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Earl Shilton Town Council

Serving the people of Earl Shilton

St Simon & St Judes

Clerk: Rachel Atkinson
21 Wood Street, Earl Shilton, Leicester, LE9 7ND

Tel: 01455 843386

Earl Shilton Town Council is made up of 14 elected, unpaid volunteers. They have regular meetings where they are asked to decide on how to spend public money and to ensure that it is spent where it is most needed. Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings, or to contact the office.

As a Town Council our responsibilities are limited to parks, cemeteries and a few other things, but we do our best to help residents with any issues they may have relating to the town.

This website contains information on the following:

1. Council Meetings and Decisions
2. Local Services, clubs, teams and groups
3. Local facilities (i.e parks, cemetery, football pitches)
4. Local news
5. Community Grant
6. Important local developments
7. Freedom of information and open data

Use these links or the menu at the left to access the information you need. If you have any trouble, please feel free to give us a call on 01455 843386 within our opening hours and we will help.

Weekly Town Center Farmers Market EVERY TUESDAY - It's a great place to get your vegetables and other produce.

This page contains direct links to key information, or click here for day to day news. Please use the menu on the left to find information about other council services, meeting dates, planning applications and other information. Alternatively, if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the Town Council office.


We want to offer a huge congratulations to all the volunteers of the Earl Shilton in Bloom project and in particular to Natalie Dunnington for achieving the Silver Award.

"Well the results are in ... I am pleased to say... We only went and got a blooming Silver award!!! Not only that we got a judges award for the most hard work in such a short amount of time and The Best Commercial garden AKA Chris's fish and chip shop in the WHOLE of the East Midlands!!! Well done Earl Shilton !!! Couldn't of achieved this without everyones effort and support as a community !!! Very proud indeed xx"

[source] https://www.facebook.com/EarlShiltoninBloom


Road and Pathway Proposals for Earl Shilton Centre

Earl Shilton Town Council have now submitted comments on the initial proposals. Thanks to everyone else who contributed to the public consultations. You can find a copy of our comments below.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries about the plans.


Earl Shilton Area Action Plan - Main Modifications

The Borough Council submitted the Earl Shilton and Barwell Area AAP to the Secretary of State for Examination in Public on 11 December 2013. The Planning Inspector has now recommended 12 modifications to the AAP.

All information can be found HERE on the Hinckley and Bosworth website

click here for the HBBC SUE Page


Councillor Surgeries

Both Town Councillors and the Police are available to hear your concerns at the ESTC surgeries. You can find them in the lounge at Earl Shilton Methodist Hall EVERY THIRD SATURDAY of the month during the tea and coffee morning, from 10a.m - 12p.m. There is also police representation.


ESTC Funding! New sports kits – community building renovations – neighbourhood watch signs – new bikes for the beat team – help with sports competition costs – and the Walk4Life scheme.

If you are a member of the community and think you could benefit the town in some way, we might be willing to help with the cost.


Parks and Play

Playing or relaxing in Earl Shilton has never been easier. We are proud to provide a number of toddlers play areas, football pitches, climbing boulders, a skaters halfpipe and bike jumps, as well as teen shelters, community gardens and plenty of plain open space for those sunny afternoons. Please click here to see full details of recreational facilities.


Lets walk Earl Shilton: Group walks supported by the Walk4Life scheme, Walking for Health and HBBC Active together now take place in Earl Shilton every tuesday morning. Please click here for full details.

The Town Council Office

Office opening hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 9.00a.m - 12.00p.m and 12.30pm - 3pm. Weds 9.00am - 12.00pm.


Leave a message on the answerphone and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Clerk Details

Rachel Atkinson

21 Wood Street
Earl Shilton

01455 843386

List of Town Councillors