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

Hoton Parish Council News – July 2017

Defibrillator for Hoton
The Parish Council have agreed to support a community project to purchase a defibrillator for Hoton.Mark Gane will be taking the lead and will be contacting residents to raise the funds to purchase the unit.If sufficient funds are raised then the Parish Council have committed to taking ownership of the defibrillator and maintaining it, including the purchase of replacement pads and batteries.For more information please contact Mark Gane on 01509 881925 or email

Dogs not permitted on Tennis Court
Members of the public are reminded that dogs are not permitted in the tennis court area of the playing field; recently dog mess was left on the tennis court and this is not acceptable.Signage is being made to highlight this.

Speed Survey in Hoton
The Parish Council commissioned a comprehensive speed survey in various parts of the village during June this year. Its aim was to a) provide benchmarks against which we can measure the effectiveness of future actions and b) assist the Speed Reduction Working Party draw up plans for the next initiative to help lower average speeds throughout the village.
The data is detailed and needs analysis, however we would hope to share the results in a comprehensible format in due course.

Police Report
There were no reported crimes in Hoton in May 2017. There was one reported crime during the month of June 2017; a road traffic accident on Wymeswold Road – the driver of the vehicle was arrested for drink driving and is being dealt with through the criminal justice system.
The beat team have been working with their counterparts in East Leake, carrying out increased patrols and using the ANRP system to identify vehicles to stop.This has been successful in reducing burglaries across the two areas.

Next Parish Council Meeting
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 4th September 2017 at 8pm at Hoton Village Hall.


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Clare Blain – Clerk to Hoton Parish Council
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Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:20 by The Parish Clerk

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