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Burbage Policing Update

Burbage Policing Update

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 10:00 by Parish Council


Thank you very much for the ratings and feedback we get through Neighbourhood Link. It is great to know these messages are being read and help our residents.

Sometime between 10th May 23:00 and 11th May 06:45, a laptop was taken from a vehicle on Pickering Place. The crime number is 21*257674 if you have any information that may help us.

On the same night a Ford Fiesta Titanium was stolen from the Hinckley Road car park. Crime number 21*258092 if you can help. More »

There have been no more reports of vehicle crime in the week since these incidents but please remain vigilant as criminals are always looking for an opportunity. Always double check you have not left anything in your vehicle. Consider steering locks, car key wallets and house alarms/window alarms. Get in touch if you need anything and always report suspicious activity immediately to 101 or 999.

We have been completing targeted patrols around Burbage with the support of the roads policing unit.
Patrols include vehicle stop checks, person checks and high visibility patrols in targeted areas at relevant times.

We have also been out challenging standards of parking around Sketchley Primary and Burbage Inf/Jnr School to support with road safety. Our other work includes speaking to residents, working with Schools and talking to parents. We patrolled the Sketchley Road and Grove Road area from around 08:30 until the areas were clear. These patrols are ongoing as and when we are able to complete them.

Protect your pooch campaign has been launched by Neighbourhood Watch. See the link to find out more. https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/protectyourpooch . This is a campaign for safety and advice. Just for reassurance, we have had one report of attempt dog theft in Burbage several months ago on Britannia Road. No recent issues or concerns raised. Personal safety is always something to be mindful of, whether you have a dog, expensive phone or just your purse/wallet on you.

Leicestershire Police have also launched the "Are you listening" campaign. If you know a young person (School age) please take 5 minutes to have a look at the video in the link. This type of crime can happen in any town in any street. https://www.leics.police.uk/police-forces/leicestershire-police/areas/leicestershire-force-content/c/campaigns/2020/are-you-listening/

Following many local complaints around road safety, Leicestershire County Council are consulting with residents around proposed restrictions on/around the Lutterworth Road area. Please see link and follow the instructions if you would like to raise any concerns you have.


Reduce/stop persistent scam call

https://www.truecall.co.uk/shop/truecall-call-blocker or https://www.truecall.co.uk/

This citizen's advice link is also very useful


Thank you and take care.

Darren 6035

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Did you know you can report crime and incidents using our online portal. Please visit https://www.leics.police.uk/ Click on REPORT .
In an emergency dial 999

Please do not report crime or Incidents via 'Neighbourhood Link' as the messages are not always monitored.

Message Sent By
Darren Stretton (Police, PCSO 6035, Hinckley and Blaby NPA, Burbage)

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Proposed Highway Traffic Orders for Burbage

Proposed Highway Traffic Orders for Burbage

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 16:59 by Parish Council

Leicestershire County Council Highways are consulting on proposals to make Permanent Traffic Regulation Orders on parking restrictions on areas along Lutterworth Road and New Road in Burbage.

Please click on the documents below to see details.

Objections to the proposals, specifying the grounds on which they are made, should be sent in writing to the undersigned by not later than 9th June 2021, quoting reference AS/HTWMT/4884. Alternatively, objections can be emailed to Amandeep.Sandhu@leics.gov.uk or via the online comment form which may be accessed via the link below. If you require further details please contact Leicestershire County Council on (0116) 305 0001.
Dated: 19th May 2021
Lauren Haslam, Director of Law and Governance, Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8RA

War memorial set to be restored this summer

War memorial set to be restored this summer

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 12:57 by Parish Council

HINCKLEY'S WAR MEMORIAL is set to be restored to its former glory this summer after the stone on the monument suffered weather damage.

The Borough Council is seeking listed building consent for the works to be completed by a specialist stonemason after some of the original wording on the memorial, which dates from 1922, had become weathered and unreadable in places. The mason is also set to repoint sections of the monument and consolidate small areas of cracked stone. More »

The memorial commemorates the names of the 622 people from Hinckley who died in service during the first and second World Wars and in subsequent conflicts.

Specialist stonemasons Capitol Stone from Nottingham are expected to complete the £7,400 scheme, which is being funded by the Borough Council.

Council Leader, Cllr Stuart Bray said: "I am delighted these works are being planned for this year. The war memorial is an important reminder of the sacrifices others have made for us and so we share a duty to ensure that it is cherished and conserved for future generations."

Cllr Danny Findlay, Armed Forces Champion for the Borough Council said: "It is important that all age groups, young and old, have the continued opportunity to appreciate and pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. It is hoped that the public can see the restoration works in all their glory later this year at the Service of Remembrance should coronavirus restrictions allow." » Less