Barkestone Plungar & Redmile Parish Council

Serving the people of Barkestone Plungar & Redmile

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Clerk: Michele Jones
2 Wyfordby Lane, Stapleford
Leicestershire LE14 2SH

Latest News

SOLAR FARM APPLICATION IS LIVE

You can find the application, and the many supporting documents, on the Melton Borough Council website, reference 20/01182/FUL. Just type "Barkestone" into the search box and you will find it.

This is a major application for a huge solar farm which will last for at least 40 years and transform the landscape North of Barkestone. Please take time to review the information on the planning website or on... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:59 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community, Planning

SOLAR FARM SURVEY

Please fill in the survey about the Solar Farm proposal. It will take a while to assess all the information in the planning application, but we do want to start to gather residents' initial views - difficult during the pandemic. We hope the Survey Monkey survey works, but we are also going to deliver paper surveys to all residents in Barkestone. Comments can be dropped off through the letterbox of... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:34 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community, Planning

Planning Appeal Update

Thank you to those who have donated.

Donations totalling £8,450.00 have been received by the Parish Council, as at Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:42 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community

Solar Farm Planning Application

Please see the page to the left for further information about the Solar Farm proposal.

The planning application has been submitted but is not yet validated by Melton Borough Council and so it is not on their website yet.

Please note that most of the information on the page to the left is provided by the agents for the developer, NOT by the Parish Council. The Parish Council does not endorse the information... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:45 by Michele Parker

Tags: Planning

Solar Farm Proposal Exhibition

There will be a SOLAR FARM PROPOSAL EXHIBITION at Barkestone Hub on 24th and 25th October between 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm (same time as poppy sales) and on 31st October between 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

The exhibition will provide information from the applicant as well as details of how to make your views known.

The information will be on this website and/or on the applicant's website https://green-farmsolar.com

Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:20 by Michele Parker

Tags: Planning

Skydive, Langar

Following concerns about noise levels over the Vale of Belvoir, please see report presented by Skydive, Langar, who attended the Parish Council meeting in September 2019

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:29 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community

Green Farm Solar Park Project

Information relating to the Green Farm Solar Park Project

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 10:13 by Michele Parker

Tags: Planning

Bottesford RHWS

It has been announced that the Bottesford RHWS will re-open on Thursday 30th July 2020. Timeslots must be booked in advance to avoid queues and to facilitate social distancing. Bookings for Bottesford will open on Friday 17th July 2020.

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:51 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community

REDMILE PLAY PARK

The Parish Council are pleased to advise that the Play Park has now re-opened. To help us to control the virus, please:

Try to maintain a 2 metre distance between yourselves and others

Sanitise your hands before, during and after using the playground and after touching the play equipment and access gate

Do not consume food or drink whilst using the playground equipment

Wash your hands thoroughly when you... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:00 by Michele Parker

Tags: Community

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