Syston Town Council

Serving the people of Syston

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Town Manager: Catherine Voyce
Community Centre, School
Street, Syston, Leicester
LE7 1HN

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Latest News

Ban in March 2022 on use se of Metaldehyde Pesticides (slug control)

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:45 by Ursula Southan

Metaldehyde will be phased out by 31 March 2022 to give growers and gardeners appropriate time to switch to alternative slug control measures. Small quantities of product for gardens should not be disposed of at home and can be disposed of through local authority waste facilities.

While slugs can cause significant damage to farmers' crops and gardeners' plants, pesticides containing ferric phosphate can provide effective control without carrying the same risks to wildlife as metaldehyde slug pellets. More »

Alternative methods of pest control also include cultural techniques like planting slug resistant crop varieties, selectively timing irrigation and harvest and sowing seeds more deeply into the soil. » Less

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:45 by Ursula Southan

BARKBY ROAD/QUENIBOROUGH ROAD, RIDGEMERE LANE SYSTON & QUENIBOROUGH

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above locations.
Temporary road closures are required on Barkby Road, Queniborough Road and Ridgemere Lane from 25th January 2021 for 2 days.
Barkby Road will be closed between Main Street, Queniborough, and the junction of Ridgemere Lane.
Queniborough Road will be closed between the junction of Barkby Road, Syston to the junction of Ridgemere Lane.
When Required, Ridgemere Lane will be closed at its junction with Queniborough Road and Barkby Road
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching works. More »

The proposed alternative diversion route will be via :- Syston Road (Queniborough), Melton Road (Syston), Barkby Road (Syston) and vice versa.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. » Less

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order High Street/Chapel Street, Syston

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:29 by Ursula Southan

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A temporary prohibition of loading and waiting at any time restriction is required on High Street and Chapel Street from 18 January 2021 for five days.
High Street will be restricted, on both sides of the carriageway, for 30 metres either side of property 49.
Chapel Street will be restricted, on both sides of the carriageway, from the junction of High Street for 30 metres.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent Water to undertake works on the foul drainage system in the carriageway.
Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

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