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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Dogs, safety and social media

There was recently a post on social media claiming a member of the public had been physically assaulted outside St Catherine's Church in Burbage and an attempt made to steal the dog. We received no reports of this incident. Upon a lot of investigating and ultimately finding the person involved, this incident DID NOT HAPPEN and was NOT AS POSTED.

There was no assault or attempt... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:19 by Parish Council

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Online book of condolence for HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh

Online book of condolence for HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh

Leicestershire County Council has opened an online book of condolence for HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, which can be accessed via the following link:

Book of Condolence | Leicestershire County Council

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:45 by Parish Council

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Neighbourhood Watch newsletter April 2021

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter April 2021

We are pleased to share our April 'OUR NEWS' newsletter, created by Neighbourhood Watch Network (the umbrella organisation for Neighbourhood Watches across England and Wales) for all Neighbourhood Watch supporters - from households to volunteers and partners.

The newsletter can be viewed by clicking on this link

This month we launch our PROTECT YOUR CAR campaign. We also look at fleeceware scams, predatory... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 16:58 by Parish Council

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Census text scam warning

Census text scam warning

Text below received yesterday. It is a scam.

The text message below states that the recipient made a mistake on their form and is liable for a fine and invited to review their information. They are then directed to a bogus Census website. A couple of pages in, the recipient is asked for bank account details to pay a fee. Fortunately, the recipient became suspicious and contacted me.

We advise you do... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:26 by Parish Council

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Grants available for first-time central heating and connections to gas

Grants available for first-time central heating and connections to gas

Leicestershire County Council's Warm Homes service is working with E.ON to provide people across the region with free, first-time gas central heating installation, and is urging eligible residents to apply now.

The Warm Homes Fund was established by National Grid and is administered by community interest company Affordable Warmth Solutions.

The Leicestershire project will primarily offer the installation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:13 by Parish Council

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Trading Standards warning: Garden traders using high-pressure tactics

Trading Standards warning: Garden traders using high-pressure tactics

Trading Standards officers at Leicestershire County Council have received reports of rogue traders in the Melton Mowbray area.

Individuals have been leafleting and cold calling residents using aggressive practices requesting they sign paperwork for gardening work.

The traders are advising that there is a special offer of 25% discount for the elderly and for replying to the leaflet drop within 24 hours.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:16 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

We have issued 4 section 59 warnings over the last couple of weeks to vehicles that are suspected to be involved/linked to the use of Nitrous Oxide Canisters.

A section 59 allows the police to give drivers a warning if they are reported to have used their vehicle in a manner which causes "alarm, distress or annoyance". If reported to have done so again within a year the police have the right to confiscate... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:11 by Parish Council

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Burbage Parish Council Office closed for Easter holidays

Burbage Parish Council Office closed for Easter holidays

The Parish Council Office will be closed for the Easter Holidays from Friday 2nd April 2021 and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 6th April 2021.

Please use the answerphone system to leave a message during the closure period.

Thank you.

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:50 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update & The Beat newsletter

Burbage policing update & The Beat newsletter

Welcome to our monthly Neighbourhood Priorities (as fed back by Burbage residents) update and attached newsletter.

#YouSaidWeDid

You said – Road Safety

We did – We have completed a speed event and have planned more in. 4 tickets issued, 6 warning letters. Several locations visited as requested by residents of Burbage and this involved challenging not only speeding but also dangerous parking.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 12:21 by Parish Council

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