Burbage Parish Council

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Screwfix Foundation grants available

Screwfix Foundation grants available

Screwfix Foundation grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need across the UK.

This can include repairing run-down buildings and decorating the homes of people living with illness and disability.

Projects should be environmentally friendly.

Maximum value: £ 5,000

Match Funding Restrictions:... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:51 by Parish Council

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Police warning to work van owners

Police warning to work van owners

Police are warning work van owners in Burbage to be on their guard after a spate of thefts elsewhere in the borough.

There have been around 8 theft from work vans over the last few nights in the Market Bosworth area.

Entrance to the vans has been gained by damage to locks or cutting the side from the van.

PLEASE report any suspicious activity you see overnight to 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency).... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:21 by Parish Council

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M69 works notice

M69 works notice

Highways England has issued the following attached information about upcoming survey works on the M69 southbound to M1 junction 1.

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:30 by Parish Council

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Sketchley Road to be closed for up to four weeks

Sketchley Road to be closed for up to four weeks

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to close Sketchley Road, Burbage from the roundabout with Rugby Road to the entrance to the school from 27th July 2020 for up to four weeks.

The Order is to be implemented for public safety purposes, to allow Balfour Beatty on behalf of Cadent to carry out gas mains replacement work.

A proposed diversion route will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:27 by Parish Council

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Filling the holiday hunger gap for children & young people

Filling the holiday hunger gap for children & young people

Two community schemes are offering summer holiday support to children and young people in Hinckley & Bosworth who would usually receive free school meals.

To find out about St John's Church Make Lunch scheme please visit https://www.stjohnshinckley.org/makelunch

To find out about Poppy's Café, for people in Barwell and Earl Shilton, please search 'Feed My Kid Barwell & Shilton' on Facebook.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:09 by Parish Council

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Six sentenced for Burbage incident

Six sentenced for Burbage incident

Six men have been sentenced at court for their parts in a public order offence in Burbage and an arson in Essex.

At Leicester Crown Court on July 2, the men, all of Blaby Road, Enderby, were sentenced as follows:

*James Thompson, 23, who pleaded guilty to public order and arson, was sentenced to four years in prison
*Terence Maughan, 26, who pleaded guilty to public order and arson, was sentenced to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:44 by Parish Council

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Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

We completed a stop check on a vehicle at Tilton Road Park in the early hours of the morning following a smell of Cannabis. No drugs were found and the driver/passengers were dealt with at the scene. We also completed stop checks on London Road and Horsepool overnight following reports of a suspicious male. Officers will continue to patrol and challenge suspect behaviour throughout the day/night.

We... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:33 by Parish Council

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Highways Authorities urged to note local hotspots

Highways Authorities urged to note local hotspots

Highways authorities are being urged to make sure that local transport hotspots including the A5 is fully considered when delivering any future local road improvement schemes for the area.

The call came after the Borough Council responded to a consultation by Leicestershire County Council that sets out to determine the road and transport priorities for the area, known as the Leicester and Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:35 by Parish Council

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What's Going Down now available online

What's Going Down now available online

This year's edition of What's Going Down, from Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, comes to you in very strange times and is therefore slightly different.

There are no summer events taking place, but there are still many exciting activities going on across the Borough to enjoy.

The booklet also contains information that's useful for young people at any time of year.

Please use the following link... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:45 by Parish Council

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Electors urged to make sure they are registered to vote

Electors urged to make sure they are registered to vote

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is encouraging residents to make sure they're registered to vote by responding to its annual canvass.

During the canvass, the council contacts every household in the borough to make sure the details it holds about residents on the electoral register are correct.

As well as confirming the details of people eligible to vote, the electoral register is also an important... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:18 by Parish Council

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