Swannington Parish Council

Serving the people of Swannington

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

Author: Helen

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



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

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Roads

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

A Message from the Chief Constable

A Message from the Chief Constable

For more than 180 years the role of Leicestershire Police has been to protect people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland from harm. While coronavirus presents us with an unprecedented challenge, I wanted to reassure you that our commitment to protect our communities hasn't changed.

However, this is a challenge we, as a united community, can overcome. I, like you, saw the statement from the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:33 by Helen

Tags: Police, Public Health

Message From Leicestershire Trading Standards

Message From Leicestershire Trading Standards

Dear Members

Leicestershire Trading Standards Service are advising during this period of uncertainty regarding Covid-19, it appears that there are some people who are taking advantage of the situation.

We have heard reports that people are offering to buy essentials on behalf of the elderly and vulnerable who are self isolating. Instead are taking the money and not bringing any goods to them; This is... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:53 by Helen

Tags: Crime Prevention and Reduction, Police, Public Health

ADVANCE NOTICE ROAD CLOSURE - NWL0554 Hough Hill, Swannington

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Hough Hill, Swannington (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Network Rail to facilitate rail renewal and level crossing inspection.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure. Due to the nature of works there will be no access for emergency services or pedestrians over the level crossing.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 11:21 by Helen

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, Roads


Please see the attached document for more details.

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 09:56 by Helen

Tags: Councillors, Vacancy

Corona Virus Advice

For advice on the Corona Virus, please go to the Website below for more information.


Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 11:42 by Helen

Tags: Public Health