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

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Parish Council Elections 2019

Parish Council Elections 2019

Want to be the voice of your community, make your community safer, ensure there are homes for everyone, help the environment and improve where you live? Then become a Councillor! Now is a great time to get involved as Borough and Parish Elections are coming up in May 2019.

Local councils deliver hugely important services which affect the lives of people every day. Being a Councillor means you can play... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 20:17 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Parish Council, Elections

Change of venue for Christmas morning church service

Change of venue for Christmas morning church service

Please note the service will be held in Pickwell, not Great Dalby as advertised in Towards

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:05 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Church, Services

Planning Application for Commemorative Sculpture now online

Friends of the Tenth have submitted a planning application (ref: 18/01265/FUL) to Melton Borough Council for a commemorative sculpture in the field by the entrance to the Get Busy Living Centre on Twyford Road, Burrough on the Hill.

To view the full application, please go to and enter the planning reference 18/01265/FUL in the search box

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:45 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Commemorative Sculpture, Burrough, Planning

Amended Plans for Oakham Road, Somerby

Amended Plans for Oakham Road, Somerby

Amended plans have been received in connection with the application for development on Oakham Road, Somerby. These amendments can be viewed, and comments submitted, at using the application reference 18/00838/REM

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:31 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Somerby, Planning

Youth Commission Police & Crime Survey

The Police and Crime Commissioner's Youth Commission Members have launched a Police and Crime Survey and want to hear from young people aged 11-25 about crime and policing in their area. The information provided by young people will help to shape the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan and feedback will help to improve policies and services. Link to complete the survey: Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:28 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Police, consultation

Neighbourhood Plan Open Day

Neighbourhood Plan Open Day

The event is open from 12 noon to 3pm for Parish residents to call in and see the Draft Neighbourhood Plan in more detail. The Neighbourhood Plan team will be available to answer questions and take comments.

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:03 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, Open Day

Better Care Together

Better Care Together

Better Care Together Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, a partnership which aims to improve local healthcare services, is inviting people to a series of public events over the next month to find out more about proposals for hospitals and maternity services in Leicester.

You can also hear about other work underway to make care better for patients – including improvements to the healthcare that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:16 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: NHS



Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A road closure is required on Whatborough Road, Owston and Newbold on the 29th October 2018 for 1 day.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council Highways to facilitate carriageway patching works.

The proposed alternative diversion... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:06 by Kathryn Staley

Tags: Road Closure



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

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