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Market Bosworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Far Coton and Market Bosworth

Bosworth in Bloom 2016

Clerk: Cathy Monkman
Parish Council Office, Parish
Hall, Park Street, Market
Bosworth, Nuneaton
Warwickshire CV13 0LL

  • Image: Ashby Canal

    Ashby Canal

  • Image: Market Bosworth Station

    Market Bosworth Station

  • Image: The Leicestershire Round

    The Leicestershire Round

  • Image: Country Park bluebells

    Country Park bluebells

Winner of many Britain in Bloom awards and well known for its characterful Market Place, interesting shops and popular eateries, Market Bosworth is a small market town that can trace its history back to a settlement in the Bronze Age. The Battle of Bosworth took place to the south of the town in the village of Upton in 1485. If you take a walk around the town you will find shields and Tudor roses as well as street nameplates decorated with Henry VII's dragon and Richard III's boar in recognition of the Battle. There are also three schools and three churches and with the Country Park, Water Park and Battlefield Line Railway within walking distance there is plenty to do for all ages.

The Parish of Market Bosworth includes the village of Far Coton as well as the settlement of Market Bosworth. Market Bosworth Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Market Bosworth a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search engine or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Bosworth Half Marathon 14 May 2017

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed for a road closure of the following roads.
The closure is required from Coton Bridge Lane, Far Coton from Welllsborough Road Far Coton to Priory Lane Far Coton; Priory Lane, Far Coton from Coton Bridge Lane to Coton Lane, Market Bosworth; Coton Lane, Market Bosworth from Priory Lane, Far Coton to Shenton Lane, Market Bosworth; Shenton Lane, Market Bosworth from Coton Lane, Market Bosworth to Bosworth Road, Sutton Cheney; Shenton Lane, Sheepy from Bosworth Road, Sutton Cheney to Main Road, Upton; Main Road, Upton from Shenton Lane, Upton to Stoke Road, Upton; Stoke Road, Upton from Main Road, Upton to Fenn Lanes, Sheepy; Fenn Lanes, Sheepy from Stoke Road, Upton to Fenn Lanes, Sutton Cheney; Wharf Lane, Sutton Cheney from Fenn Lanes, Sheepy to Bosworth Road, Sutton Cheney; Bosworth Road, Sutton Cheney from Wharf Lane to Sutton Lane, Market Bosworth; Sutton Lane, Market Bosworth from Boswoth Road, Sutton Cheney to Shenton Lane, Market Bosworth; Shenton Lane, Coton from Shenton Lane to Coton Bridge Lane, Far Coton
Temporary Prohibition of right turn at Coton Bridge Lane, Far Coton to Wellsborough Road, Market Bosworth. A 30MPH limit from Shenton Lane, Roman Road and Fenn Lanes and 40MPH speed limit from Fenn Lanes from the junction of Stoke Road for approximately 100m west.
The road will be closed between 09:45 hours till 15:15 on the 14th May 2017.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented to safely allow for a road race to go ahead.
Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during this event.
Leics Highways Tel: 0116 305 0001

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:45 by Cathy Monkman

2017 Spring Newsletter

The Parish Council's spring newsletter has been distributed to all households and can be downloaded to read here:

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:10 by Cathy Monkman

Annual Parish Meeting

This year's Annual Parish Meeting will take place at Market Bosworth Community Library on 25 May 2017 commencing at 7.00 pm. Refreshments will be available.

Although legally the Meeting must be chaired by the Chairman of the Parish Council, the Annual Parish Meeting is not actually a Parish Council Meeting and no Parish Council business is conducted. Rather, it is a chance for local groups, clubs, societies, schools etc to get together, network and present short reports about their past year. If you would like to attend as a representative of a local community group please feel welcome to do so. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:25 by Cathy Monkman