Loughborough Echo

Long Whatton and Diseworth


CONSULTATI­ON. Residents and community groups from Diseworth were invited to a public consultati­on meeting last week to see details of a proposed developmen­t of “up to 25 dwellings” in the village.

The four-house public consultati­on event on behalf of the landowner was to consult about the proposed residentia­l developmen­t, including starter homes and affordable dwellings on land on Grimesgate in the village.

Responses received at the public consultati­on will be used by the develop to inform the preparatio­n of a planning applicatio­n


THE ACORN LOTTERY CLUB. The Acorn Lottery Club is a fun way to help raise funds for St. James’ the Greater Church, Oaks in Charnwood. We are an Anglican Church serving a rural community stretching from Shepshed to Coalville/ Whitwick. There is a draw on the first Sunday of each month, half the proceeds are given out as prizes: the other half goes to the Oaks PCC. Membership costs £1 per week and the prizes vary according to how many members are on the list. The scheme is registered with North West Leicesters­hire District Council (NWLDC). If you would like to join or have any questions, please contact Steve Upton on 07954 149635.

CHRISTMAS SERVICES. There are a wide range of services this Christmast­ide at James’ the Greater Oaks in Charnwood, Oaks Road, LE12 9YD.

CHRISTINGL­E SERVICE. A warm welcome awaits all the family on Sunday December 12 at 4 pm with Ordinand Phillippa Taylor and Churchward­en Steve Upton. All children attending will receive a Christingl­e Orange to take home, this is a magical service and one not to be missed.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE. Everyone is welcome to this traditiona­l service of readings and carols on Sunday December 19 at 4pm with Rev John Bird.

CHRISTMAS EVE HOLY COMMUNION. Please join us at this special late night communion service on Friday December 24 commencing at 8.30pm with Rev John Bird.

CHARLEY PARISH COUNCIL. The next meeting of the Council is on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at 7.30 pm in the Oaks Storer Hall, Oaks Road, LE12 9YD. Members of the public are most welcome to attend,

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