Hoton Parish Council

Serving the people of Hoton, Leicestershire

Wymeswold Road Character Property

Clerk: Hellen Jarvis
52 Springfield Close, Burton
on the Wolds, Loughborough
LE12 5AN

Tel: 01509 880596

Latest News

Hoton Parish Council News May 2020

The ban on public gatherings led to new legislation allowing parish councils to meet 'remotely' and on 4th May Hoton Parish Council's first ever 'virtual' meeting was successfully held via the Zoom platform, when councillors were joined by members of the public and the county councillor. Meetings will be held in this format until rules on social distancing allow face-to-face meetings. You do... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 09 May 2020 13:31 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - March 2020

Improvements to Vinetree Terrace
The county council has agreed to the parish council's request to install a dropped kerb to make it easier for those in wheelchairs or with pushchairs to cross Vinetree Terrace near its junction with Loughborough Road. It is hoped that this will be put in place in late spring.

Residents' meeting
The Annual Parish Meeting for electors in Hoton will be held at 7.45 p.m. on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:06 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - January 2020

New councillor
We have welcomed Melanie Doherty onto the council. She responded to the request for residents to step forward and has been formally co-opted as a parish councillor. There are two more vacancies so, if you would also like to be a 'voice' for your community, please do think about taking on this rewarding role. Contact the clerk or speak to one of the current councillors if you are interested;... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:50 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - November 2019

Police report
PCSOs Musa and Richardson attended the November meeting of the parish council. Following the appointment of a new Inspector and Sergeant to the Charnwood North Police Area, the team are hoping to visit parish council meetings more regularly and there is to be a new Charnwood-wide 'Watch' scheme set up. Currently, residents may sign up for police alerts specific to our area at Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:52 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Stanford Hall - National Rehabilitation Centre

As you will know, Stanford Hall now houses a rehabilitation centre for those who have been injured whilst serving in the armed forces. There are now plans to create a national rehabilitation centre for civilians which will run alongside the Defence unit. Details of this may be downloaded below.

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:50 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Planning

Amended Neighbourhood Plan

Due to an amendment to policy WV1, the consultation on the Wolds Neighbourhood Plan has been restarted and the deadline for comments has been extended to Monday 4 November 2019.

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:15 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Hoton Parish Council News - September 2019

Wanted: Parish Councillors
Would you like to be a 'voice' for your community? Hoton urgently needs more councillors. The current councillors fear that if, for whatever reason, one of them is unexpectedly unable to continue in their role, Charnwood Borough Council will appoint people who may have no connection with the village to serve on the council. This is obviously something that residents would... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 14:01 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - May 2019

Tree work in Hoton
Charnwood Borough Council has recently taken action as a result of trees in the village being felled without permission. It might be helpful to remind residents that we live in a designated conservation area and by law, anyone planning to cut down or carry out work to a tree which has a trunk of more than 7.5cm diameter must give Charnwood Borough Council six weeks written notice... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2019 20:15 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Planning, Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - March 2019

Parish Council Elections

Have you thought about becoming a councillor? The election of councillors to serve for the next four years will be held on 2 May 2019. Further information is on our home page, but remember - nominations must be delivered to Charnwood Borough Council by 4 p.m. on 3 April 2019. Nomination papers are available from the clerk.

Police Report

There was a theft of fencing reported in... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 19:22 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

Hoton Parish Council News - January 2019

Leicestershire Half Marathon Road Closure
On Sunday 17th February Prestwold Lane and Wymeswold Road will be closed for the safety of competitors competing in the Leicestershire Half Marathon. If we receive any further details closer to the event these will be posted on our website.

Parish Precept
The precept is the amount of money the parish council raises through the council tax to form the annual budget.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:05 by The Parish Clerk

Tags: Press Release

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