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Have you lost your coat?

Have you lost your coat?

This ladies Joules navy and white coat was found on Britannia Road Recreation Ground Car Park this morning.

The owner can call into the Parish Office to collect between 9am and 12 noon, Monday to Friday - or call 01455 637533 to arrange to pick up outside of these times.

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:20 by Parish Council

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Blue plaque for world’s first computer programmer

A BLUE PLAQUE was unveiled at a special event to honour the achievements of the world's first computer programmer, who was brought up in Kirkby Mallory.

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, living at Kirkby Hall when she was a young girl.

She was a gifted mathematician and is considered to be the first computer programmer following her work.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:44 by Parish Council

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Mystery artist exhibits at the Atkins Gallery

Mystery artist exhibits at the Atkins Gallery

A MYSTERY artist will be exhibiting in Hinckley's Atkins Gallery this month under the alias of the Happy Dabbler.

The Happy Dabbler has been painting and creating for many years and, with support from family and friends, is holding his first solo artist exhibition at Atkins Gallery until Saturday 21 October.

The exhibition, which is open from Monday to Friday (9.30am to 4pm - call for Saturday opening times).. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:34 by Parish Council

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A vision for Burbage is waiting on YOUR opinion

A vision for Burbage is waiting on YOUR opinion

IT HAS taken a while to reach this important stage, but the first full-on sighting of a plan likely to influence the future of Burbage is now available to the people who live here. Along with those who work or conduct business in the area, and all statutory consultees, they can take a look at the Draft Burbage Neighbourhood Development Plan, before its submission for approval.

Residents and.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:59 by Parish Council

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Time to nominate your sporting heroes

VOTING has now started in the quest to find Hinckley & Bosworth's sporting heroes of 2017.

The organisers of the borough's 11th annual sports awards competition, Hinckley & Bosworth Sport and Health Alliance (HBSHA), are urging people to nominate those individuals and teams whose success deserves to be more widely celebrated.

It could be someone whose dedication, commitment or performance has excelled.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:30 by Parish Council

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Invitation to residents over 50

OVER 50's are being invited to an informative meeting at the Hinckley Hub where they can find out how to protect themselves from fraud and scams, switch energy suppliers and enjoy safe, responsible drinking.

The Older Voices Forum takes place on Monday 9 October from 2pm till 4pm and will include presentations by Santander and the Age UK Last Orders Project.

The meeting will have a question and answer.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:30 by Parish Council

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Volunteers help to clean-up Sketchley Brook

VOLUNTEERS filled 16 bags with rubbish when they helped to clean-up the Sketchley Brook in Burbage.

Over a dozen people, as well as some children, took part in the clean-up operation, which was organised by the Borough Council and the Sketchley Corridor Improvement Project.

The team trimmed back the whole length of a hedge, cleared out the brook of litter and disposed of two needles, and tidied up the public footpaths on the land.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:21 by Parish Council

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Blue Plaque for world’s first computer programmer

A SPECIAL event is being planned to honour the achievements of the world's first computer programmer, who was brought up in Kirkby Mallory.

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, living at Kirkby Hall when she was a young girl.

She was a gifted mathematician and is considered to be the first computer programmer following her work with Charles.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:15 by Parish Council

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Smokers encouraged to quit during Stoptober campaign

THE number of smokers in Hinckley & Bosworth has almost halved since the introduction of smoke-free legislation in the UK 10 years ago.

And next month, even more smokers in the Borough will be encouraged to give up cigarettes as the Borough Council lends its support to "Stoptober" - the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England.

The council has already arranged to hold stalls at the.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00 by Parish Council

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Spooktacular Saturday planned for Hinckley town centre

A FANG-TASTIC day out is being promised for those who visit haunted Hinckley's town centre during the run-up to hallowe'en.

On 'Spooktacular Saturday' (28 October) there will be prizes to be won for those wearing the best hallowe'en costumes as well as for those with the best carved pumpkins. There will also be a chance to take part in a pumpkin treasure hunt along Castle Street.

The event, which is.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:59 by Parish Council

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