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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

"What Matters to You?" Police Event

Issued on 10/11/17 at 12:55 p.m.

Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Sir Willy Bach and Chief Constable Simon Cole will be available to listen to the public's opinions on crime and policing at a special roadshow in Hinckley.

A "What Matters To You?" event will take place outside the Wilko store in the Britannia Shopping Centre, Hinckley on Tuesday 21st November 2017 between 9.30am and 11.30am.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:43 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community, Police

Autumn newsletter

The Parish Council's autumn newsletter has been distributed to all households within the parish and is now available to view in the 'Community' section of this website.

Posted: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:13 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Country Park Trees

Country Park Trees

The Parish Council has been alerted to the fact that a number of trees have been stolen from the arboretum on Market Bosworth Country Park.

The trees being targeted are newly planted, relatively expensive Japanese maples which have been planted with the help of the Country Park volunteers as part of the on-going park improvements. The trees are also a stop off point during judging the Britain in Bloom competitions.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:25 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

General Power of Competence

Market Bosworth Parish Council

The General Power of Competence

Adopted and Approved at the Meeting of the Parish Council on Tuesday 3 October 2017

1 BACKGROUND

1.1 Parish (and latterly town) councils are corporate bodies that have accumulated powers through legislation since 1894. Their powers were constrained to specific and appropriate legislation. This means that before undertaking anything, members must be satisfied that a town or.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:39 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Finance & Audit

Grant Applications

A quick reminder that if local groups, clubs or societies wish to apply for funding during the 2018-19 financial year application forms should be with the Parish Council by 1 November 2017 to enable budget preparation.

Forms are available to download from the website by clicking on 'Grant Applications' in the left hand blue box of the screen.

Alternatively please contact the Parish Council office.

Posted: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:47 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community, Finance & Audit

Christmas Events

The Parish Council has placed the annual order for the town centre Christmas tree, something it has done for many years.

Following feedback from previous years, the Parish Council has also purchased new Christmas tree lights to blend in with the lights strung around the Market Place.

A low key lights switch on event is scheduled for the evening of Thursday 30th November, exact time to be finalised.

Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:14 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Tourism: Launch of the new Destination Management Plan

A new Tourism document - the Destination Management Plan - will be launched on Wednesday 1 November at Twycross Zoo as part of Leicester Business Festival.

Working together, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council and North Warwickshire Borough Council have commissioned the production of a growth plan to take advantage of one of the fasting growing sectors – tourism. Come along to find out about the opportunities identified in the new.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:47 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Bosworth in Bloom wins again

Thanks to the hard work of the Bosworth in Bloom team and many local community volunteers, Market Bosworth has won the 2017 East Midlands Britain in Bloom competition in the large village category, achieving an RHS gold medal and 186 points out of 200. The judges also awarded various discretionary awards. Well done!

Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:55 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

NatureSpot

NatureSpot

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council recently awarded a grant to NatureSpot to establish a wildlife website section for every parish in the district including Market Bosworth.

http://www.naturespot.org.uk/parish/market-bosworth

NatureSpot is a Leicestershire educational charity that aims to help the public to learn about and identify local wildlife and encourage community participation in its web-based wildlife recording and.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:42 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community

Victim First

Victim First

Victim First is an integrated service for Victims & Witnesses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It is free, independent and confidential and has been set up to help guide and support victims of crime through the process of the criminal justice system.

If you wish to report a crime, in an emergency dial 999. To report less urgent crime or disorder or to contact the Police with general enquiries call 101.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:16 by Cathy Monkman

Tags: Community, Police

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