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 relevant consultation documents can be viewed at http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/have-your-say/current-consultations/four-year-spending-plans. The public consultation ends on 10th January 2017.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:56 by Cathy Monkman
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council is currently consulting on the draft Hinckley and Bosworth Economic Regeneration Strategy 2016-2020. The consultation closes Monday 16 January 2017 so please make any comments using the online contact form. Please note the background and action plan appendix 1 that highlights recent achievements and ongoing initiatives.
Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:39 by Cathy Monkman
The Parish Council has received notification that works to construct a footway along Wellsborough Road towards the Water Park will commence in January 2017, rather than November 2016.
Meanwhile, Leicestershire County Council is inviting comments on proposed changes to parking restrictions on Coton Bridge Lane and Wellsborough Road, as per the documents below. Full details are available in the Parish Council Office and the deadline for.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:14 by Cathy Monkman
The Christmas lights have been fixed around the Market Place and along Main Street in preparation for our Christmas Lights Switch On which is to take place on Thursday 1 December 2016.
Next up will be the Christmas Tree which is scheduled for delivery and installation in the Market Place at 6.30 am on Friday 25th November.
This will mean an early start for some and the Parish Council and Hinckley & Bosworth.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:51 by Cathy Monkman