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Work begins at Hinckley Park

Following the granting of planning permission earlier this year, IM Properties has begun construction of Hinckley Park, a new employment park being developed near Junction 1 of the M69.

Part of the site is to be used as a new hub for DPD, which is set to create 700 jobs when it opens, which is due to be in late 2020.

Other areas are being offered for business use and for light industrial and manufacturing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:56 by Parish Council

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Road closure advance notice: Rugby Road, Hinckley

Road closure advance notice: Rugby Road, Hinckley

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Rugby Road from the roundabout junction with Brookfield Road to its junction with Westfield Road/ Hawley Road on the 14/01/2019 for two nights from 2200 until 0600.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Amey to carry out a safety examination of the bridge structure.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:33 by Parish Council

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Health care in Hinckley and Bosworth set for £8m investment

Health care in Hinckley and Bosworth set for £8m investment

Health and social care services in Leicestershire are set to benefit from £8m investment in community services in Hinckley and Bosworth.

The funding is one of a number of schemes announced today by Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

The investment in Hinckley supports plans for the transition to a much more patient – centred approach to care which focusses on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:15 by Parish Council

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Funding available for community groups and volunteers

Funding available for community groups and volunteers

Recognising the extensive work local groups put into organising community events and activities, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has made available two funds; the Community Transport Fund and the new Community Volunteers Fund to apply for.

The Community Transport Fund is available if you are organising an event and may consider arranging community transport to enable other people to attend.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:30 by Parish Council

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Borough hosts fourth annual Rural Conference

Borough hosts fourth annual Rural Conference

FOLLOWING the establishment of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council's Rural Strategy in 2015 – which sets out key priorities to tackle some of the most common and important issues faced by people living and working in rural areas - this annual event provides the opportunity to take stock of what has been achieved, and to make sure that resources and delivery continue to be focused on the right... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:13 by Parish Council

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Coronation tree lights - work in progress

Coronation tree lights - work in progress

Burbage Parish Council is aware that there is an issue with the Coronation Tree lights and is working to resolve the problem.

The Council thanks residents for their interest in the village centre illuminations and shares their disappointment in their malfunction.

A new piece of equipment is being purchased with the aim of preventing the problem from recurring, and it is hoped that they will be back to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:44 by Parish Council

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Invitation to join Carols Around the Tree

Invitation to join Carols Around the Tree

The mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth, Cllr Jan Kirby, and her consort, Mr Mike Kirby, are to be guests of honour at this year's service of Carols Around the Tree.

The festive gathering around the Coronation Tree in the village centre is to be held on Friday December 21st at 7pm and will be led by the Revd Andrew Hall, from St Catherine's Church.

It will be an opportunity to make donations to the mayor's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:00 by Parish Council

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Community Initiative fund opens for applications

Community Initiative fund opens for applications

Community groups in parishes across Hinckley and Bosworth are being encouraged to apply for their share of this year's Parish and Community Initiative Fund.

This year the fund has been increased to £275,000, offering community projects in the parished areas of the borough the chance to bid for grants of up to 50 per cent of the total project cost. These grants fund a wide variety of projects such... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:51 by Parish Council

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Tributes Paid to Former Mayor

Tributes Paid to Former Mayor

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth and long-serving Newbold Verdon councillor who has died.

Mike Preston served as a Conservative councillor for Newbold Verdon ward for 10 years from 1977 to 1987 and was Mayor of Hinckley & Bosworth between 1979 and 1980. Mr Preston also served on the former Market Bosworth Rural District Council before the Borough Council was formed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:50 by Parish Council

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Avoid the unwanted gift of food poisoning this Christmas

Avoid the unwanted gift of food poisoning this Christmas

There are an estimated one million cases of food poisoning in the UK every year, and without attention to food hygiene, this doesn't stop during the festive season.

To save your loved ones from a nasty bout of food poisoning over the holidays, follow these Food Standards Agency tips from Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council to keep your festive season truly the most wonderful time of the year.

TOP... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:49 by Parish Council

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