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Music in the Mead hailed a summer success

Music in the Mead hailed a summer success

A series of popular outdoor live music performances wowed socially distanced crowds on Saturday afternoons throughout September in Argents Mead, Hinckley.

Music in the Mead, a free entry event organised by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, aimed to bring back a little and lift people's spirits in a year that has seen most public events cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Performances included... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:29 by Parish Council

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Sapcote Road & Hinckley Road night-time closures

Sapcote Road & Hinckley Road night-time closures

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to close Hinckley Road, Sapcote, and Sapcote Road, Burbage, from the junction with Aston Flamville Road to the junction with the M69 over-bridge for 4 nights between 8pm and 6am starting on 12th October.

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

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:21 by Parish Council

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Nominations open for Neighbour of the Year

Nominations open for Neighbour of the Year

For the third year running, Neighbourhood Watch has launched a nationwide search in partnership with Co-op Insurance to find and celebrate some of the UK's best neighbours.

In addition to the Neighbour of the Year Award, this year there is a new category, Co-op's Young Neighbour of the Year which will celebrate someone aged 18-24 who has gone above and beyond to help enhance their community and has... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:09 by Parish Council

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The Beat newsletter and Burbage policing update

The Beat newsletter and Burbage policing update

Please see attached this month's Burbage Police Newsletter.

Over the past week we have been dealing with reports of bullying including issues online. This mainly affects young children, but can affect anyone of any age. We can all play a vital role in supporting each other with this. Bullying can be face to face but also through online communication. Adults and children are currently more reliant on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:55 by Parish Council

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Concordia to light up in red for national campaign

Concordia to light up in red for national campaign

On Wednesday 30th September from 8pm to 10pm Hinckley's Concordia Theatre will be illuminated red to raise awareness of the situation currently being faced by the arts sector and to add its endorsement of an important industry which contributes billions of pounds each year to the UK economy.

Concordia trustee Judy Peatfield said: "The arts create millions of memories for so many people throughout the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:43 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Reports this week include a suspicious male looking through windows in the Azalea Drive area in the early hours of the morning. No crimes have been reported to us regarding this behaviour but please continue to be vigilant around home and vehicle security. Items normally targeted from homes are cash and jewellery. Anything left on display in a vehicle will draw the attention of a criminal.

We also received... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:19 by Parish Council

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Hospital consultation launched

Hospital consultation launched

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups have launched a public consultation on proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Information about the consultation can be viewed online at www.betterhospitalsleicester.nhs.uk

The Building Better Hospitals for the Future proposals are set to deliver... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:32 by Parish Council

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Borough Council honours community volunteers

Borough Council honours community volunteers

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council annually recognises and celebrates the contribution that volunteers make in supporting the community and improving the quality of life for residents across the borough.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the 'Making a difference' awards have not been able to take place as usual but the Borough Council would like to thank everyone who nominated an individual or group... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:06 by Parish Council

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Road closures scheduled for Hinckley Park construction work

Road closures scheduled for Hinckley Park construction work

Highways Works are being carried out on the A5 near Burbage in connection with the construction of Hinckley Park – IM Properties' (IMP) new employment park located close to Junction 1 of the M69.

Winvic, Highways England's appointed contractor, is undertaking a programme of works to widen the carriageway and build a new roundabout that will connect the new development to the highways network via... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:33 by Parish Council

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Test and trace app is up and running across the borough

Test and trace app is up and running across the borough

The new #NHSCOVID19app is now up and running. All you need to use it is a smart phone.

Based on an Apple/Google privacy framework, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council says the app is the best way to protect our community.

Through the app you can help us get a better understanding on how the virus is spreading in our area.

The app supports contact tracing, checking into venues through an in-built QR... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:46 by Parish Council

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