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Wide load to travel through Burbage TODAY

Wide load to travel through Burbage TODAY

Police have given notification that on Monday 24th August between 1pm and 3.30pm a wide load will be travelling through Burbage towards the A5.

The vehicle will be under a Police escort.

People are asked to keep Church Street clear of parked vehicles during this time period to allow the load to travel through safely.

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:42 by Parish Council

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Return of free concerts to Argents Mead

Return of free concerts to Argents Mead

LIVE outdoor music performances will return to the bandstand in Argents Mead every Saturday throughout September.

The covid-secure free outdoor event will see the return of some old favourites, such as Impact Steel Band and WMD who perform foot tapping sixties classics including material from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Beatles, The Searchers, The Hollies, The Bee Gees, The Monkeys and many more.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 15:29 by Parish Council

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Hinckley's Atkins Gallery hosts online exhibitions

Hinckley's Atkins Gallery hosts online exhibitions

Two new digital exhibitions will be showing at Atkins Gallery Online following the success of the 'Life in Lockdown' open exhibition which was held earlier this summer.

Atkins Gallery Online, www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/gallery was created in response to Covid-19, supports local artists and allow people from the borough and beyond to view artwork without having to leave the comfort of their own homes.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 16:00 by Parish Council

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Borough Council calls off major events to protect public safety

Borough Council calls off major events to protect public safety

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has announced a number of major changes to its events programme for the rest of 2020 in order to manage the risk to public safety during the Coronavirus pandemic.

With public safety still the top priority, the Council has reluctantly decided to cancel some of the usual annual events that typically draw large crowds for this year and instead arrange events that... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 09:11 by Parish Council

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Waste and recycling site booking system continues

Waste and recycling site booking system continues

Leicestershire County Council is reminding people that a booking system remains in place at its waste and recycling sites across the county, including the one serving Hinckley & Bosworth, in Barwell.

The booking system enables social distancing to be maintained and avoids the build up of lengthy queues to access sites.

The council is also reminding any residents that if they can't make their booked... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 10:12 by Parish Council

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Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

We received concerns regarding speeding in the village. You can report your concerns to https://www.speedorsafety.com/community

As a result of the feedback so far, we visited Featherston Drive, Coventry Road, Herald Way and Sapcote Road and the surrounding area. In total, out of around 700 vehicles across these locations, we monitored 5 vehicles speeding. These speeds ranged from 36Mph to 38Mph.

The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 09:59 by Parish Council

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Borough's top officer invites suggestions for service improvements

Borough's top officer invites suggestions for service improvements

The Chief Executive of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Bill Cullen, has written an open letter inviting residents to complete a survey to help the council improve its services in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

It reads as follows:

"Dear Resident

These have been hugely challenging times for us all. I do hope you and your families have managed to stay safe and well during the current pandemic.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:40 by Parish Council

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Scams warning from PCSO Darren Stretton

Scams warning from PCSO Darren Stretton

You may be aware of some of the scams going around at the moment. Some that have been brought to my attention include:

HMRC demanding money or the Police will arrest you, SCAM
Amazon renew your subscription, SCAM
TV Licence Emails/calls, SCAM

These are just a few and there are many more. They are often old scams doing the rounds.

Please speak to any elderly or vulnerable neighbours, family or friends... Read More »


Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:54 by Parish Council

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BRIDGE ROAD, BURBAGE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BRIDGE ROAD, BURBAGE

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
Temporary parking restrictions are required on Bridge Road, Burbage for its entire length on both sides of the carriageway on the 3rd September 2020 for 2 days.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to facilitate the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 08:43 by Parish Council

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New licensing process offers fast-track to al fresco dining

New licensing process offers fast-track to al fresco dining

Pubs, cafes and restaurants across Hinckley & Bosworth are being offered the chance to make fast-track applications for pavement licences to place tables and chairs outside their premises, without the need for planning permission.

The process is being made possible by the introduction of the new Business and Planning Bill 2020 which aims to help licensed businesses bounce back from the coronavirus... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:23 by Parish Council

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