Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has reported that a Community Protection Notice was served on two residents in Burbage following neighbour complaints relating to persistent smoke from a wood burning stove. The notice was served following advisory visits and monitoring by officers. During monitoring it was established that treated wood was being burned. There have been no further complaints since... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:21 by Parish Council
A new edition of The Beat, the police newsletter for Burbage, is out now and available to read in our Community section under NHW Newletters. It has been produced by Burbage PCSO Darren Stretton, who is based at Millennium Hall.
Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:31 by Parish Council
THE PLANNING INSPECTOR has backed the Borough Council's decision to refuse planning permission for 185 new homes to be built in open countryside in Barwell.
Gladman Developments appealed to the Planning Inspector after it was refused planning consent to build the homes along with a new access and public open space on The Common, Barwell in August 2017.
The developer had sought permission to demolish... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:29 by Parish Council
THE POPULAR #islastones campaign, which aims to raise awareness of childhood cancers, is coming to Hinckley's Atkins Gallery this summer in memory of local school girl, Isla Tansey.
The exhibition will honour Isla's memory and continue the campaign she started before she died in July 2018 aged just seven.
Isla began decorating small rocks and pebbles following her diagnosis with a rare terminal cancer... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:16 by Parish Council
Much needed improvements to the A5 moved a step closer this week after Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, met local MPs and senior council officials on Friday (20 July).
The meeting at MIRA Technology Park was arranged by Marcus Jones, MP for Nuneaton and Bedworth, supported by local MPs David Tredinnick (Bosworth), Alberto Costa (South Leicestershire) and Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire).... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 14:39 by Parish Council
A blue zip-up wallet containing a named building society card was found in Windsor Street, opposite The Sycamores, at around 7.30pm on Monday evening, July 23rd.
It has been handed in to the parish office in Millennium Hall, which is open between 9am and midday, Monday to Friday.
If it is yours and you can prove identification, please contact the parish office on 637533 or pop in during opening hours.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 14:37 by Parish Council
Highways England have provided the following information :-
Highways England have programmed a drainage survey, along a section of the A5, between Hinckley Knight and M69 Roundabout.
Works are following up reports of surface water emerging from the chambers.
The drainage survey will commence on the 8th August 2018 (during night time hours 20.00 – 06.00) and will run for 3 night shifts.
Works will... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:08 by Parish Council
Harmonic Voices - Burbage's very own Community Choir invite you to join us at Singing Workshops being held this summer!
Why not come along to these free taster session to see if you enjoy singing in a group.
We will be learning new songs and revisiting some old favourites. No previous experience is required as songs will be taught by ear using the 'Natural Voice' method.
The workshops are going to be... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:02 by Parish Council
Do you know of an organisation or individual in the parish of Burbage that would benefit from a financial contribution this Christmas? Burbage Parish Lands Charity have opened nominations for this year's donations which are awarded in December.
Last year saw six different organisations covering age groups across the community from Wriggling Readers to Harmonic Voices Burbage Community Choir, benefit... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:20 by Parish Council
Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland is launching a new project to support older veterans in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland by holding Veterans' Coffee Mornings on the third Wednesday of each month from 10am until noon at The Green Rooms in the Masonic Hall, St Mary's Road, Hinckley.
Older veterans, their spouses, carers, widows and widowers are all welcome to go along.
There will be free refreshments... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 09:36 by Parish Council