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 311 registered electors and 148 occupied dwellings in January 2019. The Band D element of the Council Tax in 2018-19 was £44.82.
Oak tree in Main Street, January 2019; Cyclamen in Churchyard, February 2019; St Andrews Church, January 2019; Jubilee Post, March 2019; Fritillaries in Diamond Jubilee Orchard, April 2019
- Explosions on Market Bosworth Golf Course (09-07-19)
Filming will be taking place at ‘Kings Golf Club’ on Station road, Market Bosworth on 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th July 2019. Pyrotechnics will be used on these dates at various times, between 11am and 7pm. There will be a total of 60 simulated explosion over the four days. [The pyrotechnics ... Read More
- Ash die-back disease (27-06-19)
A significant number of ash trees in the Parish appear to be showing the first signs of ash die-back disease - thinning of the leaf canopy, and absence of leaves at the ends of the branches. As the disease progresses, branches will die back and this season's leaves will turn brown and die, looki... 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 to travel between Carlton and Market Bosworth (and possibly... 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
- Public Inspection of the Parish Councils Accounts (29-05-19)
The Parish Councils accounts and supporting documentation for the financial year ending on 31st M... Read More
- Bosworth Road - Speed and Signs update (26-04-19)
The Parish Councils proposal to extend the 30 mph speed limit on Bosworth Road by 75m has been withdrawn and other options are being investigated. There are two reasons for this.
Firstly, County Highways has now adopted more stringent rules for highway signage, which are much closer to n... Read More
- Parish Council Finance (11-04-19)
The Parish Councils accounts for the financial year ending on 31st March 2019 were signed off at a meeting on 10th April, together with the Annual Governance and Accountability Return. The Parish Council also exempted itself from external audit on the grounds that the total receipts and the tota... Read More
- Carlton Litter Pick (17-03-19)
24 volunteers took part in the Annual Litterpick, and we were pleased to welcome Maureen Cook, our Borough Councillor, to the team. We managed to clear all the roads leading to neighbouring villages, and although there was less rubbish than in previous years, the pile still measured 1.6 cubic me... Read More
- Council Tax 2019-20 (06-03-19)
Council Tax – the Band D Council Tax payable in Carlton for 2019-20 will be £1,740.37. The range in the Borough will be £1,736.24 - £1,809.50.
When ranked from high to low in order of amount of council tax payable, Carlton is ranked 22nd out of 25 areas in the Borough (24 parishe... Read More
- New 153 bus timetable (02-12-18)
A revised timetable for the 153 bus service will operate from 2nd December.
Click here to download the new timetable.... 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 buildings along Main Street with a large Penwood Cottage, and a second line of buildings at righ... 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 that the Borough Council understands the housing needs of rural communities.<... 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 – please click here to link to the new Carlton web page.
If you have not visited the NatureSpot website yet, you are missing out on wh... 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