Nearly £800 was donated to charities working with armed service veterans as a result of collections held in Burbage during commemorations to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
The Royal British Legion received a total of £579.13 from donations made towards commemorative booklets, produced by the parish council's WWI Commemoration working party, and from half of the proceeds... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:11 by Parish Council
BUILDING WORK on a crematorium on the A47 outside Hinckley is due begin later this year after planning consent was granted by the council's planning committee (22 January).
Construction work should begin on the council-owned site off the A47 Leicester Road between Hinckley and Earl Shilton by the end of the year with the crematorium up and running within two years.
Last year the council consulted the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:27 by Parish Council
A permanent memorial to seven year old Isla 'Smiler' Tansey has been unveiled in Argents Mead, Hinckley.
Isla's mum, Katherine, dad Simon and brother Harrison have unveiled a memorial plaque on a newly installed stone, watched by family, friends and well-wishers.
The stone was selected as a fitting memorial to the brave young campaigner by Isla's family and installed in Argents Mead, a place Isla and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:04 by Parish Council
RESIDENTS, local businesses and others with an interest in the borough are invited to give their views on the next stage of the review of the Hinckley and Bosworth Local Plan from Monday 7 January 2019.
The Local Plan is the key planning document for the borough and it will identify sites to meet housing and employment needs, and set out policies to guide development and respond to economic, environmental... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:11 by Parish Council
Residents are invited to attend a planning consultation event at Burbage Millennium Hall on Wednesday 9th January 2019.
The event, which is to be hosted by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, will run from 2pm until 8pm.
It will give people the chance to tell planning officers where they think new housing and employment development should be sited around the borough.
Comments made will help to shape... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:53 by Parish Council
Burbage Parish Council wishes all residents a Happy New Year!
The parish office will be closed on New Year's Day but will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday January 2.
The office in Millennium Hall is normally open to members of the public between 9am and midday, Monday to Friday.
Parish staff can also be contacted by phone on 01455 637533 during these hours.
The first scheduled parish council meeting... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:01 by Parish Council
NEW YEAR shopping in Hinckley will be given a boost this year with free car parking in selected town centre car parks on Saturdays.
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council will be allowing free parking on Lower Bond Street, Druid Street, Alma Road, Holliers Walk, Trinity Vicarage Road and Thorneycroft Road car parks every Saturday, in January to thank shoppers for their loyalty and to increase trade... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 09:37 by Parish Council
More new benches have been installed across the parish following a survey to find people's preferred seating sites.
Two country-style, backless benches have been installed in two locations at The Courting Stiles, and two more have been added, overlooking the sports pitches, at Sketchley Hill Farm recreation ground (Tilton Park).
The sites were suggested by residents who responded to a parish council... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:06 by Parish Council
Community Christmas celebrations will continue with an open air service of carols around the Coronation Tree in Burbage village centre on Friday December 21st at 7pm.
The traditional service of seasonal songs and readings will be led by the Rector of Burbage, Father Andrew Hall, with musical accompaniment from Kibworth Band.
Open to all, the service is to be attended by the mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:36 by Parish Council
Health and social care partners across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have launched a new website to help people better manage their health and get the most out of local NHS services this winter.
The website www.bettercareleicester.nhs.uk/help-us-help-you is packed with advice, tips and resources to help people stay well over the Christmas and New Year period.
It includes information on:... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:59 by Parish Council