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ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Lychgate Lane, Burbage and Lychgate Lane, Aston Flamville (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching and any other associated work to the highway.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 11:08 by Parish Council

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Public toilets to close for essential refurbishment

Public toilets to close for essential refurbishment

THE public toilets in Station Road, Hinckley will be closed for two weeks later this month to allow for essential maintenance and refurbishment works to be carried out.

They will be closed on Sunday 26 May and reopen on Monday 10 June so the entire facility can be refurbished and refitted. The value of the works is in excess of £7,000.

In recent months the council has been forced to carry out several... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 09:35 by Parish Council

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New Chairman elected for Burbage Parish Council

New Chairman elected for Burbage Parish Council

Liberal Democrat Councillor Paul Williams has been elected Chairman of Burbage Parish Council.

Cllr Williams, who represents Stretton ward, was voted-in at the council's annual meeting held on Monday May 13.

It was the first meeting of the newly-elected council, which now comprises 18 Liberal Democrat and two Conservative members.

The meeting was opened by out-going chairman Cllr Stan Rooney, who invited... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 10:24 by Parish Council

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New play plans for Colts Close recreation ground

New play plans for Colts Close recreation ground

Regular users of and people living near to Colts Close recreation ground are to be invited to tell the Parish Council what extra attractions they would like to see on the site.

David Wilson Homes, which developed land off Three Pots Road, is obliged to make financial contributions towards facilities for people living in the area and the Parish Council is expected to receive £28,034 for an equipped... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 17:17 by Parish Council

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First Scarecrow Festival hailed a success

First Scarecrow Festival hailed a success

Organisers of the first Burbage Scarecrow Festival, held during the May bank holiday weekend, say the event was a 'wonderful' success.

Dozens of villagers, including schoolchildren and business people, entered home-made scarecrows which were displayed for visitors to view and to vote for their favourites.

Organised by Grove Road Schools' PTFA, the event raised money for Burbage CE Infant School and Burbage... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 13:36 by Parish Council

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LEICESTER ROAD & BURBAGE COMMON ROAD, HINCKLEY

LEICESTER ROAD & BURBAGE COMMON ROAD, HINCKLEY

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above locations.

A temporary parking restriction which includes no loading or waiting is required on Leicester Road from the football club to the golf club.

A temporary one way system will be implemented on Burbage Common Road allowing traffic to travel in a South Easterly direction from Leicester Road to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 14:28 by Parish Council

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Community Award for Hinckley Hero

Community Award for Hinckley Hero

HINCKLEY HERO Ben Yates has been presented with a Community Award by the Mayor for jumping into a lock to save a five year old girl.

Ben came to the girl's aid while on a family day out at Foxton Locks after hearing a scream.

Ben, managed to reach the girl and, with the aid of others, pulled her safely to the side. The girl has since made a full recovery.

Ben believes the girl survived thanks to swimming... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 11:07 by Parish Council

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New faces on the Parish Council

New faces on the Parish Council

Ten new Members have been elected to the Parish Council, following voting on May 2.

The Council is now made up of 18 Members representing the Liberal Democrat Focus Team and two Conservatives.

A new Parish Council Chairman and Vice Chairman will be elected at the Annual Parish Council meeting on Monday May 13.

The meeting, to be held at 7pm in Millennium Hall, will be open to members of the public, as... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 13:39 by Parish Council

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Roll up for the greatest show

Roll up for the greatest show

Fans of The Greatest Showman have the chance to experience the film like never before, at an outdoor showing in Pughe's Paddock.

Before settling down to watch the show in a communal, sing-along setting, movie-goers will have the chance to get into character by learning circus skills, and be amazed by close-up magic tricks.

The event is to be hosted by BCAF, the Burbage Festival, in the parish council-managed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:50 by Parish Council

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Parish Council pays tribute to former Chairman

Parish Council pays tribute to former Chairman

Parish Councillors and council staff have been saddened to hear of the death of former parish, borough and county Councillor John Moore.

Mr Moore served as chairman of the Parish Council in 2005 and 2006 and again in 2010, and was a long-serving Parish Council nominated trustee on Burbage Parish Lands Charity.

The Parish Council has a lasting memorial to him in the form of the John Moore Community Vase,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:23 by Parish Council

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