Melton Local Plan

You might be aware that the Council has recently published Proposed Main Modifications    to the Melton Local Plan following the Local Plan Examination Hearings conducted by an independent Inspector earlier this year.

The Proposed Main Modifications are to the local plan that was submitted by the Council for Examination last October. Unless the local plan is modified, the Council will be unable to adopt it.

The consultation on the Proposed Main Modifications, and associated Policies Map Changes and Schedule of Additional Modifications runs until 20th June 2018.

A public ‘Drop In’ event has been arranged from 3pm to 7pm on Thursday 31st May 2018 at Parkside,so that interested people can find out more and get any help they need in filling in the consultation response forms.

Consultation responses must relate to the modifications being proposed and not to any other part of the Local Plan.

It would be really helpful if villagers that are interested in retaining as much of the ‘area of separation’ between Burton Lazars and Melton Mowbray as possible could show their support to the changes in the consultation, as much of the setting of the  St Mary and St Lazarus Scheduled Ancient Monument as possible  has been  pursued vigorously by ‘Historic England’. These changes have been requested by the Examination Inspector to make the plan sound.

Particular Main Modifications that directly affect the significant historic area around the Scheduled Ancient Monument in Burton Lazars included in the extract document attached here. However, I am sure residents may have comments on many of the other modifications.

For more information on the consultation please visit

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Saturday Coffee Morning

The next Village Hall Saturday Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 2nd June 2018, at which the May draw for the Lottery 2018 will be made. 
In addition there wil be a PLANT SALE in aid of St James Church.

April Winners of Burton Lazars Lottery were:
£100 Terry McNamee, Cross Lane
£50 Phil Green, Lime St

Planning Application

I am please to report that the planning application submitted for the enlargement and update of our kitchen facilities at the Village Hall has now been approved.  Many funding organisations require planning approval before they will consider funding applications, so now the Village Hall Committee will be able to proceed in its attempts to raise the capital required. Two funding applications have been submitted so far, and we are awaiting their decisions.

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Wednesday, 20th June at 2.30 pm
CURLING! by David Sharpe

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