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Somerby Parish Council

Serving the people of Burrough On The Hill, Leesthorpe, Pickwell and Somerby

Clerk: Kathryn Staley
20 The Field, Somerby, Melton
Mowbray, Leics LE14 2PT

Tel: 01664 454529

Latest News

3 Bed House in Surgery Close

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) have a vacancy for a 3 bed house in Surgery Close, Somerby. The property will be vacant from 27th May 2018 and ready for letting approximately two weeks after this date.

The property will be advertised with Melton Borough Council this week, so if you are aware of anyone that may be interested and has a local connection, please ask them to get in touch with NCHA on 0115 844 3246 or Melton.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 15:57 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: NCHA, Housing

CHURCH METAL THEFTS...WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Over the past month we have seen an increase in rural churches being targeted whereby their lead roofs have been stripped and stolen.

Specifically, we have seen offences across the East and South Leicestershire area.

Leicestershire Police are focusing efforts in order to try and identify those that are committing these offences, but they need your help in doing so.

We need to ask our local communities to be.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:32 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Police

Consultation on proposals for a new Passenger Transport Policy & Strategy

Consultation on proposals for a new Passenger Transport Policy & Strategy

Leicestershire County Council are currently holding a consultation between 21st March and 13th June on a new policy and strategy covering passenger transport provision.

Further information on the consultation is available from:

Posted: Wed, 04 Apr 2018 12:03 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: 113, Bus, Passenger, Transport, Policy

Theft of lead from Burrough Church

On Friday 30th March, between midnight and 3am, most of the lead was stolen from the lower part of the north side of Burrough Church roof.

If anyone witnessed anything suspicious, please report it directly to the Police.

Posted: Sun, 01 Apr 2018 15:54 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Police, Theft

Telephone Kiosk thefts

We have been alerted that there are groups of thieves in Leics and Rutland areas attempting to remove telephone kiosks. They claim to be from BT but are not!

If you see any suspicious behaviour, please report it to the police.

Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:47 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Police

Parish Litter Pick

Parish Litter Pick

Volunteers needed

Saturday 10th March from 10.30

Pickwell & Somerby

Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:28 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Litter

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

SOMERBY PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Parish Councillor

Monthly Parish Council Meetings are held 11 times a year (there is no meeting during August) usually the 2nd Wednesday of the month. In addition, Special Meetings are occasionally called to discuss specific matters when appropriate. Meetings are held throughout the 3 villages.

Candidates must fulfil the necessary qualifications:.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:48 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Councillors, Vacancy

IMPROVEMENTS TO SOMERBY PLAY AREA

IMPROVEMENTS TO SOMERBY PLAY AREA

We are hoping to add to the Play Area equipment, especially with items geared towards toddlers. If you have any ideas of apparatus they would enjoy please can you contact the Parish Clerk at somerbyparish@btconnect.com or 454529

Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:33 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Somerby, Play Area

Planning Appeal - Public Inquiry

Planning Appeal - Public Inquiry

Notice of the Public Inquiry into the appeal relating to the application for residential development for up to 32 dwellings at Field OS 3300, Oakham Road, Somerby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2QL

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Planning Appeal

Melton Local Plan

Melton Local Plan

Drop-In Event

Somerby Memorial Hall

Wednesday 26th July, 4-7pm

The Melton Local Plan Addendum of Focussed Changes includes main items of new information and analysis published or completed since the draft Local Plan was published in November 2016 and the significant changes arising out of it as suggested modifications.

The main changes can be viewed at:

www.meltonplan.co.uk

Planning Officers will be.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:46 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Melton Local Plan, consultation

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