Broughton & Old Dalby Parish Council

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

Clerk: Sue Evans
4 Middle Lane, Nether
Broughton, Leicestershire
LE14 3HD

Tel: 07923 224773

Latest News

Broughton and Old Dalby Parish Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

The date for the Neighbourhood Plan referendum has been set for 12th April 2018

What is the Neighbourhood Plan?

In simple terms it is a document that:

  • Sets out policies that are to be used by Melton Borough Council when deciding on planning applications so carries real legal weight
  • Has been developed by the local community, rather than the Local Planning Authority (Melton Borough Council), and therefore... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:41 by Sue Evans

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Fraud against the Elderly and Vulnerable

The Parish Council has received the following information from Leicestershire Police;

A Fraud MO is being conducted against elderly vulnerable people involving a male caller, described by various victims as having an Indian or foreign accent, contacting the vulnerable person knowing their name, address and bank in order to try to get them to withdraw money from the bank.

Offences have continued across... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:27 by Sue Evans

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Annual Parish Meeting

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in

Nether Broughton Village Hall on Monday 9th April at 7pm

This meeting is an opportunity for all residents of the parish to express their opinions or concerns regarding issues relevant to the parish.

Please note that this is not a Parish Council Meeting, but is chaired by the Chairman of the Parish Council in accordance with legal requirements. The usual monthly... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:00 by Sue Evans

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Nether Broughton Sewage Treatment Works

Nether Broughton Sewage Treatment Works

Work is due to be carried out within the Severn Trent Water treatment works at the end of Queensway which is located as per the map shown.

It is not envisaged that the works will affect residents directly, and residents of Queensway should have received a letter to inform of the slightly increased traffic movements during the construction period.

Working hours will be 7.30 - 17.00 Monday to Friday and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:17 by Sue Evans

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Neighbourhood Plan - Examiners' Final Report

John Slater BA (Hons), DMS, MRTPI provided his final examiner's report on our Neighbourhood Plan on 15th December 2017.This report has been sent to the relevant bodies for consideration.

The PC will review and seek to formally accept the report at their next meeting on 8th January. The Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee, after studying recommendations in the report, will incorporate necessary changes... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:42 by Sue Evans

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Proposed Garden Village at Six Hills

You may be aware that a planning application has recently been submitted to Melton Borough Council which proposes the development of a garden village settlement in the Six Hills area. The development would include up to 2,625 homes and land for two primary schools, a secondary school and employment use.

Details of the application can be viewed on the MBC website Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:15 by Sue Evans

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Christmas waste & recycling collections

To check changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period click on the link below to see the timetable.

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13 by Sue Evans

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The Wildflower Garden

Volunteers from the parish, including sections of the Old Dalby Scout Group, have been working on the wildflower garden in Old Dalby over recent months. This work continues over the next few months as we try to undertake some tidying before the winter.

We are hoping that a small working party will meet at the garden on;

Sunday 5th November from 2-4pm

Sunday 3rd December from 2-4pm

There will be tea and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:46 by Sue Evans

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Village Security - Nether Broughton

The Parish Council has been made aware that a white van with three male occupants has been observed in Nether Broughton behaving suspiciously. The individuals have been seen looking into gardens and through windows.

In separate incidents, a number of residents of Nether Broughton with outside post boxes have reported that mail has been stolen and/or tampered with.

If you see anything suspicious please... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:03 by Sue Evans

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Planning Application at Queensway

Most parishioners will be aware of the decision by an Inspector in 2015 to grant permission for 39 houses in Queensway which has been oft quoted in support of other applications in our Parish. The same developer recently appealed to the Secretary of State on an application for a further 55 dwellings on the next block of land they own at Queensway which Melton Borough Council had not approved.

The Inspector... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:32 by Sue Evans

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