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Welcome to Medbourne

See also the Medbourne Village Hall web site at www.medbournevillagehall.co.uk.

A Defibrillator for Medbourne

November 2015 sees the launch of a fund-raising project to buy a defibrillator for the Village. This project, which is being managed by David and Val Tyler, is described on the new Defibrillator page. Please go to the page and consider donating to this extremely worthwhile endeavour. The page also contains an update issued in January 2016.

New Village Web Site

The Parish Council Web Site and this site both run on infrastructure provided by Leicestershire County Council. LCC have informed us that the infrastructure will be switched off in August 2016. As a result work has started to re-host all our content onto a new platform.

If you would like to get involved please email the site administrator David Tuffs.

Neighbourhood Planning

The Medbourne Neighbourhood Planning Advisory Committee (MNPAC) has swung into action. Follow what's happening with this important village undertaking by consulting the new Neighbourhood Planning page on the Parish Council web site.

Follow us via Email or Twitter

It's now much easier to keep up-to-date with what's going on in Medbourne - you can subscribe to the Medbourne Village email list or follow us on Twitter. Go to the Email and Twitter page to find out how to subscribe.

Event organisers please note – you should post your event online so it will automatically be emailed and tweeted to all the subscribers. This is going to be one of the most important publicity mechanisms in the village. Click here.

Medbourne's Communal Site

This website is for you, the people of Medbourne. It is a shared community resource and, as such, it is promoted by Medbourne Parish Council. Please register to the site to gain full access to all the facilities it can provide. Once you are registered you can post items in to the local postings section such as news, events and photographs.

The volunteer site adminstrator for Medbourne is David Tuffs, please contact him if you want to make a contribution or if you have any queries about the site. You can call David on 01858 565911.

The Village

Medbourne is an ancient village with a medieval stone bridge over a brook, a beautiful church and a traditional pub. Medbourne was originally a Roman settlement, on the route from Leicester to Colchester. The village lies in a valley carved out by the Medbourne Brook, which is a tributary of the river Welland.

Nowadays, Medbourne is a conservation area whose historic stone cottages, large elegant houses and leafy walks combine to make the village one of the most picturesque in the Welland Valley.