leading the Council. She leaves behind her a Council which is performing well, with clear ambitions and plans for the future. I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Jane as I am extremely grateful for all she has done."

Speaking about the appointment, Julia Smith said: "I am delighted to be joining Blaby District Council as the council's new Chief Executive. The district is a fantastic area and I am looking forward to building on its very successful reputation of delivering quality services.

"Our residents and businesses are so important and I'm looking forward to getting to know local communities as well as councillors and, of course, the staff delivering the services for local people. I know the council is ambitious about its future, and I'm looking forward to helping Blaby District evolve whilst remaining a great place to live, work and visit." » Less

Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:17 by Elaine Foxon

Leicestershire County Council Contact Form

Notification received from Leicestershire County Council

To whom it may concern,

Leicestershire County Council have recently made some changes to the way customers can now contact us.

The Leicestershire County Council Customer Service Centre (CSC) has introduced a new online enquiry form which can be accessed via our website or here.

Customers using any of the below email addresses will be advised to use the online form to correspond electronically with the CSC. This is to enable the CSC to provide an improved service to customers. More »


Please note that the CSC's phone lines remain unchanged. » Less

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 15:32 by Elaine Foxon