Clearance works as part of a major rejuvenation project in the Memorial Garden will commence on Monday 19 March. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the Garden as a Memorial Garden for those who lost their lives in World Wars I and II, and to make the site more inviting, light and colourful for residents and visitors. Some of the trees will be felled and shrubs and climbers will be cut back or removed, all to be replanted with more attractive, colourful and appropriate specimens.. Read More »
Posted: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:38 by Cathy Monkman
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has confirmed that there will be some variations in the operation of its off street car parking across the borough.
This will include changes to the tariffs applicable at Market Bosworth's Rectory Lane car park where the charge for one hour's parking will increase from 20p to 30p. Other charges at Rectory Lane car park remain unchanged.
Below is the Notice of.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:48 by Cathy Monkman
RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become easier from 1 April 2018. Hinckley and Bosworth residents will no longer need to separate paper and card from other recyclable materials using the inner caddy. Instead, paper, card, plastics, glass and cans can all be put together in the main blue lidded recycling bin.
The changes are being made as the contract with the company which was previously.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:29 by Cathy Monkman
Our latest newsletter has now been published and the document is available to download below.
Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:34 by Cathy Monkman
A new organising committee has been set up to review the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event. The committee includes local traders and residents assisted by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council's Town Centre Manager whose role includes responsibility for Market Bosworth.
Preparations are already underway for 2018 with the intention of creating an enjoyable family friendly event. It is likely that the event will.. Read More »
Posted: Sun, 04 Mar 2018 18:52 by Cathy Monkman
The public toilets on Back Lane will reopen tomorrow morning, Monday 5 March.
Posted: Sun, 04 Mar 2018 18:27 by Cathy Monkman
The public toilets in Back Lane will remain closed today due to the adverse weather. It is hoped to re-open them tomorrow, Sunday 4 March, or Monday 5 March, weather permitting.
Posted: Sat, 03 Mar 2018 11:07 by Cathy Monkman
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
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
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