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

Make Sure You Have Your Say!

Make Sure You Have Your Say!

FOSSE VILLAGES NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
Huncote: Thurlaston: Leicester Forest West: Croft: Potters Marston: Stoney Stanton: Sapcote: Aston Flamville: Sharnford: Wigston Parva.

You may recall that, during the first week of June, every household in the above villages received details of how to input their views on the Neighbourhood Plan.

You can view the Neighbourhood Plan on line and submit your comments on... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 17:00 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Press Release, Fosse Villages Neighbourhood Plan

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Advice 14/06/2018 08:37:18 [223971]

The issue
On 13 June 2018, Dixons Carphone plc announced that a review of their systems and data had shown unauthorised access to certain data held by the company.

Dixons Carphone has reported that 1.2m records containing non-financial personal data, such as name, address or email address, have also been accessed. There was also an attempt to compromise 5.9m credit and debit cards. Further details can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:17 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Leicestershire Police, Other information

Fun Day

Fun Day

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 13:00
Fun Day with lots of activities

Football competition
Kids races
Climbing Wall
Pop-up Gin Festival
Inflatable Unicorn
Fairground rides
Sweeping Bar
Kids Tea Party
Bouncy Castle
Face Painting
Raffle
Beer Tent
Buzz Wire
Big Red Balls

Venue: Winston Avenue Playing FieldsContact: Mike Ratcliffe - 07962 233 311

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 10:05 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Local Information, Fun Day

The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code: rule change for motorways

The Highway Code section about motorways will change from 4 June 2018.

This is because the law is being changed to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.

What's changing

The change is to rule 253, which covers who can use motorways.

The rule will have this wording added to it:

'From 4... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 May 2018 10:00 by Stuart Bacon

Tags: Other information

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.

Maggie... 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... 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... 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... 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."... 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

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