Sutton Bonington Parish Council

Serving the people of Sutton Bonington

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Clerk: Helen Chadwick
The Dairy, Village Farm, Main
Street, Stanford on Soar
Leicestershire LE12 5QA

Tel: 07827 785836

Latest News

Parish Council meeting - March 2021

A meeting of the parish council will take place on Monday 1st march at 7.00 PM via zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98778134976?pwd=Y1VWNy9FLzRER3lBSm4yaVhtWTBldz09

Meeting ID: 987 7813 4976
Passcode: 782376

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 11:57 by Helen Chadwick

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Sutton Bonington Local History

Richard Gretton is a member of the Midland Railway Society and currently looking into the history of Kegworth station. He has been in touch with the Kegworth Heritage Centre but is now widening his research base.

He is trying to find as many photographs of Kegworth station as possible. Secondly, he is also trying to find a copy of a DVD produced by Jon A Jones titled 'The Angela Line' which covers the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 18:10 by Helen Chadwick

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Social media

In November we decided to make a Facebook page to represent the parish council. We went live on the 14th November and since then have produced 13 posts and have covered the development on Park Lane, Flooding, Diamond Wood, Covid and Snow/Gritting.

Our highest engagement, which was the development post, reached 1,800 people in total. This was down the the number of comments and shares it received by... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 22:46 by Helen Chadwick

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Flood working group update

Over the past month a lot of work has been competed in the background around the flooding in Sutton Bonington and Zouch including:

  • Food Volunteer what's app group created in case of an emergency
  • Flood warden has walked all of the ditches and Dykes in the village to identify any issues - this is also done regularly to ensure no further issues arise
  • Flood Warden visited the vulnerable parishioner's in Zouch... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 22:45 by Helen Chadwick

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Village litter pick

A team of volunteers are going to hold four litter picks per year on the first Saturday of February, May, August and November.

The first, socially distanced, litter pick will take place from 10.00 AM until 12.00 noon on Saturday 6th February.

Litter grabbers, bags and hi vis jackets will be able.

All members of the parish are welcome to join in.

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 22:09 by Helen Chadwick

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Parish Council meeting

A meeting of the parish council will take place on Monday. 1st February at 7.00 PM via zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98778134976?pwd=Y1VWNy9FLzRER3lBSm4yaVhtWTBldz09

Meeting ID: 987 7813 4976
Passcode: 782376

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:14 by Helen Chadwick

Tags: News

Snow and gritting

When Highways grit

Gritters are on part-time standby from October, then 24-hour standby from November until April.

Gritters go out when forecasts suggest:

  • road temperatures will be at 0°C or below
  • moisture will be present to form ice.

The road temperature often stays higher than the air temperature because roads retain heat from the sun longer than the air.

Roads do not cool down nearly as quickly as... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 18:12 by Helen Chadwick

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COVID vaccination - block bookings

We are now able to confirm that block bookings are now available at Gamston for the COVID vaccination. If you are over 80 and would like to arrange to have a vaccination please contact Sheila Harrod on 01509 672507 or 07710 192447 or email cllrharrod@suttonboningtonparishcouncil.org.uk

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 12:02 by Helen Chadwick

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COVID support

Further to a recent post regarding the COVID fund, the parish council are now able to offer support with transportation to Gamston for the over 80s to get their COVID vaccination.

If you are in need of transport please contact Sheila Harrod on 01509 672507 or 07710 192447 or email cllrharrod@suttonboningtonparishcouncil.org.uk

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:52 by Helen Chadwick

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COVID funding

The Parish Council have been awarded a grant to support the parish through the COVID pandemic.

The funding is ideally to support projects that directly help vulnerable people affected by the effects of COVID-19, such as by providing access to food, toiletries, necessities, as well as projects to help vulnerable people in isolation. We could also look at projects that have already been set up and are... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 14:38 by Helen Chadwick

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