A vacancy has arisen for a part-time caretaker/cleaner to be responsible for several community facilities within Burbage. This position is worked on a 7 days on/7 days off rota (Thursday to Wednesday) with varying hours per day. Flexibility is essential as it involves irregular and unsocial hours. Rates of pay £10.21-£10.42 per hour.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:21 by Parish Council
The Borough Council has launched a new service to help residents looking to improve their general health and wellbeing. Follow this link to find out more: https://www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/healthandwellbeingsupport
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:11 by Parish Council
The County Council has published a guide suggesting ways of making homes warmer come the winter. Work done now could pay dividends when the cold weather hits. The booklet can be viewed below.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 14:58 by Parish Council
Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards team has published its newsletter for June 2022. Please see the attachment below.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 13:32 by Parish Council
Crime figures have been very good over recent days in Burbage (touch wood). No reports of burglary, thefts or vehicle related crime.
This has given us an opportunity to complete some extra patrols and crime prevention work. I have visited locations such as Herald Way and the surrounding area. We spoke to several residents which was great, and had some really positive conversations meeting some lovely... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:49 by Parish Council
Dozens of bright new signs have been installed at Council-managed green spaces across the parish.
Previous signage had become worn, rusted and out-dated so the Council took the opportunity to replace with new boards that not only give all the legally-required public notice information but also include site maps and site history, where relevant.
The new-look signage has been part-funded with a grant of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 15:55 by Parish Council
Following the few incidents of crime in Burbage this week (a residential burglary and vehicle theft), I will be at the Millennium Hall this Saturday morning (17th June) until early afternoon with our crime prevention items (sold at cost). If you are planning on going on holiday PLEASE consider home security. Jewellery and cash are often the targeted items at properties that look empty. The majority... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 09:28 by Parish Council
We have suffered several incidents over the weekend and the start of this week regarding crime in Burbage.
A report of a suspicious male on Burbage Road on the 11th June at around 21:00-21:30. Concerns raised regarding potential residential breaks.
Sketchley Grange hotel area at around 00:40 on the 13th of June. Reports of a disturbance. Officers attended and completed several stop searches at the scene.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 15:49 by Parish Council
Making a small opening in your garden fence or wall can help create vital 'highways' for vulnerable hedgehogs to roam safely at night.
The Parish Council is offering some hog-shaped 'hedgehog highway' hole surrounds and information leaflets for a suggested donation of £3 each (cash only).
They are available from the Parish Office between 9am and 3pm weekdays.
Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 15:41 by Parish Council
The Parish Council's newsletter for June is to appear in the centre pages of The Local Rock villages edition 301, due to be delivered next week, from June 20.
Alternatively, you can read it on our website here burbage-pc-newsletter-villages-301.pdf (burbage-council.co.uk)
Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:49 by Parish Council