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
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
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
Good news regarding Post Office services
The latest update with regard to provision of Post Office services in Market Bosworth is that the town has been designated for an outreach service which will provide full Post Office services for two half days per week. The provision will be reviewed based on demand. A location is currently being sought with one or two options being considered.
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:21 by Cathy Monkman
The Parish Council has organised a dedication event and programme of entertainment to mark the official 'unveiling' of the artwork commissioned to commemorate King Richard III's cortege procession passing through Market Bosworth in March 2015.
The event and programme of attractions will take place in the Market Place between 1.00 - 5.00 pm on Sunday 19 March 2017. Attractions will include Hawkwise Falconry, Captain Mortimer and.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:46 by Cathy Monkman
Further to our news item in August 2016 regarding requests for automatic doors to be installed at Market Bosworth Surgery, the Parish Council can confirm that the matter was referred to the Medical Practice and to Borough Councillor Mrs M Cook. The Borough Councillor referred the matter to MP David Tredinnick, who contacted the West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group to find out whether automatic doors could be installed.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:02 by Cathy Monkman
Have your say on a proposed new approach to highways maintenance
Leicestershire County Council has launched a consultation on the new proposed Highways Draft Asset Management Policy and Draft Strategy. Last year Leicestershire County Council asked residents for their views on how it carries out the management of its highway assets. Following feedback, a draft highways asset management policy and draft strategy documents have been written and the council.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:44 by Cathy Monkman
The Parish Council has been asked if it can contact the Police to request effective traffic enforcement within the town. The Parish Council encourages all those who have concerns about local traffic enforcement to either contact the Police directly or to contact the Parish Council so that an evidence base can be compiled and presented to the Police for action.
Please put your concerns in writing to either.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:32 by Cathy Monkman
Part of the Parish Council commissioned Richard III artwork arrives at the workshop - some beautifully smoothed stone!
Posted: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:12 by Cathy Monkman
Leicestershire County Council has launched a public consultation on its proposed medium term financial strategy for 2017 - 21. The proposal is to make savings of £68 million over the four year period.
The public consultation ends on 10th January 2017.
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:56 by Cathy Monkman