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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

Latest News

Test Pit digging, Parish Field

Test Pit digging, Parish Field

The Market Bosworth Society has obtained funding for a project entitled 'Bosworth Links' which involves digging test pits at various destinations across the parish to find out more about the history of the settlement of Market Bosworth.

On 22 and 23 July two test pits will be dug on the Parish Field on Park Street, CV13 0LL, coinciding with the Leicestershire Festival of Archaeology. There will also be a metal detecting.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 16 Jul 2017 11:00 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Bosworth 1485

It is planned to commission a linked series of public artworks to mark the legacy of the Battle of Bosworth and subsequent history in relation to Market Bosworth, Sutton Cheney, Dadlington and Stoke Golding.

Three artists have been selected from a national competition and now you can have your say on the artists' ideas. An exhibition about the ideas will be displayed at Market Bosworth Library between 17 - 24 July, and at the other.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:40 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community, Richard III

Post Office services

Post Office services

A Local Public Consultation opened on 30 June 2017 in respect of proposed re-opening of Post Office services to Market Bosworth in the form of a new Hosted Outreach service.

It is proposed that the new service will be operated by the Postmaster from Bolehall Post Office who operates other Outreach services in the area. It is also proposed that the new service will be based in St Peter's Parish Church Hall, Park Street, Market Bosworth, CV13 0LL.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:28 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

2016-17 Audit

Documents relating to the 2016-17 audit have been published today and can be found on the Parish Council's website page relating to Finance.

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:36 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Finance & Audit

Police & Crime Commissioner's Prevention Fund

The Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a new grants programme - the Crime Prevention Fund. £250,000 has been set aside for 2017-18 to support grassroots groups across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland which address the community safety goals outlined in the Police and Crime Plan.

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:30 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Police

Market Bosworth Festival - Summer Season

June sees the summer programme of events for this year's Market Bosworth Festival. There will be lots of entertainment from 10th - 25th June including drama, music, film and arts & crafts suitable for all ages.

The programme includes an outdoor play, The Secret Garden, on the Parish Field on June 22nd.

Click on Market Bosworth Festival for more details from the Festival website.

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 16:53 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

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.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:45 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Highways

2017 Spring Newsletter

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

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:10 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Newsletters

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.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:25 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Public Toilets

Public Toilets

The Parish Council is taking over responsibility for the public toilet block in Back Lane from 1 April 2017. The facilities will be closed from 1 - 9 April 2017 inclusive to enable some essential maintenance to be carried out. It is intended to reopen the toilet block on Monday 10 April 2017. During the closure the nearest alternative public toilets can be found at Market Bosworth Country Park.

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:06 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

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