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Emergency road closure: Burbage Common Road

Emergency road closure: Burbage Common Road

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location (see attached plan).

A temporary road closure is required on Burbage Common Road from 09/11/2018 to 13/11/2018.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Seven Trent to complete emergency repair.

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:04 by Parish Council

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Blue plaques honour WWI fallen

Blue plaques honour WWI fallen

Blue plaques have been put up on houses around Burbage in honour of village servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War.

Thirty plaques bearing the names, honours and dates of death of 32 soldiers have been installed wherever their homes still stand as part of a project to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the conflict.

Another 32, whose homes no longer survive, are to be... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:09 by Parish Council

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Remembrance Sunday service 2018

Remembrance Sunday service 2018

Burbage will hold its annual Remembrance Sunday service on November 11 starting at the slightly earlier than usual time of 10.20am at the war memorial, following a parade from Grove Road.

Wreaths will be laid and names of the fallen read out.

As part of special commemorations to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, four names of Burbage soldiers who died in the conflict and which have... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:22 by Parish Council

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Road closures planned for highways work

Road closures planned for highways work

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER:-

Burbage Road (part) and Three Pots Road, Burbage

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location (see attached plan).

A temporary road closure is required on Three Pots Road from the junction with Sunloch Close to the roundabout with rugby Road and from Rugby Road junction with Three Pots Road to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:22 by Parish Council

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First phase of Horsepool revamp complete

First phase of Horsepool revamp complete

The first phase of a major revamp of The Horsepool has been completed.

JP Landscapes from Cannock has given a full facelift to the village green space, clearing overgrown vegetation, putting in new plants, laying wheelchair-accessible Breedon gravel paths and new turf, including areas of wildflower meadow for extra environmental benefit.

The project has been supported by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:25 by Parish Council

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Remembrance concert tickets at Farmers' Market

Remembrance concert tickets at Farmers' Market

Tickets for two concerts of Remembrance to be held in Burbage Millennium Hall on November 11 will be on sale at Burbage Farmers' Market tomorrow, Saturday November 3, between 9am and midday.

The concerts, to be performed by Burbage community choir Harmonic Voices, will be staged at 2pm and at 3.10pm, to allow as many people as possible to attend.

Of the 100 tickets produced for each performance, only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 12:11 by Parish Council

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Gardening Club digs in for winter cheer

Gardening Club digs in for winter cheer

Green fingered growers from Burbage Gardening Club have planted up nearly 100 hanging baskets to brighten the village through the winter.

The club, which is responsible for Burbage's stunning summer basket displays, traditionally re-plants the scores of hanging containers around the village in the autumn, with winter-hardy specimens.

This year, 96 hanging baskets were emptied of summer bedding and re-filled... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:52 by Parish Council

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Play scheme revamp to start next week

Play scheme revamp to start next week

Work is to start next week (November 5) on revamping children's play equipment on Britannia Road recreation ground.

The equipment for school age children is to be repainted and refreshed before new safety carpeting is laid across the whole of the fenced area.

It will mean the playground being closed for use for a short time.

Later in the month (November 26) work is to begin on the installation of a new... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:31 by Parish Council

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Hundreds have their say on Rail Freight Interchange

Hundreds have their say on Rail Freight Interchange

Hundreds of people visited an exhibition in Burbage outlining proposals for a National Rail Freight Interchange – sometimes referred to as an inland port – near Hinckley.

More than 400 people attended the public consultation event in Millennium Hall on Monday October 29, with more than 70 filling in feedback forms giving their thoughts and comments about the scheme.

There is still time to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:38 by Parish Council

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CHRISTMAS IN BURBAGE TAKES TO THE STREETS

CHRISTMAS IN BURBAGE TAKES TO THE STREETS

Yuletide trips to continental Christmas markets are a growing festive trend but this year you need travel no further than the village centre to enjoy a seasonal street market with the chance to snap up some extra special gifts and treats.

The parish council is working alongside East Midlands Markets and Events Ltd (Emme) to host a Christmas Street Market on the evening of Friday November 30.

Windsor... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:53 by Parish Council

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