Broughton & Old Dalby Parish Council

Serving the people of Nether Broughton, Old Dalby, Queensway, Six Hills and surrounding farms

Clerk: Lucy Flavin
Broughton Cottage, 60 Main
Road, Nether Broughton
Leicestershire LE14 3HB

Tel: 01664 822568

Broughton & Dalby Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Bus Services 23, 24 & 25 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MEETING

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:41 by Lucy Flavin

Leicestershire County Council is reviewing all contracted services across the county.

The review of services 23 (Melton Mowbray- Nether Broughton), 24 (Melton Mowbray - Bingham/Bottesford) and 25 (Melton Mowbray - Stathern) is now complete. The intended course of action is to integrate the three services and to change routes,timings and frequencies accordingly. More »

Details of a community meeting, to be held on Wednesday 13th November, during which the County Council will engage with affected communities can be found on the attached flier. » Less

The One Show is coming to Melton Mowbray

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:57 by Lucy Flavin

Melton Borough Council is delighted to hear that The One Show and Children in Need will be coming to Melton Mowbray as part of their Rickshaw Challenge. Full details can be found here: http://www.melton.gov.uk/news/article/375/bbc_children_in_need_and_the_one_show_s_rickshaw_challenge_is_coming_to_melton

Tree and hedgerow initiatives for farmers and landowners

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:55 by Lucy Flavin

In partnership with the Woodland Trust, LCC have a range of tree and hedgerow initiatives available to farmers and landowners across Leicestershire.

  • Targeting Trees Disease packs - for creating a small woodland to regenerate the countryside (field corners for example)
  • MOREhedges – for planting a minimum of 100m of new native hedgerow with hedgerow trees-
  • MOREwoods – for planting a native woodland (0.5 ha or more)
  • Free Tree Replacement scheme - Individual landscape trees supplied as larger trees for visual impact and ideal as hedgerow trees in existing hedges

Targeting Tree Disease packs More »

Working with the Woodland Trust, the county council are offering all landowners and farmers free tree packs, which have been specifically designed to help regenerate countryside that is under threat from tree diseases such as Ash Dieback.

These packs are available to applicants from across the county. Each pack includes 45 native trees and applicants can chose form two different species mixes:

  • Mix 1 – birch, hornbeam and oak
  • Mix 2 – birch, oak and wild cherry

The trees will be provided as small saplings and all the trees come with 1.2m tree tubes and stakes.

Planting

Applicants are responsible for planting the trees, either themselves or using a contractor. Advice can be given by the Woodland Trust.

Collection

Tree packs will be given out at the start of National Tree Week, applicants or a representative, must be able to collect their tree packs from Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse Eaves on Wednesday 27th November.

To register for your free pack of trees

Please email plant@woodlandtrust.org.uk with your name and contact details, or call on 0330 333 5303 making sure you quote 'Leicestershire County Council trees'.

The deadline for applications for these packs is 31 October 2019.

For all the other schemes please go to the county council website via the link below. The deadline is end January 2020 for these other schemes.

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/conservation-and-sustainability/apply-for-trees/trees-and-hedges-for-new-planting » Less