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Have your say on Market Bosworth Masterplan

Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a masterplan that will guide the development of land South of Station Road in Market Bosworth.

Earlier this year Birmingham-based planning consultants Define were appointed to create an overall masterplan and development strategy for the site. The consultants were tasked with creating a development of high quality design in keeping with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:16 by Parish Council

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Free parking on Saturdays this Christmas

Free parking on Saturdays this Christmas

To coincide with lockdown restrictions easing, the Borough Council is reintroducing free parking in five popular town centre car parks on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas.

Shoppers will be able to park for free in St Mary's, Church Walk, Castle, Lower Bond Street and Trinity Lane East car parks in the three Saturdays before Christmas. The Borough Council, has agreed to repeat the popular offer again... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:35 by Parish Council

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Concern that pandemic is distracting from crucial EU Exit preparations Businesses urged to get ready for end of EU transition on 1 January

Concern that pandemic is distracting from crucial EU Exit preparations   Businesses urged to get ready for end of EU transition on 1 January

Evidence suggesting that many Leicestershire businesses might not be prepared for the end of the EU Exit transition period has led to calls to action from local community leaders.

After officially leaving the EU earlier this year, Britain's transition period officially ends on January 1, 2021, bringing with it a raft of new rules that will apply to businesses from that date.

The Local Resilience Forum... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:29 by Parish Council

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ASDA Foundation - Feeding Communities Grant

ASDA Foundation - Feeding Communities Grant

ASDA Foundation - Feeding Communities Grant https://www.asdafoundation.org/how-to-apply

Grants of up to £1,000 for not-for-profit organisations to help provide meals to anyone in need in the lead up to Christmas.

The grants can support the following:

•Food parcel for a family/individual

•Christmas Hamper (food only)

•School Holiday Clubs (food only)

•Soup kitchen/homeless centre... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:50 by Parish Council

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Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.

At a briefing this morning, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases – with the days now being counted down to the end of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:09 by Parish Council

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Love Local, Shop Local directory launched

Love Local, Shop Local directory launched

TWO new directories highlighting local shops and businesses across Hinckley and Bosworth have been launched by the Borough Council.

The 'Love Local, Shop Local' business directories are a resource to help people source food, drink and other services online while supporting local businesses who are adapting to keep their business going.

One directory is for restaurants, cafés, pubs, coffee shops... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:41 by Parish Council

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Cineworld chief thanks Borough Council for its support

Cineworld chief thanks Borough Council for its support

The Chief Executive of Cineworld Cinemas has written to thank the Borough Council for its ongoing support of the Hinckley cinema and responded to a number of concerns the council had raised following its temporary closure.

Borough Council Chief Executive Bill Cullen contacted Cineworld at the request of Council Leader Stuart Bray at a recent full Council meeting after the popular Hinckley venue was... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 16:12 by Parish Council

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Trading Standards team calls for Green Homes Grant caution

Trading Standards team calls for Green Homes Grant caution

Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards team is warning people to be on their guard against companies cold calling and offering 'free surveys' to residents as part of a Government Green Homes Grant scheme.

Trading Standards officers are concerned about the business practices and the transparency of information being provided to consumers and are urging residents to exercise caution if they... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:32 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Good news No reported burglaries or vehicle thefts this week.

2 x catalytic converter thefts. Both incidents occurred on 12/11/2020 between 17:00 – 07:45 on East Close and Higham Way. The targeted vehicles were both Honda Jazz. See link for crime prevention support around these types of thefts.

https://www.leics.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-from-a-vehicle/vehicle-safe-and-sound/

Cannabis... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:27 by Parish Council

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Community Safety Partnership winter newsletter

Community Safety Partnership winter newsletter

The Blaby & Hinckley and Bosworth Community Safety Partnership has published its winter newsletter.

The partnership between Blaby District and Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Councils works to improve community safety and reduce the fear of crime.

The winter newsletter includes information on work being done to target violent crime in Hinckley parks and town centres.

It also explains what has been... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 13:36 by Parish Council

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