New benches have been installed across the parish following a survey to find people's preferred seating sites.
A decorative commemorative bench has been placed near the village War Memorial, to match one already there, and a second commemorative version, featuring white doves of peace, has replaced an older, plain bench outside shops on Hinckley Road, facing St Catherine's Church.
Half of the cost of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:17 by Parish Council
An Older Voices Forum meeting is to be held at Hinckley Hub on Monday October 8th.
Open to anyone aged 50 and over, people are asked to be there by 1.45pm for a 2pm start.
Agenda items include discussion on community transport funding and NHS health checks for people aged from 40 to 74.
The Forum meets three times a year.
To find out more, contact Forum secretary Janet Clews on 01455 440475.
Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:47 by Parish Council
Burbage Parish Council is looking for a water pump to be fixed as a decorative feature in a planter outside the newsagent shop on Hinckley Road. The site is very close to where a working village pump used to stand and councillors are keen to install a decorative version as a nod to this part of the village heritage. Hinckley-based funeral directors G Seller & Co have offered to carry out the installation... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:21 by Parish Council
Keen volunteers and community groups are invited to attend a free event which aims to promote volunteering opportunities in the borough.
'All about Volunteering', which has been organised by the Voluntary & Community Sector and Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, will be hosted at Green Towers, Richmond Park, Richmond road, Hinckley on Thursday 4 October from 10am to 3:30pm. The event is open... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:18 by Parish Council
The Borough Council's Dog Warden service has scooped two national awards for its ongoing work in the care of stray dogs.
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council's Dog Warden Service has been awarded the Stray Dog Footprint Gold standard in the RSPCA's 2018 PawPrints Awards for the seventh consecutive year.
And, as it's held the award at Gold level for more than five years, and in recognition of PawPrints'... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:03 by Parish Council
An exhibition of plans for Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange will be on public display in Millennium Hall on Monday 29th October from 3pm until 8pm.
Members of the project team will be on hand to explain more and answer questions.
For more information visit www.hinckleynrfi.co.uk or call the community information line on 0844 556 3002.
Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:19 by Parish Council
LOCAL landlords who let certain types of properties are being urged to check whether they need to apply for a licence following recent changes to legislation from central government.
The changes apply to any landlord who lets a property with five or more occupants living as two or more households. Landlords must apply to the Borough Council for a licence by 1 October 2018.
Previously this type of property... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:35 by Parish Council
RESIDENTS in Hinckley & Bosworth could get a better deal from their energy provider by taking part in the latest round of the Borough Council's energy switching scheme.
They can sign up for free, with no obligation, to tell the council they are interested in switching suppliers to save money.
The next auction will be held in October 2018 when iChoosr (the company which has been selected to facilitate... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:13 by Parish Council
A meeting of the Christmas in Burbage working party is to be held in Millennium Hall on Monday September 17 at 6.30pm to discuss plans for a festive event to be held in the village on the evening of Friday November 30.
Members of the public and traders are welcome to attend or to email any plans they may have for that evening to firstname.lastname@example.org so that all proposals can be taken into consideration.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:27 by Parish Council
Parish Councillors have agreed to request a road closure in Windsor Street for a Christmas community event to be held on the evening of Friday November 30th.
Further meetings of the Christmas in Burbage working party are to be held to discuss the details of the planned event.
Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:26 by Parish Council