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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Election for new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC)

On 5 May the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will go to the polls to elect a new Police and Crime Commissioner to succeed Sir Clive Loader, who is standing down after his term of office. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Leicestershire Police are holding two events in February to enable prospective candidates to better understand the function of the PCC's office. If you're interested in being a candidate or in the process there's more info here >>


Anchor Lane Roadworks postponed

The closure of Anchor Lane, Peggs Green, due Monday 15th February to enable drainage works and maintenance work to be carried out, has been postponed. Further details >>


Coleorton mining fatalities front coverNew book - "Fatalities in Coleorton coal mines"

Trevor Stewart has published a book "A record of some of the fatalities that occured in the Coal Mines of Coleorton and the Locality 1782-1957". It contains numerous coroner's reports on fatalities taken from newspapers of the day and lists details of the 99 miners that were killed. It makes for somewhat emotional reading but may be a good source for family historians. Further details >>


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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 of January Parish Council meeting

Heritage Warden update

Volunteer Group news

You can receive news about Coleorton by email >>

Local Events:

Annual General Meeting of the Beaumont Social Centre will be held on Wednesday 10 February at 7.00pm.

Messy Church Sunday 21 February 3.30 to 5pm at Viscount Beaumont School.

Coleorton W.I. Wednesday 2 March 7.30 pm at The Beaumont Centre with Master Chocolatier Barry Colenso.

Coffee and chat with The Beaumont Trust Wednesday 9th March 11.00 a.m. at the Kings Arms, The Moor, Coleorton. All welcome

More events in and around Coleorton

Updates:

02/02/2016
New dates for Andrew Bridgen MP surgeries

22/01/2016
Parish Council meeting agenda

13/01/2016
New book from Trevor Stewart

04/01/2016
New president and contact details for Coleorton W.I.

04/01/2016
Updates to recycling information

 

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