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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 Place

    Market Place

  • Image: Market Bosworth Station

    Market Bosworth Station

  • Image: Springfield Avenue

    Springfield Avenue

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.

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

Fire safety

According to information provided by Leicestershire's Fire and Rescue Service at Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council's recent Parishes Forum, the Fire and Rescue Service attended 33 accidental domestic fires in the Borough in the past year. Although very few people die in fires, the last 3 fire fatalities in Leicestershire were in rural locations and involved elderly people. Over the past decade there has been a reduction of 46% in fire fatalities, 88% of properties now have a working smoke alarm, and people aged over 65 are twice as likely to die in a fire as younger people. The Fire Service will carry out a fire risk assessment of any domestic property free of charge and provide free fire alarms subject to a needs based assessment. If you do not have a smoke alarm, know of an elderly person who does not have one, or would simply like more advice or information telephone 0116 287 2241 or text 4HFSC or email info@lfrs.org (text extracted by kind permission of Carlton News)

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:47 by Cathy Monkman

Surgery doors

Surgery doors

The Parish Council has heard from a number of residents that they find the heavy doors at Market Bosworth Doctors' Surgery difficult to open and they wonder if automatic doors can be installed instead. The Parish Council would welcome other parishioners' views on this so if you think automatic doors would be beneficial please contact us so that we can build up an 'evidence base' to put to the Medical Practice through our representative on the Patient Participation Group.

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:57 by Cathy Monkman

Mobile speed camera vans

Mobile speed camera vans are to patrol a number of new 'community concern' sites in Hinckley and Bosworth including Station Road, Market Bosworth. Community concern sites are those that have been highlighted by members of the public because of concerns of excessive speed of traffic

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:27 by Cathy Monkman