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EMERGENCY Press Release - Temporary closure of Main Street Ratby and suspension of one way Chapel Lane

Message from Leicestershire Coucnty Council

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:
Main Street and Chapel Lane/ Church Lane, Ratby


Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary road closure is required on Main Street between Stamford Street and Burroughs Road as well as a temporary suspension of one way required on Chapel Lane/ Church Lane for the length of the road. For today (17/04/2018) until 20/04/2018. More »


The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety due to a house fire.


The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:
Head north east on Main Street towards Bumbleblee Close, turn right onto Dane Hill, turn right onto Station Road, continue onto Main Street


Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. » Less

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:00 by Martin Broomhead

Desford wins Gold in East Midlands in Bloom Competition

Desford in Bloom have won a Gold Award for their efforts and floral displays this summer.

The judges announced their verdict yesterday at a special award ceremony in Boston, Lincolnshire.

The Parish Council wants send its warmest thanks to all those who have put in so much hard work into the overall project.

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:55 by Martin Broomhead

Desford Scarecrow Festival a Great Success

Desford Scarecrow Festival took place this weekend and was judged to be an enormous success! Over 5,000 visitors viewed the dozens of scarecrows and the income from the various activities is likely to be over £5.000! This will be used by Desford in Bloom for its on-going activities.

This event was organised by the Desford in Bloom Group and for more details, please e-mail dibfundraising@Hotmail.com

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:56 by Martin Broomhead