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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A42 Junction 13 Flagstaff Island

Continuing next week night-time closure will be implemented on all roundabout approaches (excluding the A511), from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am, Monday to Friday inclusive, for approximately 2 further weeks. These closures are required to undertake final carriageway surfacing, road markings and loop cutting for traffic signal detection. The traffic along the A511 will be maintained under convoy and traffic lights and delays may be experienced. Please note that access in/out of Coalfield Way will be restricted, so all traffic will access/exit onto Nottingham Road via Smithy Way during the above hours.

Read Eurovia's latest update on the roadworks page for details.

Local Plan Proposed Modifications Consultation
Consultation Period: 12 June 2017 to 24 July 2017

Following the initial consultation the proposed Plan has been reviewed by the Independent Planning Inspector who has requested a consultation on proposed modifications

Link to the consultation >>

Fly tipping in Corkscrew Lane

Corkscrew Lane

Despite notices being erected fly tipping is continuing to blight the Parish - especially Corkscrew Lane where there aren't many houses over-looking. The mess pictured above was dumped some time between 18.00pm on 4th July and and 07.30am on 5th. The Parish Council are working with NW Leicestershire District Council and the intention is to install CCTV cameras to try to identify the perpetrators. Fly tipping is a criminal offence but people will continue to do this unless we can increase the risk of them being identified and charged.

If you see anything suspicious call the Police. You can report fly tipping, and other nuisances, directly to NWLDC at

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

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 if you would like your local business listed (free of charge for Coleorton-based businesses or owners).


Summary report & draft minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting and July Parish Council AGM

Heritage Warden update

Volunteer Group news

Coleorton Heritage Group news

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Local Events:

Festival of Arhaeology 15 - 30 July. Walks, talks, guided tours and activities.

Strawberry Tea at St John's Chapel, Coleorton, Saturday 22 July 2.30pm. Proceeds towards upkeep of Coleorton Churches

Open Garden in aid of Cancer Research UK Sunday 23 July 2pm - 6pm at Fourcross Cottage, 5 Clay Lane, Peggs Green

More events in and around Coleorton


HS2 preferred route announced

Heritage Warden update for July

Updates to Parish Accounts

A42/A512 roadworks night-time closures

Hood Park Outdoor Pool at Ashby - extended early morning swims

"Waiting for the bomb" - Orlit post in Coleorton



East Midlands Chimney Sweep


Ancient and Modern Furniture Restoration and Reproduction


KDF Driver Training - DSA approved driving instructor


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Leave the car at home and take a bus to Ashby or Loughborough!

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