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Cadeby Parish Council News

13 February 2018Spring Flower Workshop


Join me,(Karen), for an afternoon, of floral eggstravangaza to celebrate the arrival of Spring!

Create your very own Springtime Door Ring, Table Centrepiece, Candle Ring or Easter Egg Tree.

On: Friday 23rd March 1pm to 3pm or Saturday 24th March 2pm to 4pm

At: the Cadeby Village Hall


Please bring your own garden foliage, flowers, eggs, feathers, twigs etc and a pair of scissors/secateurs.


I will supply;

foam wreath rings (plastic backed) 40cm in diameter for Door,

foam wreath rings ( plastic backed) 25cm candle ring (inside measurement 13 cms),

foam bricks for Easter egg tree (please bring your own container),

floristry wire, wooden skewers and hot glue gun.


The cost of this will be £10 which covers the cost of the materials, coffee, tea and biscuits.

Please book your place by emailing karenbrankin@hotmail.co.uk by 1st March 2018 confirming which arrangement you would like to make. Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. 💐

Here are some photos......to get your creative ideas flowing.

13 February 2018Garden Waste Service Renewal

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council have sent out a notice reminding parishioners that the garden waste collection service will need renewing by March 31st.

The price has been frozen at £24.

See attached poster for more information.

17 January 2018Warning about a new scam

From Ivan Ould, County Councillor for the Market Bosworth Division


Police are warning the public to be alert to a recent scam where people are approached by fake police officers and encouraged to take part in an undercover operation

Since November last year, Leicestershire Police has received eight reports of a scam of this nature and are warning the public to prevent further people falling victim to this crime.

The circumstances are that criminals are contacting members of the public, mainly by phone, claiming to be from the police or their bank's fraud team. The criminal goes on to claim they are investigating a fraud at a local bank where bank staff are involved with issuing fake bank notes and asks the victim for their help.

As part of the ongoing police investigation, the victim is asked to visit the same branch and withdraw a large amount of money from their own account, usually thousands of pounds, and hand this over to the police to be tested.

The victim is assured that they will have the money returned to their bank account however this never happens and the criminal gets away with the cash. The victim is told not to tell the bank the reasons around withdrawing the large sum if questioned, suspecting the cashier is only asking as they are in on the scam.

Paul Wenlock, from the Force's economic crime unit, said: "This is a scam which seems to be increasing, not just in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland but elsewhere across the country.

"The victim may feel that they are doing a public service by helping the police and for some it may seem exciting to part of an undercover operation, but this is not the case and it's simply a thief's way of enticing a victim so they can steal their money.

"It's important that those who are elderly or vulnerable who often fall prey to such type of scams are aware so we would encourage the public to share this message and help us prevent further victims of this crime.

Paul Wenlock added: "Police or banks will never ask anyone to take part in a fraud operation or withdraw or transfer money. Please be wary of any contact made from someone claiming to be from the police asking you to transfer money. If you are suspicious or concerned, please hang up the phone and contact either police, Action Fraud or your local bank."

Anyone who has been contacted in similar circumstances or has any information about the offences is asked to contact 101. 

Message Sent By
Hellen Jackson (Police, EMOpSS Coms Officer, Leics, Notts, Lincs, Northants)

02 January 2018Cadeby Parish Council Meeting

The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 18th January 2018 at 7pm in the Church hall.

All welcome. Agenda now available.

Agenda will be published on the village and parish council websites when available and will include discussion on the following Budget Proposals from Leicestershire County Council

Budget proposals – have your say

We’re urging parish councils to have their say on the council’s latest budget proposals - and would be grateful if you could circulate this to your councillors.

You can find out more about the four-year plan and give feedback until 21 January.

The proposals include:

•          Savings of £54m, including:

o          Recruiting more in-house foster carers

o          Refocusing ‘early help’ and prevention services

o          A new approach to road maintenance

o          Reducing support services further, including HR, ICT and finance

o          Reducing adult social care costs

•          Investment of £40m, mainly in children’s and adult social care due to rising demand

•          Council Tax rises of 3.99 per cent, including two per cent for adult social care - and then by 1.99 per cent in 2020/21 and 2021/22. Each one per cent raises £2.6m

•          Generating £3.5m by selling services to other organisations and investing in property – this income reduces the impact of reduced national funding

•          Spending £290m on roads, schools, broadband and more, supporting new homes and boosting the local economy

The consultation runs until 21 January – click here to send us your views

Thank you,

Leicestershire County Council


13 December 2017Wreath making workshop

A Christmas wreath-making workshop was held in Cadeby Church Hall at the beginning of December.

More than 15 villagers attended the session which was led by Cadeby resident Karen Brankin and each went away with a fabulous festive door wreath made on the night.

The event was the first to be hosted by Cadeby Community Development Trust which now manages the hall and any bookings for its hire.


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