News Report July/August 2016

Neighbourhood Watch

Our new neighbourhood watch was successfully launched on 4th July. Leicester Fire & Rescue visited the village to provide free fire safety and crime prevention advice as well as carrying out home visits. Our local beat team were also on hand answering queries. We have new signs around the village advising that we are a part of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. We would like to thank Garry and Angie Boorman for all of their hard work in getting the scheme off the ground. If you would like any further information regarding the scheme please get in touch using the following email address –

During the month of July 2016 Wymeswold had one burglary whereby entry was gained via smashing a door window and opening the lock, and one theft of a trailer from farm land. For further crime information please visit or if you have any concerns please call our beat team on 101.

Burton Lane Housing Development

The Parish Council has been advised that the planning application for 25 dwellings on Burton Lane was submitted to Charnwood Borough Council on 11th August. The Parish Council will be consulted and parishioners can also submit their views on the borough council planning portal at: or by emailing

Wymeswold Parish Council Website

Leicestershire County Council are closing down all the Parish Council websites on 31 st August 2016. This means that as of that date will no longer be accessible. All future Parish Council information will be available on on the Parish Council pages.

Following the recent casual vacancy we are pleased to welcome Laura Mills to the Parish Council in September.

The next meeting of Wymeswold Parish Council will be held on Monday 5th September 2016 in the Sports Pavilion, Burton Lane, Wymeswold, starting at 7:15pm. All parishioners are welcome.

Clerk to Wymeswold Parish Council
Tel 01509 881664