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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Remembrance

The poppies on the lamposts around the parish are there to remind us that 11 November is Remembrance Day when we think about all the servicemen and women who gave their lives or were injured in fighting wars on our behalf.

On Sunday 10 November there was a Remembrance Day Service at Viscount Beaumont School 10.00am followed by Service at the War Memorial at 10.55am and a reading of the names of the fallen. The Parish Council laid a wreath on behalf of Coleorton residents.

About Coleorton War Memorial >>


30mphPetition to arrange a Speedwatch

Despite the installation of mobile warning signs that were erected in 2011 following earlier Speedwatch campaigns, speeding through the village remains a major concern. The volume of traffic appears to have increased which only makes the matter more dangerous.

The Parish Council have opened a petition to gain enough support to request a Speedwatch from the County Council. This is available at the Post Office. Alternatively, download petition form, collect signatures and return to Parish Clerk.


Coleorton Parish noticeboardNoticeboard

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


coleorton parishParish Boundary

You may find it quite odd that The Woolrooms is not actually in Coleorton Parish, but Worthington, and so is the area of Lower Moor Road between brook in the dip and Rempstone Road. The current boundary is the result of changes made over several centuries for reasons long forgotten and quite irrelevant now. Some locals feel it's time to take another look so a petition has been raised to support a request for a change. Read more about proposed changes >>. The petition is available at Coleorton Post Office. You can also email comments to Andrew Hogsden Clerk to the Council at parishclerk@coleorton.org.uk



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 for November Parish Council meeting

Volunteer Group news

Coleorton Heritage Group news

Crime Prevention Officer

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Local Events:

Meet local Police Valley Beat Team Saturday 16 November 11am-12.30pm at The Post office

Coffee & Lunch Saturday 23 November Join Flagstaff Family of Churches (St Mary's) Coffee 10.30am - 1.30pm. at Viscount Beaumont's School.

Loughborough Charity Market Sunday 24 November 10am - 5pm. Men & Women in Sheds have a stall selling wooden and ceramic items made at the Shed. Also The Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Messy Church Sunday 24 November 3.30pm - 5pm. Join us for community church activities on Sunday afternoons at Viscount Beaumont School

Coleorton Heritage Group meeting Thursday 28 November 10.30am. at Ravenstone.

More events in and around Coleorton

Updates:

14/11/2019
Minutes of October Parish Council meeting

06/11/2019
Roadworks on A512 near Peggs green Island 7/8 November

30/10/2019
Parish Council Risk Assessment

14/10/2019
Overnight closure of A512 29 November

 

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