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Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

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Clerk: Stuart Bacon
Huncote Parish Council, c/o 3 Mountfield Road, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, LE9 7LW

Tel: 01455 844 539

Welcome to Huncote


Appeal decision announced for Land off Denman Lane

  • 3135801 APPEAL DECISION (PDF, 275 Kb)

    Details were announced by the Planning Inspectorate on 28 June 2016, following a two day appeal hearing, to explain the appeal had been allowed.
    For further details please read this document.


Parish Councillor Vacancy

There are currently three vacancies for Parish Councillors.
More details about what the Parish Council does are available in the About Your Council section of our website.

Do you care about where you live? Do you want to make a difference to Huncote?

A new vacancy has occurred on Huncote Parish Council, following the resignation of Councillor Barbara Kilby.

The Notice of Vacancy will be published on 16th June 2016 for a 14 day period (excluding weekends and bank holidays). During this 14 day period ten registered local government electors from the village can make a request to the Returning Officer at Blaby District Council for an election to be held to fill this vacancy. A form to be completed to request an election is available from the Electoral Services section.
The deadline for requesting an election is 6th July 2016, which will take place before 10th September 2016.
If a request from 10 electors is not received by 6th July 2016 the Parish Council will be free to fill the vacancy by co-option.

How to Apply

If you would like to become a Parish Councillor for Huncote, please write to/email the Clerk and give a brief précis of your experience, reasons for wanting to be considered and any special areas of interests you may have.

You must be at least 18 years of age on the day you are nominated, a British citizen, a qualifying citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union.

One of the following criteria must also be fulfilled. You must:

  • Be on the electoral register
  • Own a property or land for last 12 months in the parish
  • Work in the parish in the last 12 months
  • Have lived in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres for the last 12 months

For any further information on the work involved or to apply please contact the Clerk on the details at the top of the page.


Remembering the Fallen

The men of Croft, Huncote and Thurlaston who gave their lives in the Great War. We will remember you.

From Croft

From Huncote

From Thurlaston

Percival Cockerill

George Arkinstall

Alfred Ball

Alfred Colledge

Walter Bates

Herbert Flavell

George Crick

Bertie Bennet

Horace Flavell

Aubrey Girdler

John Carey

William Garrett

Harry Milne

Arthur Carter

Herbert Kettle

George Preston

Edmund Duncan

Fred Lockton

Herbert Slingsby

William Garrett

Harry Lockton

Henry Webb

Edgar Haines

George Taylor

Leonard Webb

James Headley

George Woodward

Wallis Wilson

John Inglophant

William Wilson

Samuel Jelley

Alfred Knight

Elisha Preston

Samual Preston

Walter Price

Alfred Slater

Albert Slingsby

Wilfred Summerfield

William Woodward





Our Mission Statement

'To create a better place for Huncote's parishioners to live and work, by representing and promoting the interests and well being of the Parish and its parishioners.'

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