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Garden waste collection cost rises but existing users to receive a discount

Garden waste collection cost rises but existing users to receive a discount

Green-fingered residents who were affected by the disrupted garden waste collections last year will pay a reduced rate for this year's service.

The price for 2022-2023 has changed to £35. However, existing customers will pay a discounted rate of just £31.40 when they renew the service after experiencing disruption to their collections last year.

The service was hit by a national shortage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 17:16 by Parish Council

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County Council offers help with planning your own Jubilee event

County Council offers help with planning your own Jubilee event

Leicestershire County Council is making it easier for people to organise street parties and other events to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Full event planning guidance and registration forms can be found online by using this link:

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/about-the-council/how-the-council-works/civic-and-ceremonial/the-lord-lieutenant/her-majesty-the-queens-platinum-jubilee

Associated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 16:41 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

One of the stolen Ford Fiesta Titaniums that was stolen has been recovered and will hopefully be back with its rightful owner soon.

We have received a report of a suspected residential burglary during the daytime (14:30-0000) on the 4th of March at the location of Jubilee Way. At the moment the only property missing is a rug. If you saw or heard anything suspicious, please get in touch. Crime number... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 14:53 by Parish Council

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M69 carriageway works due to start in April

M69 carriageway works due to start in April

Essential safety maintenance works are to be carried out on the M69 between Junction 1 and Junction 21 of the M1.

The work will include upgrading the Vehicle Restraint System in the central reserve.

It is due to start on 25th April 2022 and is scheduled for completion by end September 2022.

To keep the programme for these works as short as possible and to minimise inconvenience and disruption to the local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 11:07 by Parish Council

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You're Right, That's Wrong campaign launched to tackle unacceptable attitudes towards women

You're Right, That's Wrong campaign launched to tackle unacceptable attitudes towards women

A new campaign aimed at tackling unacceptable attitudes towards women has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire.

The You're Right, That's Wrong campaign is being supported by Leicester City Council, the Violence Reduction Network and Leicestershire Police.

Please see the attached document for more information.

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 10:58 by Parish Council

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Countywide waste reduction strategy consultation continues

Countywide waste reduction strategy consultation continues

Leicestershire Waste Partnership (Leicestershire County Council and the 7 districts) is seeking views on the new Resources and Waste Strategy for Leicestershire as part of a 12 week public consultation.

The strategy examines what happens to your recycling and waste and how this can help reduce climate change and save raw materials.

The strategy has 11 pledges that sit alongside the government's proposed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 12:31 by Parish Council

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Neighbourhood Watch News March 2022

Neighbourhood Watch News March 2022

March OUR NEWS Neighbourhood Watch newsletter

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • our THINK WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign
  • launch of our 40 YEARS, 40 ACTIONS pack
  • Neighbourhood Watch Community Grants Fund
  • International Women's Day
  • Neighbour of the Year Awards 2021 regional winners

You can read about all this and more in our newsletter attached.

March 2022 OUR NEWS.pdf

Ukrainian Crisis Warning... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:57 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Here is an update and please see attached the Burbage Police monthly newsletter. You can decide what our priories should be by filling a survey with the links at the bottom of this message.

Attempt Residential Burglary at Rosewood Close at around 02:00 on the 1st of March. Attempts were made to gain access to the property via a garage door but were unsuccessful. If you saw or heard anything suspicious... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 11:53 by Parish Council

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Burglary prevention campaign launched

Burglary prevention campaign launched

Our research shows two thirds (67%) of people are worried about their home being broken into, yet there are simple, proven measures we can all take to reduce our chances of becoming a victim of burglary by up to 50%.

To help you be and feel safer at home, we are running our Think WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign (1st-31st March), highlighting the simple, evidence-based WIDE measures which can be... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Mar 2022 09:38 by Parish Council

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Candlelit vigil and collection of aid for Ukraine

Candlelit vigil and collection of aid for Ukraine

A silent candlelit vigil will be held in Hinckley on Friday evening in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

Everyone is welcome to attend the gathering at Argents Mead Bandstand in Hinckley at 6.30pm on Friday (4 March) in a silent show of solidarity for the country.

The vigil will remember all who have died, been injured bereaved or displaced as a result of the invasion of Ukraine. People will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 16:36 by Parish Council

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