Burbage 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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Marigold Drive to be closed on 9th October

Marigold Drive to be closed on 9th October

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to close Marigold Drive, Burbage from the junction with Begonia Drive to the junction with Azalea Drive on 9th October 2020.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety, to allow Leicestershire County Council to carry out carriageway patching and other associated highway work.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:42 by Parish Council

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Burbage Parish Lands Charity invites grant nominations - there's still time to nominate!

Burbage Parish Lands Charity invites grant nominations - there's still time to nominate!

Do you know of an organisation or individual in the Parish of Burbage that would benefit from a financial contribution this Christmas?

Each year, Burbage Parish Lands Charity makes grants to worthy individuals and organisations within the Parish. The Charity has now opened nominations for this year's grants, which are awarded in December.

For many years, grants have benefited members of the local community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:15 by Parish Council

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Could you be a community leader?

Could you be a community leader?

Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Lord Willy Bach, and the Violence Reduction Network (VRN) launched an innovative Community Leadership Programme today, inviting dynamic and passionate individuals to develop their knowledge and skills and become part of a network of community leaders.

The Community Leadership Programme will empower communities to play their role in addressing local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:45 by Parish Council

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Prince's Trust team are on hand to help

Prince's Trust team are on hand to help

Prince's Trust programme leaders in Hinckley are looking for community projects that might benefit from its help.

Part of the Prince's Trust programme requires the young people involved to undertake a two week community project, where they will come together as a team to support a local project that is in need of some help.

Typically the groups complete painting/gardening projects, providing support... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:39 by Parish Council

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