Chairman's annual report
The following report was given at the annual parish meeting:
Thank you to our county councillor and our borough councillor for their continued support and interest; to the Village Hall committee, who work so hard to give the village an extraordinarily rich social life for such a small community; and to my fellow councillors - who give their time and energy to make the village... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 14:22 by The Parish Clerk
Wanted - your views
Your parish council would like residents' opinions on Hoton Playing Field and Hoton Burial Ground. You will receive a leaflet through your door with details of how to access an online survey, or request a paper copy if that is easier for you to complete. Details will also be available on our website and noticeboards.
Annual Parish Meeting
Each year, your parish council presents a report... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 19:10 by The Parish Clerk
A vacancy has arisen for a councillor in Hoton. Parish councillors serve the local community by engaging with local residents and deciding what services and projects the parish council will deliver to improve the quality of life for those living in the village of Hoton and elsewhere in the parish. Your current councillors find this an enjoyable and rewarding position.
The role is not... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 11:18 by The Parish Clerk
New councillor for Hoton
Welcome to Katie Smith, who responded to the request for residents to step forward and has been formally co-opted as a parish councillor. We have now filled all of the parish councillor vacancies but are still seeking volunteers to join our working parties. If you have time to commit to a single issue, such as speeding, the playing field or any other village improvement projects... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:23 by The Parish Clerk
New councillor for Hoton
Welcome to Helen Dargie, who responded to the request for residents to step forward and has been formally co-opted as a parish councillor. We have one more vacancy, 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; further details... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 07:52 by The Parish Clerk
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
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.
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
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
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 www.neighbourhoodlink.co.uk... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:52 by The Parish Clerk
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