Category Archives: Village Environment

Have your say about St George’s Barracks proposal

The proposed ‘garden village’ on the site of St George’s Barracks may be good for Rutland, but whatever your view regarding the development, we should consider the potential impact on Morcott. Even though the new village will be set between … Continue reading

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The Village Hall needs you! Appeal from Gardening Group

Morcott’s Gardening Group is determined to beautify the surroundings of the Village Hall. Volunteers have already started to clear the area, but one of the challenges is to lay some recycled paving slabs (which they already have) to create a … Continue reading

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Roadworks in Station Road

The Parish Clerk has forwarded to me this information from RCC Highways: The Council is planning to resurface Station Road from the junction of High Street to the last houses. No confirmed date as yet but likely to be in … Continue reading

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Notice re ‘The Tip’

There’s good news and bad news about ‘the Tip’ or, as it is officially known, North Luffenham Recycling Centre on the Morcott/Luffenham road. The Parish Clerk has received notice that Cottesmore Recycling Centre is closing for two weeks 12-26 June … Continue reading

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Allotment Field: Community use?

Jane Willis and Amanda Gallie have distributed a leaflet around the village, about the Allotment Field, which is owned by Morcott Parish Council. The previous tenant of the field has not renewed the arrangement for renting it, and so MPC … Continue reading

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Allotment Field Notice

The Parish Clerk has asked for the following advertisement to be posted: Morcott Parish Council TO LET: A GRASS PADDOCK EXTENDING TO APPROXIMATEY 1.72ha Whilst it is envisaged that the field will be let primarily for mowing and/or grazing other … Continue reading

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Pavement Re-surfacing

The coloured marks at strategic intervals on High Street pavements mean that Rutland County Council will be carrying out some re-surfacing work to selected stretches between the white arrows. The various coloured paints indicate the location of buried service cables … Continue reading

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