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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

Post Box Update

Post Box Update

The Parish Council has received an update with regard to the proposed installation of a new letter box in Park Street.

Apparently it is to be a large, Type A pillar box after all, rather than a small box on a post. Welcome news for local residents and businesses who often find the existing box in the Market Place overflowing.

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:57 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Funding for childrens' summer activities

The Borough Council has issued details of its Summer Activity Fund which provides grants for summer activities for children aged 5-11. The application form and criteria are below.

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd March

For further details contact Graeme Chilvers, Health and Recreation Manager, Cultural Services, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, LE10 0FR.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:38 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Garden Waste Collection Service

The current garden waste collection service ends on 31 March 2018. Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is recommending that residents make payment now to ensure you continue to have your garden waste collected for the next year.

If you have already signed up for direct debit there is no need to do anything. Otherwise tel 01455 238141 or go to the website www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/gardenwaste to make your payment. Calls.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:22 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Letter box

Letter box

Royal Mail have indicated that they will soon be installing an additional letter box on Park Street. This will be welcome news for those who have missed the letter box capacity since the Post Office closed a couple of years ago.

The letter box will be a small size one on a post. It is not possible to have a larger size box because of underground utilities.

Posted: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:05 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Steady Steps Programme

A 'Steady Steps Programme' is being brought to Market Bosworth from the 21 February. The Programme, brought by Better Care Together, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, will run on Wednesdays in Swan House from 1.00 - 2.30 pm.

The programme is free, runs for 24 weeks and is aimed at residents who have issues with stability and have been at risk of falling. Members can self refer and.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:00 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Fraud Prevention

Take Five To Stop Fraud Week is part of a national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the Government, backed by the banking industry coming together to tackle fraud.

The advice being issued this week is really simple but it can stop you becoming a victim of fraud.

1. A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your PIN, full password or to move money to another account. Only give out.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 13:12 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Park Street Horse

Park Street Horse

For those of you wondering where the popular Park Street horse has gone, the answer is that it has been temporarily removed by the Bosworth in Bloom team for a revamp with a new layer of woven willow. The horse will be back on display in a few weeks' time, looking as good as new to take pride of place among this year's floral displays.

Posted: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 19:56 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Free Health Check

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council's Active Together team is coming along to the Wednesday Market on 24th January 2018 to carry out free health checks between 9.00 am and 12 noon.

For more information contact the Active Together team on 01455 255908.

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:00 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Borough Council Consultations on future building and infrastructure development of the Borough

Local Plan Review: Scope, Issues and Options Consultation

The Borough Council is inviting comment on the Local Plan Review from Monday, 8 January 2018 until Sunday, 4 March 2018. Any comments on the documents need to be made during this period. The Scope, Issues and Options marks the start of the process for preparing a new Local Plan for our Borough. You can view and download all the documents and appendices from the website:.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Jan 2018 15:38 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Borough Council consultations

Carols in the Square

Carols in the Square

Our Christmas tree has been looking splendid in the snow over the past couple of days. Don't forget the Carols in the Square, around the Christmas tree, at 7.00 pm on Thursday 14 December.

The carols will be led by Team Rector, Rev Mark Poskitt. Shops will be open late and mulled wine will be available.

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:52 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

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