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Windsor Street closure 16th April

Windsor Street closure 16th April

Windsor Street is due to be closed from 16th April for up to 3 days to allow Severn Trent Water to carry out work.

Leicestershire County Council has authorised a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for the closure which will be between the junction with Church Street and The Red Lion pub, starting at 8am on the first day.

A diversion route will be signed via Church Street, Forresters Road, Boyslade Road,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:39 by Parish Council

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THE ATKINS GALLERY SPRING AND SUMMER PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

THE ATKINS GALLERY SPRING AND SUMMER PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

With the clocks changing this weekend we can now officially welcome the Atkins Gallery Spring and Summer programme.

Atkins Gallery Principal Officer Rebecca Wilbur said "we are looking forward to showcasing a range of art over the coming months and hosting various events. We would urge residents and visitors to the area to pay a visit to the gallery.

"We are also asking artists to take part in our Open... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:29 by Parish Council

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Appeal to find families of cemetery memorial benches

Appeal to find families of cemetery memorial benches

Burbage Parish Council is trying to trace the families who paid for two decorative stone memorial benches in Lychgate Lane cemetery.

The benches, which are of identical design and have supports in the shape of squirrels, face a former stone water feature and bear inscriptions to Jack Edward John Court and to Tessa and Libby Cox.

Both have become unsafe and need to be removed from the cemetery.

Notices... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:18 by Parish Council

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Burbage Scarecrow Festival

Burbage Scarecrow Festival

Grove Road Schools' PTFA is organising a Scarecrow Festival to be held around the village from May 4 to 6.

Villagers are invited to make a scarecrow to put in their front garden, business or community space, based on a children's book character.

By filling in an entry form (£5 per entry) scarecrows will be included in a festival guide which members of the public will use to help find the different... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:28 by Parish Council

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Have your say on hospital travel and parking

Leicester's Hospitals have launched a survey for patients, visitors, staff, volunteers and members of the public about travel to and from the City's three hospital sites and car parking.

The data from this survey will allow the Trust to collect crucial feedback about how people access, park and move about their hospitals so they can better plan the future of their services.

The survey is short, and takes... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:08 by Parish Council

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Road closure Dawsons Lane

Road closure Dawsons Lane

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Dawsons Lane, which is to be closed from the Paddock to outside Briarwood on the 4th April 2019 from 00:01 for two days (Please see pdf attachment).

The closure is to allow Severn Trent Water to carry out work.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:45 by Parish Council

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Have your say on new planning guidance

Have your say on new planning guidance

Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the latest planning guidance for new build developments and extensions when a new consultation opens next month.

The Borough Council will be consulting on a document - known as 'The Good Design Supplementary Planning Document' (SPD) - for four weeks starting on the 15th April 2019.

Once agreed, the document will guide developers, agents... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:50 by Parish Council

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Road works dates announced

Road works dates announced

Leicestershire County Council has announced dates of highways works to be carried out around Burbage in the coming months which include the following:

Temporary prohibition of through traffic: Newstead Avenue (05/07/2019) – Workhouse Lane (09/07/2019).

Temporary prohibition of waiting and loading at any time: Britannia Road (09/07/2019) – Forresters Road (11/06/2019) – Herald Way (08/07/2019)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:04 by Parish Council

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Have your say on how the NHS should change in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Have your say on how the NHS should change in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Independent health and care champions Healthwatch Leicester, Healthwatch Leicestershire and Healthwatch Rutland are launching a 'What would you do?' campaign to encourage people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) to share their views about what local NHS services should look like.

Our new campaign aims to encourage people to share their views about how extra money from the Government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:41 by Parish Council

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First meeting of Hinckley 'Death Cafe'

First meeting of Hinckley 'Death Cafe'

A first meeting of a 'Death Café' at Hinckley's Unitarian Meeting Chapel on Baines Lane is to be held on Thursday 4th April 2019 from 2pm – 4pm.

Death Café events aim to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.

It is described as an informal meeting open to all ages and non-faith/belief orientated.

Its aim is to provide a respectful and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:29 by Parish Council

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