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Road closure at level crossing 26th June 2019

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:-
DESFORD ROAD, NEWTOWN UNTHANK AND STATION ROAD, DESFORD
Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Desford Road, Newtown Unthank for 20 metres from the level crossing and Station Road, Desford for 20 metres from the level crossing on the 26/6/2019 from 00:01 to 05:00.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Network Rail to carry out Level Crossing Tests.
The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:- Station Road, Leicester Lane, High Street, Main Street, Newbold Road, Lindridge Lane, Desford; Merrylees Road, Bagworth and Thornton; Merrylees Road, Main Street, Botcheston; Botcheston Road, Desford Road, Newtown Unthank and vice versa.
Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Leicestershire County Council Highways Tel: 0116 305 0001

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:37 by Martin Broomhead

Parish Councillor Vacancy

There is currently a vacancies on the Parish Council and interested residents are asked if they would be willing to stand as a Parish Councillor. Attached are a few more details about how to apply.

If anyone would like to hear more about what the Council does, please contact the Clerk on 01455 822993 or the Chairman, Colin Crane, on 01455 823537.

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2019 11:25 by Martin Broomhead