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Voluntary and Community Sector Forum

Voluntary and Community Sector Forum

Voluntary and community sector groups and volunteers from across Hinckley and Bosworth are invited to attend a free Voluntary and Community Sector Forum at Green Towers Club for Young People on Richmond Park, Richmond Road, Hinckley, on July 30 from 1pm to 3pm.

The event will provide an update on funding opportunities available for 2019/20 which small and large VCS groups and organisations can apply... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:35 by Parish Council

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Summer holiday activities and food sessions

Summer holiday activities and food sessions

The charity Barnardo's has been awarded Department of Education funding to work with Leicestershire County Council, Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport and Voluntary Action LeicesterShire to provide a Summer Holiday Activities and Food Programme aimed at Free-School Meal (FSM) eligible children across the county.

Activity sessions, at which healthy meals will be offered, are to be held across the county... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:29 by Parish Council

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ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:

Lutterworth Road, Burbage (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching and any other associated work to the highway.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:32 by Parish Council

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Public urged to speak up about proposed rail hub

Public urged to speak up about proposed rail hub

Residents across Hinckley and Bosworth are being urged to attend and give feedback in the latest series of public consultation events on plans to build a National Rail Freight Interchange.

The proposed site is to the north-east of Hinckley - in Blaby District – and will be based close to Junction 2 of the M69 to the side of Burbage Common.

The Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange is proposed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:15 by Parish Council

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New play provision for Colts Close recreation ground

New play provision for Colts Close recreation ground

As a result of new homes built on Sunloch Close, Burbage Parish Council is to receive developer contributions (S106 funding) specifically to pay for new play and outdoor space provision on Colts Close recreation ground.

The Council is expecting to receive approximately £28,000 to be used for equipped children's play space, plus around £12,000 for formal open space provision (which could... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:29 by Parish Council

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Featherston Neighbourhood Garage Sale & Open Gardens

Featherston Neighbourhood Garage Sale & Open Gardens

Residents in the Featherston Drive area of Burbage will hold a neighbourhood garage sale on Saturday 17 August.

The event will run from 10am until 1pm in Featherston Drive, Lucas Road, Cowper Road and Castle Court. Among the bargains on offer will be household items, toys, clothes, vinyl records, books and more.

There will also be a raffle, open gardens, refreshments and plant sales to raise money for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 12:21 by Parish Council

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Advance warning: Smithy Lane road closure in August

Advance warning: Smithy Lane road closure in August

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for Smithy Lane, Burbage (see attached plan) to allow Leicestershire County Council to carry out carriageway patching work.

The TTRO, which will incorporate a temporary road closure, is due to start on 12th August 2019 and is not expected to last for more than four days.

More information is due to be issued closer to the start of the works.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 13:33 by Parish Council

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Blue plaque honours Hinckley inventor

Blue plaque honours Hinckley inventor

The great grandson of the inventor of the sprung bicycle saddle was the special guest of the Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth when a blue plaque dedicated to his ancestor was unveiled.

The plaque is in Brooks Yard, Stockwell Head in Hinckley, where it marks the birthplace of John Boultbee Brooks, who invented the sprung Brooks saddle in the 1880s.

Brooks' ancestor Brian Yates, from Hertfordshire, was delighted... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 15:58 by Parish Council

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Record turn-out for Armed Forces Day

Record turn-out for Armed Forces Day

An outdoor service and parade was held in Hinckley on Saturday June 29 to enable people to show their support for the Armed Forces.

Hundreds of people went along in glorious summer sunshine, making it the best attended Armed Forces Day celebration event that Hinckley has hosted.

Now in its 11th year, Armed Forces Day gives everyone the opportunity to show their support for the men and women who make... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:07 by Parish Council

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Woman fined for not cleaning up after her dog

A WOMAN has been fined £200 by Leicester Magistrates after she pleaded guilty to letting her dog foul the pavement and a driveway in Earl Shilton.

Nina Davies of Earl Street, Earl Shilton pleaded guilty at a hearing this week (26 June) to failing to pick up after her dog who was roaming free on Earl Street on two occasions in October 2018 and on 2 December 2018. She was also ordered to pay the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 08:53 by Parish Council

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