SATURDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2017, AT 7.30PM
Christmas music in a concert at St Catherine's Church in Burbage, will feature the Cantabile Youth Choir.
This prize winning choir is based in Nuneaton with singers aged from 8 to 18 from areas including Burbage, will preform in the Parish Church on Saturday.
Their programme will be a mix of religious, secular and Christmas pieces. The evening includes an extended interval with a buffet.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:03 by Parish Council
CHRISTMAS just wouldn't arrive properly in Burbage without the open-air event that signifies the start of the festive season as surely as the herald angels.
Carols Round the Tree this year is on Friday, 22nd December 2017 at 7.00pm.
The annual street service and carol singing will see crowds of villagers gathered near the spectacularly-lit Coronation Tree in Church Street, for one of the most popular and enjoyable events on the.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:20 by Parish Council
A LOCAL FURNITURE RETAILER is set to open in the former Co-op Super store building early next year.
The Borough Council has announced it is close to finalising a lease for the former Co-op building in Castle Street, which it acquired just over a year ago, in a deal which also saw the 130 space car park secured for workers, shoppers, and leisure centre users.
Leader of the Council, Cllr Mike Hall, is.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:28 by Parish Council
HINCKLEY'S annual outdoor carol service brought some early festive spirit to the town centre last week.
In spite of the bitterly cold temperatures, around 200 people joined the Mayor of the Borough, Cllr Ozzy O'Shea and the Mayoress Jenny O'Shea to gather around the Christmas tree in the Market Place. The congregation sang a number of well-known carols, accompanied by musicians from Living Rock Church and St Mary's Primary School choir.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:01 by Parish Council
Due to the weather conditions, the Borough Council has announced the following changes to council services in Hinckley and Bosworth for today (Monday 11 December):
Garden waste will not be collected today. This will be reviewed tomorrow.
Crews will be attempting refuse and recycling collections today where it is safe to do so. Customers are advised to leave their bin out if it is not emptied today as crews will try to return to.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:29 by Parish Council
WITH TWO THIRDS of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, the Borough Council and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are offering tips on how to you can safely prepare turkey at home.
From buying turkey, right through to storing leftovers, there are a number of food hygiene tips that you can follow to protect your loved ones over the festive period.
Top turkey tips
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Posted: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:29 by Parish Council
FOLLOWING concerns raised by residents and councillors, Burbage Parish Council has decided to take a proactive role in organising next year's Christmas in Burbage event.
The popular family outing offering late shopping and entertainment in Windsor Street and Church Street will be bigger, better and safer.
Parish council leader Cllr Stan Rooney said: "Business leaders in Burbage had agreed to organise their own event.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:40 by Parish Council
HINCKLEY has won the best market town in Leicestershire award in the annual Leicestershire Promotions 2017 Tourism and Hospitality Awards.
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council and Hinckley BID are celebrating after Hinckley beat off fierce competition from Loughborough, Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray to be awarded the prestigious accolade by tourism chiefs in front of a packed audience of retailers, businesses and other special guests.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:58 by Parish Council
Full Council Meeting 7.30pm this evening - Burbage Millennium Hall.
Items on the agenda include:-
To consider a formal response to complaints and comments made regarding an event that took place in the village on 24th November 2017 (circulated)
To consider installing a bench on the Britannia Road Recreation Ground (circulated)
To confirm that a 4 changing room sports facility should be constructed and to resolve to.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:51 by Parish Council
THE following opening times during the Christmas and New Year period have been announced by the Borough Council, together with the arrangements that have been made for various council services:
Council office closing times
Borough Council services at the Hinckley Hub will be closed on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December and re-open on Wednesday 27 December at 8.30am.
Borough Council services at the Hinckley.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:00 by Parish Council