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Temporary Closure of Footpath J3, BARKBY /BARKBY THORPE. - click for more

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the continued closure of the above footpath. The closure is required from Bryony Road to the first boundary fence across the first field. The footpath will continue to be closed from 25th August 2016 for 21 days. This will safely allow Taylor Wimpey continue with works on the new development. During the closure the alternative route will be around the boundary of the first field that runs parallel to Heritage Way. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leics Highways Tel:  0116 305 0001. ...

Temporary Road Closure of BROAD STREET, SYSTON - click for more

Leicestershire County Council has granted the temporary closure of the above road. The closure is required between Melton Road and Brookside. The road will be closed from 5th September 2016 for up to TWO weeks. This will enable Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway resurfacing and other associated highway works. During the works, the one-way system will be suspended and a prohibition of waiting at any time will be enforced. During the closure the alternative route will be: – Brook Street, High Street, Melton Road and vice versa. Click to See diversion plan – Broad Street Temporary Closure Plan (2) Leicestershire County Council apologise for any inconvenience caused during the works. ...

Volunteer Distributors Required - click for more

Your Great Little Paper is looking for voluntary distributors to deliver in the following areas in Syston: Hobby Horse Estate The Stiles, Central Avenue, Cambridge Close The Chestnuts off Barkby Road If you can deliver the street you live on that would be a great help. We will drop off the parcel each issue. Telephone 0116 269 3221 or email [email protected] with your name, address and telephone number and we will be in touch. Thank you   ...

LOVE BIKES – BICYCLE DAY - click for more

Love Loughborough are bringing a Bicycle Day event to Market Place on Sunday 21st August between 10.00am and 4.00pm. Love Bikes is a new event organised by Love Loughborough for people of all ages to celebrate and enjoy everything about bicyles. They will be joined by ‘Crazy Bikes’ – amazing bikes which are designed and built using reclaimed bike parts. Each bike is unique – and great fun to ride! Children – and children at heart – can have a go on them. There will also be: Crime prevention displays with marking cycles and the Police will be there selling cycle security and safety items. Pedal Power from Ashby Road with their ‘doctor bike’ offering a mini Health check on your bike, with small and minor repairs being done on the day. They will also offer a check list to take to their shop for repairs. Pedal Power is part of the sponsor and support team for the Team GB’s Olympic bicycle team. Loughborough based cycling group, Intandem, who aim to bring together people with a disability and able-bodied people in an inclusive, respectful and supportive environment for the mutual appreciation and enjoyment of cycling by using a range of tandem cycles. Charnwood Cycling Club with their Smoothie Bike stand.  Come along to make yourself a pedal-powered smoothie, and find out about the Loughborough based cycle club which offers children’s cycle sport and road safety coaching, and family cycle rides. The shops, cafes and bars will be open and there will be fairground rides for the kids – plus there’s free parking all day at Granby Street car park, courtesy of Love Loughborough and Charnwood Borough Council. Lez Cope-Newman, Love Loughborough BID Vice Chair said: “This is another great event we have planned for the town centre to help create a great atmosphere for shoppers and visitors and encourage more families to visit through the Summer period. It will be a great day for all the family, so grab your bike and come along and enjoy the fun!” More information can be found at www.loveloughborough.co.uk/event/love-bikes ...

Temporary Road Closure of: Rectory Road, Wanlip - click for more

Leicestershire County Council has granted the temporary closure of the above road. The closure is required O/s no 78 The road will be closed from the Tuesday 30th August 2016 – Friday 2nd September 2016 inclusive. This will enable National Grid with the facility to carry out work on a new gas connection. During the closure the alternative route will be signed on site. ...

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