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Watch Live on You Tube - Centenary Service of Burbage War Memorial Unveiling

Watch Live on You Tube - Centenary Service of Burbage War Memorial Unveiling

A short online service will be held at 11.00 am on Friday 26th February 2021 which will be introduced by Cllr Richard Flemming Chairman or Burbage Parish Council.

Members of the public are welcome to view this commemoration via YouTube by following the link below.

https://youtu.be/b0hvTyVvRc8

The service will include a 30 min video recreating that day 100 years ago and will be followed by Fr Andrew Hall... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:15 by Parish Council

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Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

 Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

The Borough Council is to increase its council tax charge for 2021/22 by £5 following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting last night (Tuesday 23 February 2021).

This means the average Band D council tax (including the Special Expense Area) for Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council will increase to a charge of £139.87 for the 2021/22 financial year, the lowest in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:09 by Parish Council

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NHS Covid-19 vaccination survey

NHS Covid-19 vaccination survey

Today the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have launched the Covid-19 vaccination survey (link below) exploring views of people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, and what matters most to them.

The CCG want to understand if people are ready for their Covid-19 vaccine and how we can help them to feel reassured and confident in their decision to be vaccinated.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 16:42 by Parish Council

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Princes Trust - FREE Digital Get Started in Health & Social Care

Princes Trust - FREE Digital Get Started in Health & Social Care

We're excited about this Get Started Programme!

We're super excited to let you know that we are going to be offering a FREE 4 day Get Started in Health and Social Care for roles in Nottingham, Leicestershire and Kettering - it is not our normal get started programme.

This programme will be open to anyone aged 18 - 30, who is not in education, employment or training and looking to learn about the Health... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 11:37 by Parish Council

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Business Recovery Project Fund Launched

Business Recovery Project Fund Launched

Small businesses that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic are being urged to apply to a new fund to help businesses to safeguard jobs in the borough.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has launched a Business Recovery Project Fund to target match funded grants to help to small businesses and help them to recover from the impacts they may have faced or are still facing, from the pandemic.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 10:02 by Parish Council

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Litter picking heroes offered support

Litter picking heroes offered support

Leicestershire County Council is supporting local litter picking groups - often called wombles - by pledging to help them access the equipment they need.

Across Leicestershire, there are hundreds of groups who collect litter from Leicestershire streets, parks, verges and other public spaces.

Now, practical support is being offered through a new fund which will supply these groups with road signs and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 09:54 by Parish Council

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Go Learn! Self-care and better mental health sessions

Go Learn! Self-care and better mental health sessions

Please find attached details of short online self-care sessions which are FREE to attend but will require enrolment to confirm a place with Go Learn!

Also attached are details of Learning for Confidence and Better Mental Health courses, which are also FREE and now available online, plus some additional FREE one-off workshops.

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 12:52 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Community Speed Watch Event

I and a Police volunteer spent several hours in -2 conditions completing our speed gun activity at some of the locations raised as concerns by local residents. We complete this activity at as many locations as possible throughout the month.

Areas visited on this event were Lutterworth Road, Sapcote Road, Brockhurst Avenue and Sketchley Road.

The work we do as community speed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 12:41 by Parish Council

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Covid community testing sites

Please see link below to details about rapid community-based Covid testing sites in Leicester and Leicestershire.

www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/rapid-community-testing

Rapid Community Testing is available if:

  • you are key worker;
  • you are not currently able to work from home;
  • you do not currently have symptoms of Coronavirus

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 12:06 by Parish Council

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Arthritis Action groups online

Arthritis Action groups online

Arthritis Action Groups are an opportunity for people with arthritis to talk with others and share their tips on how to manage their arthritis and stay active whilst at home, and we actively welcome new attendees.

We discuss a variety of self-management techniques. Participants will need to contact us directly for the log in instructions for the meeting, and we have produced 'How To' guides for those... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 17:19 by Parish Council

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