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.

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Community Actions

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:40 by Lucy Flavin

In recent weeks groups have met to discuss the three Community Actions which residents indicated were most important to them, namely:

-Traffic Management and Pedestrian Safety

-Footpaths and Bridleway Maintenance More »

-Support for Older People

These emanated from the Neighbourhood Plan dialogue as matters where residents would like to see improvements.

To see reports from these meetings please click on the links below.

If you wish to comment on, or personally support, any of these, please contact;

Simon Proffitt (01664 820170, - Traffic Management and Pedestrian Safety

John Harper (01664 820485, harper636@btinternetcom -Footpaths and Bridleway Maintenance & Support for Older People

The Parish Council is aware of and supportive of these initiatives.

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The Leicestershire County Council (Melton Road, Broughton and Old Dalby and Nottingham Road, Clawson Road and Six Hills Road, Ab Kettleby) (IMPOSITION OF A 50 MPH SPEED LIMIT) Order 201

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:00 by Lucy Flavin

THE LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL hereby gives notice that it proposes to make
an Order under Sections 5, 84, and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act
1984 ("the Act"), and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief
Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act, the effect of which will
1. To impose a 50mph speed limit on parts of Melton Road, Broughton and Old Dalby and
Nottingham Road, Clawson Road and Six Hills Road, Ab Kettleby
A copy of the proposed Order, together with a plan illustrating the proposals and an
explanatory statement giving the Council's reasons for proposing to make the Order may be
inspected during normal office hours at my offices, Room 200, County Hall, Glenfield,
Leicester LE3 8RA, and at the offices of at the offices of Melton Borough Council, Parkside,
Station Approach, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1GH and on the Parish Notice
Boards of Ab Kettleby and Broughton and Old Dalby Parish Councils
Documents can also be viewed online at
Objections to the proposals, specifying the grounds on which they are made, should be sent
in writing to the undersigned by not later than 15th November 2018 quoting reference
JM/HTWMT/4064. Alternatively, objections can be emailed to or
via the online comment form which may be accessed via the link above. If you require
alternative formats of this Notice, including larger print, braille or fax transmission, please
contact Leicestershire County Council on (0116) 305 6752.
Dated: 25th October 2018
LAUREN HASLAM, Director of Law and Governance, Leicestershire County Council, County
Hall, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8RA More »

Melton’s new waste contract comes into effect with enhanced recycling service

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:12 by Lucy Flavin

On October 1st 2018 Biffa commenced their new waste contract with Melton Borough Council.

In addition to safer, more efficient vehicles and optimised routes, the service now operates an enhanced recycling service with textiles and small electrical items being taken alongside the regular recycling collection. This includes items such as clothing, curtains, bed sheets, blankets and towels. They will not accept duvets, pillows, cushions, shoes, rugs and carpets. Residents are asked to place their textiles in a standard sized carrier bag next to their brown bin before 7:30am on the day of your recycling collection. More »

Small electricals include items such as toasters, kettles, radios and hairdryers. They will not take low energy lightbulbs, TV screens and computer monitors or anything that does not fit into a standard sized carrier bag. For a full list please visit the council's website at Please do not mix your textiles and electrical items in the same bag. Please do not put any recyclable items into black bags as they cannot be recycled and won't be collected. » Less