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A Few Words from our District Councillor Maggie Wright

In an ever changing situation COV-19 Monday 30th March 2020

Please stay safe and follow government guidelines on social isolation.

As you will now be aware Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have declared a major incident in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The Police have taken the Chair/lead of the Strategic Coordinating Group of the Leicestershire Resilience Forum. LCC and Blaby DC will work together to protect those in the County/District on the "Shielded List" who are classed as "extremely vulnerable". A Community Hub has been established. A Helpline is available which is 0116 2750555. More »

Both County Council and Blaby District Offices are now closed to the public. Essential workers and essential services only. But websites have valuable information.

https:/ (COVID-19: Support for businesses)

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership also has information to help businesses.

The key national web pages are:-

NHS Coronavirus


Waste and Recycling - If your household is affected by Cornavirus

Double bag any contaminated waste.

Put in place away from pets/people for 72 hours

Thank You - I would like to send a MASSIVE "Shout Out" to our key workers in the Fosse Villages. THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!! Thank you also to our schools who are open for children of Key Workers.

Thank you to all our Good Neighbour and Volunteer schemes operating in the Fosse Villages. There is a Community Grant Scheme available from LCC Full details of the fund, including an on-line application form can be found on the Leicestershire Communities Website. » Less

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:02 by Elaine Foxon

Thurlaston Wood - Tree Planting

Thurlaston Tree Planting

The population of Thurlaston recently made their own valuable contribution to the fight against climate change by planting a new wood on the outskirts of the village. Around 50 villagers, led by Bob Whelband, planted 320 young trees and 215 hedging plants, all kindly donated by East Midlands Landscaping on land allocated by Yennards Farm.

For the full story please go to 'The Journal' online via the link below: More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:54 by Elaine Foxon

CORONA VIRUS - Thurlaston Community Response Plan

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How you may help

First and foremost is that you take all the precautions that are outlined in the Government and Health Authorities notices. By doing so you will significantly reduce the risk of becoming infected with the disease.

The spread of Coronavirus is having an impact upon the day-to-day lives of all of us, but there are some people who will undoubtedly be affected much more seriously. More »

People, and members of their household, have been told to 'self-isolate' for a period of 14 days if they exhibit symptoms of the disease. Additionally, our elderly and more vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours have been requested to 'self-isolate' for a period of 12 weeks. During these periods of 'self-isolation' it will be vital that we act as good neighbours, keeping an eye upon our more vulnerable village residents and those who may have contracted the disease.

If you are willing to help others or you know of someone in need of assistance please advise The Parish Clerk by email: or phone: 07873 229990.

Thank You and Stay Healthy!


Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:55 by Elaine Foxon