The mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth, Cllr Jan Kirby and her consort, Mr Mike Kirby are to be guests of honour at this year's carols around the tree event.
The festive gathering around the Coronation Tree in the village centre is to be held on Friday December 21st at 7pm and will be an opportunity to make donations to the mayor's chosen charities, Hinckley Homeless Group and Dementia Action Alliance.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 12:20 by Parish Council
A PLAN setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future is set to be agreed by local partners.
The Strategic Growth Plan has been developed by a partnership made up of Leicester City and Leicestershire County councils, the seven local borough and district authorities and the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP). It puts forward proposals for future development,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:09 by Parish Council
Burbage PCSO 6035 Darren Stretton, who is based at Millennium Hall, has just published the latest edition of The Beat with crime and crime prevention updates and advice for people living in the parish.
Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:52 by Parish Council
New benches have been installed across the parish following a survey to find people's preferred seating sites.
A decorative commemorative bench has been placed near the village War Memorial, to match one already there, and a second commemorative version, featuring white doves of peace, has replaced an older, plain bench outside shops on Hinckley Road, facing St Catherine's Church.
Half of the cost of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:17 by Parish Council
An Older Voices Forum meeting is to be held at Hinckley Hub on Monday October 8th.
Open to anyone aged 50 and over, people are asked to be there by 1.45pm for a 2pm start.
Agenda items include discussion on community transport funding and NHS health checks for people aged from 40 to 74.
The Forum meets three times a year.
To find out more, contact Forum secretary Janet Clews on 01455 440475.
Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:47 by Parish Council
Burbage Parish Council is looking for a water pump to be fixed as a decorative feature in a planter outside the newsagent shop on Hinckley Road. The site is very close to where a working village pump used to stand and councillors are keen to install a decorative version as a nod to this part of the village heritage. Hinckley-based funeral directors G Seller & Co have offered to carry out the installation... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:21 by Parish Council
Keen volunteers and community groups are invited to attend a free event which aims to promote volunteering opportunities in the borough.
'All about Volunteering', which has been organised by the Voluntary & Community Sector and Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, will be hosted at Green Towers, Richmond Park, Richmond road, Hinckley on Thursday 4 October from 10am to 3:30pm. The event is open... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:18 by Parish Council
The Borough Council's Dog Warden service has scooped two national awards for its ongoing work in the care of stray dogs.
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council's Dog Warden Service has been awarded the Stray Dog Footprint Gold standard in the RSPCA's 2018 PawPrints Awards for the seventh consecutive year.
And, as it's held the award at Gold level for more than five years, and in recognition of PawPrints'... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:03 by Parish Council
An exhibition of plans for Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange will be on public display in Millennium Hall on Monday 29th October from 3pm until 8pm.
Members of the project team will be on hand to explain more and answer questions.
For more information visit www.hinckleynrfi.co.uk or call the community information line on 0844 556 3002.
Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:19 by Parish Council
LOCAL landlords who let certain types of properties are being urged to check whether they need to apply for a licence following recent changes to legislation from central government.
The changes apply to any landlord who lets a property with five or more occupants living as two or more households. Landlords must apply to the Borough Council for a licence by 1 October 2018.
Previously this type of property... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:35 by Parish Council