If you or someone you know is feeling lonely, bored or missing friends and family, Blaby District Council can help.
The free telephone friendship befriending service is an opportunity for people to enjoy talking to someone over the phone. The befrienders are available to make regular, scheduled calls for a friendly conversation.
Befrienders will be there to offer you the opportunity to chat about interests,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 15:00 by Elaine Foxon
COVID-19 Walk in Test Centre
We wanted to let you know about a coronavirus testing centre being set up at Blaby Dostrct Council in Narborough.
From mid November, the Visitor Car Park at the Council Offices will become a temporary Covid-19 walk in testing centre site.
The centre will be managed by Department of Health and Social Care and their contractors, and will remain in place for at least six months,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 08:42 by Elaine Foxon
Blaby District Council to suspend garden waste collections
Garden waste collections in the District of Blaby will be suspended for two weeks from Monday 16 November due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort. As a result, the Council has taken a decision to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 14:19 by Elaine Foxon
November newsletter from our local Police unit
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:47 by Elaine Foxon
Please find attached a Newsletter from Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards service with information on recent work, scams and advice.
We continue to warn and advise residents on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/leicstradingstandards but hope that you will find this format informative and beneficial, so please feel free to distribute and we would welcome any feedback.
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 15:54 by Elaine Foxon
2020 PARISH COUNCIL AWARDS
Thurlaston Parish Council would like to invite you to submit nominations for the following awards, as although no formal Awards Evening will be held, we would still like to acknowledge deserving residents.
The Environmental Award is awarded to the person/organisation who has done most to improve the appearance or understanding of the local environment.
The Silver Jubilee Award... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 16:10 by Elaine Foxon
ON BEHALF OF LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE
As the evenings start to draw in, officers are reminding people to ensure their homes look occupied during the darker nights.
The force traditionally sees a seasonal rise in burglaries around the time the clocks go back, with offences often rising through December and January.
The winter months can make it easier for burglars to go unnoticed and also makes unoccupied... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:18 by Elaine Foxon
Supporting the people of Thurlaston through Covid-19 and beyond.
Throughout this national crisis, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has continued to provide the free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to assist in solving problems related to:
● redundancy, furlough and self-employment issues;
● claiming benefits and Universal Credit;
● relationship breakdown;
● neighbour disputes.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:11 by Elaine Foxon
October newsletter from our local policing Team
Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:43 by Elaine Foxon
With Halloween looking a little different this year, and trick or treating being discouraged, please find attached the Celebrate Safely "No Thanks" poster for you to print/share/distribute kindly provided by Blaby District Council.
Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 14:25 by Elaine Foxon