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 2021-22 will be £47.65.
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
- St Andrew's Community Hub Project to go ahead (07-02-21)
The St Andrew's Community Hub Project is now fully funded, and work is expected to start later this year. Further information and bulletins about the project can be found on the St Andrew's Community Hub page of this website.... 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 and reports 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
- Coronavirus information (01-01-21)
Accurate and up to date information about the Coronavirus pandemic in Leicestershire can be found on the Coronavirus data pages of the County Council website.... Read More
- St Andrews Community Hub (18-10-20)
Thank you to everyone who supported the recent Aviva Crowdfundng Project. This raised £2,903 towards the St Andrews Community Hub.
Donations to the project can still be made through the Friends of St Andrews charity. Please contact Robin Arnold, email email@example.com, for further ... Read More
- Parish Councils Accounts (09-07-20)
The audit of the Parish Councils accounts for 2019-20 has been completed.
Recent reports and detailed information relating to the accounts can be found under Financial year 2019-2020 on the Finance page of this website.
In practice, the Parish Clerk is happy to answ... Read More
- Coronavirus (10-04-20)
Carlton residents in need of assistance during the Coronavirus lockdown are invited to contact Chris Peat, Pat Lockwood or Louise Martindill.
Information on wider help schemes and advice can be found on the Borough and County Council websites through the links on this page.
Parish... Read More
- Carlton Spring Clean Litter Pick (16-03-20)
Sixteen volunteers took part in the Annual Litter Pick, in spite of rain and mud. We managed to clear all the roads leading to neighbouring villages, and the pile of rubbish collected measured about 2 cubic metres - see photos.
P... Read More
- Council Tax 2020-21 (16-03-20)
Council Tax – the Band D Council Tax payable in Carlton for 2020-21 will be £1,807.10. The range in the Borough will be £1,877.62 - £1,800.91.
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
- 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
- Ash die-back disease (27-06-19)
A recent survey has revealed that 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 ... 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
- New 153 bus timetable (02-12-18)
- 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