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

Author: Alexandra Stretton

Change of Name for our Parish?

Have your say.

As you will be aware, the Borough Council is undertaking a community governance review. Following the initial consultation and based on the responses received, the Borough Council on Tuesday evening agreed draft recommendations for further consultation.

Their recommendation for our parish is:

Peckleton

The name of the parish be amended to "Kirkby Mallory, Peckleton & Stapleton Parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 17:25 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Community, Kirkby Mallory, News, Parish Council, Peckleton, Stapleton

Nominate a verge - Wildlife Verge Scheme

Nominate a verge - Wildlife Verge Scheme

Potential Wildlife Verges in the Parish

You may be aware that the Parish Council has adopted a verge in Peckleton under the LCC Wildlife Verge Scheme.

The basis of the scheme is that the verge is left to wildlife and mowed once each year in the autumn, allowing native species to thrive.

We would be pleased to hear nominations from Kirkby Mallory and Stapleton.

As part of the scheme, LCC carry out a spring... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 11:34 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Kirkby Mallory, Peckleton, Stapleton, verges, wildlife

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

Tags: Annual Audit, Parish Council

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Leicestershire County Council, peckleton, verges, wildlife

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Community, Kirkby Mallory, Parish Council, Parish Meeting, Peckleton, Stan Pitt Award, Stan Pitt Community Award, Stapleton

Chairman's Report - April 2022

A report from the Chairman of the Parish Council, first presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on the 28th April.

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 14:13 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Parish Council, Parish Meeting, councillor

Stan Pitt Award 2022

Stan Pitt Award 2022

The Stan Pitt Award will be presented during the Annual Parish Meeting on Thursday 28th April at 7.00pm at Peckleton Village Hall.

The purpose of the meeting is for you, the residents of Kirkby Mallory, Peckleton and Stapleton, to ask questions and have your say on anything you consider is important to the people of the Parish—is there anything you want to see improved or changed?

The award will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 14:44 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Parish Meeting, Stan Pitt Award, Stan Pitt Community Award

HBBC Community Governance Review

Review to look at how local communities are run

Have your say on how your local community is run.

The Borough Council is reviewing parish and town council electoral arrangements in the borough and wants to hear people's views.

Called a Community Governance Review, it will look at how local communities across the area are governed to make sure the arrangements are appropriate and relevant. It has been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 19:48 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth, Kirkby Mallory, Parish Council, Peckleton, Stapleton

New - latest Parish Council Newsletter

New - latest Parish Council Newsletter

Newsletters have been delivered to all houses in the parish this week.

Click on the link to see a PDF version.

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:37 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Kirkby Mallory, News, Peckleton, Press Release, Stapleton, newsletter

New - vaccination sessions - Wednesday 12th January

New - vaccination sessions - Wednesday 12th January

Please see picture for details of a walk-in (no appointment required) vaccination session (18 + only) at Hinckley Leisure Centre on Wednesday 12 January.

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 06:58 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Covid, Vaccinations