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Neighbourhood Watch Week, May 30 - June 5

Neighbourhood Watch Week, May 30 - June 5

SAY HELLO TO NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH WEEK, 30th May – 5th June 2022
This year, John Bishop invites us all to 'say hello' to Neighbourhood Watch Week as it kick-starts the Month of Community. It's a chance to come together with neighbours, with friends, with people you haven't met, and to 'say hello' by making new connections. Building these connections in our community is one of the foundations of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:51 by Parish Council

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Harmonic Voices concert for Ukraine tomorrow, May 18

Harmonic Voices concert for Ukraine tomorrow, May 18

Burbage Community Choir, Harmonic Voices is to hold a Concert for Ukraine at Burbage Methodist Church tomorrow, Wednesday 18 May at 7.30pm.

Donations are invited which will be forwarded to the British Disasters Emergency Committee, which will distribute funding to a network of organisations working in and around Ukraine, depending on where aid is most needed at any time.

As the event is not ticketed,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 14:28 by Parish Council

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Burbage policing update

Burbage policing update

Please continue to be mindful of where you leave your vehicle and what is in it. Registration plates were stolen from a vehicle on Sapcote Road after being left at the location and tools were taken from a van again from the Jury's Inn Hotel.

I have received several reports from residents regarding anti-social behaviour around the Sunny Hill and Forresters Road area. This has had a big impact on some... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 12:38 by Parish Council

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Burbage Village Crier appointed for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Burbage Village Crier appointed for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Brookside resident Russell Kew has been appointed Burbage Village Crier, to announce a weekend of Jubilee festivities across the parish, including the lighting of a commemorative beacon at Far Lash on June 2 and a Big Jubilee Lunch street party on Church Street on June 5.

He was chosen for the prestigious position following a competitive cry-off held at Britannia Road recreation ground, which was judged... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 12:06 by Parish Council

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£150 energy rebate payments to be made from this week

£150 energy rebate payments to be made from this week

From this week, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council will start to pay the £150 council tax rebates to HBBC residents who pay by direct debit, through the government's energy bill rebate scheme. Like all councils, the council is working hard to ensure that payments are received well within the government's deadlines.

The stipulation that councils need to make a payment rather than simply crediting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 16:46 by Parish Council

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Armed Forces Community careers fair

Armed Forces Community careers fair

The British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) would like to extend an invitation to the Armed Forces Community (AFC) to attend a Careers Fair in Leicester.

The face-to-face event will take place on 16th June 2022 at Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL, 09:30 – 13:30. There are fully booked exhibitor spaces with 60 companies represented.

BFRS is a Community Interest... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 16:41 by Parish Council

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Royal British Legion offers presence at funerals of Armed Forces veterans

Royal British Legion offers presence at funerals of Armed Forces veterans

Members of the Royal British Legion Burbage branch wish to publicise the fact that the Royal British Legion offers a presence at the funeral of any veteran of the Armed Forces Community.

Branch secretary Kenn Coates said: "There have been several occasions recently where the branch has been made aware - after the fact - that a veteran's funeral has taken place without any RBL presence, when we are very... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 13:57 by Parish Council

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Centenary War Memorial families found

Centenary War Memorial families found

Descendants of bereaved mothers who took part in the ceremony to unveil Hinckley's War Memorial one hundred years ago have been found following a public appeal to trace them.

The families will attend a short ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance in Argents Mead at 10.45am on Friday May 20, one hundred years to the day since the memorial was first dedicated.

Members of the public are warmly invited to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:30 by Parish Council

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Mallory Mile returns on Monday 6 June

Mallory Mile returns on Monday 6 June

The ever-popular Mallory Mile returns on Monday 6 June to the Mallory Park Circuit in Kirkby Mallory as part of local celebrations for National Bike Week.

Families are being invited to bring along their bikes to the circuit and join in the fun for free between 6pm and 8pm.

Working in partnership with Race Rapid, the team running cycling at the Mallory Circuit, the Borough Council will be helping residents... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:27 by Parish Council

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Try your hand at bowls in Burbage

Try your hand at bowls in Burbage

As part of the Bowls Big Weekend 2022 Burbage Crusaders Bowling Club is invited interested individuals to try their hand at the game at Burbage Bowling Club on Bridge Road, off Brookside, on Saturday May 28 between 11am and 5pm.

To find out more about this local opportunity please call Ben Bennett on 07570 595840.

More information on the Bowls Big Weekend can be found by following this link:

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Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 14:17 by Parish Council

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