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Easter opening times of Household Waste & Recycling Sites

Easter opening times of Household Waste & Recycling Sites

Please see attached for details of the Easter opening times of the Household Waste & Recycling Sites in Leicestershire

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 11:21 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

A Blue Ford Kuga has been stolen from Forresters Road, between the Sunnyhill and Far Lash junctions. The vehicle was taken from the driveway on the 10th of April sometime between 22:00 and 23:00. If you have any CCTV or Doorbell footage, please get in touch. This appears to be a keyless theft. Please consider steering locks, driveway bollards and RFID wallets. 22000204407. Darren.stretton@leics.police.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 09:40 by Parish Council

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Historians hunt for families of Hinckley First World War fallen

Historians hunt for families of Hinckley First World War fallen

Local historians and the Royal British Legion are trying to trace the relatives of two Hinckley mothers who each lost three sons in World War One.

Historian Greg Drozdz is hoping to trace descendants of Mary Ann Sharpe and Mary Ann Dixon to invite them to take part in a special ceremony being organised by the Royal British Legion and the Borough Council next month to commemorate the centenary of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 13:33 by Parish Council

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St George's Day celebrations in Hinckley

St George's Day celebrations in Hinckley

Final preparations are now underway to celebrate St George's Day with a special programme of traditional entertainment in Hinckley town centre.

The bunting is already decorating the town centre, creating a festive atmosphere in preparation for the event that takes place between 10am and 2.30pm on Saturday 23 April 2022.

The event offers plenty of free entertainment and activities for the whole family... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 11:25 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Two skips full of stones were stolen from Lychgate Lane at 20:30 on the 4th of April. These stones were being used due to the ongoing road repairs in the area. The suspect vehicle left towards Aston Flamville.

A coat has been taken from a vehicle on the Rainbow Way car park. Please remember not to leave anything on view or of value in your vehicle. Criminals will take anything if they can get a few... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 11:22 by Parish Council

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Parish Council calls for re-run of "flawed" public consultation

Burbage Parish Council has submitted a dossier of objections to plans for a National Rail Freight Interchange to be developed close to Junction 2 of the M69.

The scheme, proposed by Tritax Symmetry, also includes warehousing and highway works.

Councillors have expressed their "extreme concern" about what they describe as a "flawed" public consultation exercise, which was aimed at gathering residents'... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 09:52 by Parish Council

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Over 20K People Fell Victim To Remote Access Scams

Over 20K People Fell Victim To Remote Access Scams


More than £50 million was lost last year to scams where victims are tricked into handing over control of their computer or smartphone to criminals.


New data from Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, reveals that 20,144 people fell victim to scams where they were persuaded to grant criminals remote access to their device. Victims reported losing a total of £57,790,384... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 09:57 by Parish Council

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Our News Neighbourhood Watch April 2022

Our News Neighbourhood Watch April 2022

Welcome to the April edition of OUR NEWS (attached). Whilst crime prevention is a key driver for Neighbourhood Watch, we have been uniquely embedded in communities for 40 strong years, perfectly positioning us as a gateway between individuals and the support they need to enable them and their communities to thrive.

As we draw nearer to Neighbourhood Watch Week (30th May - 5th June), the Month of Community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 10:24 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

It is with great sadness the force is paying tribute to former Chief Constable Simon Cole QPM, who died last week.

Simon, 55, had recently retired and had served in policing for 30 years. He was found dead at his home address in Kibworth Harcourt on 30 March. The matter has been referred to the Coroner.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Simon's family and friends at this difficult time.

Temporary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 16:58 by Parish Council

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Cashpoint thefts warning

Cashpoint thefts warning

Officers are warning elderly residents in particular to be vigilant when withdrawing money from cash machines.

It follows a small number of thefts from victims who have typically been approached mid-transaction and distracted or pushed to one side.

The victim's account has then had the maximum withdrawal taken in some cases.

Officers are investigating the incidents but are issuing the following advice:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 15:21 by Parish Council

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