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Lloyds Bank Foundation launches new Covid Recovery Fund

Lloyds Bank Foundation launches new Covid Recovery Fund

Lloyds Bank Foundation has announced new funding for small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues and recover beyond the immediate COVID-19 crisis.

Charities can apply for a two-year unrestricted grant of
£50,000 from Monday 3 August at 10am.

To meet the needs of small and local charities and the people they support, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales will open... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:46 by Parish Council

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Neighbourhood Watch survey launched

Neighbourhood Watch survey launched

Neighbourhood Watch has launched its first Impact Survey to find out how the scheme is working in communities and to identify concerns surrounding crime, fear of crime and the increase in neighbourliness and community spirit.

The survey is open to all members of the public, not just Neighbourhood Watch supporters and members, and it doesn't matter if you are part of Neighbourhood Watch or not.

To complete... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:47 by Parish Council

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Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

We have had no more reports of vehicle theft or theft from vans since our last neighbourhood alert but we have received one report from the Hinckley road area of theft of number plate. Please ensure you report this as these plates may be used in crime at a later date. Also remember you can use anti-theft screws to reduce the chances of your plates being taken. I still have a limited supply at the office... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:34 by Parish Council

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Bike sale and maintenance workshop for charity on August 8 at Hinckley Rugby Club

Bike sale and maintenance workshop for charity on August 8 at Hinckley Rugby Club

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the country in many different ways and here in Hinckley and Bosworth it is no different.

Even though residents are returning to a 'new normal' there has been a huge surge in outdoor exercising and in particular cycling.

As recently as this week the government is suggesting offering cycling on prescription to address the obesity crisis the country is facing.

However,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:35 by Parish Council

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Brookside to be closed for road works from August 15

Brookside to be closed for road works from August 15

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Brookside from the junction with Burbage Road to the junction with Rugby Road, Burbage from 15th August 2020 for 4 days.

The works will be carried out on two consecutive weekends, 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd August and the road will be open Monday to Friday.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:38 by Parish Council

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Message from the Chief Constable

Message from the Chief Constable

I'm towards the end of my week on 24/7 call for the force. As ever, it allows me to see the massive commitment to local communities from our officers and staff. Sadly I've had to reach out to a number of colleagues this week who have been injured whilst trying to keep people safe.

It is a fact that a police officer gets assaulted every 20 minutes across the country (my officers are your officers).

In... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:56 by Parish Council

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Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Ford Kuga Titanium stolen from a drive on Sketchley road overnight on the 23rd July. Believed to be a keyless break. If you have a keyless vehicle please remember crime prevention methods such as keyless wallets (available from us, £2 each sold at cost) Also consider blocking your vehicle in with another vehicle, bollards or locking your gate. Please check your home and vehicle security as lockdown... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:00 by Parish Council

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Burbage play areas now open – Outdoor gym equipment at Brookside Recreation Ground is now open.

Burbage play areas now open – Outdoor gym equipment at Brookside Recreation Ground is now open.

Burbage play areas have been opened again from Friday 17th July 2020 after many weeks of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The outdoor gym equipment at Brookside Recreation Ground is now also open.

The outdoor gym equipment at Colts Close is still under construction and must remain closed at this time. Once work has been completed it will be commissioned, sanitised and opened for use.

All play areas... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:42 by Parish Council

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Hinckley Leisure Centre to reopen in August

Hinckley Leisure Centre to reopen in August

Following the recent announcement that indoor gyms and leisure centres can reopen, the Borough Council is delighted to announce that Hinckley Leisure Centre plans to open its doors on Monday 3 August in a phased return.

The reopening will happen over three phases, across three weeks, with measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.

On Monday, August 3 the gym will open and gym facilities and studio... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 16:49 by Parish Council

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Burbage nature watchers encouraged to share their sightings

Burbage nature watchers encouraged to share their sightings

Burbage residents are being encouraged to log their parish nature observations on the Leicestershire and Rutland NatureSpot website.

NatureSpot provides a photographic guide to over 5,500 species – all found in Leicestershire and Rutland – and invites the public to submit records of their own sightings, helping to build a picture of what lives where in the two counties.

The website includes... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:30 by Parish Council

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