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.

Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Elections 2019


Are you interested in the work of the council and the future of Burton Overy? Are you a resident or do you work here? On the 2nd May 2019 you can decide who represents Burton Overy. All councillors must stand for re-election, there are 5 seats available in Burton Overy.

It doesn't matter what your background is, the important thing is that you care about the community in which you live or work. More »

Parish councillors are not paid but can reclaim any expenses. Burton Overy Parish council meets once per month on the third Wednesday of each month. Anyone interested in finding out more is more than welcome to attend any meeting or can contact the Clerk directly on clerk@burtonovery pc.org.uk. There is a lot of information about the work of the council on the website.

On the 20th March nomination papers will be available for anyone wishing to apply to become a councillor. These are available from the Clerk or from Harborough District Council directly.

Three nomination check and hand-in events will be held at different locations across the Harborough District during late March and early April, between 4pm and 6.30pm - Kibworth Grammar School on 28th March 2019, Lutterworth Town Council Offices on 1st April 2019 and Billesdon Village Hall on 2nd April 2019. Nominations can be hand delivered to the Council Offices, The Symingtoin Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough during normal office hours up until the close of nominations at 4pm on 3rd April 2019.

If you are unable to attend one of the hand-in events but would like an informal check of your nomination papers prior to handing them in please telephone the Elections Team on 01858 821372 to make an appointment.

If more than 5 applications are received, then there will be an election on the 2nd May 2019

If you would like any further information then please contact the clerk.

The election of 2 Councillors for the Glen Ward will also take place on 2nd May. » Less

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:25 by Kate Barker

Burton Overy Great British Spring Clean

Burton Overy Parish Council is joining the Great British Spring Clean

(see gbspringclean.org and keepbritaintidy.org)

Be part of the pick in our parish on Saturday 6th April 2019

Meet in the church at 9.30

Litter picking equipment will be provided but if you have some strong gardening gloves and high visibility gear please bring them with you.

Tea, coffee and cake will be available in the church afterwards. More »

It would be great to see as many of you as possible.

Please contact Fran Brown on f.brown@burtonoverypc.org.uk if you would like help or for more information. » Less

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:16 by Kate Barker

Burton Overy Neighbourhood Plan - referendum result

The referendum held on 10th January asked the question

'Do you want Harborough District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Burton Overy to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood area?'

Greater that 50% of those who voted were in favour of the plan being used to help decide planning decisions in the area and Harborough District Council has published its decision to 'make' the Burton Overy Neighbourhood Development Plan part of the District Councils Development Plan. More »

The Full Final Decision Statement Notice can be seen in the document below. . » Less

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:00 by Kate Barker