Peckleton Parish Council

Serving the people of Peckleton, Kirkby Mallory and Stapleton

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Clerk: Mrs Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire
LE9 9GF

Tel: 07818 261585

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Serving the villages of Peckleton, Kirkby Mallory and Stapleton

Peckleton Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Peckleton parish a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Please use the search bar or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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Annual Audit - Notice of Public Rights and Publication

The Parish Council has had the annual accounts for the year 2021-22 audited by our internal auditor and they have now been submitted to the external auditor.

In line with legislation, we hereby publish the relevant details and the Notice of Public Rights and Publication.

Please see the attached forms for further details.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:45 by Alexandra Stretton

Wildlife Verges - training and open days

Leicestershire County Council are offering the opportunity to attend open sessions at a number of wildlife verges in the county, including Peckleton Wildlife Verge on Church Road - 3rd June at 2pm.

The open days will give members of the public a chance to assist and shadow specialist wildlife volunteers and county recorders from Naturespot in undertaking a wildflower survey, whilst giving local people a chance to learn more about the diversity and role of these key habitats via species identification and survey technique. You do not need in previous experience, just a passion for nature! If you are interested in attending any of the verge open days or would like more information please register your interest via: Environment Policy and Strategy Team EnvironmentTeam@leics.gov.uk More »

There is also the opportunity to attend training sessions, see attached for details of the courses on offer. » Less

Posted: Fri, 20 May 2022 16:25 by Alexandra Stretton

Stan Pitt Award 2022

Stan Pitt Award 2022

Stan Pitt Community Award 2022

Parish recognises and honours resident who stands out from the crowd.

This year we had 3 nominations, all of them are an absolute credit to the parish.

We had 2 winners. Our winners were Sandra Stafford, for the outstanding support she gives to the elderly of the village, her food bank collections and work to support the village hall together with Chris Whitby and Eleanor Graff-Baker, who were nominated as a couple, for all the work they do for Peckleton Church and village hall, village events, the newsletter and other voluntary roles around the village. They are pictured below with our other finalist Ann Lloyd, nominated for her sterling work as a stalwart of the Methodist Chapel, helping to run it, hosting events and supporting her neighbours. More »

The Stan Pitt Community Award is an annual event to recognise and publicly thank those who have voluntarily improved the quality of life within the villages of Kirkby Mallory, Peckleton and Stapleton. Each of the community's benefit from those who put so much effort in to local groups and activities and the Parish Council wants to acknowledge and support their contributions.

The award was presented at the Parish's Annual Meeting on 28th April.

Pictured, left to right, are Cllr Angela Porter, Ann Lloyd, Sandra Stafford, Luke Evans MP, who presented the awards, Eleanor Graff—Baker, Chris Whitby, Cllr Peter Chick and Sally Sharpling, daughter of Stan Pitt, who presented the flowers. » Less

Posted: Fri, 20 May 2022 09:47 by Alexandra Stretton