Heather Parish Council

Serving the people of Heather

Clerk: Jan Shepherd
23 Ashby Road, Ravenstone
Coalville LE67 2AA

Tel: 01530 837267

Latest News

Ashby 20 Run



6 March, 2017


Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the following Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for the Ashby 20 road race on Sunday 19th March 2017.


Ashby de la Zouch:- Upper Packington Road, from the junction with Leicester Road to the junction with Lower Packington Road; Mill... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:51 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 3, 20, March 2017, News

Planning Application for 36 dwellings

We have now been notified that this application, 16/00832/OUTM, by Rosconn has also gone to appeal.

If any resident who has previously send in comments and objections wishes to amend or add to their comments, this must be done by 24 March 2017.

The appeal reference is APP/G2435/W/16/3166865. The appeal is to run concurrent with appeal APP/G2435/W/16/3163161 for the 135 dwellings by Rosconn.

If you previously... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:11 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: February 2017, News

Hanging Baskets

The Parish Council would like to thank the Scarecrow Festival Committee for their most generous donation of £2,200 towards the filling, hanging and maintenance of the Hanging Baskets in the village for the year 2017.

They are always so lovely to see when you walk or drive through and are a real asset to the village which would not happen without a substantial rise in Council Tax if it were not... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:11 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2017 1 24, January, News

Planning Application for 40 dwellings

We are also able to notify residents that the application for 40 dwellings has now been withdrawn and so was not presented to the Planning Committee.

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:37 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: News

Planning Application for 135 dwellings

We are pleased to be able to inform residents that the Planning Application for 135 dwellings submitted by Rosconn Development was recommended for refusal at the meeting of the Planning Committee of the NWL District Council on 10 January 2017. Councillor Alison Wright spoke on behalf of the Parish Council at the Planning meeting.

The developer has, however, taken the application to appeal on the grounds... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:33 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: News

Another Planning Application

Please make sure that you contact the District Council by the end of business today to give your views on yet another planning application.

The Environment Partnership, on behalf of Leicestershire County Council, have submitted plans for a further 59 dwellings which will exit onto Newton Road, Heather.

Last week, we had 36 properties refused permission because it was outside the boundary of permitted... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:00 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2016 12 12, December, News

Planning Application

We have been notified that the application for 36 dwellings by Rosconn will be considered by the Planning Committee at their meeting on Tuesday 6th December at 4.30pm.

The meeting can be attended by any residents of Heather who wish to attend. The only people who can speak at the meeting will need to register by Friday 2nd December in order to be able to speak. One resident and one member of the Parish... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 13:53 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2016 11 25, News, November

This girl can

On Friday 25th November 2016, Leicestershire and Rutland Sport are hosting a 'This Girl Can' Charity Night Out at King Edwards VII Science and Sport College in Coalville. The aim of the This Girl Can campaign is to celebrate active women who are doing their thing no matter how they do it, how they look or how sweaty they get.

The night will involve:

  • Over 15 activity and health taster sessions including... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:53 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2016 11 25, News, November

Cllr Richichi planning application

There is a planning application also currently under consideration for 40 houses to be built on Swepstone Road, further out of the village just past Dawson's Yard.

The deadline for objections and comments is already npast for this application, but be aware that it has not yet been decided.

Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:03 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2016 8 31, August, News

Rosconn Planning Application

There is currently a large application under consideration for 135 houses in Heather. There have been a number of meetings in the village (Parish Council and Residents Action Group) to discuss the best way to effectively comment on or object to this application.

If you wish to make representation about this application, which we understand most village residents do, please ensure that you look on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:55 by Jan Shepherd

Tags: 2016 8 31, August, News

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