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

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE OF: PICKWELL ROAD,SOMERBY

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE OF: PICKWELL ROAD,SOMERBY

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the Temporary road closure of the above location.
The closure is required 300m from the junction of High Street, Somerby for the length of the road.
The road will be closed from 1st October 2018 for up to 3 days.
This will safely allow Severn Trent Water to safely undertake a new water connection.
The alternative diversion route will be: - Somerby Road,... Read More »



Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:50 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Road Closure, Somerby, Pickwell

Improving planned care across Leicestershire

Improving planned care across Leicestershire

The three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are currently engaging with the public on non-emergency operations and treatments, such as hip and knee replacements and cataract surgery.

Three events are taking place next week to help patients understand the plans and to encourage people to have their say.

The details of the events are as follows:

Posted: Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:26 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: NHS, consultation

Rutland Poppy Project

Rutland Poppy Project

Rutland Poppy Project at Somerby Memorial Hall on 8th September

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:02 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Somerby

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- NEWBOLD LANE, ‘NEWBOLD LANE TO DISTRICT BOUNDARY’, NEWBOLD AND SOMERBY

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- NEWBOLD LANE, ‘NEWBOLD LANE TO DISTRICT BOUNDARY’, NEWBOLD AND SOMERBY

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the temporary road closure of the above location.

The closure is required from Somerby to Newbold.

The road will be closed on 8th August 2018 for up to 10 days.
This will safely allow Leicestershire County Council to safely undertake highway maintenance works.

The alternative diversion route will be: - Newbold Road (Owston and Newbold), Newbold Lane,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:18 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Somerby, Burrough, Road Closure

Planning Application for Commemorative Sculpture now online

Friends of the Tenth have submitted a planning application (ref: 18/00674/FUL) to Melton Borough Council for a commemorative sculpture on Somerby village green.

To view the full application, please go to https://pa.melton.gov.uk/online-applications/ and enter the planning reference 18/00674/FUL in the search box

Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:57 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Commemorative Sculpture, Somerby, Planning

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

Please note that the Parish Council meeting on 13th June will be held at Dairy Farm Cafe, Whissendine Road, Leesthorpe at 7.30pm

All are welcome!

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 11:08 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: SPC, Parish Council, Meeting

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... 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... 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

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