Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

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Coordinating care for villagers during the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak

Coordinating care for villagers during the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak

LOCKDOWN 2.0 JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO OUTSIDE !!!

The HELP AT HOME team are up and running again for Nov / Dec 2020.

If you need their contact details, download your copy of the Help at Home flyer from this page.

Everything below was about Lockdown 1.0 which we are keeping as a wonderful anecdote.

17 March 2020: All parishioners please note:

A Facebook group established by Sam Smith has begun... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 12:34 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

Community Safety Survey

Community Safety Survey

Harborough District Council news - relevant to Foxton

We would like to invite you to share your views on crime and anti-social behaviour in your local area by completing this questionnaire. This survey has been created in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and the Community Safety Partnerships across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Who should complete... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:23 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

SAFEGUARDING FOXTON PROPERTY AND ITS RESIDENTS

SAFEGUARDING FOXTON PROPERTY AND ITS RESIDENTS

Foxton Parish Council noted on the village Facebook page that several disturbing incidents were being reported by villagers. There are five:

1) vandalisation / removal of signage at Softwell Lane Nature Reserve and nearby

2) fly tipping of waste in the Baptist Cemetery

3) anti-semitic behaviour of youngsters at the RM Hall / play area

4) male youths were seen (and heard) by villagers shouting explicit... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 11:12 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

Excellent contributions for HELP AT HOME recognised

Excellent contributions for HELP AT HOME recognised

Locals may recall Main Street resident Brian Weller set up a plant stall to raise money for the HELP AT HOME initiative - which was kicked off by Sam Smith, Claire and Dan at the Black Horse and supported by the Foxton Parish Council.

Thanks to everyone who contributed plants and made purchases. Brian managed to raise over £150 for the cause. Well done Brian!!

The organisers took votes from locals... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:30 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, News

Speeding! First data shows we might have a problem. Call for volunteers to help.

Speeding!  First data shows we might have a problem.  Call for volunteers to help.

Our speed camera has produced its first data result from its placement at the entrance to the village from the A6. Some highlights:

The data range is 13th May - 13th July but not inclusive. This is because the camera's battery needs to be changed when it runs out of charge, and there have been 'down periods' of around 2 weeks in total.

Also - note that traffic volumes would have increased during the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:36 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Highways, News

Sam and the 'Streets team' efforts make national news!!

The Rural Services Network recently digitally interviewed councils for examples of how communities were reacting to the Covid-19 lock down... and among some examples they included the sterling work of Sam Smith and his core team of 'Help at Home' volunteers.

You can read the article here

Since this took place, things have moved on even more with Sam helping out people who want their daily paper - and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:58 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, News

Covid 19 Information from South Leicestershire Medical Group

Useful information from South Leicestershire Medical Group.

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 17:33 by Angela Hall

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

Reminder: Harborough Lotto helps locals support vital work of good causes

Reminder: Harborough Lotto helps locals support vital work of good causes

Harborough Lotto was created in 2018 by Harborough District Council.

Set up to support community projects in the local area, Harborough Lotto operates on the principle of raising money within the community for the community.

We empower local good causes to raise money in a fun and effective way.

In a time of shrinking budgets and increased community need, Harborough Lotto enables people to support the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:12 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Harborough District Council, Rural Economy

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VULNERABLE UTILITY CUSTOMERS

Utility Companies providing Gas, Electricity and Water all keep Priority Services Registers, this is a free service provided by suppliers and network operators and each maintain their own register.

These registers are lists of their most vulnerable customers, so that in an emergency affecting their service, they can provide them with additional support.

With the virus outbreak in the UK, it is essential... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:26 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing, Rural Economy

Harborough District Council launches 'Community Hub'

Harborough District Council launches 'Community Hub'

News in from the Harborough District Council Parish & Community Facilities Officer, Nada Hankin...

Residents in Harborough District can now refer themselves, a family member that requires help, or someone in the community who needs help, during the Coronavirus crisis to the council's Community Hub.

People who are vulnerable and do not have a local support network can contact Harborough District Council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:22 by Rob McNeill

Tags: Community Safety, Community Safety. Health & Wellbeing

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