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


LAMP Mental Health Services and Support

In light of COVID-19 please see information below relating the LAMP mental health services.

Services during the Covid-19 Outbreak

Lamp, as a Mental Health charity, is committed to supporting those struggling during this difficult time. In addition to our advocacy service in the city of Leicester, helping people to access Community Mental Health services, we can also offer low level reassurance and support.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 17:00 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Parish Council Meetings - Impact on meetings protocol with immediate effect

Due to the current restrictions on our movements and social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak, ALL public meetings for Thurlaston Parish Council and its Committees will be held 'virtually' via ZOOM with immediate effect.

The agendas relating to each meeting will be published as normal via Thurlaston Parish Council website and within the lockable noticeboard, with one significant difference... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:54 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Councillors, procedures


With the current restrictions on our movement and social distancing we are adhering to, to ensure all our safety, the simple pleasure of collecting a daily newspaper may not be as easy as we have experienced previously.

Deliver My Newspaper is a site where you can register for 12 weeks of free newspaper deliveries. You register with them and they send you vouchers to pass on to your newsagents to cover... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 13:47 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community


Full Council formerly appointed a new Parish Councillor, Mr Philip Marshall as a Member of Thurlaston Parish Council at the Full Council meeting held, Tuesday 14th April 2020, following the resignation of Mr Nick Bates in February 2020.

Parish Councillor Marshall has been a resident of the Parish since 1991 and has a vast knowledge of the local community and its many groups/associations and has been... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 15:45 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Councillors

A Few Words from our District Councillor Maggie Wright

In an ever changing situation COVID-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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community

VACANCY - Parish Councillor

Notice of Casual Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen within Thurlaston Parish Council following the resignation of Councillor Nick Bates.

No request for an election has been received following the formal 'Notice of Vacancy'.

Thurlaston Parish Council are therefore permitted to fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as practicable and details are provided herewith.

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:37 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Councillors, Elections, procedures

Thurlaston Community Response Plan

Thurlaston Parish Council are working in conjunction with Blaby District Council to develop a Community Response Plan.

Thurlaston Parish Council are progressing with a Community Response Plan and in light of recent adverse weather conditions and the impact this has had throughout the District and local communities, namely that of flash flooding it is even more relevant than ever.

Th cost is nothing,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:14 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Consultation


Notice of Vacancy In Office of Councillor

Parish of Thurlaston

Due to the resignation of Cllr Bates a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for Thurlaston Parish Council.

Please see the official 'Notice'

Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:45 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Councillors, procedures

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