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Local Plan hits major milestone

Local Plan hits major milestone

A key planning document that that will guide future development in Hinckley and Bosworth up to 2039 hit a major milestone this week.

The Local Plan sets out preferred locations for housing and economic growth and includes a number of planning policies covering a range of issues such as conserving and enhancing the natural and historic environment, sustainable transport, good design and responding to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 10:37 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

An arrest has been made over the last few days following active patrols by officers in and around Burbage in response to recent vehicle crime. We are currently investigating the recent vehicle crime in the area and the suspicious activity.

A vehicle was also seized on Wellington Close around Midnight on the 20th of March. This was a result of officers completing patrols and stop checking suspicious... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 09:37 by Parish Council

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Candlelit Vigil in Burbage for Ukraine

Candlelit Vigil in Burbage for Ukraine

A silent candlelit vigil will be held in Burbage on Friday evening in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The vigil will be led by Fr Andrew Hall of St Catherine's Church, Burbage.

Everyone is welcome to attend the gathering at Pughes Paddock on Grove Road from 6.30pm – 7.30pm on Friday 25th March in silent show of solidarity for the country, remembering all who have died, been injured, bereaved,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 14:50 by Parish Council

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Hinckley & District Museum celebrates 25 years

Hinckley & District Museum celebrates 25 years

A series of free exhibitions in Hinckley's Atkins Gallery will form part of Hinckley and District Museum's 25th anniversary celebrations, beginning in April.

The museum, which was officially opened on 2 April 1997 by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, will be teaming up with a variety of local venues, including the Atkins Building, to 'go on tour' with its 'Beyond the Cottages' programme to showcase local... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 13:23 by Parish Council

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Signs up to cut speed on Burbage streets

Signs up to cut speed on Burbage streets

Three new mobile vehicle activated signs are being put up around the parish in a bid to encourage drivers to cut their speed.

They will be used across nine locations identified by the Council's Traffic Issues Working Party, which secured Government funding for the provision through the County Council's highways department.

Working Party chairman Cllr Barry Walker is pictured with the first of the new... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 13:13 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Over the recent week Burbage has suffered several incidents of vehicle crime. Please remember to check your vehicle is locked and nothing of importance/value left inside. Please get a steering lock and RFID car key wallets if necessary.

Items were stolen from a vehicle on Welbeck Avenue sometime overnight on Monday 14th into Tuesday 15th March. Several items were dumped in the area but we are still... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 10:59 by Parish Council

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Hinckley Police pop up shop dates

Hinckley Police pop  up shop dates

The Hinckley Town Neighbourhood Team will be running a Hinckley Police Pop Up Shop at The Britannia Centre, Castle Street, Hinckley on the following dates –

Saturday 26th March 2022 – 10.00 – 13.00

Monday 4th April 2022 – 10.00 – 13.00

Monday 11th April 2022 – 10.00 – 13.00

Wednesday 13th April 2022 – 10.00 – 13.00

Thursday 21st April 2022 – 10.00... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:22 by Parish Council

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Community funding launched for Queen's Jubilee

Community funding launched for Queen's Jubilee

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has launched two new community funds to help local communities celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in style.

The funds have been launched to support wider jubilee events and community projects across the borough.

Groups and volunteers will need to demonstrate that they are an existing/established voluntary group, and that the jubilee celebrations are an extension... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:20 by Parish Council

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Borough hosts annual Rural Conference

Borough hosts annual Rural Conference

A Rural Conference has helped to identify a work programme to tackle some of the most common issues faced by people living in rural areas of the Hinckley and Bosworth Borough during the next year.

Held annually, the event offers delegates the opportunity to keep up to date on the most important issues faced by communities in rural areas of the Borough and receive updates on work going on in the area.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 09:55 by Parish Council

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Appeal for Royal memorabilia for Platinum Jubilee exhibition

Appeal for Royal memorabilia for Platinum Jubilee exhibition

Hinckley and Bosworth residents are being asked to loan photos and memorabilia for a special exhibition to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The Atkins Gallery in Hinckley is appealing for memorabilia to be used in the exhibition which will be open from Monday 11 July to Friday 12 August.

Do you have any photos of when you or a member of the family were presented to the Queen? Have... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 16:20 by Parish Council

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