Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish in Leicestershire includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town
and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount

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Coleorton Heritage Group and
St Mary's Church
present "Hello Heritage 2018"

As part of NW Leicestershire "Hello Heritage" event the Heritage Group are organising History walks through some of the historically interesting parts of Coleorton Parish. Walks are on:

  • Sunday 2 September starting at 10.30am and
  • 13 September at 2.00pm

meeting at Coleorton Wood car park on both days. The walk will take about 2 hours with some stiles and footpaths so wear suitable footwear and trousers. The walks are free, but please let us know you are coming.

More about the history walks >>


St Mary's are opening their church to the public on 3 days.

  • Saturday 1 September
  • Wednesday 12 September
  • Saturday 15 September

between 1pm and 4pm each day. Come and see inside this very old and lovely church and hear about it's long and interesting history. More about St Mary's >>



Flower box at Peggs GreenImproving our Parish

Following suggestions from parishioners who attended the council meetings earlier in the year, the Parish Council have ordered flower boxes to be situated on each of the Coleorton village signs, in addition the the ones that thw WI so generously look after. The new flower boxes certainly brighten up the environment and because they are being maintained and watered by a contractor they are still blooming despite the heat and drought.

Coleorton Parish Council would like to hear of any other ideas for improvements around the parish (bearing in mind that the Parish Council has some limits on what it can get involved with). Send your suggestions to parishclerk@coleorton.org.uk and they will be considered at the next council meeting.



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Notices and alerts from police, neighbourhood watch, district & county councils and other community groups.



About Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount. The Parish Plan survey in 2008 found that parishioners felt communication of information throughout the parish was not effective and so a website was set up to address this. The website has now become a centre of information about activities and events in and around Coleorton, local clubs and organisations, a directory for local businesses and services and a platform for people who would like to share their enthusiasm for local history and the environment.

If you would like to contribute any item about Coleorton or surrounding areas or add details of your club, organisation or event (no charge) or have any suggestions for items on this website please email webmaster@coleorton.org.uk.


Local businesses and services

Coleorton residents are an enterprising bunch: the latest Coleorton businesses listed in the local services directory include IT specialists, photographers and dog walkers. Email webmaster@coleorton.org.uk if you would like your local business listed (free of charge for Coleorton-based businesses or owners).

News:

Draft Minutes of June Parish Council meeting

Heritage Warden update

Volunteer Group news

Coleorton Heritage Group news

Crime prevention Officer

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Local Events:

Coleorton Parish Council meeting Thursday 16 August 7.30pm at The Beaumont Centre, Peggs Green. All are welcome to attend.

St Mary's Church, Coleorton, Open Day Saturday 1st September 1pm - 4pm.

Coleorton History Walk Sunday 2nd September - guided walk organised by the Coleorton Heritage Group. Meet 10.30 am at Coleorton Wood.

Coleorton WI Wednesday 5 September: Harvest Auction. 7.30pm at Viscount Beaumont's School, Coleorton. Everyone welcome.

More events in and around Coleorton

Updates:

10/08/2018
Agenda & papers for meeting on Thursday

10/08/2018
Police report & news for July

01/08/2018
St Mary's & St John's programme for August

01/08/2018
Update to mobile library times

17/07/2018
School Lane, Peggs Green, closure 24-26 July

 

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