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Long Furrow needs new Editor!

The Long Furrow magazine needs a new Editor. 

The Editorial Committee are looking for someone to step up and manage the content and design of the quarterly magazine on a voluntary basis.

For more information please contact 0116 260 9788 or for more information.

If no one comes forward this will be last edition of the Long Furrow EVER.

Raising funds for our Village Hall Roof with Tesco Bags of Help

East Goscote Village Hall have applied for and been successful in being put forward for a customer vote in Tesco stores during November and December 2017.

To vote, you will need to make a purchase within store of any value. You will receive one token per transaction and it’s not necessary to purchase a carrier bag in order to receive a token.


The stores taking part are;

Birstall Express              LE4 4ND
Beaumont Leys              LE4 1DE
Hamilton                         LE5 1BJ
Humberstone                 LE4 9JP
Melton Road Express   LE4 6PN
Syston                              LE7 2JT for more information.


Free First Aid Training

East Goscote Parish Council are considering offering residents free first aid training to include:

  • How to manage a first aid incident
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty/recovery position
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on adults, children & babies
  • Recognition and treatment of choking
  • Recognition and treatment of seizures
  • Q & A session

If you would be interested to attend a FREE training session, please register your interest by telephone or email Caroline Taylor ( by 31st August 2017.

1st Aid training

Temporary closure of Melton Road, The Millstones from 15th July for 6 weeks

David Wilson Homes are closing the Melton Road from The Millstones on Melton Road from Saturday 15th July for 6 weeks.  This will enable them to complete new sewer connections at the new site.

The diverted route will be via Syston Road or Rearsby Road, Barkby Road to Syston Grange traffic lights and Barkby Road, Syston and vice versa.

melton road closure (002)