Shearsby Parish Council

Protecting, Connecting, Involving and Representing Shearsby

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Clerk: Helen Denton-Stacey
36 Sherrier Way, Lutterworth
Leics LE17 4NW

Tel: 07734 793986

This website is to enable the residents of Shearsby to view information relating to the Parish Council. There are many features available. Please see the navigation bar on the left.Shearsby Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit.

Local council responsibilities and who to contact

Shearsby Parish Council provides YOUR local services, which are managed on a voluntary basis by the Councillors. All Councillors are unpaid and commit their time to improving Shearsby and maintaining it as an attractive and sustainable place in which to live, visit and do business.

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Harborough District news June 2021

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The Rural Bulletin 25th May

Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 18:54 by Helen Denton-Stacey

Rural Review of the Queen's Speech 2021
At the State Opening of Parliament on Tuesday 11 May, the Government, through the Queen's Speech, set out its priorities and programme for the coming session including the legislation it intends to pass. The Queen's Speech states the programme it sets out will deliver a pandemic recovery that makes the UK stronger, healthier and more prosperous.
The Rural Services Network has carefully reviewed the contents of the Queen's Speech from a rural perspective and produced a Rural Lens Review providing detailed narrative and suggested policy asks to ensure rural areas are not left behind and are equipped to realise their full potential.
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Improving Broadband for Very Hard to Reach Premises

Levelling up' must be more targeted, say peers

Oxfordshire pub offers post-lockdown lifeline to locals with library and IT hub

Tim Passmore elected Chair of the National Rural Crime Network

North Yorkshire pilots dial-a-bus service to improve rural rides

Mobile scanning vehicle would treat rural communities

Net Zero plans must consider rural communities

Bid launched to get DEFRA staff relocated from London to Melton

Rural Related Politics - An RSN weekly review

This week we have launched the Rural Lens view of the Queens Speech where we explore the possible impact and implications on rural communities. You can read more at this link.We welcome Devon Churches Rural Forum as a new Rural Services Partnership member, you can find out more about this organisation at this link. Our Rural Services Partnership includes a wide range of organisations all delivering services in rural areas, if you know of an organisation that may like to join us, please share this information with them or contact nadine.trout@sparse.gov.uk for more information.Our RSN Seminar: Rural Housing event will take place online from 11am to 1pm on Wednesday, 30th June, 2021 . If you are a member of RSN, please register to attend this seminar by following this link. Please note bookings close Wednesday, 23rd June

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The latest edition of the Funding Digest can be viewed hereLooking for funding for your local project or community group? This monthly bulletin includes links to various sources of grant funding that you may be able to access!

Read the latest RSN suggested draft responses for key rural consultations and view the latest Government Consultations that may be relevant to rural communities here

Member Insights is the place to discover the statistics that define communities within our membershipVisit the Members Insights here

Find out about our campaign for fairer funding for rural areas here
This includes our work on the Local Government Finance Settlement

This Rural Bulletin is published by the Rural Services Network and brings you a round up of our existing publications in one place.

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Rural Bulletin 18th May

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 20:56 by Helen Denton-Stacey

Rural Review of Build Back Better – A government plan for growth

In March government published Build Back Better, a publication setting out the government's plan to support economic growth through investment in infrastructure, skills and innovation through levelling up, supporting the transition to net zero and realising the vision of a Global Britain.
The Rural Services Network has carefully reviewed the content of Build Back Better and has produced a review document highlighting key issues from the government plan from a rural perspective.
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RSN to produce a Rural Lens review of the Queen's Speech

Johnson's planning laws an 'utter disaster', say countryside campaigners

New research highlights the value publicans & pubs create by providing local services

How do we build more homes in the countryside?

UK rural homes pay 76% more for broadband than urban homes

Rural Coalition response to rural proofing

MPs launch inquiry seeking ways to boost rural economy

UK car use could fall up to 10% in post-pandemic shift to more remote working

Rural Related Politics - An RSN weekly review

We welcome Lord Benyon as the new Lords Minister for Defra. Lord Gardiner was always willing to listen to our concerns about rural areas and we wish him well in his new role of Senior Deputy Speaker of the House of LordsThis week we are exploring the Queens Speech and implications of possible new legislation for rural areas (click here for further details). A full analysis will be available next week!We still have a few places left at our RSN Seminar: Rural Health & Social Care. We are excited to have Patricia Miller, Chief Executive, Dorset NHS Trust, Jonathan Corne, Postgraduate Dean East Midlands, Health Education England NHS & Nik Harwood, Chief Executive, Young Somerset speak at our event. If you are a member of RSN, please register to attend this seminar by following this link. Please note bookings close this Wednesday, 19th May.We provide a range of analysis on our website looking at rural statistics in a number of key policy areas. The Housing Insights have now been updated with two new analyses:
- Housing Affordability (2012 to 2020)
- Private Rental Affordability (2010 to 2020)
Each allow selection of a member authority and also a comparator authority. Class averages and classification averages are also made available to enable comparison within these groupings.CPRE are putting the voices of rural communities at the heart of the debate around the future of bus services. Share why buses matter to you and your community here
You can find out more about their campaign for rural buses at this link

In Hinterland this week - a significant focus on lock down and the impact of covid on mental health, pressure on local authority care budgets, dangerous rural roads, pricey broadband and some cheese on toast. Read on...

Do you want to find all of our news stories, analysis and commentary on a particular topic? Select one from the buttons below to find out more...

The latest edition of the Funding Digest can be viewed hereLooking for funding for your local project or community group? This monthly bulletin includes links to various sources of grant funding that you may be able to access!

Read the latest RSN suggested draft responses for key rural consultations and view the latest Government Consultations that may be relevant to rural communities here

Member Insights is the place to discover the statistics that define communities within our membershipVisit the Members Insights here

Find out about our campaign for fairer funding for rural areas here
This includes our work on the Local Government Finance Settlement

This Rural Bulletin is published by the Rural Services Network and brings you a round up of our existing publications in one place.

If you have any comments on the Rural Bulletin, please contact us here. » Less

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