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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Annual Parish Report

Overview of activities and financial summary for the year 2019 - 2020
Annual Parish Report (pdf) >>

Accounts and financial reports for 2019-20 >>


New opening times for Coleorton Wood

Coleorton Parish Council has agreed to a trial period of longer opening hours at Coleorton Wood. We have been approached by local residents who would appreciate the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful amenity later on Spring and Summer evenings. This decision has been taken following consultation with local residents living on the approach road to Coleorton Wood (Pitt Lane) who will obviously see an increase in traffic - so please show consideration for them at all times. The trial will run from 1st July until 30th September 2020.

Currently the car park is open from 8.30 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.
During the trial period it will be open from 8.00 a.m. until 8.00 p.m.

More about Coleorton Wood and opening times >>

Covid-19 Response Team meetings

Coleorton Parish Council's Covid-19 Response Team began their work at the beginning of March. We put out a request entitled "Assistance for Coleorton Residents during Corona Crisis". Whilst the monthly Parish Council meeting for March had to be cancelled following government advice for social distancing etc, the councillors have still been active behind the scenes. The councillors and parish clerks have been holding Covid-19 meetings via telecommunications and latterly by Zoom, working out how best to help the self-isolating and vulnerable parishioners. The response from parishioners in terms of offering support to the Covid-19 councillors team has also been encouraging. About the Assistance scheme >>


Handyman/person required

The Parish Council are looking to employ someone to undertake a variety of "handyman" works in and around the village of Coleorton. Tasks may include repair work, cutting hedges, strimming overgrown weeds, checking play equipment, relocating speed indication device, etc.

For more information and how to apply see vacancies page >>


Cardboard collections are returning monthly from Tuesday 23 June

Alternating fortnightly with your garden waste. See www.nwleics.gov.uk/pages/coronavirus_recycling_and_waste

Recycling centre at Lount is open

You must book an appointment see https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/waste-and-recycling/re-opening-waste-sites-faqs

The Coalville centre is still shut.

Keep rubbish at home if it's safe to do so, or find other ways to get rid of it responsibly.

Whatever you do, don't dump rubbish - you could be fined or prosecuted for fly-tipping.


St Mary's and St John's Churches in Coleorton are closed.

Services are available on-line via St Mary's & St John's Facebook page. More >>

St Mary's have been unable to print and distribute their monthly News Magazine but it is available via email. Sign up to St Mary's on-line monthly news magazine >>


Coleorton Parish noticeboardNoticeboard

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:

Minutes of Parish Council meeting 10 June

Volunteer Group news

Coleorton Heritage Group news

Crime Prevention Officer

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Local Events:

More events in and around Coleorton

Updates:

29/06/2020
Changes to Coleorton Wood opening times

29/06/2020
Overnight lane closures on the A42 J11 to M1

28/06/2020
Minutes from Parish Council meeting 10 June

23/06/2020
June 2020 update from NW Leicestershire Valley Beat

15/06/2020
2019-2020 parish accounts for public view and comment

 

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