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
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.
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
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
A Post Office Outreach Service will be opening in Market Bosworth from tomorrow, 5 September 2017.
The service will be based in the Parish Hall on Park Street and will operate twice a week on Tuesdays between 1.00 - 3.00 pm and Thursdays between 2.30 - 4.30 pm.
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 11:39 by Cathy Monkman
Leicestershire County Council is recruiting volunteers for a new project starting in September which aims to reduce food waste. The project is to run three community kitchens in Earl Shilton, Barwell and Wykin.
Information about the project can be found here: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/news/county-council-wins-grant-to-reduce-food-waste
Posted: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:26 by Cathy Monkman
Fair funding – have your say
Leicestershire County Council is calling for fair funding for Leicestershire residents and wants to hear your comments.
Leicestershire remains the lowest-funded county in the country. If we were funded at the same level as Surrey, we would be £104m per year better off, or £350m, compared to Camden.
With budget pressures intensifying, the County Council is.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:22 by Cathy Monkman
New timetables for Arriva buses 153 and 158 have been published this month.
Information is in the attached document below.
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:15 by Cathy Monkman
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council (HBBC) has made available, via the VCS Commissioning Board, £70,000 to be allocated directly to Voluntary and Community Sector organisations and Community Groups for work specific to the 2017/18 commissioning themes of heritage/culture and improving life skills.
This is another great opportunity. Your group could use the funding to develop your projects and become.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:45 by Cathy Monkman
Several residents have contacted the Parish Council to enquire why the gate on Sutton Lane has been removed and if and when it will be replaced.
Leicestershire County Council's Highways department has advised the Parish Council that the gate has been removed for repair and is scheduled to be reinstated on 30 August 2017 under a road closure order. It is anticipated that the work should only take one day.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:56 by Cathy Monkman
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