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New fund will help volunteers across the borough

New fund will help volunteers across the borough

Applications are being invited for grants from a new 'Making a Difference' Community Volunteers Fund, which has been set up to support volunteers across Hinckley and Bosworth borough.

The fund recognises the invaluable work being delivered by volunteers across the borough, and the significant impact it has on improving the quality of life for people within the borough's communities.

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Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:24 by Parish Council

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New musical director for community choir

New musical director for community choir

Harmonic Voices, Burbage Community Choir, is about to start a new season of rehearsals with new musical director Carl Hodson.

Graphic designer Carl rediscovered a youthful passion for singing while working in London, enjoying weekly sessions at a singing group at Hackney where, he says, he 'got the bug for choirs' and developed the confidence to perform in public.

Living in New York for several years,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:37 by Parish Council

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Temporary road closure notification: Lutterworth Road

Temporary road closure notification: Lutterworth Road

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.
A road closure is required on Lutterworth Road (B578) from the junction with the A5 to the junction with Britannia Road, Burbage on the 28th August 2019 from 09:00 to 29th August 2019 at 07:00.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Cadent Gas to lay... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:26 by Parish Council

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Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days

Families and history enthusiasts will be able to attend a series of Heritage Open Days in Hinckley and throughout the borough this September.

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of culture and history which takes place over two consecutive weekends from Thursday 12 September until Sunday 15 September and continuing from Friday 20 September until Sunday 22 September.

The scheme aims to open... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:56 by Parish Council

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First Day of Feast Hinckley Cancelled

First Day of Feast Hinckley Cancelled

The first day of Feast Hinckley, the free entry food and drink festival that was due to take place on Saturday (10 August) has been cancelled due to severe weather conditions forecast for Saturday.

The free entry event, organised by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, will still take place as planned on Sunday 11 August in Argents Mead, Hinckley.

Organiser on behalf of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:34 by Parish Council

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Young Drivers taught to stay safe and avoid car accidents

 Young Drivers taught to stay safe and avoid car accidents

Young drivers were taught how to stay safe and avoid car accidents during a recent morning of activities at Brookvale Groby Learning Campus.

With young drivers (age 17-24) at a much higher risk of crashing* than older drivers, the Year 12 students had the opportunity to take part in a Young Driver Safety event organised by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Leicestershire Fire & Rescue, Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 16:00 by Parish Council

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Still time to challenge rail hub plans

Still time to challenge rail hub plans

Burbage residents are being urged to make their voices heard in the latest round of public consultation events on plans to build a National Rail Freight Interchange close to Burbage Common.

The Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange, proposed by dbsymmetry, would include:

• Industrial and storage/distribution units

• A rail port and lorry park

• Dedicated road access directly from Junction... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:39 by Parish Council

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Plan for development of Land in Market Bosworth

Plan for development of Land in Market Bosworth

The Borough Council, St Peters Church and Market Bosworth Parish Council intend to join forces to oversee the development of land south of Station Road, Market Bosworth.

The site has been allocated for development in the Borough Council's Local Plan and the Market Bosworth Neighbourhood Plan. It is owned primarily by the Church although the Borough Council owns land that will provide the necessary access.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:30 by Parish Council

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Double accolade for town parks

Double accolade for town parks

Two parks in Hinckley are officially among the best in the UK after they were each awarded a much coveted green flag - a prestigious accolade that is only awarded to the very best parks and green spaces in the UK.

Argents Mead collected its third Green Flag Award, recognising the Borough Council's substantial investment in the town centre park over recent years, with the opening of the new leisure centre... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:30 by Parish Council

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Proposed changes to Council Tax on empty properties

Proposed changes to Council Tax on empty properties

RESIDENTS in Hinckley & Bosworth are being urged to have their say on some proposed changes to Council Tax charges for owners of empty properties.

The Borough Council is looking to remove some existing discounts and charge additional council tax to owners of empty properties, particularly those that have been empty for some years, in a bid to discourage owners from leaving properties empty and to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 14:56 by Parish Council

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