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Medbourne

Welcome to Medbourne

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

See the new Broadband page

A new Broadband page has been added where you will find all the latest information on the delivery of fast broadband to the village.

Have your say on Leicestershire's Communities Strategy

There's just over a month to go for you to have your say on the proposed new approach to working with communities. The consultation is taking place until noon on 1st September and full details are on www.leics.gov.uk/communities_strategy.

The Council is carrying out a consultation on how it will:

• Help people and communities to support themselves and vulnerable people, reducing the demand on public services.

• Devolve services – increase the ability of community groups to take over, or work more closely with services currently delivered by the Council.

• Ensure voluntary groups support the Council to deliver its priorities on service devolution and help for vulnerable people.

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.