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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

Tags: Community

Community Safety Partnership (CSP) e-newsletter

The first Community Safety Partnership (CSP) e-newsletter, produced by Harborough District Council, Leicestershire County Council, the Police, Fire Service, and Turning Point, has just been published. The aim is to keep residents up to speed with the work of the partnership and how it is helping to keep individuals and neighbourhoods safer.

In the first edition there is a report on 'Ask for Angela', contacts.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 12:44 by Kate Barker

Tags: News, Community

Thefts from churches

Over the past few days there has been an increase in rural churches being targeted with lead roofs being stripped and stolen.

Specifically, there have been offences across areas such as Ashby Magna, Theddingworth, Arnesby and Peatling Parva.

The police are focusing efforts in order to try and identify those that are committing these offences but community vigilance towards any suspicious behaviour around the church is helpful.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:21 by Kate Barker

Tags: Community, News

Bin collections

Due to the accumulation of snow in some areas of Harborough district this week, some bin collections have been affected.

Harborough District Council's bin collection crews are out today (Thurs 1st March) in some areas and will carry out scheduled collections where it is safe to do so.

Main roads are generally clear; however it is not possible for crews to access all villages and streets due to the icy conditions. Our crews.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:38 by Kate Barker

Tags: News, Community

Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan

The Strategic Growth Plan could impact greatly on Burton Overy, especially if the Southern Relief road becomes a reality.

For further information click on the following link Strategic Growth Plan

A series of consultation events have now been organised in the district. These events will be drop-in sessions open to members of the public, with Officers available to answer questions. The events are set out below:.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:23 by Kate Barker

Tags: Community, Planning

Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester & Leicestershire: Consultation Draft Plan

The nine local authorities in Leicester & Leicestershire, together with the Local Enterprise Partnership, are preparing a Strategic Growth Plan.
The first stage in the preparation of the Plan was the Strategic Growth Statement which was published in August 2016. This was a high level document which explained why the Plan is being prepared, provided a pen portrait of the area, set out some overall objectives and described the types of options that we would be.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:42 by Kate Barker

Tags: Community, News, Consultations

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.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:05 by Kate Barker

Tags: News, Community

Harborough Local Plan 2011-2031: Proposed Submission and Consultation on the Status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve

Harborough District Council is consulting on the Harborough Local Plan 2011-2031 Proposed Submission document in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 and on the Status of Scraptoft Local Nature Reserve.

The period for submission of representations will run for six weeks from Friday 22nd September to Friday 3rd November 2017.

.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:03 by Kate Barker

Tags: Community, Planning, Consultations

Countryside Alliance Awards 2017

Countryside Alliance Awards 2017

Get involved and support your local rural businesses

The Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the 'Rural Oscars', are THE rural business awards to win, and give a voice and platform to the best of our produce, enterprise, heritage and communities and we would like you to get involved to help generate nominations and support your local businesses.

The Rural Oscars.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:06 by Kate Barker

Tags: Community, News

Annual Parish Meeting

Residents of Burton Overy are warmly invited to the


on Wednesday 17th May at 7.30 p.m. in the Brian Pollard Room, Village Hall

Come and ask any questions you may have about the work of the Parish Council over the past year or issues which may arise in the future.

Tea and coffee

Posted: Tue, 09 May 2017 11:54 by Kate Barker

Tags: News, Community

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