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


As well as the day-to-day functioning of items covered by each committee there are a number of major projects to consider. These are listed under the committee names.

Non-elected members of committees consult, drive and assist with work but they are not allowed to spend or vote. Only Councillors are allowed to make those decisions.

Committee members for 2019 are as follows:

5 Year Development Plan:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Andy Sharp

  • To achieve targets set by the current 5-year Plan
  • To formulate a Plan for a further 5-years

Communications / Mobile Signal:

Andy Sharp / Phil Poncelet (Broadband)

  • To improve the Mobile Phone signal to the village
  • To provide another Website Editor
  • SPC Newsletters


David Durran / Martin Reynolds / Andy Sharp / Ann Blaine / Joanna Quick

  • To improve road safety at the Shearsby Crossroads and adjoining roads, including village exits

District and County:

Jon Gunnell /Martin Reynolds

  • GDPR and FOI
  • Strategic Growth Plan
  • Data Protection Officer
  • Devolution Paper

Emergency Plan:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Martin Reynolds / Andy Sharp / Mavis Jeffery (Flood Warden).

  • To install and maintain and effective Emergency Plan
  • To find a Snow Warden

Footpaths / Trees:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Andy Sharp/ Rachael Burton/ Terri Picton-Clark/ Helen Denton-Stacey

  • To monitor the footpaths and keep them tidy and safe
  • Catalogue trees and hedging and their condition
  • Planting and care of trees and hedging

Finance / Grants:

RFO Helen Denton-Stacey (Clerk), David Durran / Andy Sharp

  • Audit
  • Grants
  • Precept
  • Transparency Code
  • VAT

Highways / Street Lighting:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Andy Sharp

  • To monitor and report the condition of the roads and signing
  • To improve drainage and maintain
  • To monitor street lighting


David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Andy Sharp

  • To monitor grass cutting of the village green and verges
  • To liaise with the contractor

Neighbourhood Development Plan:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Martin Reynolds / Andy Sharp/ Jane Vann/

  • To view the Shearsby Neighbourhood Development Plan
  • Consult on neighbouring village plans

Neighbourhood Watch / Good Neighbour Scheme / Police:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Martin Reynolds / Andy Sharp / Joanna Quick, Man-Lan Lee, Peter Cosgrove, Kevin Gill

  • Approval of Leicestershire's Communities Strategy
  • Adult Social Care Strategy
  • Effective Neighbourhood Watch
  • Liaison with the Police

Personnel / Training

David Durran / Andy Sharp

  • Contracts
  • Documents & Policies
  • Personnel Matters arising


David Durran / Andy Sharp/ Helen Denton-Stacey

  • To view HDC Planning Applications and raise awareness
  • To comment upon HDC Local Plan
  • Consultation on improving the use of Planning Conditions

Village Green / Village Hall / Playground:

David Durran / Jon Gunnell / Andy Sharp

  • Produce a Rules & Regulations document for activities on the village green
  • Liaise with the Village Hall Committee
  • Monitor H & S of the village green and playground