Kirby Bellars Parish Council

Serving the people of Kirby Bellars

Clerk: Victoria Webster
22 Rockingham Road
Mountsorrel, Leics LE12 7UJ

Tel: 0116 4311943

Latest News

Warning of Missed Delivery Scam and Whatsapp Scams Happening

This year has seen a marked increase in online shopping and that gives fraudsters more opportunities to scam you.

Firstly, we wanted to draw your attention to 'missed delivery' scam emails (could also be text messages) purporting to be from delivery companies that claim you have missed deliveries and need to pay a small fee to reschedule delivery.

So far, we have seen numerous versions, predominantly... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:08 by Victoria Webster

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Temporary Closer of Bottlesford RHWS

The Bottesford RHWS, Normanton Lane will be closing temporarily from Monday 11 January for approximately 12 weeks in order for necessary improvement works to be done on the drainage system and other maintenance improvements around the site.

During this period, Melton Recycling and Household Waste Site, Lake Terrace, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0BZ (Thursday-Tuesday, 9am-5pm) is the nearest alternative –... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:55 by Victoria Webster

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Shared Lives Carers Wanted

LCC are looking to recruit Shared Lives Carers. Further information can be found in the attached.

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 18:08 by Victoria Webster

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Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards have been informed of companies cold calling offering 'free surveys' to residents as part of the Green Homes Grant.

Following the Government launch of the Green Homes Grant, Trading Standards reminds residents to exercise caution if they are looking to use the grant for improvements to their homes.

The Green Homes Grant is an initiative to get homeowners to invest money in improving... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 08:36 by Victoria Webster

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Help Us End Criminal Exploitation of Children In Leicestershire and Rutland

Children as young as nine years old are being manipulated and coerced by criminals to commit crimes.

We have recently launched a new film called "Are You Listening" to help you spot the signs of criminals exploiting children.

The film is designed for adults such as parents, grandparents or other family members, and other trusted adults including teachers and sports coaches. You can watch the film on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 08:30 by Victoria Webster

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Protect Your Passw0rd National Campaign Launched By Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch launches PROTECT YOUR Pa$$W0rD campaign with 3 quick and easy steps

As we spend more time at home and on our online devices, over one third (34%) of people say that they're more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and a startling 1 in 5 people are a victim of cybercrime!* You could be more at risk than you might think.

If strengthening your passwords is something you keep... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:25 by Victoria Webster

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Beware of Fake PayPal Emails

There have been 21,349 Action Fraud reports featuring fake PayPal phishing emails recorded between January to September 2020, with a total reported loss of £7,891,077

Online marketplace sellers have received a fake email that appears to be from PayPal, stating that the
fraudster has made a payment for an item. A follow up email requests the shipping tracking order
reference, prompting the seller... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:14 by Victoria Webster

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Work Live Leicestershire Project - Helping People Find Work

Please see the attachment for further details.

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 08:30 by Victoria Webster

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Melton Borough Council launch survey seeking views on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected residents

The Council have launched a survey today seeking views on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected residents daily lives and the way they interact with services and facilities within in the Borough. Read the article and complete the survey at the following link :

http://www.melton.gov.uk/news/article/445/council_are_seeking_views_on_how_covid-19_has_affected_lives

Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 18:44 by Victoria Webster

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Lock Up and Light Up This Winter

As the evenings start to draw in, officers are reminding people to ensure their homes look occupied during the darker nights.

The force traditionally sees a seasonal rise in burglaries around the time the clocks go back, with offences often rising through December and January.

The winter months can make it easier for burglars to go unnoticed and also makes unoccupied homes easier to spot. The force is... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:23 by Victoria Webster

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