Shearsby Parish Council

Protecting, Connecting, Involving and Representing Shearsby

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Clerk: Lynn Cosgrove
White Gates, The Bank
Shearsby, Leics LE17 6PF

Tel: 07850 378367

Countryfile

Footpaths

Advice

Sheep worrying is a crime and anyone witnessing dogs attacking or chasing sheep should report this to the police.

Local farmers can also join Rural Watch details of which can be found by following the above link.

Calendar

With its rural setting Shearsby is deserving of a calendar which celebrates all things flora and fauna, farming life, lovely gardens and scenic views.

If you have information or photos you would like to share please send them to chairman@shearsbyparishcouncil.gov.uk

For a full set of photos go to the gallery and in the dropdown box select Countryfile and Go, or click on C.

January

February

Sunset and a Rainbow over Shearsby on Valentine's Day 2018.

The first lamb of the season, born in Shearsby on 6th February 2018 at 10am, was a ewe. Seen here with David Durran.

March

  • Litter Pick, 2019 March (PDF, 220 Kb)

    Litter pickers, we thank you, great job. Over 70 black bags of rubbish collected from the outer environs of Shearsby this morning by the biggest turnout of villagers, so much so that we ran out of kit and bin bags.

  • Litter Pick, 2018 March (PDF, 420 Kb)

    A recent tidy up around the village saw over 60 bin liners filled plus various tyres, cannabis growing equipment, council kit (including 4 traffic cones), and various bits of cars and vans.

Snowdrops on the old road pictured March 2018

Early morning view of lambs in the field on 23rd March 2018.

April

Bird sightings

26/4/18, A red kite has been seen several times. (Back Lane, Welford Road and Fenny Lane)

26/4/18, The first reported swallow, seen over Barnacle's farm land.

June

A Red Kite has been spotted in Welford Road on 2 separate occasions by 2 people. Follow the link to the RSPB site for information. June 2017.

July

A white fox has been seen numerous times around the village. July 2017.

Go to the Gallery for the photo.

September

November

The bench on Mill Lane, cleaned by James Peake, November 2017. Thanks James.

The bench on Mill Lane was in desperate need of a good cleaning, November 2017.