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Briefing session for General Election Candidates - click for more

A briefing session is being held for prospective candidates and their agents in the forthcoming parliamentary elections for the Loughborough and Charnwood constituencies. The session will take place at 6.00pm on Thursday 27th April at Charnwood Borough Council, Southfields Offices in Committee Room 1 and is open to anyone considering standing for election in those constituencies for the general election on the 8th June. The session will cover an overview of the election processes and arrangements and it should take no more than an hour-and-a-half. Candidate’s nomination and support packs will be available after the session. If you wish to attend or require further information please contact the Electoral Services Office on 01509 634 612 or e-mail [email protected] The deadline to register to vote in time for the general election is Monday 22nd May. Anyone who is not yet registered to vote should apply now at www.gov.uk/registertovote. Anyone who has registered to vote at local elections in May does not need to re-register in order to take part in the 2017 general election. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5.00pm, Tuesday 23rd May. The deadline to apply for a proxy vote, where a voter nominates a trusted person to cast a vote on their behalf, is 5.00pm, Wednesday 31st May. For more details visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/GE2017 Further information about voting at the general election is available at www.yourvotematters.co.uk ...

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order; Melton Road, Syston - click for more

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation order at the above location. The parking bays at the following locations will be suspended. 1. Between properties 1272 to 1284 2. Between properties 1036 to 1314 3. From properties 1282 to junction of Brookside 4. Outside properties 1148 to opposite junction of Albert Street 5. Outside properties 1110 to outside 1141 During the works a temporary prohibition of parking and loading will be enforced. The restrictions will be in place from 27th April 2017 for up to four weeks. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow AFL Global to undertake utility works on behalf of Virgin Media. Leicestershire County Council apologies for any inconvenience caused during these works. Map – Melton Road (PDF, 97 Kb) ...

Free Acting Workshop - click for more

WHEN: Wednesday 26th April, 7.00 to 9.00pm WHERE: Quad Studios, 78 Friday Street, Leicester. LE1 3BW AGE: 16-21 PRICE: FREE [email protected] http://www.urbanyoungactors.com/   Urban Young Actors are opening a brand new class on Wednesdays at Quad Studios in Leicester. This class will be for 16-21 year olds and opens in May. To kick things off, we’ll be running a FREE TRIAL WORKSHOP to give aspiring actors a taster of the work we do at Urban. This is a great opportunity for young people to receive free acting training from industry professionals. All levels and abilities are welcome! Book now, limited spaces. ...

Warning to all local businesses! - click for more

We have just received a telephone call, Tuesday 11th April 2017, from a local business to alert us to someone using our name in what we can only assume is a cold calling scam – they are calling in the pretext of selling advertising space – but they are not us! Please do not give out personal information to them and if in doubt – hang up and telephone us directly, as the aforementioned business did! For which we thank them. If you receive such a call please report it to the police on 101 and to ourselves! ...

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