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

Who we are & what we do

Somerby Parish Council is a democratically elected body comprising representatives from throughout the Parish. Councillors give their time freely to represent the views of parishioners on matters that affect our lives locally. Each Councillor has to comply with a national code of conduct that ensures the highest standards of public accountability. The Parish Council has an annual budget the majority of which derives from the precept received from Melton Borough Council. This money is used to pay for various local services. The expenditure of the Parish Council is subject to checking by external auditors.

Meetings of the Parish Council are held every month at venues around the Parish. The Annual Assembly and the Annual Parish Meeting are held on the second Wednesday of April and May respectively.


Parish Clerk

The Parish Clerk works together with us to deliver the range of services we provide. She can be contacted at Parish Office, by phone or email.

Parish Council Responsibilities

Useful links

  • HTRTPA Clickable Document

    How to respond to planning applications. This guide will show you how to make sure your voice is heard. This file is quite large and will take some time to download. (pdf file)

  • National Planning Policy Statement June 2010 Document

    This is the national planning policy statement published by central government in June 2010. This policy provides guidelines for local authority planning departments.

  • Listed buildings

    A listed building is one which is included on the statutory list of buildings of special architectural interest which has been compiled by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, through its advisors English Heritage. Being listed gives a building prestige value and acknowledges that it is special and part of our national heritage which must be protected. The lists include a wide variety of structures from country houses, castles and churches to telephone kiosks, milestones and village pumps.

  • Report a Road Problem to Leicestershire Highways Web Link
  • Link to Rural Community Council Leicestershire Web Link