Burbage Parish Council

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Lychgate Lane to be closed from July 31

Lychgate Lane to be closed from July 31

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Lychgate Lane, Burbage, between Woodstock Close and Lychgate Riding School from 31st July 2020 for two working days.

It will mean that the road will be closed from Friday 31st July to Monday 3rd August 2020, inclusive.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order is to be implemented for public safety while Severn... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:13 by Parish Council

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Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Burbage crime update from PCSO Darren Stretton

Hope you are all well. We are still doing well in regards to theft of motor vehicle and residential burglaries in Burbage. Please continue to stay vigilant as these types of crime have increased recently in other areas of Leicestershire following the reduction during Covid-19.

Theft from motor vehicle on Smithy Lane Burbage Common. Please ensure you do not leave personal items in your vehicle and ensure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:25 by Parish Council

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Borough schools impress in first virtual Games

Borough schools impress in first virtual Games

Pupils across the borough are celebrating after an impressive performance against county schools in the first virtual School Games Summer Championships.

Organised by Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) as part of National School Sport Week, this year's event was held virtually in June and attracted participation from 3,000 pupils from 123 schools.

Participants were offered the chance to put forward... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:30 by Parish Council

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Online support for parents and young people

Online support for parents and young people

The Centre for Fun and Families, in Leicester, is offering support for parents and young people aged 11-16 years.

Teenage years can be difficult enough without a pandemic to deal with and this programme aims to put strategies in place for parents and their children to navigate through this unsettled period of time.

Please read the attached flyer for more information.

To sign up for support, visit the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:06 by Parish Council

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Screwfix Foundation grants available

Screwfix Foundation grants available

Screwfix Foundation grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need across the UK.

This can include repairing run-down buildings and decorating the homes of people living with illness and disability.

Projects should be environmentally friendly.

Maximum value: £ 5,000

Match Funding Restrictions:... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:51 by Parish Council

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Police warning to work van owners

Police warning to work van owners

Police are warning work van owners in Burbage to be on their guard after a spate of thefts elsewhere in the borough.

There have been around 8 theft from work vans over the last few nights in the Market Bosworth area.

Entrance to the vans has been gained by damage to locks or cutting the side from the van.

PLEASE report any suspicious activity you see overnight to 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency).... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:21 by Parish Council

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M69 works notice

M69 works notice

Highways England has issued the following attached information about upcoming survey works on the M69 southbound to M1 junction 1.

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:30 by Parish Council

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Sketchley Road to be closed for up to four weeks

Sketchley Road to be closed for up to four weeks

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to close Sketchley Road, Burbage from the roundabout with Rugby Road to the entrance to the school from 27th July 2020 for up to four weeks.

The Order is to be implemented for public safety purposes, to allow Balfour Beatty on behalf of Cadent to carry out gas mains replacement work.

A proposed diversion route will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:27 by Parish Council

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Filling the holiday hunger gap for children & young people

Filling the holiday hunger gap for children & young people

Two community schemes are offering summer holiday support to children and young people in Hinckley & Bosworth who would usually receive free school meals.

To find out about St John's Church Make Lunch scheme please visit https://www.stjohnshinckley.org/makelunch

To find out about Poppy's Café, for people in Barwell and Earl Shilton, please search 'Feed My Kid Barwell & Shilton' on Facebook.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:09 by Parish Council

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Six sentenced for Burbage incident

Six sentenced for Burbage incident

Six men have been sentenced at court for their parts in a public order offence in Burbage and an arson in Essex.

At Leicester Crown Court on July 2, the men, all of Blaby Road, Enderby, were sentenced as follows:

*James Thompson, 23, who pleaded guilty to public order and arson, was sentenced to four years in prison
*Terence Maughan, 26, who pleaded guilty to public order and arson, was sentenced to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:44 by Parish Council

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