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Burton Overy Parish Council

Serving the people of Burton Overy


Clerk: Kate Barker
Springside House, Scotland
Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester

Tel: 07827 797125

Your Parish Council is made up of five Councillors who meet regularly, making decisions which endeavour to make Burton Overy a better place to live, work and visit. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what we do and we normally meet on the third Wednesday of the month in the small room of the village hall. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do and has links to all local services in YOUR local services.

The picturesque village of Burton Overy is situated in a pleasant valley, surrounded by trees, 8 miles S.E. of Leicester. The village has a thriving and active village community and is home to 5 working farms, although there are 8 working farms within the parish. It was designated as a Conservation Area in 1974. Further information on the village community can be found on our Village Website.

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Latest News

Sheep Worrying

Following reports of a number of lambs being killed by dogs in the Harborough District Council area, parish councils have been asked to circulate the following information.

Sheep worrying is a crime and anyone witnessing dogs attacking or chasing sheep should report this to the police.


Local farmers can also join Rural Watch details of which can be found here: https://leics.police.uk/categories/rural-watch

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:05 by Kate Barker

Planning applications received

The following planning applications were considered at the Full Council Meeting on 14th December. Parish Council responses can be viewed on the Harborough District Council planning site under 'Consultee Comment' or by following the link below..

a. Ref. No: 17/01247/OUT - Land Rear Of Kings Orchard Scotland Lane - All matters reserved apart from access

Parish Council comment

b. Ref.No. 17/00579/OUT – Miller Homes, Oaks Road – HOGG written support request

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:28 by Kate Barker

Burton Overy Neighbourhood Plan - Consultation opens today

Residents and other interested parties are now invited to read the Draft Plan and make comments. There will be a seven-week period to do this (the statutory six-week period has been extended to take into account the Christmas holiday period), commencing on 27 November 2017 and closing on 14 January 2018.

For a copy of the Draft Plan, supporting evidence and further information on how to make your response follow this link Neighbourhood Plan - Draft plan November 2017

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 22:18 by Kate Barker