Syston Town Council

Serving the people of Syston

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

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V.J.DAY commemorates the day that Japan surrendered to the allies in World War II. Some soldiers who were engaged in combat in the Far East, did not come home until 1947, and we should remember that some never came home at all.
Although we cannot publicly commemorate V.J.Day this year, perhaps we should pause and reflect on the sacrifices made by all those who served this country in any way in the Far... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:53 by Ursula Southan

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Public Consultation on Temporary Measures to support Social Distancing and Active Travel

Leicestershire County Council have provided a number of funding streams to support our local community to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Syston Town Council agreed the recommendations attached at it's meeting on Tuesday 28 July 2020.

You are invited to submit your comments by no later than Friday 14 August at 5.00pm

Please mark your subject header "Public Consultation Social... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:42 by Ursula Southan

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Councillor Surgery - ZOOM meeting on 1 August 2020

Cllr Tom Barkley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:

Saturday, 1 August 2020 10 am – 11 am

Join Zoom Meeting

Dial in:

0203 481 5240
0131 460 1196
0203 051 2874
0203 481 5237

Meeting ID: 851 2150 8355

Password: 701707

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 09:41 by Ursula Southan

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We have re-opened all five Council owned play areas in the town from Saturday 4 July 2020

Guidance for families using our play areas safely this summer:

  • Parents must read this guidance and ensure their families follow it carefully for the safety of their children and others.
    • We hope you enjoy using the playground and thank you for helping to keep everyone safe by always following these simple instructions.
  • This equipment is checked regularly for damage and wear and tear, but is not sanitised... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:52 by Ursula Southan

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Revised Press Release- Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - The Half Croft, Syston

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

The Half Croft was due to be closed on 6 May 2020 for one day.

Due to unforeseen circumstances the works were postponed.

The road will now be closed on 12 June 2020 for one day. (9.00hrs till 15.00n hrs).

The road will be closed from its junction with High Street for approximately 40 metres.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:48 by Ursula Southan

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Coronavirus Bereavement Information

The attached information is for families, friends and carers who have recently lost a loved one to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A leaflet has been produced by a number of local organisations working together in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland known as the Local Resilience Partenrship during the Pandemic.

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 14:32 by Ursula Southan

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Safeguarding Children Partnership Leicestershire & Rutland

Knowing what signs of abuse to lookout for will help to keep children safe.

See attached Poster for details

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 14:25 by Ursula Southan

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Further Guidance for Burials at Syston Town Council during the Pandemic

Both Cemeteries at Syston remain open for family to attend love ones, however we have restricted attendance at funerals to 10 members of immediate family only, in addition to the funeral director/minister or celebrants. For cremated remains the number of attendance by immediate family is restricted to two.

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 16:26 by Ursula Southan

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Temporary Traffic Regulation Order - Cherry Drive, Syston

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

A temporary road closure is required on Cherry Drive from 18th May 2020 for 5 days.

The road will be closed between the junction of Oak Drive and Pembroke Avenue.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Severn Trent Water undertake works on a new... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 09:43 by Ursula Southan

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Charnwood Community Information Pack - COVID 19

This Information Pack is to provide information and support to the local community during the COVID-19 situation.

A list of key contacts, useful links to website and blogs, resources and more all in one handy document.

For the latest information on changes to Council services please visit:

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 16:16 by Ursula Southan

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