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Posted to website April 10th 2014

Diary Date - May Day Celebrations Monday 5th May 2014 Stafford Orchard 12:00 noon
The Village Events Group is to organise a bumper event this year with a Punch and Judy show, Small Pets Competition, Dog Show, Duck Race, Fairground Rides as well as entertainment on the Performance Area and a choice of refreshments. It will also be working with the Old School Trust to make this May Day an opportunity for villagers who voted to save the Old School back in 2008 to take a look around the building. Newcomers will also be welcomed and anyone who would like to see what is planned for the future. There’s going to be a Grand Hopscotch Competition in the playground just like there used to be 100 years ago and there will be prizes for the competitors dressed in period costume presented by the Old School Trust.

Diary Date - Lafarge Tarmac Planning Application
Public Meeting - 13th May 2014 - Rawlins Academy
The County Council has arranged the above public meeting to answer some of the questions being raised by residents about the quarry’s plans to move its primary crusher and surge pile closer to the village. The Parish Council will do all that it can to alert residents to the date of the meeting but please be vigilant and keep an eye on notice boards if you’d like to attend.

Diary Date - Have your say on proposed changes to Quorn’s library service
Public Consultation - Tuesday, 17th June 2014, 7:00pm, Quorn Village Hall
Your views are important about the proposed changes to the village’s library service.
The County Council is carrying out a consultation from today 7 April till 7 July and full details are on www.leics.gov.uk/haveyoursay/futurelibraries. For general enquires or comments about the consultation phone 0116 305 7034 or email futurelibraries@leics.gov.uk. For copies of the consultation document please contact the Parish Clerk - details below.

Plant a Poppy for the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of World War One
Poppy seed is now available free of charge at the Parish Office for planting throughout the village. You can scatter seed on any lightly raked soil from April to June and, as long as you don’t allow the area to dry out, you should see seedlings start to appear within 10 days. If you’d like a succession of poppies, sow seed at intervals until June. Call in and collect some seed from the Parish Council between 10am and 1pm or watch out for more free packets at Bradleys……….. they’re on the way.

Short stay parking - Station Road Car Park
Borough Councillor David Slater informed the last meeting of the Parish Council that work is about to begin on the short-stay parking spaces on the Station Road Car Park. The spaces will run along the Station Road frontage and will be monitored by the Borough Council’s traffic wardens. The initiative has been paid for by developer contributions from the new Fenny Copse housing on Meynell Road and it is hoped that it will lead to a freeing up of parking for shoppers and visitors to the doctors and other services in the village centre.

If you have any queries about any of the above items, please contact Christina, our Parish Clerk.
 

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