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Plant a Tree this Winter

Plant a Tree this Winter

Volunteers are being urged to do their bit to halt the climate emergency by grabbing a spade and planting a tree at one of two free sessions taking place in Hinckley this December.

One session will take place at Burbage Common on Saturday 14 December (meet in the main car park off Leicester Road) and the other session will take place at Roston Drive public open space (at the junction of Roston Drive... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:41 by Parish Council

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Britannia Road recycling banks temporarily unavailable

Britannia Road recycling banks temporarily unavailable

The Parish Council apologises for any inconvenience while recycling banks usually available at the Britannia Road recreation ground car park are out of action.

The banks will be out of use while work is being carried out to provide extra parking spaces on the site.

They will be reinstated as soon as possible.

Other recycling facilities are available across the parish and in Hinckley.

Locations of sites... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:50 by Parish Council

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Borough Council Christmas & New Year arrangements

Borough Council Christmas & New Year arrangements

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has announced its operating arrangements for the Christmas and New Year period, including refuse and recycling collections and office opening times, as follows:

Council office closing times

Borough Council services at the Hinckley Hub will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 24 December and re-open at 8.30am on Monday 30 December.

Borough Council services at the Hinckley... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:55 by Parish Council

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Borough Council launches Christmas safety campaign

Borough Council launches Christmas safety campaign

Hinckley & Bosworth's Community Safety Partnership is urging people to keep safe during Christmas and the New Year.

A festive safety campaign will be launched on Friday 22 November at Hinckley's Christmas lights switch on where members of the Partnership will be on hand to give out crime prevention advice and personal safety information.

It will include tips to prevent vehicle crime and burglary,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:25 by Parish Council

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Christmas Market set to go with a swing

Christmas Market set to go with a swing

Carolling choristers, Burbage Beavers and Celtic band The Craic will be helping this year's Burbage Christmas Market go with a swing.

The FREE family event, which is being jointly co-ordinated by East Midlands Markets & Events Ltd (EMME) and the Parish Council, will be held in Windsor Street from 5pm to 9pm on Friday November 29.

A road closure will be in force on the day, between 4pm and 10.30pm,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:04 by Parish Council

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Look to the library for Parish Council notices

Look to the library for Parish Council notices

While the Parish Office is out of action during building work at Millennium Hall, public notices, including agendas of forthcoming meetings, will be put on display in the noticeboard outside Burbage Community Library on Church Street.

Agendas for all committee and Parish Council meetings can also be found online on this site by following the links on the left of the home page.

If you have difficulty... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:37 by Parish Council

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Burbage Remembers

Burbage Remembers

Hundreds turned out to honour the fallen at Burbage's Remembrance Sunday parade and service at the village cenotaph.

The war memorial had been professionally cleaned ahead of the annual commemorative event, which was streamed live to viewers at Burbage Methodist Church and Higham Way Baptist Church.

Last Post was played, as in previous years, by Alex Baldwin, while communal hymns were accompanied by... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:54 by Parish Council

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Casino night for good causes

Casino night for good causes

Hinckley and Burbage Lions are holding a fundraising Casino Night at The Green Rooms, Hinckley on Friday November 29 from 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £15 and include canapés, drinks and betting chips.

For tickets and more information mail hinckleyandburbagelionsevents@outlook.com or check out @hblions on Facebook

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:43 by Parish Council

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Parish Office has a temporary new home

Parish Office has a temporary new home

The Parish Council office has temporarily moved to a new location within the Millennium Hall while building work continues throughout the community facility.

If you are planning to visit the office you will now be able to access it via the main pedestrian walkway to the side of the building that leads to the rear car park.

Temporary signage is in place to guide visitors to a door where a bell must be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:51 by Parish Council

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Free parking on Saturdays this Christmas in Hinckley

Free parking on Saturdays this Christmas in Hinckley

CHRISTMAS shopping in Hinckley will be given a boost once again this year with free car parking in selected town centre car parks on Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas.

Shoppers will be able to park for free in Lower Bond Street, Druid Street, Alma Road, Holliers Walk, Trinity Vicarage Road and Thornycroft Road car parks in the four Saturdays before Christmas. The Borough Council, has agreed to repeat... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:17 by Parish Council

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