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Roll up for the greatest show

Roll up for the greatest show

Fans of The Greatest Showman have the chance to experience the film like never before, at an outdoor showing in Pughe's Paddock.

Before settling down to watch the show in a communal, sing-along setting, movie-goers will have the chance to get into character by learning circus skills, and be amazed by close-up magic tricks.

The event is to be hosted by BCAF, the Burbage Festival, in the parish council-managed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:50 by Parish Council

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Parish Council pays tribute to former Chairman

Parish Council pays tribute to former Chairman

Parish Councillors and council staff have been saddened to hear of the death of former parish, borough and county Councillor John Moore.

Mr Moore served as chairman of the Parish Council in 2005 and 2006 and again in 2010, and was a long-serving Parish Council nominated trustee on Burbage Parish Lands Charity.

The Parish Council has a lasting memorial to him in the form of the John Moore Community Vase,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:23 by Parish Council

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Burbage Scarecrow Festival this weekend

Burbage Scarecrow Festival this weekend

Burbage Scarecrow Festival starts at 9am on Saturday May 4 and runs throughout the bank holiday weekend until 4pm on Monday May 6.

Organised by Grove Road Schools' PTFA, the event will raise money for Burbage CE Infant School and Burbage Junior School.

People who live and work in the village have been busy making scarecrows, based on children's book characters, to put in their front gardens, business... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:11 by Parish Council

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County Council recruitment day

County Council recruitment day

Leicestershire County Council will be holding a drop-in recruitment day for highways, transport and waste management staff on Friday May 10 from 11am until 6.30pm (last entry 6pm) at County Hall in Glenfield.

The council has a variety of full-time and part-time positions available including fleet drivers, HGV drivers and school crossing patrols, as well as trainee roles and apprenticeships.

For more... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:04 by Parish Council

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BCAF - the final countdown

BCAF - the final countdown

The final countdown to Burbage Community Arts Festival has begun.

From May 3 to 18 the village will be hosting a wide range of arts, crafts and performance events, co-ordinated by a dedicated volunteer committee.

Burbage Festival, as it is becoming more widely known, will include live music, outdoor cinema, adult craft sessions, a children's art trail, an exhibition of work by members of Hinckley &... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:30 by Parish Council

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LEGO construction club at Hinckley Library

LEGO construction club at Hinckley Library

Families are invited to a free LEGO construction club at Hinckley Library on Saturdays April 27, May 11 and May 25, between 10.30am and midday.

The clubs are open to all children accompanied by an adult.

Places are free but need to be booked at the library counter or by calling the library on 0116 305 2500 or by emailing hinckleylibrary@leics.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:32 by Parish Council

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New mental health inpatient unit in Leicester for young people gets the go ahead

New mental health inpatient unit in Leicester for young people gets the go ahead

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is delighted to have secured final approval from the Department of Health for its plans to build a new 15-bed mental health inpatient facility for children and young people on the Glenfield Hospital site.

Subject to contract, Interserve Construction will begin work on the new state-of-the-art, purpose-built £8 million unit next month, with a view to opening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:41 by Parish Council

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Have your say on new planning guidance

Have your say on new planning guidance

Hinckley and Bosworth residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the latest planning guidance for new build developments and extensions. The document prepared by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council known as 'The Good Design Supplementary Planning Document' (SPD) is now live and comments are welcomed. The consultation will close on Monday 13 May.

Once agreed, the document will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:40 by Parish Council

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Police beat surgery tomorrow

Police beat surgery tomorrow

Just a reminder that Burbage beat surgery will be held on Tuesday 16th April from 3pm – 5pm at the Co-op on Boyslade Road, Burbage.

Hinckley police commander Inspector Emma Maxwell will be there, along with Burbage PCSO Darren Stretton and Burbage community bear.

There will also be free crime prevention advice and security products for sale.

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:58 by Parish Council

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St George's Day celebrations in Hinckley

St George's Day celebrations in Hinckley

Final preparations are now underway to celebrate St George's Day with a special programme of traditional entertainment in Hinckley town centre.

The bunting has been put up in the town centre, creating a festive atmosphere in readiness for the event that takes place between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 27 April 2019.

There will be entertainment and activities for the whole family including Morris dancing,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:39 by Parish Council

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