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Rugby Road Park Improvements

Rugby Road Park Improvements

Works to improve drainage and reduce the risk of flooding are due to begin at Rugby Road Park on Monday (4 October).

The works, which are expected to be completed in the spring, are being carried out by the

developer of the Sketchley Brook site under the terms of the planning agreement with the Borough Council.

The remedial works must be satisfactorily completed before responsibility for the park is handed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 14:39 by Parish Council

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New Community House launched in Burbage

New Community House launched in Burbage

A Community Centre that will offer a range of new activities for adults, young people and children in Burbage has just been relaunched by the Borough Council.

The Meadows Community Centre will provide support to local residents, tenants and young people enabling visitors to access public services including the Police, Housing Officers, Age Concern and the voluntary and community sector.

In addition,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 10:17 by Parish Council

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Walk-in Covid vaccination session, Hinckley, Saturday October 2 10am-midday

Walk-in Covid vaccination session, Hinckley, Saturday October 2 10am-midday

A walk-in vaccination session will be held at Hinckley Leisure Centre on Saturday, October 2, from 10am to 12 noon.

Anyone aged 16 or over, who has not yet been vaccinated or who had a first jab at least 8 weeks ago, is eligible to be vaccinated at this session, which will be offering Pfizer jabs only.

No appointment is necessary.

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 11:57 by Parish Council

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Arthritis Action groups online this autumn

Arthritis Action groups online this autumn

Online Arthritis Action Groups

We continue to run our popular Arthritis Action Groups online, including evening groups and online coffee mornings. Join to meet others with arthritis, share tips and experiences and learn more about self-management. The full list of dates is on our website https://www.arthritisaction.org.uk/media-centre/events/

New Young Adult's Hub - https://www.arthritisaction.org.uk/young_adults/... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 17:22 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

We have received a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle on Forresters Road (by Hinckley Road). The current time frame is from 19:00 on 23rd to 08:07 on the 24th September. The vehicle involved is a Honda CR-V. If you saw or heard anything or have any CCTV that may help then please get in touch. 21000555342.

We have received a report of a WhatsApp scam where a message from what appears... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:55 by Parish Council

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Farmers' Market celebrates harvest

Farmers' Market celebrates harvest

Burbage Farmers' Market will be held on Saturday October 2 on the car park of Burbage Methodist Church on Windsor Street.

To mark the season, it will include a short harvest service at 11am and a free prize draw for customers to win a hamper of harvest goodies from stalls at the day's sale.

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:22 by Parish Council

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Local artist Noel Brannan remembered as new exhibition to open at Atkins Gallery

Local artist Noel Brannan remembered as new exhibition to open at Atkins Gallery

Atkins Gallery is pleased to present the Noel Brannan Retrospective Exhibition, which will open on Monday 11 October.

Noel Rowston Brannan (1921-2001) was a prolific artist who painted and sketched all his life. Noel was an accomplished art teacher and a resident in Hinckley and Burbage for over thirty years.

2021 marks twenty years since Noel died so this retrospective exhibition has been arranged to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:03 by Parish Council

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Free parking in Hinckley for October half term, 18 – 23 October

Free parking in Hinckley for October half term, 18 – 23 October

October half term shopping Hinckley will be given a boost with free car parking in selected town centre car parks.

Shoppers will be able to park for free from Monday 18 – Saturday 23 October inclusive, from 9am onwards in Lower Bond Street, Trinity West and Castle car parks.

The Borough Council has agreed to this boost to help support Hinckley BID's October Half-Term Special Offer event to thank... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:37 by Parish Council

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Avro Energy

Avro Energy

The Borough Council and its partners stand ready to offer support to any local Avro Energy employees after the Hinckley based business ceased trading yesterday.

Council Leader Stuart Bray said: "In these difficult times it is particularly disappointing to see the national energy crisis affect a Hinckley based business; I'm very concerned about the impact of this failure on people's careers and livelihoods.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:28 by Parish Council

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Councils collaborate to celebrate 'Our Shared Heritage'

Councils collaborate to celebrate 'Our Shared Heritage'

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and North Warwickshire Borough Council are delighted to announce the launch of their new joint heritage leaflet – 'Our Shared Heritage'.

The two neighbouring boroughs have come together in an initiative to promote the history of the area and encourage people to explore and find out more about its influential past. The fold-out leaflet includes a map to help... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 16:34 by Parish Council

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