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Retail and Leisure Complex on the open Market

PART of a multi-million pound town centre mixed retail and leisure redevelopment scheme, The Crescent, is to be put on the open market.

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council have taken the decision to sell their stake of the Hinckley development to help fund new major projects in the borough. Businesses in The Crescent are unaffected by the sale.

Commenting on the decision, Council Leader, Cllr Mike... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:47 by Parish Council

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Matthew is a Sporting Hero

Matthew is a Sporting Hero

The borough is celebrating the success of another one of its sporting unsung heroes.

Matthew Chilvers was announced as the East Midlands BBC Sport Unsung Hero on East Midlands Today. He will now go forward to represent the East Midlands at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards at the Genting Arena in Birmingham on Sunday, 16 December.

It is the fifth time since 2012 that the regional winner has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:47 by Parish Council

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On your marks for the Festive Fun Run

On your marks for the Festive Fun Run

A FREE FESTIVE Family Fun run hosted by Hinckley BID and the Borough Council will be held on Sunday 9 December in Hinckley Town Centre.

The run, which is just under a mile long, starts at 10.30am from the Market Place in Hinckley with participants invited to dress up as Santa, an elf or reindeer or wear their Christmas jumpers.

Hinckley BID will be awarding a £50 voucher prize for the best dressed... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:30 by Parish Council

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Christmas and New Year arrangements

Christmas and New Year arrangements

THE following opening times during the Christmas and New Year period have been announced by the Borough Council, together with the arrangements that have been made for various council services:

Council office closing times

Borough Council services at the Hinckley Hub will close at 12 noon on Monday 24 December and re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 27 December.

Borough Council services at the Hinckley Hub... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:09 by Parish Council

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Burbage Choir to perform charity Christmas Concert

Burbage Choir to perform charity Christmas Concert

Burbage Community Choir Harmonic Voices will be performing an a cappella Christmas Concert at Holy Trinity Church in Hinckley on Saturday 8th December at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £7, including refreshments, and all proceeds will be donated to AMMF, the UK's only charity supporting people with and raising awareness of bile duct cancer.

To find out more or to reserve tickets email steve@harmonicvoices.org.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:25 by Parish Council

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Britannia Road closure December 5th

Britannia Road closure December 5th

Leicestershire County Council contractors are due to carry out carriageway repair work on Britannia Road on Wednesday 5th December.

The road will be closed from the junction of Windsor Street to the junction with Workhouse Lane for one day, with works expected to start at 7.30am.

A diversion will take traffic on to the B578 Lutterworth Road and on to Windsor Street.

Access to businesses and residential... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:43 by Parish Council

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Volunteers invited to join Burbage Common litter pick

Volunteers invited to join Burbage Common litter pick

Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth, Councillor Jan Kirby is urging local residents to join her for a Christmas Litter Pick at Burbage Common on Saturday 8 December from 9.30am to 11.30am.

The Mayor and local ward councillor for Hinckley, Cllr Jan Kirby said: "Burbage Common and Woods is well loved by residents and its sweeping open countryside and winding woodland pathways have always been particularly... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:23 by Parish Council

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NHS meeting at Sketchley Grange Hotel

NHS colleagues will be at Sketchley Grange Hotel on Monday November 26 to talk about proposed improvements to NHS services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and share
the plans for hospitals and maternity services in Leicester.

The event at the Sketchley Lane hotel is part of a series being held across the area.

There will be a drop in session between 5pm and 6pm then formal presentations and a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:41 by Parish Council

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Christmas in Burbage - 30th November 6.30pm-9pm

Christmas in Burbage - 30th November        6.30pm-9pm

Burbage Parish Council is joining forces with East Midlands Markets and Events to host an evening Christmas Street Market in Windsor Street on November 30.

Running from 6.30pm to 9pm, the free event will see the street filled with artisan food, drink and crafts stalls, offering festive fare and gourmet gifts to go.

Pubs, businesses, churches and community spaces along the street and around the village... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:47 by Parish Council

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Community initiative fund opens for applications

Community initiative fund opens for applications

Community groups in parishes across Hinckley and Bosworth are being encouraged to apply for their share of this year's Parish and Community Initiative Fund.

This year the fund has been increased to £275,000, offering community projects in the parished areas of the borough the chance to bid for grants of up to 50 per cent of the total project cost. These grants fund a wide variety of projects such... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:15 by Parish Council

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