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Leicestershire Police #County Lines

Leicestershire Police #County Lines

The term County Lines describes gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into other areas of the country, often small towns, using dedicated mobile phone lines or another form of 'deal line' which can be a person. They are likely to exploit children or vulnerable adults to move and store the drugs and money and will often use coercion, intimidation, violence (including sexual violence) and weapons. More »

What are the signs to look out for?

The following signs could suggest that someone is being exploited through county lines activity:

• Gang association or isolation from peers or social networks
• Missing from home or schools and/or significant decline in performance
• New friends or relationships with those who don't share any mutual friendships with the victim or anyone else
• May be carrying a weapon
• Receiving more texts or calls than usual
• Sudden influx of cash, clothes or mobile phones
• Unexplained injuries
• Significant changes in emotional well-being

How can you help?
Everyone can help by learning the signs to look out for and being vigilant within their work and home environments.

Make a report
If you believe you may be a victim (or think somebody may be a victim) of exploitation through county lines or cuckooing, we advise you to contact one of the following:
Leicestershire Police
• Email:
• Social media: Private message us on Facebook or Twitter
• Phone: 101 » Less

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:59 by Elaine Foxon


Notice of Uncontested Elections 2019

Elections of Parish Councillors for Thurlaston

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 18:02 by Elaine Foxon



Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan – Public consultation

Regulation 16, The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Sapcote Parish Council, as qualifying body on behalf of the ten parishes known as the Fosse Villages (comprising the parishes of Aston Flamville, Croft, Huncote, Leicester Forest West, Potters Marston, Sapcote, Sharnford, Stoney Stanton, Thurlaston, and Wigston Parva), has submitted the "Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan" to Blaby District Council for Examination in accordance with the neighbourhood planning regulations. More »

The policies in the Fosse Village Neighbourhood Plan primarily seek to address the design of new development, protection and enhancement of green spaces, and protection of heritage assets and community services and facilities.

In accordance with the relevant legislation, Blaby District Council is now conducting a public consultation on the Plan taking place between Tuesday 2 April 2019 and Tuesday 21 May 2019. The submitted Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan and its key supporting documents can be viewed:

Huncote Library

Rear Huncote Methodist Church Hall, Forest Road, LE9 3BH

Tel: 0116 284 9612


Sapcote Library

Church Street, LE9 2HR

Tel: 0116 305 3674


Stoney Stanton Library

St Michaels Court, LE9 4TH

Tel: 0116 305 3686

You can make representations on the plan in writing to Development Strategy Team, Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicestershire, LE19 2EP or via email to Your comments must be received no later than the end of the day on Tuesday 21 May 2019.

Please note that comments will be forwarded on to the neighbourhood plan examiner. For more details on how the Council will use your information please view Blaby District Council's Data Protection Privacy Notice available at:

The local planning authority will determine whether the Neighbourhood Plan should be made (and therefore become part of the Development Plan) following the Examination in due course. Should you wish to be notified of this decision, please state this in your representation. If you have any questions in relation to this matter, please contact a member of the Development Strategy Team on the contact details provided below.


Tel: 0116 272 7584 » Less

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:57 by Elaine Foxon