Thurnby and Bushby Parish Council

Serving the people of Thurnby and Bushby

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Clerk: Sue Bloy
17 Shetland Way
Countesthorpe, Leicester
LE8 5PU

Tel: 0116 278 6280

Latest News

Death of Haydn Gopsill, Chair to the Parish Council

It was with great sadness that the Parish Council learnt of Haydn Gopsill's death on Sunday 19 September 2021.

Haydn will be greatly missed by family, friends and the community.

Lesley, Matthew and Adam have asked the Parish Council to pass on the funeral arrangements:

Wednesday 6 October 2021, 10.30 at the Great Glen Crematorium. There will be a collection for the RNLI in memory of Haydn

Sue Bloy
Clerk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:43 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Councillors

British Library "Unlocking our Sound Heritage Project"

The British Library "Unlocking our Sound Heritage Project" has digitised a "Leicestershire & Rutland Women's Institute May Day documentary tape" recorded by John Noel in April 1962. On the tape, various members of the Women's Institute sing May songs and are interviewed about May customs. More information is given in the attached document.
If you are able to assist, please make direct contact with:... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:51 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Local Interest

ADVANCE NOTICE OF CHANGE OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

The meeting of the Parish Council scheduled for 9 August 2021 has been brought forward to Monday 2 August 2021. The meeting will take place at the Hill Court Community Centre, Main Street, commencing at 7.00 pm.

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 20:03 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Council meetings

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS - RETURN TO IN-PERSON MEETINGS

The Coronavirus Act (2020) permitted the Parish Council to meet remotely for a limited period. This has expired and from 7 May 2021 the Parish Council is required by law to return to holding in-person meetings. These will take place at the Hill Court Community Centre, Main Street.

The meeting scheduled for Monday 14 June has been RE-SCHEDULED to Wednesday 23 June. This is after the next milestone of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 18:35 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Council meetings

CHANGE OF DATE: Annual Parish Council Meeting

CHANGE OF DATE: Annual Parish Council Meeting

Wed, 05 May 2021 19:00

The Annual Parish Council meeting previously scheduled for Monday 10 May 2021 has been RESCHEDULED to take place on WEDNESDAY 5 MAY 2021, commencing at 19.00.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions on social distancing, Parish Council meetings are currently being conducted virtually through Zoom.

Further information... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 15:14 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Council meetings

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING 2021

The Annual Parish Meeting will take place on Wednesday 5th May 2021, from 18:30 - 19:00. This is NOT a formal meeting of the Parish Council, but is rather an opportunity for residents to raise issues with Parish, District and County Councillors.

This will take place virtually via Zoom. Details of how to access the meeting are included in the agenda.

While the meeting is scheduled for only 30 minutes,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 14:35 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Annual Parish Meeting

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

The Parish Council was saddened to learn of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and wishes to record its deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family.

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:27 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Royal Family

Farewell to Elaine and Colin Derrick

FAREWELL TO ELAINE AND COLIN DERRICK

Elaine and Colin Derrick, long standing residents at Orchard House, Grange have left the village. They will both be missed for their contributions to village life.

Elaine Derrick joined the Parish Council in 2014 and has been a very valued member, including Vice-Chair since May 2019. Elaine has been a driving force in several major projects over the years and will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:15 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Councillors

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions on social distancing, Parish Council meetings are being conducted virtually through Zoom.

Further information will be provided on public access via the meeting agendas.

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:31 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Parish Council meetings

Recycling simplified across Leicestershire

Seven District Councils across Leicestershire (Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinkley & Bosworth, Melton and Oadby & Wigston) have joined forces to make recycling easier.

For more information see Harborough District's press release at

https://www.harborough.gov.uk/news/article/1218/recycling_simplified_across_leicestershire

and

the attached Guidance on what can and cannot be recycled in blue lidded... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:46 by Susan Bloy

Tags: Recycling Guidance

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