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

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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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Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 12:56 by Helen Denton-Stacey

EMERGENCY PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2021 EMERGENCY TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER: MILL LANE, SHEARSBY Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. An emergency road closure is required on Mill Lane, Shearsby on the 13th September 2021 for up to 21 days. The work is expected to be completed by 16th September 2021. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for STW to facilitate the repair of a burst water main. The proposed alternative diversion route will be signed on site. Access to properties will be maintained, however a short delay in gaining access by occur whilst the area is made safe. Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leicestershire County Council Highways Tel: 0116 305 0001

Bullet points of meeting held Thursday 9th September 2021

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:36 by Helen Denton-Stacey

Bullet points of meeting held Thursday 9th September 2021

The Parish Council resolved to fell the last remaining Ash tree which is suffering with Ash Die back. The cost to pollard is £450, this will not prevent further diseases, the cost to fell is £750 the Parish Council discussed the cost implication which will be in excess of £1200 if trimmed and then felled at a later date next year. The Parish Council will be replanting four trees in replacement, the types of trees are currently under discussion and residents are invited to make suggestions. More »

The community funded remembrance bench for the Green to mark the 75th anniversary of WW2 was discussed, and the Parish Council agree this is a good asset to the community.

The wording for the Council funded remembrance bench on Church Lane is currently in progress and a plaque will be installed shortly.

It was noted we are aware there are discussions in the village regarding footpath responsibility and wish to reconfirm any responsibility lies with Landowner or Leicestershire County Council.

The Parish Council discussed the possibility of a cycle way to Arnesby, Councillor Andy Sharp is in the process of looking at options.

Water is collecting on Mill Lane, Clerk is to report to Severn Trent for investigation.

A Highway Fund has been created by Leicestershire County Council. The Parish Council invites residents to contact the Clerk at with suggestions they may have for traffic calming measures.

The Narrows is to be reported to highways to request cutting vegetation back. » Less

Shire Community Grants

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 12:04 by Helen Denton-Stacey

We are pleased to announce that Round 2 of the SHIRE Community Grants programme for 2021-22 is now open for applications.

Round 1 of the SHIRE Grant Programme for 2021-22 was an overwhelming success, with 74 grants awarded, totalling £396,654. We are keen to continue the success of the SHIRE Grants programme, by inviting enquiries and applications from charitable and community based organisations, for the 2nd Round of funding in 2021-22. More »

Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector organisations, along with Town & Parish Councils, will be able to apply for a range of grants for community based projects and activities that are specifically focused on improving the lives, health and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Leicestershire.

Eligible organisations can apply for one of five different types of SHIRE Community Grants in 2021-22:

  • Small Grants (maximum £3,000)
  • Large Grants (minimum £3,001; maximum £10,000)
  • Capital Grants (minimum £1,000; maximum £10,000)
  • Match Funding (minimum £3,000; maximum £10,000)
  • Partnership Grants (minimum £5,000; maximum £25,000)

The timescales for Round 2 of the SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2021-22 are as follows:

Round 2 Opens: Weds 1st September 2021

Deadline for Round 2 Applications: Weds 27th October (5.00pm)

Decisions to be made and communicated to applicants: November 2021

If you think your organisation may be eligible for a SHIRE Community Grant in 2021-22, please email the Grants Team to discuss your application for funding in more detail, prior to applying.

Further information about the SHIRE Community Grants programme for 2021-22, including detailed Guidance Notes, and online application forms can be seen on the Leicestershire Communities website.

A set of Frequently Asked Questions is also attached to this message.

Please feel free to share and cascade this information to interested individuals, organisations and networks.

We look forward to receiving applications for grants funding, to support VCSE organisations to achieve significant impacts and benefits for vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in Leicestershire.



Noel Singh

Funding Manager

Communities, Policy & Resilience

Leicestershire County Council

Tel: (0116) 305 7020

Mobile: 07712 536186

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