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
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
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
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: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:41 by Parish Council
Plans for Burbage Remembrance parade to be held on Sunday 11th November have been finalised.
The annual commemoration will be especially poignant this year as it falls on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Timings are slightly different from previous years, to allow for more people to be involved and for extra acts of commemoration to be included during the morning.
The parade will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:03 by Parish Council
Tickets for two concerts of Remembrance to be performed by Burbage Community Choir Harmonic Voices on Remembrance Sunday are being snapped up.
One hundred tickets for each of two performances, at 2pm and 3.10pm on Sunday November 11 have been produced, with each ticket-holder entitled to a free copy of a special souvenir booklet to be published to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:48 by Parish Council
A NEW FLEET of waste and recycling vehicles is now out on the streets of Hinckley and Bosworth marking the final stage of a major overhaul of the council's bin collection and grounds maintenance service.
The new fleet of 67 service vehicles is the latest in a series of improvements the council has brought in to boost efficiency, manage costs and improve reliability this year.
In April the council brought... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:42 by Parish Council
Disability Bowls England will host a "TRY BOWLS" event on Sunday 4th November 2018, from 2pm - 3pm at Chruch Gresley IBC Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9QW
Individuals and groups are invited to drop in and try a new sport.
NO ENTRY FEE
Look at www.diabilitybolsengland.org.uk for a full schedule of the day, or contact Mo Monkton on 07817 313663 for more information.
Also see flyer attached
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:42 by Parish Council
Following the success of last year's event, Hinckley Town Centre will be celebrating Halloween with a Spooktacular Saturday event on Saturday 27 October from 10.00am – 3.00pm.
Spooktacular Saturday offers fun for all the family. Come into town in your Halloween costumes with prizes for best dressed. FREE activities on the day include pumpkin bowling, freaky face painting, creepy crafts, and spooky... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:44 by Parish Council
The leaders of all seven district councils have today unanimously agreed to continue working together to review the current model of local government in Leicestershire.
The leaders of Blaby, Charnwood, Melton, Oadby and Wigston, North West Leicestershire, Harborough and Hinckley & Bosworth councils, said in a joint statement: "The district councils are continuing to work together to look at future... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:55 by Parish Council