Burbage Parish Council

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Lock up and light up to keep burglars at bay

Lock up and light up to keep burglars at bay

As the evenings start to draw in, Leicestershire Police are reminding people to ensure their homes look occupied during the darker nights.

The force traditionally sees a seasonal rise in burglaries around the time the clocks go back, with offences often rising through December and January.

The winter months can make it easier for burglars to go unnoticed and also makes unoccupied homes easier to spot.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:51 by Parish Council

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Borough Council and the HSE join forces to carry out Covid checks on local businesses

Borough Council and the HSE join forces to carry out Covid checks on local businesses

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in the borough to make sure they are COVID-19 secure and to help tackle coronavirus in the area.

During the checks, businesses will be given advice and guidance of how to manage risk and protect staff, customers and visitors. If businesses are not fulfilling their legal requirements the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 18:25 by Parish Council

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Tributes Paid to Former Mayor

Tributes Paid to Former Mayor

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth and long-serving Earl Shilton councillor who has died aged 88.

Denis Bown served as a Labour councillor for Earl Shilton ward for a total of 34 years in three terms between 1962 and 2007 and was Mayor twice – in 1974-76 and again in 1999-2000.

Labour Group Leader for the Borough Council, Matthew Lay said: "This is very sad news.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 18:20 by Parish Council

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Thefts from vans in Burbage, police warning

Thefts from vans in Burbage, police warning

We have received four reports of theft or attempt thefts from vans.

These reported incidents have been around Church Street, Woodland Avenue, Burbage Road and Woodbank.

It is believed these incidents have happened in the early hours of the morning and investigations continue to try and identify those involved.

If you feel you have any information that would help please get in touch with us.

If you have... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:00 by Parish Council

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Sapcote Road & Hinckley Road night-time closures start October 12

Sapcote Road & Hinckley Road night-time closures start October 12

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Hinckley Road, Sapcote, and Sapcote Road, Hinckley, from the junction with Aston Flamville Road to the junction with the M69 over-bridge for 5 nights between the hours of 8pm and 6am, beginning on October 12.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety to allow Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 17:14 by Parish Council

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Hinckley Cineworld cinema to close its doors on Thursday

Hinckley Cineworld cinema to close its doors on Thursday

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is extremely concerned to hear the news that Cineworld, one of the biggest cinema operators in the world, is temporarily closing all of its UK cinemas from Thursday, 8 October.

The Hinckley Cineworld cinema takes pride of place in The Crescent, the multi-million pound town centre mixed retail and leisure redevelopment scheme which opened in December 2015.

The cinema... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:40 by Parish Council

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Nominate your Active Champions for sporting recognition

Nominate your Active Champions for sporting recognition

Nominations are now being accepted for Hinckley & Bosworth's 'Active Champions' of 2020.

Hinckley & Bosworth's Local Sport and Health Alliance (LSHA) annual sports awards event cannot take place in its usual format this year due to COVID regulations - but in recognition of all the hard work individuals, sports clubs, organisations and schools have undertaken to help others keep active and healthy... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 13:13 by Parish Council

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Burbage thefts from vehicles warning

Burbage thefts from vehicles warning

Over the last few days there have been several incidents of theft from vehicles in Burbage and also a theft of a catalytic converter.

The theft from vehicles have happened in the areas of Sapcote Road, Coventry Road and Navy Close. Items taken include sunglasses, bank cards and bags. There does not appear to be any damage to the vehicles and it is unknown if the vehicles had been left unlocked or have... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:23 by Parish Council

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Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for October

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for October

The national Neighbourhood Watch Network has released its October newsletter which can be read via the following link:

Click here to read our October Our News newsletter

It includes information about the Neighbour of the Year Award, in partnership with Co-op Insurance, and also Neighbourhood Watch Network's first ever Community Grants Fund.

There is also advice on supporting communities, and sustaining... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:17 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Thefts from motor vehicles include two reports from Sapcote Road and Coventry road on the night of the 26th September. It does not appear that any damage was caused on entrance to the vehicles. These appear to be opportunistic thefts.

PLEASE remember not to leave any items in your vehicle. Even a pair of sunglasses or an old coat can attract criminals. Items stolen from vehicles typically includes laptops,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:22 by Parish Council

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