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Newtown Linford Parish Council

Serving the people of Newtown Linford

Clerk: Pam McMorran
76 Main Street, Newtown
Linford, Leicester LE6 0AD

Important Notice - The Parish Clerk does not deal with the bookings for the village hall. The booking secretary is Pat Wood on 01530 242251

Newtown Linford lies to the north west of Leicester. It formed part of the Bradgate Estate which was sold by Auction in November 1925. The Estate was formerly the property of the Seventh Earl of Stamford and Warrington and sold by Mrs. K.H.V. Grey. See the table showing the prices of most of the properties.

Newtown Linford Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Newtown Linford a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Minutes of Parish Council Meetings

The minutes of Parish Council Meetings are put onto the website after their approval at the following Council meeting. Click the Minutes Archive from the menu on the left and navigate to the correct month. If you wish to read the minutes in the interim, please contact the Clerk.

The Parish Council website Site Administrator is the Parish Clerk Pam McMorran who can be contacted on 01530 242201 or email

It is possible for groups and organizations in the village to have pages on this site. If you would like to be a Page Editor please contact the Site Administrator.

This page shows the first three News Entries:- for all news please click on News

Latest News

Parking Bay

Parking Bay

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:08 by Pam McMorran - Site Administrator


A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Parking bays outside properties 18 – 20 Main Street, Newtown Linford (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to facilitate Western Power Distribution with works to change the switch gear at the sub-station.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary suspension of parking bays, temporary prohibition of parking and loading. More »

The duration of the TTRO is for a period not exceeding 3 months commencing 24th July 2017.

The actual duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 7 days within the aforementioned duration.

A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks prior to the works commencing. » Less

May 2017 Magazine

May 2017  Magazine

Sun, 14 May 2017 19:34 by Pam McMorran - Site Administrator

May 2017 Magazine

Newtown Linford Open Gardens

Newtown Linford Open Gardens

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:24 by Pam McMorran - Site Administrator

Sunday 28th & Monday 29th May 2017

This Bank Holiday weekend marks the 90th anniversary of the National Garden Scheme, which has, since its opening in 1927, raised over £50million, which it has donated mainly to nursing charities. Last year alone they donated £2.7million, including £500,000 to each of Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie and Hospice UK.

After last year's highly successful Open Garden fundraising in Newtown Linford, several gardens on Main Street - , 'Woodlands', 'Bank Cottage' & 'Appletree Cottage' will open again on this special anniversary weekend and they may also be joined by one or two more gardens on Main Street. They will definitely be joined by 'Mountain Ash' on Ulverscroft Lane. More »

These gardens provide an interesting variety of sizes and styles. Two of the gardens have banks of the River Lin from where you can see brown trout and the occasional kingfisher. 'Appletree Cottage' has a charming enclosed garden, surrounding a C17 thatched cottage, with interesting paths leading to lawns, borders, sun terrace and a small lily pond. 'Bank Cottage' has a typical cottage garden, set on different levels that lead down to the river, providing year round colour but is prettiest in spring. The River Lin flows through the one acre garden at 'Woodlands', where many varied shrubs and spring flowers grow round the mature trees. You can enjoy tea & cake at 'Mountain Ash', a two acre garden with stunning views across the Charnwood countryside. Near the house are patios, lawns, water features, flower and shrub beds, soft fruit cage, greenhouses and vegetable plots. Lawns then slope down to a gravel garden, a large wildlife pond and three areas of woodland, with pleasant walks through many species of trees. There are several places to sit and relax around the garden. In addition to teas, there will also be plant sales and other stalls at 'Mountain Ash'. Dogs on leads are also welcomed here with well-behaved owners.

There is a combined entry fee of £5, covering all the gardens. Children free.

Please come with family and friends and enjoy our gardens in historic Newtown Linford in the beautiful Charnwood countryside on this special 90th anniversary weekend and help support this very worthwhile charity. » Less