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Lockington-Hemington Parish Council

Serving the people of Lockington-Hemington

St Nicholas Church

Clerk: Gill Simkiss
1 Brooklet Farm, Walton Hill
Isley Walton, Derby DE74 2RL

Tel: 01332 818980

Lockington-Hemington Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Lockington-Hemington a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and businesses in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

For Village Hall booking please use the booking form as the Parish Council are not responsible for any booking inquires.

Latest News

Broadband

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:18 by Gill Simkiss

More fibre broadband has arrived in Hemington-Lockington

Now that a second fibre broadband cabinet has gone live in Hemington-Lockington, more than 20 more homes and businesses in the area can now upgrade to the new high-speed technology. The new cabinet is located in Hemington Lane. To find out if your property or business can upgrade, please use the line checker www.superfastleicestershire.org.uk/when-and-where, view the coverage map http://blpc.atkinsgeospatial.com/Default.htm or contact your broadband supplier. More »

There are lots of benefits for both residents and businesses; for example everything online will be quicker, so if you use services such as iPlayer you won't waste time while the program buffers. Or, if you have several people in a house using the internet at the same time, there won't be a drop in service. Alternatively, if you work from home where you regularly upload and download large files, collaborate with colleagues on documents in real time or require high-quality video conferencing, then you'll also benefit.

What is superfast fibre broadband?

Superfast fibre broadband is the new generation of broadband – much faster, more reliable and it uses a different technology.

While most traditional broadband (known as ADSL) is delivered via copper telephone lines, superfast fibre broadband uses fibre optic cable as part of the link between the customer and the telephone exchange. Through this people can access download speeds of up to 50Mbps.

There are three simple steps you need to follow:

Step 1) Visit the line checker on the Superfast Leicestershire website: www.superfastleicestershire.org.uk/when-and-where

Step 2) Review your current broadband contract and research potential broadband providers.

Step 3) Contact your chosen broadband provider and arrange the upgrade.

What happens if I don't upgrade?

If you choose not to upgrade to superfast fibre broadband, you'll be able to continue using your existing broadband service as normal.

Should your phone number not work in the line checker please use the broadband availability checker here - www.dslchecker.bt.com

For more information please visit: www.superfastleicestershire.org.uk » Less

Kegworth Bypass

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:40 by Gill Simkiss

Update: The East Midlands Gateway website has now been updated with information relating to the Kegworth Bypass. On there is a useful map with timeline of works. Please click on the link below to take you to the website.

http://slp-emg.com/community/infrastructure/kegworth-bypass/

Church Street Closure

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:31 by Gill Simkiss

Good morning

Notification that Church Street, Lockington will be closed on the 2nd October 2017 as mentioned in our previous communication.

On the same day, the airport trail will be narrowed to a 4mtr wide footpath to enable us to safely remove trees, complying with legislation for nesting birds. We will then commence excavations early next year.

Regards

EMG TEAM