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


EU Exit - 01.01.2021 useful information

We wanted to take the opportunity to share some information for the end of the EU transition period on 1 January as received by Blaby District Council

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:42 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

If you need to hear a friendly voice.......

This time of year can be difficult for many and even more so this year.

If you need to hear a friendly voice, or need support in any way, please find below contact numbers and various services that may be able to help.

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:39 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community


Over the coming months and partnership with Leicester County Council, and Blaby, Oadby & Wigston, Hinckley, Charnwood, and Northwest Leicestershire Borough Councils we aim to reach many communities trying to get an understanding of what (if any) challenges or barriers we may encounter with completing the first digital Census this March 2021.

As you may already be aware, the Census is a survey that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 16:57 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Consultation

BDC Fly Tipping Campaign

Please see attached Blaby District Council's Christmas Fly Tipping campaign poster.

This is aimed at reducing the amount of waste left by our bins before, during and after the Christmas period.

Thank you for your help and support towards these campaigns, by working together in the new year we can help to combat the enviro-crime issues.

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 15:09 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community


It is with regret that the Annual Awards event scheduled for 15th December 2020 has been postponed.

The Parish Council are hopeful that this will be rescheduled for January 2021 although this is entirely dependent on the Government review of Covid 19 Tier Status for the Parish.

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:27 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Blaby District Council Telephone Friendship

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

Tags: Community


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

Tags: Community



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

Tags: Community

Police Newsletter

November newsletter from our local Police unit

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:47 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community


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 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

Tags: Community

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