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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It’s no good complaining and sitting back saying it’s someone else’s fault. We live in a democracy and there are many ways that we as individuals can influence the way our local and national government and services are run. When considering new legislation or changes to services they supply central and local government are obliged to ask the opinion of people who may be affected. Opinions are generally sought by way of “consultation” exercises and there are usually several going on at any time. Take a look at list of current LCC consultations >>

Local Plan Proposed Modifications Consultation
Consultation Period: 12 June 2017 to 24 July 2017

Following the Examination hearing sessions held in January and March 2017, Mr Brian Sims BSc CEng MICE MRTPI, the Independent Planning Inspector appointed on behalf of the Secretary of State, has requested that the Council now undertake consultation on a number of Main Modifications (EX/101) required to make the Plan sound in the light of new documentary evidence provided since the Plan was submitted for examination.

The Local Plan will set out where development should take place over the next 15 to 20 years so is an important document which will be used to direct planning decisions which may affect you. You can have your say about the proposed plan at at


Purple Flag Accreditation for Ashby

The Purple Flag Accreditation Scheme was launched in October 2009 by the Association of Town Centre Management in association with partners in central and local government, the professions, police, business and industry. Just as the Blue Flag is an indicator of a good beach, Purple Flag is the indicator of where to go for a good night out. Ashby de la Zouch has a variety of restaurants, bars, traditional pubs, a theatre, nightclubs and churches which host a variety of entertainment events. NWLDC feel that this should be celebrated and a way of doing this is to apply for Purple Flag Accreditation for the town.

As part of the process NWDLC must undertake a perception survey and would like to gather as many responses as possible from people who visit Ashby. The survey is at

If you have questions please contact or telephone 01530 454740.

Rural Housing Needs Survey

Results of the NWLDC Rural Housing Needs Survey which took place in December and January have been published. 490 surveys were sent out to households in Coleorton parish. 138 responses were received  - approximately 30 percent. The majority of responses came from people who have lived in the parish for over 10 years and would therefore have a more comprehensive understanding of local issues.

Download the report >>

The Localism Act – a meeting for the Parish Councils of N W Leicestershire 24 February 2012

The meeting had been arranged by Andrew Bridgen MP who welcomed attendees. There was a very good turnout from the Parishes with the Council Chamber almost full. The Chair and the Clerk represented Coleorton PC.

Report of the meeting >>


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