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Charnwood Community Action - Parish and Town Council support

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Residents in Leicester and its outlying areas, including Birstall, Thurmaston and Wanlip in Charnwood, are to be asked to continue to follow stricter lockdown restrictions for at least two weeks, and non-essential shops will be closed. More information - including frequently asked questions and a postcode checker - can be found at

Some Parish and Town Councils have set up support groups to help their communities. 

Details for the groups can be found below. Please note that this webpage will be updated as new groups are formed.

Anstey Parish Council

Parish Council website:

Anstey Parish Council have set up a support group for residents. They have a database to match volunteers with help needed.

Email:  and

Telephone number for residents: 07458 305025

Burton on the Wolds, Cotes and Prestwold

Parish Council website:

Parish initiative is currently being co-ordinated by Cllr Andy Lawrence. Please email .

East Goscote 

A letter has been delivered to all residents of East Goscote with contact details for those needing help, whether ill or self-isolating.  


Telephone for Cllr Needham: 07807 399 879 


Telephone for Rev. Tim Day: 0116 348696 

Email for the community group:

South Croxton

Parish Council website:

There is a message on the noticeboard and a message on their website stating:

"Support group has been established in the village which has leafleted resident advising where help can be obtained. In addition the Golden Fleece has posted notices offering supplies where needed."

Hoton Local Support Network

Hoton Parish Council is supporting the Hoton Local Support Network accessed via Parish Council website:

To join these networks, visit the Facebook page: or send an email to with your name and telephone number to be added to the Whatsapp group.

Helping Thurmaston

Thurmaston Parish Council are supporting Helping Thurmaston. A 'Your Community Needs You' flyer has been distributed, looking for volunteers. Email, contact number and Facebook page details are given on the flyer.

Parish Council website:


Telephone: 0116 2696347 or 07889 180 459

Facebook page:

Queniborough Volunteer Group

Queniborough Parish Council are supporting the Queniborough Volunteer Group. There are a group of volunteers in Queniborough who have leafleted every house in the village with contact details for those in need of support or looking to volunteer.

Parish Council Website:

Email: Geoff Rudkin at 

Telephone: 07593797659

Facebook page:

Walton on the Wolds  

A letter of commitment has been delivered to all residents in the village and a Corona Watch Whatsapp group has been set up that residents can be added too. Calls being made to those that live alone, and postcards are being sent to residents that do not use technology.   



Telephone: 07769 886311  

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