Walking for well-being is being encouraged by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council.
A seasonal programme of six rambles has been arranged to cover different parts of the borough between May and October.
It is being organised as part of the Changing Minds initiative, a multi-agency network promoting positive mental health.
The first walk is to be held around Burbage Common on Monday 13th May, starting... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:15 by Parish Council
Hinckley police Inspector Emma Maxwell will be dropping in to the Co-op on Boyslade Road on Tuesday April 16 between 3pm and 5pm, where she will be on hand to talk to parishioners about crime concerns and crime prevention.
Inspector Maxwell, who is commander of the Hinckley and Blaby policing area, will be joining Burbage PCSO Darren Stretton (pictured) at the beat surgery in the village store.
A Neighbourhood... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:07 by Parish Council
Burbage now has its own, independent branch of The Royal British Legion.
Previously operating as a sub-group of the Hinckley branch, the new group will meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7.30pm in function room of The Red Lion pub on Windsor Street, which is being let free-of-charge for the cause.
Chaired by Steve Shirley, who served with the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, the aim of the branch... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:17 by Parish Council
Elections for all Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council wards and all parishes within the Hinckley & Bosworth area, including Burbage, are scheduled to take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.
All five Burbage wards will be up for election with a total of 20 councillors to be elected.
If you are registered to vote and already on the Borough Council's electoral register you will be entitled to vote and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:42 by Parish Council
Supporters of the charity Scope are looking for new locations to site textile recycling banks in Burbage.
The charity campaigns for equality for disabled people and provides practical and emotional support for people in need.
Donated clothes and textiles may be donated to raise funds for its work.
Charity supporter Dave Rayner says: "The charity is looking to find new locations for, and to further expand... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 17:15 by Parish Council
Top brand fashion at bargain prices will be modelled on a cat-walk then offered for sale at a charity show in Millennium Hall to raise money for YoungDementia UK.
The fundraising event, offering women's and children's wear from labels such as White Stuff, M&S Per Una and Monsoon, is to be held in the Britannia Road venue on Saturday 15th June from 6.30pm.
Tickets are limited, and will be sold on... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:07 by Parish Council
Windsor Street is due to be closed from 16th April for up to 3 days to allow Severn Trent Water to carry out work.
Leicestershire County Council has authorised a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for the closure which will be between the junction with Church Street and The Red Lion pub, starting at 8am on the first day.
A diversion route will be signed via Church Street, Forresters Road, Boyslade Road,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:39 by Parish Council
With the clocks changing this weekend we can now officially welcome the Atkins Gallery Spring and Summer programme.
Atkins Gallery Principal Officer Rebecca Wilbur said "we are looking forward to showcasing a range of art over the coming months and hosting various events. We would urge residents and visitors to the area to pay a visit to the gallery.
"We are also asking artists to take part in our Open... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:29 by Parish Council
Burbage Parish Council is trying to trace the families who paid for two decorative stone memorial benches in Lychgate Lane cemetery.
The benches, which are of identical design and have supports in the shape of squirrels, face a former stone water feature and bear inscriptions to Jack Edward John Court and to Tessa and Libby Cox.
Both have become unsafe and need to be removed from the cemetery.
Notices... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:18 by Parish Council
Grove Road Schools' PTFA is organising a Scarecrow Festival to be held around the village from May 4 to 6.
Villagers are invited to make a scarecrow to put in their front garden, business or community space, based on a children's book character.
By filling in an entry form (£5 per entry) scarecrows will be included in a festival guide which members of the public will use to help find the different... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:28 by Parish Council