Bottesford Parish Council

Serving the people of Bottesford, Muston, Easthorpe and Normanton

Clerk: Lucy Flavin
The Old School, Grantham Road
Bottesford, Nottingham
NG13 0DF

Tel: 01949 222478

Latest News

Grantham Foodbank Toy Appeal

In this season of great difficulty for many, our local Foodbank has put out a plea for donations of new toys for local children in the absence of the usual toy runs and toy services.

It is asked that the new toys are wrapped, with a label indicating the age the gift is suitable for, and boy or girl if relevant. People are also encouraged to write a brief message of blessing to whoever will receive the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:35 by Lucy Flavin

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Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.

At a briefing this morning, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases – with the days now being counted down to the end of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:26 by Lucy Flavin

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Melton Borough Council launches further grant schemes to support local businesses.

Melton Borough Council has been allocated funds to support businesses across the borough that have been affected by the national restrictions implemented throughout England between 5 November and 2 December 2020.

Businesses that have been required to close due to the new national restrictions may be eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG (Closed) Addendum). Whilst the Additional Restrictions... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:54 by Lucy Flavin

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Rail Services at Bottesford

Our local MP, Alicia Kearns, has been lobbying Government to improve local rail services in Bottesford to benefit all those who live in the Vale.

150 residents have responded to an online survey on this matter. If you would like to respond to the survey please click on the link below.

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:35 by Lucy Flavin

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COVID-19 - National restrictions from 5 November

COVID-19 case numbers are rising rapidly across the whole of the UK and in other countries. We must act now to control the spread of the virus. The single most important action we can all take to fight coronavirus is to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives.

When we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we reduce the spread of the infection. That is why, from Thursday 5 November... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 09:30 by Lucy Flavin

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

A road closure is required on Normanton Lane for 50 metres either side of the level crossing on the 16th November 2020 for 1 day (08:00am – 16:00pm).

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety, so Network Rail can carry culvert examinations. Due to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:36 by Lucy Flavin

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Volunteers Required

Volunteers Required

The Parish Council needs volunteers to help with several projects. See poster for details.

Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:55 by Lucy Flavin

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Consultation on the admission arrangements at The Priory Belvoir Academy

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is the admission authority for The Priory Belvoir Academy. The Trust is proposing to change the admission arrangements for 2022.

To comment on these proposals, please send an email with your views to or send them by post to Mr M Mammatt, Belvoir Academy Consultation, Priory House, Cross O'Cliff Hill, Lincoln LN5 8PW. The closing... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:04 by Lucy Flavin

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COVID alert level - Medium

COVID alert level - Medium

Melton Borough is in medium COVID alert level

Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:15 by Lucy Flavin

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Are you interested in volunteering as a Parish Councillor?

Bottesford Parish Council currently has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor and is looking to fill the vacancy by co-opting a resident of the Parish.

The Parish Council is a diverse nine-person team looking to represent the interests of the whole community. There is so much to become involved with including:

(a) engaging with residents and groups... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:55 by Lucy Flavin

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