A free event aimed at encouraging people to talk about mental health is being hosted at Barwell's George Ward Centre next month.
The event, which takes place on Thursday 6 February, has been organised by the Borough Council as part of Time to Talk Day to offer people the chance to be more open about mental health.
There will be information stalls and arts activities between 10am and 2pm and various organisations... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:08 by Parish Council
A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for Goosehills Road, Burbage (see attached plan).
The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to install a new gully and carry out other associated highway work.
The TTRO will incorporate a temporary parking restriction which will prohibit waiting and loading on both sides of the street outside properties numbers 4 to 10.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:58 by Parish Council
An exhibition of work members of Hinckley and District Photographic Society is on show until Friday, January 24, at the Atkins Gallery, in the Atkins Building in Hinckley.
It is hoped that the exhibition will help to attract new members to the club, which was founded in 1923 and which runs photographic competitions, talks and group photography projects.
Committee member Ray Dallywater said: "We are a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:33 by Parish Council
Councillors have backed a move to lobby Government to open up opportunities for the local generation and supply of green energy.
A motion from Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council Executive Member for Climate Change Cllr Martin Cartwright asking the Council to promote the Bill becoming law received full support.
While there are no current plans for a scheme, it would establish a Right to Local Supply... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:01 by Parish Council
The first VCS Forum of 2020 will be held on Wednesday January 29 at Green Towers in Hinckley, from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
Voluntary and community groups are invited to attend, to find out more about items listed for discussion and to meet people from other voluntary and community groups.
The agenda includes the following:
- Louise Cotton - Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation
- Andy Hayes - Leicestershire... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:57 by Parish Council
Elizabeth I will be the subject of a lunchtime talk at Hinckley Library on Friday January 17 from midday until 1pm.
The talk by Sally Henshaw will focus on the young Elizabeth.
Places cost £3 for Library Members and £4.50 for non-members and MUST be booked in advance.
To book a place please call 0116 305 2500
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:49 by Parish Council
PEOPLE living across Hinckley & Bosworth borough are being asked to tell the area's Community Safety Partnership what crimes they would most like the Partnership to focus on in the next three years.
Residents' views, alongside crime and disorder data, will help to determine priorities for the partnership for the coming year.
The results of the survey will also be used to inform the Crime and Community... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:12 by Parish Council
A Jobs Fair is to be held in Hinckley Library on 12 February 2020 between 10am and 12.30pm.
The event has been organised through the Work. Live. Leicestershire (WiLL) project which aims to build a better rural future through learning, training and employment opportunities.
The project is currently operating in the rural areas of Hinckley and Bosworth.
For full information, please see the attached posters.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:59 by Parish Council
A meeting of Burbage Parish Council's planning committee, to be held in Millennium Hall this evening, Monday January 13, will start at 7.30pm and be held in the main hall of the community building on Britannia Road.
Items for discussion will include plans for new development on Lutterworth Road, at John Close and at Sketchley Hill House.
A full agenda is available on this website: Click on the home page... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:30 by Parish Council
On Wednesday January 15, between 10am and 12.30pm Hinckley Library will be hosting an event in conjunction with Hinckley & Bosworth Council, North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College (NWSLC), the LGBT Centre and St Mary's Church to launch a programme of events for 2020 and to discuss LGBT+ issues in the community.
Barwell-based LGBT+ Rights Campaigner Mathew Hulbert said: "This event is... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:17 by Parish Council