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


Update and Advice from Action Fraud in relation to Corona Virus Scams

* Victims of coronavirus-related scams have lost over £5 million - Friday, 5 June, 2020 *

As of Friday 5th June, sadly a total of £5,341,592 has been reported lost by 2,204 victims of coronavirus-related scams.

Action Fraud also report they have received 11,793 reports of coronavirus-related phishing emails.

To keep this number as low as possible, we want people to be aware of the very simple... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:36 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community



In these unprecedented times, it is essential we remain vigilant and keep not only ourselves safe, but also our homes safe.

Be aware of new faces and walkers in and around the area.

Burglars are often opportunistic thieves.

They seek out any opening that they can take advantage of, specifically doors and windows that are left open or unlocked or are easy to force. Anything of value that they might spot... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:22 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community


Posters and leaflets have now been produced for the Safeguarding Partnerships' 'Their door is shut. Ours is open' campaign to encourage the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to be extra vigilant of children's welfare during lockdown and report any concerns they may have.

With mounting pressure on families during the coronavirus lockdown, keeping children safe is our priority.

With households... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:18 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

VE Day - Commemorative Event

VE Day - Commemorative Event

This Commemorative event will still be recognised, with you all invited to join in, only in a slightly different way than originally planned.

Full Details can be found within the poster.

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 16:08 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Leicestershire Police - Warning Regarding Fake Bank Letters

The public should be on the lookout for a sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.

The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from banks and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative.

The letter tells recipients that there have been some "unusual transactions" on their personal account or that there is an outstanding... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 18:23 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

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

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