Snarestone Parish Council

Serving the people of Snarestone

Clerk: Annie Callingham
The Green, Newton Burgoland
Coalville, Leicestershire
LE67 2SS

Tel: 07989 395285

The Snarestone Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Snarestone a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search engine or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Our meetings are held in St Bartholomew's Church at 7.30 pm. (dates are published on the village notice board and on the village website)

All parish residents are welcome and encouraged to attend and contribute.

Our purpose in being, is to be your representative body in matters that impact you, the village and the parish. We want to promote positive activities and projects that benefit the village or parish in general. Should you have an idea or suggestion for a project and require support (time, talent or financial) contact one of the council members or come along to one of our meetings. We we will review any suggestions and determine if we should, and can, help. Whilst we are a small Parish/Village with very definite finite resource,s our goals are only limited by the amount of commitment and determination we can marshal as a community.

Let us work together for the benefit of Snarestone and all who live here.

Latest News

EX/FORCES PERSONNEL REQUIRED FOR A PILOT PROJECT

EX/FORCES PERSONNEL REQUIRED FOR A PILOT PROJECTDo you suffer from PTSD, anxiety, insomnia, or war injuries?The Health and Wellbeing Community Scheme have been treating men who are sufferers of war and have found complementary therapies to be so beneficial to them.They are running a 6-week pilot treating ex/armed force personnel with complementary therapies (CAM) - particularly those suffering with mental health, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia, and injuries. Therapies such as tapping, emotional release technique, and Shiatsu will be used, and advice on diet and exercise may also be given.Participants will also take away self-help techniques such as breathing exercises and stretches. All therapies are non-invasive and carried out fully clothed by fully qualified practitioners.The pilot is very kindly being funded by the #VeteransFoundation so there will be no cost.Every participate will be required to complete evaluation forms at the start, during, and at the end of the pilot so we can analyse the results. All personal information will be kept strictly private and confidential and only used for the purpose of the pilot.All treatments will be carried out in Leicester. You will receive one treatment per week for 6 weeks. The pilot will start in the next couple of weeks.If you would like to be considered for the pilot, or would like further information, please contact the Health and Wellbeing Community Scheme on 07957 957433 or email info@hawcscic.org.

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 12:07 by Annie Callingham

Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Community Council - Oil Buying Scheme

Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Community Council - Oil Buying Scheme

Leicestershire and Rutland RCC is looking at whether there is any interest to roll out an oil buying club across the region.

This will benefit communities by making ordering heating oil cheaper, easier and more convenient.

This is in partnership with Warwickshire RCC who already offer this service.

In order to gauge interest, the RCC has created a short survey. Please visit www.ruralcc.org.uk/oil to share your views.

Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:25 by Annie Callingham

Batteries and Mobile Phone Recycling Collections!!!

Batteries and Mobile Phone Recycling Collections!!!

From 1 December 2019, NWLDC will collect used batteries and mobile phones with household recycling collections.

This information has been communicated to residents on the back of the Christmas/2020 collection calendars and in the household recycling guide enclosed with the calendars.

Residents need to put out the batteries and mobile phones as follows:

1. Put batteries and mobile phones in a lidded, recyclable container such as a jam jar, margarine tub or plastic takeaway container. The batteries and mobile phones must remain separate to each other (e.g. batteries in a jam jar and mobile phones in a butter tub). More »

2. Put the container(s) out on the kerbside next to the red box on their recycling collection day.

3. The crews will tip the batteries and mobile phones into the relevant compartment on the recycling vehicle, then recycle the container afterwards.

The following will be accepted:

- All AAA and AA cells

- Sizes C and D

- Button batteries (watch and hearing aid batteries)

- Laptop batteries

- Power tool batteries

- Mobile phones (if accessible, the battery should be removed and put with the other batteries) » Less

Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:55 by Annie Callingham