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#Islastones wins national award

#Islastones wins national award

The #Islastones #photo #post #rehide campaign has won a prestigious national award from the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM).

The campaign won over the judges and beat off competition from towns and cities nationwide to win the Best Social and Community Contribution award at last night's (26 June) ATCM gala dinner in London.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council submitted the entry with... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:41 by Parish Council

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A Celebration of Smiles aims to be a record breaker

A Celebration of Smiles aims to be a record breaker

There will be a 'Celebration of Smiles' day in Argents Mead in July in memory of Isla Tansey.

The free family event, which has been organised by Isla's family and friends, will take place on Saturday 13 July from 10am to 3pm.

Featuring music, singing, dancing, cheerleading, stone painting, local radio, entertainment and much more, the event aims to raise awareness of childhood cancer and fundraise towards... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:40 by Parish Council

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Wide load warning: Church Street, June 30

Wide load warning: Church Street, June 30

On Sunday June 30 2019 a high and wide load will be travelling from the A5 through Burbage towards Hinckley.

The load will be under a Police escort and travelling between 10am and midday.

Police are asking for Church Street to be kept clear of parked vehicles during this time, to allow the load to travel through safely.

Because it is classed as a high load, it is not permitted to use the motorway network... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:37 by Parish Council

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- HINCKLEY TOWN CENTRE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:- HINCKLEY TOWN CENTRE

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above locations.

A temporary parking restriction which includes no loading or waiting is required on

Castle Street, Church Walk, Church Walk car park, Station Road (part), Market Place and The Borough.

The same roads will be subject to road closures.

Both restrictions will be implemented on 7th July 0600 –... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:58 by Parish Council

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Awards honour volunteers who make a difference

Awards honour volunteers who make a difference

VOLUNTEERS who have made a difference to the lives of other people in Hinckley and Bosworth have been recognised at a special event held at Hinckley Rugby Club.

The Making a Difference awards, which are sponsored by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, recognise the contribution that volunteers play in strengthening the community and improving the quality of life for residents.

Councillor Keith Lynch,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:20 by Parish Council

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Second Time Lucky for Mallory Mile

Second Time Lucky for Mallory Mile

The ever popular Mallory Mile returned on Monday (17 June) to the Mallory Park Circuit in Kirkby Mallory as part of local celebrations for National Bike Week.

It was second time lucky for the popular event after it was postponed for the first time in the event's 18 year history following heavy rain earlier this month.

Working in partnership with 'Race Rapid', the new team running cycling at the Mallory... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:36 by Parish Council

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Families gather for traditional sports day

Families gather for traditional sports day

FAMILIES GATHERED in Argents Mead on Saturday (15 June) to enjoy a Traditional sports day and take part in some of the popular school games they may have enjoyed growing up.

The free event, which was organised by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, included an egg and spoon race, 3-legged and relay races, as well as a grand finale of a tug of war.

The newly appointed Mayor, Councillor Mrs Lynda Hodgkins,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:04 by Parish Council

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Fundrasing fashion show is a sell-out

Fundrasing fashion show is a sell-out

A sell-out fundraising fashion show held in Burbage Millennium Hall raised £1,762 for YoungDementiaUK.

The event, staged by Love Labels Fashion Shows, was organised by Burbage resident Christine Reddall, whose daughter Anna died aged 42 in 2017 after being diagnosed with a rare form of young dementia in 2012.

Mrs Reddall has said "a huge thank you" to everyone who supported the cause.

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:23 by Parish Council

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Snap Dragon Festival Week 2019 Programme Launched

Snap Dragon Festival Week 2019 Programme Launched

THE popular Snap Dragon Children and Family Festival will be back for the ninth year running this summer with a week-long programme of activities taking place in Hinckley's Argents Mead and Hollycroft Park from Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August.

The free event, which is organised by the Borough Council, will take place daily from 11am to 3pm. Each day will feature a different theme and a selection... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:25 by Parish Council

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Event will Honour our Armed Forces

Event will Honour our Armed Forces

A SPECIAL outdoor service and parade will be held in Hinckley on Saturday 29 June to enable people to show their support for the Armed Forces.

Now in its 11th year, Armed Forces Day offers everyone a chance to thank the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets.

A procession will leave Castle Street outside Jaspers (the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:11 by Parish Council

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