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VCS funding opportunity

VCS funding opportunity

Are you an existing group/organisation or a newly formed group/organisation that offers valuable services to people across the Borough of Hinckley & Bosworth and would benefit from a grant which could be up to £3,000?

Do you have some great ideas, but no resources to action them?

Is your work, or the work you would like to develop/start up similar to some of our previous successful projects... Read More »

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

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Chief executive of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust announces his retirement

Dr Peter Miller, chief executive of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust announces that he will be retiring in summer 2019, after six years at the Trust.

He told colleagues, "Over my six years at the Trust, I have met hundreds of inspiring, committed and compassionate staff, making a real difference to the lives of people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It has been an honour to lead... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:07 by Parish Council

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New machines mean no more loose change

New machines mean no more loose change

The Borough Council is phasing in new ticket machines at its pay-and-display car parks across Hinckley town centre.

New machines are being installed in the Leisure Centre, St Mary's Road and Church Walk car parks this month with others introduced gradually over the new few months.

The new pay-and-display machines will provide a variety of quick and simple ways for people to pay for their parking.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:28 by Parish Council

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Get involved in re-designing community health services

Get involved in re-designing community health services

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the people who plan and buy health services, have started a conversation with people asking them about their experiences of community health services including community nursing, intensive community support services and therapies.

Over the last three months we have been gathering people's real experience of community services... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:30 by Parish Council

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HAVE YOU HAD ANYTHING STOLEN FROM YOUR VEHICLE RECENTLY?

POLICE INFORMATION AND REQUEST

Residents are urged to contact the police using the information below if they have had items stolen from their vehicle recently.

https://leics.police.uk/news-appeals/news/2019/01/31/arrests-made-in-connection-with-thefts-from-vehicles

rachael.hughes@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk

HUGHES Rachael PC 4231

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:06 by Parish Council

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Carols collection helps homeless and dementia sufferers

Carols collection helps homeless and dementia sufferers

A collection held at a service of Carols Around the Tree last December generated more than £1,018 for the charities being supported by the Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth, Cllr Jan Kirby, who was guest of honour at the open-air gathering hosted by St Catherine's Church.

The money will be shared between Hinckley Homeless Group, which runs Lawrence House in Hinckley, offering supported accommodation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:13 by Parish Council

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Remembrance donations support veterans

Remembrance donations support veterans

Nearly £800 was donated to charities working with armed service veterans as a result of collections held in Burbage during commemorations to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

The Royal British Legion received a total of £579.13 from donations made towards commemorative booklets, produced by the parish council's WWI Commemoration working party, and from half of the proceeds... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:11 by Parish Council

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Plans Approved for new Hinckley Crematorium

Plans Approved for new Hinckley Crematorium

BUILDING WORK on a crematorium on the A47 outside Hinckley is due begin later this year after planning consent was granted by the council's planning committee (22 January).

Construction work should begin on the council-owned site off the A47 Leicester Road between Hinckley and Earl Shilton by the end of the year with the crematorium up and running within two years.

Last year the council consulted the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:27 by Parish Council

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ISLA ‘SMILER’ TANSEY MEMORIAL STONE UNVEILED IN HINCKLEY

ISLA ‘SMILER’ TANSEY MEMORIAL STONE UNVEILED IN HINCKLEY

A permanent memorial to seven year old Isla 'Smiler' Tansey has been unveiled in Argents Mead, Hinckley.

Isla's mum, Katherine, dad Simon and brother Harrison have unveiled a memorial plaque on a newly installed stone, watched by family, friends and well-wishers.

The stone was selected as a fitting memorial to the brave young campaigner by Isla's family and installed in Argents Mead, a place Isla and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:04 by Parish Council

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RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES INVITED TO COMMENT ON LOCAL PLAN REVIEW

RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES INVITED TO COMMENT ON LOCAL PLAN REVIEW

RESIDENTS, local businesses and others with an interest in the borough are invited to give their views on the next stage of the review of the Hinckley and Bosworth Local Plan from Monday 7 January 2019.

The Local Plan is the key planning document for the borough and it will identify sites to meet housing and employment needs, and set out policies to guide development and respond to economic, environmental... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:11 by Parish Council

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