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High and wide load, Church Street, Thursday

High and wide load, Church Street, Thursday

On Thursday 24th October 2019 a high and wide load will be travelling through Burbage towards the A5.

It will be under a Police escort, travelling between 1pm and 3.30pm.

Police have asked that Church Street be left clear of parked vehicles during this period to allow the load to travel through safely.

Because of its height, the load has to travel on this dedicated high load route as it is not permitted... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:23 by Parish Council

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County Council proposes improvements to Brookside junction

County Council proposes improvements to Brookside junction

Leicestershire County Council has launched a public consultation to find out what people think about proposed improvements to Rugby Road and Hinckley town centre.

The proposals, which will affect Burbage, include a scheme for the Brookside junction with Rugby Road, where it is proposed to remove five mature trees.

People have until midnight on November 18 to look at the plans and make any comments.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:24 by Parish Council

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Hollycroft Park, Hinckley, is voted one of the best in the country

Hollycroft Park, Hinckley, is voted one of the best in the country

More than 45,000 votes cast as the nation picks the best of British – Hollycroft Park, Hinckley winner of 2019 People's Choice vote.

Today, Green Flag Award is announcing the winners of the 2019 People's Choice vote.

With more than 1,800 sites to choose from – all of which meet the standards demanded by the international Green Flag Award programme – the public have chosen their ten... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:00 by Parish Council

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Volunteer drivers needed for community scheme

Dial A Ride is a charity based in Hinckley providing community transport for the elderly and/or disabled in the Hinckley & Bosworth area, including Burbage.

The charity is currently looking to recruit more volunteer drivers as it does not have enough drivers to cover all the journeys that are being requested.

The charity also runs a 16 seater minibus which provides regular shopping trips, lunch and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:59 by Parish Council

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Road closures approved for community events

Road closures approved for community events

Burbage Parish Council has been given approval for road closures and diversions to enable three of the parish's most popular community events to be held safely.

Leicestershire County Council, the highways authority for this area, has granted Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders relating to a Remembrance Sunday parade and open air service on November 10 (from 10am until midday), a Christmas street market... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:42 by Parish Council

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Footpath closure for patching works

Footpath closure for patching works

Leicestershire County Council highways department has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Footpath U57 in Burbage.

A footpath closure is required on footpath U57 Burbage from the junction with Cowper Lane to the garages, on October 28 for one day.

The order will be implemented for public safety for the County Council to carry out footpath patching and other associated highways works.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:28 by Parish Council

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Drainage work on Goosehills Road, Burbage

Drainage work on Goosehills Road, Burbage

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Goosehills Road, Burbage.

A prohibition of waiting and loading is required between property number 4 and property number 25 on October 28 for four days.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety, to allow the County Council to install a new carriageway gully and storm pipe and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:18 by Parish Council

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Council Offers X-ray Machine Help

EFFORTS TO RETURN X-ray facilities to Hinckley moved a step closer after the Borough Council offered its help to explore the reinstatement of the key service for the benefit of local residents.

The move came after representatives of West Leicestershire CCG were invited to attend a meeting of the Borough Council's Scrutiny Commission last week (3 October) so that the removal of the equipment from Hinckley... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:30 by Parish Council

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Climate change plans gather momentum

Plans to tackle climate change are gathering momentum in Hinckley and Bosworth.

At the Council meeting in July 2019 the Borough Council declared a climate change emergency to ensure that the council is properly focused on playing its part to address the climate change crisis. Councillors pledged to take local action to contribute to national carbon neutral targets through the development of practices... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:28 by Parish Council

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Furniture busines Hammonds extends lease to stay in Hinckley

Hammonds, the Hinckley-based fitted furniture manufacturer, has had its lease extended for a term of 125 years.

The Borough Council which owns the land on the Harrowbrook Industrial Estate on which the Hammonds' manufacturing site is based, has leased it to the company since the 1970s. Following a recent review, councillors agreed to extend the lease for a term of 125 years which will help to ensure... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:55 by Parish Council

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