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Message in a bottle could be life-saver

Message in a bottle could be life-saver

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council is promoting a scheme which helps to make sure that essential medical information and next of kin contact details can be found easily in case of an emergency in someone's home.

Called Message in a Bottle, the Lions-initiated scheme provides specially marked, easy-to-close plastic canisters designed to hold important information and to be kept in the fridges of people... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:01 by Parish Council

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Temporary closure of Rugby Road in April

Temporary closure of Rugby Road in April

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for a section of Rugby Road, Burbage (see attached plan) to allow Severn Trent Water to make a new water connection.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure which is expected to start on 13th April 2019 and to last for not longer than three days.

A press release will be issued to confirm these details approximately two weeks before... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:22 by Parish Council

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Annual Parish Meeting

Annual Parish Meeting

Annual Parish Meeting - 4th March 2019, 7.00pm at Burbage Millennium Hall.

Please come along to find out more about the work of the Parish Council.

All residents welcome.

A full meeting of the Parish Council will follow this meeting at 7.30pm - all residents welcome to attend.

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:00 by Parish Council

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Hinckley & Bosworth Making a Difference Awards 2019

Hinckley & Bosworth Making a Difference Awards 2019

The Borough Council's Annual Making a Difference Awards, recognise the contribution that volunteers make in strengthening our community, and improving the quality of life for residents. The awards recognise both individual and group volunteering contributions.

Residents are invited to nominate a person or group that deserves recognition for the help they give to others.

Categories include:

Inspirational... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:37 by Parish Council

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Community crime prevention day, Saturday 2nd March

Community crime prevention day, Saturday 2nd March

Cuddly crime-fighter Burbage Community Bear will be special guest at a free crime prevention event to be held in Burbage Millennium Hall on Saturday 2nd March between 3pm and 7pm.

The drop-in event, in the main hall, is being co-ordinated by Burbage PCSO 6035 Darren Stretton, who is based at the police office in the community building on Britannia Road.

There will be children's activities, police uniform... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:39 by Parish Council

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Horse rears its head again in village green space

Horse rears its head again in village green space

A PRANCING horse, which was put out to pasture while work was carried out at its home in The Horsepool, is now back in the green space where it belongs.

The hand-carved relief of a rearing steed was previously stabled in a planter on the site, where, at times, surrounding growth left only its head visible.

Now, it has been mounted as a free-standing feature, allowing the full carving to be appreciated... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 12:13 by Parish Council

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Recycling is set to get even easier

Recycling is set to get even easier

RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become even easier from next month.

From 4 March, Hinckley and Bosworth residents can recycle a host of common items including carrier bags, cling film, plastic film, bubble wrap, books, crisp tubes and egg boxes alongside other plastics, paper, cardboard glass and cans in their blue lidded recycling bin.

The changes are possible now that recycling... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:07 by Parish Council

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Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

The Borough Council will increase its council tax charge for 2019/20 by a little under four per cent - following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting on Thursday (21 February 2019).

This means the average Band D council tax (including the Special Expense Area) for the Borough Council will increase by £5, resulting in a charge of £132.09 for the year.

This figure will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:03 by Parish Council

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Pump unveiled in village ceremony

Pump unveiled in village ceremony

A DECORATIVE water pump has been unveiled in the village as part of the parish commemorations of the end of the First World War.

The pump, together with a small information board, has been installed in a planter opposite St Catherine's Church, close to the site of a working pump which served the village until the early 20th century.

It was officially unveiled by Burbage residents Jill and Jack Staniforth,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:51 by Parish Council

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Tilton Road closure 25th March

Tilton Road closure 25th March

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Tilton Road, Burbage (see attached plan). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Weston Power Distribution to facilitate new connection work.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing on the 25th March 2019.

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:50 by Parish Council

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