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Recycling is set to get even easier

Recycling is set to get even easier

RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become even easier from next month.

From 4 March, Hinckley and Bosworth residents can recycle a host of common items including carrier bags, cling film, plastic film, bubble wrap, books, crisp tubes and egg boxes alongside other plastics, paper, cardboard glass and cans in their blue lidded recycling bin.

The changes are possible now that recycling... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:07 by Parish Council

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Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

The Borough Council will increase its council tax charge for 2019/20 by a little under four per cent - following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting on Thursday (21 February 2019).

This means the average Band D council tax (including the Special Expense Area) for the Borough Council will increase by £5, resulting in a charge of £132.09 for the year.

This figure will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:03 by Parish Council

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Pump unveiled in village ceremony

Pump unveiled in village ceremony

A DECORATIVE water pump has been unveiled in the village as part of the parish commemorations of the end of the First World War.

The pump, together with a small information board, has been installed in a planter opposite St Catherine's Church, close to the site of a working pump which served the village until the early 20th century.

It was officially unveiled by Burbage residents Jill and Jack Staniforth,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:51 by Parish Council

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Tilton Road closure 25th March

Tilton Road closure 25th March

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Tilton Road, Burbage (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Weston Power Distribution to facilitate new connection work.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing on the 25th March 2019.

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:50 by Parish Council

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VCS funding opportunity

VCS funding opportunity

Are you an existing group/organisation or a newly formed group/organisation that offers valuable services to people across the Borough of Hinckley & Bosworth and would benefit from a grant which could be up to £3,000?

Do you have some great ideas, but no resources to action them?

Is your work, or the work you would like to develop/start up similar to some of our previous successful projects... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:19 by Parish Council

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Chief executive of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust announces his retirement

Dr Peter Miller, chief executive of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust announces that he will be retiring in summer 2019, after six years at the Trust.

He told colleagues, "Over my six years at the Trust, I have met hundreds of inspiring, committed and compassionate staff, making a real difference to the lives of people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It has been an honour to lead... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:07 by Parish Council

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New machines mean no more loose change

New machines mean no more loose change

The Borough Council is phasing in new ticket machines at its pay-and-display car parks across Hinckley town centre.

New machines are being installed in the Leisure Centre, St Mary's Road and Church Walk car parks this month with others introduced gradually over the new few months.

The new pay-and-display machines will provide a variety of quick and simple ways for people to pay for their parking.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:28 by Parish Council

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Get involved in re-designing community health services

Get involved in re-designing community health services

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the people who plan and buy health services, have started a conversation with people asking them about their experiences of community health services including community nursing, intensive community support services and therapies.

Over the last three months we have been gathering people's real experience of community services... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:30 by Parish Council

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HAVE YOU HAD ANYTHING STOLEN FROM YOUR VEHICLE RECENTLY?

POLICE INFORMATION AND REQUEST

Residents are urged to contact the police using the information below if they have had items stolen from their vehicle recently.

https://leics.police.uk/news-appeals/news/2019/01/31/arrests-made-in-connection-with-thefts-from-vehicles

rachael.hughes@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk

HUGHES Rachael PC 4231

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:06 by Parish Council

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Carols collection helps homeless and dementia sufferers

Carols collection helps homeless and dementia sufferers

A collection held at a service of Carols Around the Tree last December generated more than £1,018 for the charities being supported by the Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth, Cllr Jan Kirby, who was guest of honour at the open-air gathering hosted by St Catherine's Church.

The money will be shared between Hinckley Homeless Group, which runs Lawrence House in Hinckley, offering supported accommodation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:13 by Parish Council

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