Packington Parish Council

Serving the people of Packington

Clerk: Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Tel: 07936 359949

Latest News

Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Parish Councilor

Please see attached Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Parish Councillor.

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 10:52 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Councillors, Packington, Parish Council, Vacancy

Councillor Ian Dring

It was with great sadness that the Parish Council learned of the passing of Ian Dring a dedicated councillor for 40 years and friend.

Attached is a tribute to Ian written by Chris Miles.

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 14:05 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Ian Dring

*Flood Warning* Issued for River Mease and Giliwiskaw

*Flood Warning* Issued for River Mease and Giliwiskaw

You will probably have seen the weather warning issued by the met office for the next few days, including alerts about Storm Christophe and potential flooding.

There is potential for flooding of the River Mease and the Giliwiskaw.

Stay safe.

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:35 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Flooding, Packington

Remembrance Commemoration in the Parish

For those who may have missed it, the parish churches have put together this video in place of a Remembrance Sunday service.

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 14:18 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Remembrance Sunday

Closure of Mill Street - 19th October 2020

Closure of Mill Street - 19th October 2020

LCC have notified us that part of Mill Street will be closed for up to 4 days from the 19th October.

See attached notice and map for more details.

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 13:51 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Packington, mill street, road closure

COVID 19 numbers show a rise in North West Leicestershire

We have received the attached letter from the Chief Executive of NWLDC and felt we should share it with you as it highlights the need to continue to take care and remember the guidelines about hand washing, face coverings, maintaining a distance and the rule of 6.

Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 16:10 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Coronavirus, NWLDC

Garden Waste and Cardboard Collections to Re-Start

Garden bin and cardboard collections are returning to their usual fortnightly cycle later this month.

As of the week commencing Monday 28 September, all residents should go back to using their normal collection calendar which was in use pre-Covid-19. You can also use the postcode finder option on the NWLDC website to check your collection dates at

NWLDC say: 'We'd like... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:54 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: NWLDC, Packington, bin, waste

Re-opening of the Playground and Gym Equipment

The trustees of the recreation ground have carried out a risk assessment on the re-opening of play areas and outdoor play and sports equipment.

They are pleased to report that the playground can now re-open, as long as guidelines are followed.

Signage has been provided to remind users of the need to socially distance and to bring along wipes and hand sanitiser to be used on the equipment before and after... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:06 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Coronavirus, Packington, Recreation Ground

Annual Audit - Notification of Public Rights and Publication 2019/20

We are required by our external auditors to publish the Annual Internal Audit Report together with the Notice of Public Rights, the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statements for the financial year 2019/20.

Please see attached document.

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:22 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Audit

Tips to re-open - guidance on use

Tips to re-open - guidance on use

Some of the tips in Leicestershire will be reopening on Monday 18th May.

There will be limits on what waste can be taken and visits will be by appointment. See the attached leaflet for details.

Book yourself a time slot at:

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 15:53 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Coronavirus, News, Packington, tip, waste

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