Welcome to the official website of Carlton Parish Council
Carlton is a small rural parish and village in the attractive countryside of western Leicestershire, and the Borough of Hinckley & Bosworth. The Parish has an area of 309.565 Ha, and had 292 registered electors and 155 dwellings in January 2021. The Band D element of the Council Tax in 2022-23 will be £47.61.
St Andrews Church showing hub extension, April 2022; Cyclamen in Churchyard, February 2019; Diamond Jubilee Orchard, April 2022; Golden Jubilee Post, March 2019; Fritillaries in Diamond Jubilee Orchard, April 2019
- Carlton Parish Plan 2021 (10-04-22)
The Carlton Parish Plan 2021 will be launched at a public meeting in the Saint Andrews Community Hub at 7.30pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022.
One copy of the Final Report will be delivered to each household in the Parish at the beginning of June.... Read More
- 153 bus service to be withdrawn (11-03-22)
The 153 bus service will be withdrawn from Carlton and Barton in the Beans from 17th April.
From this date the 153 service will run from the Market Place in Market Bosworth via Bull in the Oak to Newbold Verdon and Leicester. The bus service will no longer run down Station Road to the la... Read More
- Platinum Jubilee Tree Planting (06-02-22)
The Platinum Jubilee was celebrated on Sunday 6th February by the planting of three trees in St Andrew’s Churchyard in Carlton.
The first two trees – a rowan and... Read More
- New Information Board (16-12-21)
A new information board has been installed in the garden of The Gate Hangs Well. The side facing the pavement provides information of the history of the Carlton Gate area, while the side facing the garden has an aerial photograph of the Parish showing all public rights of way, with photographs o... Read More
- Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange (HNRFI) (09-12-21)
A public consultation into plans for the HNRFI will be held early in 2022. The HNRFI will be located to the east of Hinckley, near to Burbage Common, and will include changes to the local highway network.
The Statement of Community Consultation (SoCC) has just been published, and other d... Read More
- Cemetery Paths Project (30-11-21)
The cemetery paths have been resurfaced, and extended to reach the next section of the cemetery. This will provide a safe and clean route from the church to all graves for all visitors to the cemetery. The work was carried out by J D Roberts Tarmacadam Ltd of Hinckley, and part funded by a gran... Read More
- St Andrews Community Hub nearing completion (26-10-21)
Building work on the Saint Andrews Community Hub will be completed in November, and the Hub will be open for a Christmas Coffee Morning and Sale from 10.15 am to 12.30 pm on Saturday 4th December.
Those parts of the churchyard affected by the building works are being levelled and restored... Read More
- Ash die-back disease in Carlton (26-10-21)
A recent survey of roadside ash trees in Carlton has shown that ash die-back disease is spreading through the Parish, with more than half now infected. The signs to look out for are thinning of the leaf canopy, and absence of l... Read More
- Gritting routes (04-02-21)
When snow is forecast, selected local roads are gritted in order of priority.
The Priority 1 routes near Carlton are:
A444, A447, Bull in the Oak to Newbold Verdon and Leicester.
The Priority 2 routes from Carlton village are:
Carlton to Market Bo... Read More
- Carlton Parish Plan 2021 (14-01-21)
The Carlton Parish Plan Group (CPPG) has begun work, and information, reports and minutes will be uploaded to the Parish Plan page of this website. Any resident is welcome to join the CPPG - please contact any member or the Parish Clerk.... Read More
- Rural Heritage trail (11-11-19)
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council is developing a Heritage Strategy with the aims of making local residents more aware of the history of the area, and developing tourism. As part of this strategy a Rural Heritage Trail leaflet... Read More
- New bus service for Carlton (17-06-19)
From 27th August 2019, the No 7 bus service operated by Roberts Coaches will incorporate the Carlton to Market Bosworth school bus.
This will mean that members of the public will be able to use this bus on school days only t... Read More
- Botanical Survey of Carlton Diamond Jubilee Orchard (09-06-19)
A botanical survey of the Carlton Diamond Jubilee Orchard was carried out by Steve Woodward and H... Read More
- Speed monitoring in Carlton (20-08-18)
A vehicle activated speed sign has been installed in Carlton village. The sign will flash a warning to any vehicles exceeding the 30 mph speed limit, and will also record the number of vehicles and their speed. This data may then be used to support requests for speed enforcement, and will also ... Read More
- Site of Carlton Hall (06-01-18)
The report of an investigation into the site of Carlton Hall has now been completed by Richard Liddington. Old maps of Hall Terrace, Penwood Cottage, and the land behind them show the current line of buildi... Read More
- Housing Needs Survey (05-11-17)
A Housing Needs Survey was carried out in Carlton in June and July 2017 by Midlands Rural Housing on behalf of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council. These surveys are usually carried out every five years to ensure... Read More
- Dog Fouling Warning (01-11-17)
A covert camera has been deployed in Carlton and will record high quality images suitable for use in Court. The camera has been kindly provided and operated by the Borough Council, and is one of a number used to monitor sites for fly tipping and similar offences.
Any dog owner who fail... Read More
- Carlton Wildlife Website (22-08-17)
Carlton now has its own feature pages on the Leicestershire and Rutland NatureSpot website.
If you have not visited the NatureSpot website yet, you are missing out on what has rapidly become the most popular resource for identi... Read More
- Pluteus aurantiorugosus (11-10-16)
Pluteus aurantiorugosus, is a nationally rare fungus, and is usually found south of Warwickshire. It has only been recorded twice before in Leicestershire, but a superb group has now appeared on the base of the chestnut tree trunk, now a carved seat, in Saint Andrews Churchyard. This fun... Read More