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Croft Parish Council

Serving the people of Croft

Clerk: Stuart Bacon
c/o 3 Mountfield Road, Earl
Shilton, Leics LE9 7LW

Tel: 07922 614585

Latest News

By-election May 2018

By-election May 2018

A by-election for the Stoney Stanton and Croft Ward, for a seat on Leicestershire County Council, took place on Thursday 3 May 2018.

The results for the by-election for the Stoney Stanton and Croft Ward have been declared.

Nick Cox, The Green Party - 153 Votes
Christina Emmett, Labour Party - 444 Votes
Danny John Findlay, Liberal Democrat - 1032 Votes
Maggie Wright, Conservative Party - 1566 Votes.

.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 15:07 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information, Leicestershire County Council, Elections

New Government Funding Opportunity

New Government Funding Opportunity

Leicestershire and Leicester businesses and homes can now apply for the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme as part of the government's £67million investment commitment to make a "full fibre Britain".

The scheme is primarily aimed at small and medium sized businesses who can claim up to £3,000 against the cost of the connection to a gigabit (1Gbps) broadband network either individually of as part of a group project. Residents.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 17:51 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

Press Release from Arriva

Press Release from Arriva

"We are aware of the significant financial challenges faced by Leicestershire County Council and the current consultation on their future policy for public transport provision. The vast majority of Arriva's bus network in Leicestershire is commercially operated with no financial support from the County Council.

We would like to reassure customers that any changes made to LCC supported services under the new policy.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:51 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Local Information

Full Closure of the M1 Between Junction 23a and Junction 24 in Both Directions

Full Closure of the M1 Between Junction 23a and Junction 24 in Both Directions

The M1 will be closing in both directions from 22:00 hours, Friday 11th May and will remain closed until 15:00 hours, Sunday 13th May.

The closure will be in place whilst a new bridge is lifted over the M1 between J23a and J24.

The alternative diversion will be signed along the A453 from the M1 and A42 (J23a) to the M1 (J24).

On behalf of Highways England, Leicestershire County Council apologises for any.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:23 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Leicestershire County Council

Automated Action Fraud Tech Support scam calls

Automated Action Fraud Tech Support scam calls

Fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud are contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts.

How does this scam work?

Victims are receiving cold-calls from fraudsters purporting to represent Action Fraud. When the calls are answered, an automated voice asks the responder to "press 1 if you have made a report to Action Fraud." When the responder presses 1, they.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:11 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Leicestershire Police

60's Evening of Music and Dancing

St Michael and all Angels Croft are presenting a fantastic night of live 60's music at Croft school on Saturday 21st April 7pm. Tickets cost £12 which includes a supper. Please contact Claire 01455 282495 or Tamara 01455 283453 to purchase your tickets. Fancy dress is optional, but the best outfit will win a bottle of bubbly!

Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:24 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

Ladies Fashion Show and Pop-up Shop

Ladies Fashion Show and Pop-up Shop

Wednesday 11th April at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm at Blaby District Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough.

Tickets £5 - In aid of Leicestershire Air Ambulance.

Posted: Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:21 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information, Blaby District Council

Spring Clean Up Begins - Part II

Spring Clean Up Begins - Part II

The next spring clean of Croft village will be on Saturday 7th April. Organised by Croft Good Neighbours, works starts at 10.00 am at the corner of The Bridle and Broughton Road.

Litter pickers, waste bags and gloves will be provided, all ages are welcome.

Posted: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:19 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

Spring Clean Up Begins - Part I

Spring Clean Up Begins - Part I

A party of Parish Councillors spent the morning of Saturday 17 February spring cleaning by picking up litter in The Bridle and tidying up the Fun Park and part of the Winston Avenue Sports Ground.

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:20 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

Cricket to return to Croft in 2018

We are close to an agreement with Enderby Cricket Club for one of their teams to play at Croft in 2018 which we hope will lead, in time, to a renewal of interest in the sport in Croft. Another team, Braunstone East CC, will play on alternate Saturdays. Watch his space for further details.

Posted: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:00 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information

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