Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish in Leicestershire includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town
and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount

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TreeTree Wardens

Do you like trees? Could you spare time to help protect the trees in our parish? We are looking for Parish Tree Wardens. More about the Parish Tree warden scheme >>


Post OficeRichard and Stella are moving on

Stella and Richard have run the Coleorton Post office for 13 years and have worked really hard to make it a successful business, and more importantly for the community, a functional and useful Post Office and shop. With all the down-sizing and cutbacks going on nationally in the Post Office they have built up the postal side of things which is so important in a rural village. People drive out from Coalville to post their parcels because they get such good and friendly service at Coleorton P.O.

Now Stella and Richard are moving to North Yorkshire so they can spend more time with their grandchildren and we wish them well - and a big THANK YOU for all they have done to keep Coleorton Post Office running for us.

This week they are handing over the business to Suky and her daughter Sharna who have previous family Post Office experience. We welcome them to Coleorton and wish them every success. More about Coleorton Post Office >>


TrainingLocal training courses

There are a number of training courses posted on the Coleorton news and events page - and some of them are free. Details on our events page >> There are also some free courses provided by Superfast Leicestershire. Details on the Broadband in Coleorton page >>


Coleorton Parish noticeboardNoticeboard

Notices and alerts from police, neighbourhood watch, district & county councils and other community groups.



About Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount. The Parish Plan survey in 2008 found that parishioners felt communication of information throughout the parish was not effective and so a website was set up to address this. The website has now become a centre of information about activities and events in and around Coleorton, local clubs and organisations, a directory for local businesses and services and a platform for people who would like to share their enthusiasm for local history and the environment.

If you would like to contribute any item about Coleorton or surrounding areas or add details of your club, organisation or event (no charge) or have any suggestions for items on this website please email webmaster@coleorton.org.uk.


Local businesses and services

Coleorton residents are an enterprising bunch: the latest Coleorton businesses listed in the local services directory include IT specialists, photographers and dog walkers. Email webmaster@coleorton.org.uk if you would like your local business listed (free of charge for Coleorton-based businesses or owners).

News:

Summary report & draft minutes of June Parish Council meeting

Heritage Warden update

Volunteer Group news

You can receive news about Coleorton by email >>

Local Events:

Open Garden in aid of Cancer Research Saturday 11 July

Grace Dieu Priory Guided Walk Sunday 12 July

Califat dig open Sunday 26 July - bell pit simulations at the Gorse Field, Swannington

Coleorton Parish Council meeting Thursday 13 August 7.30 pm at The Beaumont Centre.

More events in and around Coleorton

Updates:

07/07/2015
New photos of New Lount Nature Reserve

25/06/2015
New Andrew Bridgen MP surgery dates

20/06/2015
Various local events

19/06/2015
Coleorton Parish Council meeting agenda posted

 

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