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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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Get your £150 energy bill rebate quicker by paying your council tax by direct debit

Get your £150 energy bill rebate quicker by paying your council tax by direct debit

Hinckley and Bosworth residents are being urged to pay their council tax by direct debit to help speed up the payment of a £150 rebate to homes in bands A to D for help towards energy bills.

This comes after the government announced the council tax rebate scheme as part of a wider package being put into place to support families amid rising global energy costs.

This will be a one-off payment, made... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 16:33 by Parish Council

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Collection for Ukraine at Farmers' Market

Collection for Ukraine at Farmers' Market

There will be a collection point at Burbage Farmers' Market on Saturday March 5 for basic medications, children's clothes and blankets to be sent to Ukraine.

Donations made will be taken to a collection hub in Stoke Golding from where an aid shipment is being co-ordinated.

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:45 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

There have been several incidents of vehicle crime over the last week so please keep a look out. Please report suspicious activity immediately to 101 or 999. Please also consider steering locks and the usual crime prevention. Get in touch via the "REPLY" at the bottom of this email if you need anything.

Theft of vehicle registration plates from a white Vauxhall Corsa on Featherston Drive sometime between... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:24 by Parish Council

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Annual Parish Meeting 2022

Annual Parish Meeting 2022

The Annual Parish Meeting is a chance for residents to find out about the work of the Parish Council during the past year.

To be held at Millennium Hall on Monday 7th March at 6.30pm, the meeting will see the Chairman of the Council, Cllr Keith Lynch present a report outlining issues addressed and projects carried out by the council in the past 12 months.

There will then be an opportunity for members... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:16 by Parish Council

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Borough Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

Borough Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country

The Borough Council is to increase its council tax charge for 2022/23 by £5 following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting on Tuesday 22 February 2022.

This means the average Band D council tax (including the Special Expense Area) for Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council will increase to a charge of £144.87 for the 2022/23 financial year, the lowest in Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 17:12 by Parish Council

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