Welcome to Sutton Cheney Parish Council Website

Sutton Cheney Parish Council is the local authority responsible for the area comprising Sutton Cheney, Dadlington and Shenton villages. 

The Parish Clerk is Joanne Lowe who can be contacted at suttoncheneypc@gmail.com or by phoning 01455 699618.

Alternatively, please use our online contact form and we will be in contact shortly.

19 March 2018Desford and Peckleton Art Club Spring Exhibition

Desford and Peckleton Art Club are holding their annual spring art exhibition over the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April at Peckleton Village Hall on Main Street in Peckleton (LE9 7RE for your satnav). The club have been holding exhibitions for over 20 years now and offer a wide range of quality art work in various media for you to enjoy, all of which is for sale at excellent prices. Admission is free and you can relax and enjoy homemade soup, rolls and wonderful homemade cakes in their cafe. There will be a raffle where you have the chance to win a luxury hamper. Doors are open from 10am to 4pm both days. Go along to support and meet your local artists. You can follow the group on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/dandpartclub, or @dandpartclub on Instagram or view work on www.dandpartclub.co.uk

01 March 2018Fraudsters latest scam targets elderly community

Leicestershire Police has seen an increase in reports of fraudsters targeting elderly or vulnerable members of our community by telephone pretending to be from a bank or similar organisation. The caller will typically warn victims that their money is in danger and that they must move their money into a “safe” place.

In most instances, the person making the call already knows some details about the person they are trying to scam, perhaps their name or who they are currently saving with making the fraud more believable.

The fraudster impersonates banking officials, the police or telecoms officials in order to gain the victim’s trust and encourage elderly and vulnerable members of our community to hand over their hard earned cash.

Needless to say the victims never see their money again.

Do you know an elderly friend, neighbour or relative?

Let them know that:

  • Banks will never contact their customers and ask for personal account details or pins.
  • Banks will never contact their customers and request transfer of savings
  • Likewise, the police, will never request personal account details or request a transfer of savings.

Let’s help prevent our vulnerable residents losing what can often be their life savings.

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