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

Latest News

Bus Services 23, 24 & 25 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MEETING

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.

Details of a community meeting, to be held... Read More »

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

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The One Show is coming to Melton Mowbray

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

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

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Tree and hedgerow initiatives for farmers and landowners

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... Read More »

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

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Notice of Conclusion of Audit - Year Ended 31 March 2019

The notice confirming conclusion of the audit process for the financial year ending 31 March 2019 has now been posted.

All documents from this audit process including the External Auditor Report and Certificate can be viewed by going to the Finance section of this website (Click on 'Your Parish Council' and follow the drop down menu).

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:17 by Lucy Flavin

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Get Ready for Brexit

Melton Borough Council has contacted all Parish Councils asking that they help with the crucial role in getting information out to our communities in preparation for the UK's exit from the European Union on 31st October.

For information to help individuals and businesses to be proactive in their planning for Brexit please visit the following;

* Find Government advice and information online at https://www.gov.uk/brexit... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:22 by Lucy Flavin

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The Turkey Oak - Old Dalby

The work on the Turkey Oak tree on the Green, Old Dalby will be going ahead on THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER.

Please note there will be traffic control in the area throughout the day to ensure the safety of pedestrians and road users.

Anyone who would like a piece of wood from the tree, for a suggested donation of £50 towards replacement tree(s) in the future, but has not informed the Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 21:57 by Lucy Flavin

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Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

CHURCH END, NETHER BROUGHTON

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Church End from the junction of Broughton Lane for approximately 100 metres on the 2nd October 2019 for 3 days.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Severn Trent Water to undertake new connection... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:29 by Lucy Flavin

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PARISH CLERK/ RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER VACANCY

10 hours per week

Salary commencing £11.67p.h. rising to £12.39p.h.

Broughton and Old Dalby Parish council are currently seeking to appoint an individual who can help our newly elected, and forward thinking council, in delivering timely and quality services to our local community.

The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated and community focused possessing sound administration, communication,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:17 by Lucy Flavin

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The Turkey Oak - Old Dalby

It is expected that the necessary work to pollard the Turkey Oak on The Green will go ahead in the next few weeks.

Some residents have expressed an interest in having a piece of wood from the tree to create their own memento. It has been decided that residents can put their name down for a length of the removed wood which, if sufficient wood is available, could be collected for a suggested donation... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 11:11 by Lucy Flavin

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The Life of the Turkey Oak Prolonged

The Life of the Turkey Oak Prolonged

The large Turkey Oak tree on The Green in Old Dalby is a familiar sight to everyone who lives in or travels through the area. It is believed to date back either to the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897 or the coronation of King Edward VII on 9th August 1902.

Unfortunately, following concerns expressed by the Highways Department at Leicestershire County Council, a recent survey into the health... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 23:00 by Lucy Flavin

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