Swannington Parish Council

Serving the people of Swannington

Clerk: Fiona Palmer
The Village Hall, Main Street
Swannington, Leics LE67 8QL

Latest News

Farm Shop Breaks

Farm Shop Breaks

Good afternoon everyone

Further to my message yesterday regarding an increase in livestock thefts nationwide, it has also been highlighted by the National Farmers Union that there has been a number of farm shop breaks reported where both meat and vegetables are being taken.

For those of you who own/work at a farm shop, please remain vigilant and consider the current security you have in place.

For those... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:41 by Helen

Tags: Crime Prevention and Reduction, Police

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

ADVANCE NOTICE WAITING/LOADING RESTRICTIONS - NWL0566 Main Street, Swannington

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:35 by Helen

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Roads

You, Coronavirus and staying safe online

We all have enough to be concerned about from the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. That's why our online experts have put together some top tips about how to protect yourself, your loved ones, finances and devices from the scams that are currently circulating. As well as advice about keeping yourself and your organisation protected whilst working from home.

To see more about online safety during this... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 14:00 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: Information

Prescription Services

Dear Fiona

I work for a company that runs a Pharmacy that delivers (usually) next working day to people in their own homes. We have had a significant increase in people wanting this support at the current time.

We can also order medications from doctors for people (again often automatically through the NHS to minimise disruption to other health services).

I can be contacted at Zara.Syed@spirit-pharmacy.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:27 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: Information

Livestock Thefts

Livestock Thefts

Good morning

I write to update you that there have been a number of sporadic livestock thefts reported nationally to the National Farmers Union. The majority of these thefts have been sheep and poultry and this is thought to be linked to the recent panic buying which I am sure that you are all aware of.

I will be out on patrol over the weekend alongside colleagues, proactively targeting these areas.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:11 by Helen

Tags: Crime Prevention and Reduction, Police

Get Safe Online Advice Re Coronavirus

Get Safe Online Advice Re Coronavirus

Dear resident,

You, Coronavirus and staying safe online

We all have enough to be concerned about from the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. That's why our online experts have put together some top tips about how to protect yourself, your loved ones, finances and devices from the scams that are currently circulating. As well as advice about keeping yourself and your organisation protected whilst working... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:10 by Helen

Tags: Cyber Crime Prevention

Our Duty To Protect

Our Duty To Protect

To all in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,

Today the police have been given new powers to help keep people safe. As your Chief Constable I would like to make a pledge to you. In return, I ask for your support. Every day and night my officers and staff go above and beyond to protect our communities.

Every officer at Leicestershire Police knows this as our duty - to protect the people and deal with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:46 by Helen

Tags: Police, Public Health

NWLDC Message around car parks and markets

NWLDC Message around car parks and markets

From tomorrow morning and until further notice there will be no charges to park in NWLDC council car parks.

This is not being done to encourage people to come to town centres at this time, but we hope it will be useful to residents now staying at home and that struggle to find spaces to park on the street.

Coalville Market remains open in line with the supermarkets to provide the sale of food and essentials.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:48 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: North West Leicestershire District Council

NWLDC Message around parks and public toilets

NWLDC Message around parks and public toilets

Sadly, we've had to the decision to close our parks and playgrounds from tonight. While we'd love to keep them open it is simply too difficult for people to follow social distancing guidelines in these areas.

It's not physically possible for us to lock up many of our parks and playgrounds – but we ask for your support in adhering to these closures.

Public toilets managed by NWLDC in Coalville and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:46 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: North West Leicestershire District Council

NWLDC Hubs

NWLDC Hubs

As a continuation of the work we started last week, we are currently identifying key community groups and starting to contact them to talk about forming community hubs of support across our district. In the coming days/weeks we hope these hubs can become a key part of our communities, offering a variety of support to the vulnerable and isolated.

You'll be aware following the PM's announcement yesterday,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:44 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: North West Leicestershire District Council

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