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 - 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; further details of what is involved can be found on our website.

New complaints policy
Hoton Parish Council has revised its complaints policy, which is published here

Police report
In November there was one public order offence, and a burglary dwelling whereby locks were forced on a compound and a trailer taken. In December, a report of illegal fox hunting was made to the police.

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The parish precept for 2020/21 has been set at £11,550.

Tree warden
Do you value the trees in our neighbourhood? The parish council wishes to appoint a tree warden to be the eyes and ears for all things tree related locally. This ranges from spotting and reporting early signs of pests and diseases to reporting unauthorised works on trees. It could also include recording information about trees important for wildlife or heritage in the parish and promoting tree planting opportunities. It is likely to appeal to someone who values the importance of trees in our community and enjoys observing nature on their walks around the village and/or the neighbouring countryside. Support for this voluntary position is provided by the county council. If you are interested in becoming Hoton's tree warden please contact the clerk.

Leicestershire Half Marathon
This annual event will take place on Sunday 23 February. As usual, there will be temporary road closures in place during the morning on Wymeswold Road, Vinetree Terrace and Old Parsonage Lane. There will also be no parking allowed on Vinetree Terrace, Old Parsonage Lane or Prestwold Lane during this time. Further information is on our homepage. Please pass the message on to any neighbours who may not use the internet.

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

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