Small businesses urged to claim unpaid grants
Small businesses across Hinckley and Bosworth are being urged to claim £4.3 million of unpaid business grant support that is available from Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council to help them during the coronavirus crisis.
Nearly 1,500 businesses have already received a share of £22 million in emergency support and more businesses are set to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:46 by Cathy Monkman
Leicestershire and Rutland Rural Community Council are currently promoting a community project that offers support to people who have found themselves out of work during these challenging times.
The Work Live Leicestershire project offers free online training, 1-2-1 help with job searching, help to improve interview skills and even support from specialists to launch a new business venture. Just to note... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:40 by Cathy Monkman
The Rural Community Council (Leicestershire & Rutland) is a local charity – known as the RCC - which works to support people across rural Leicestershire and Rutland to build connections, tackle issues and overcome disadvantage.
The RCC is offering a temporary support service during this period of lockdown. The team are available to provide some company and conversation to those people who... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:25 by Cathy Monkman
Coronavirus Resident Support Scheme Launched
In response to the Coronavirus outbreak Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has been supporting local residents who are self isolating and have no support networks through a Resident Support Scheme. So far over 700 residents and tenants have been contacted and assistance provided where needed through the council and the voluntary and community sector.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:42 by Cathy Monkman
In accordance with government guidance relating to the coronavirus covid-19 outbreak, the Parish Council has:
1) Closed the Parish Council Office to members of the public. Please contact us by email or post or telephone
2) Closed two playgrounds owned by the Parish Council, these being located on Pipistrelle Drive and Heath Road / Godsons Hill
3) Closed the public toilet block in Back Lane except on Market... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:51 by Cathy Monkman
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Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:28 by Cathy Monkman
Please see below the text of a letter from the Leader of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council to all residents of the borough:
I know many of us are understandably worried about the current coronavirus pandemic that is dominating our daily lives right now.
I wish to assure you that we are seeking to do our best to continue to provide council services but our customers do need to expect... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:16 by Cathy Monkman
The Cultural Services Team at Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is organising monthly Wellbeing Heritage Walks between March and October 2020 as follows:
Wellbeing Heritage Walks
- 23 March - meet at Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
- 20 April - meet at Burbage Common Café, Leicester Road entrance
- 18 May - meet at Hinckley Leisure Centre entrance
- 15 June - meet at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:52 by Cathy Monkman
Representatives of over 20 Parish Councils and Heritage Groups recently attended the Borough Council's Heritage Forum and were pleased to learn that Hinckley has been selected by Historic England to join with their Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) programme. These programmes offer an array of projects to help safeguard and celebrate heritage. The programmes are funded at fifty percent from Historic England.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 09:52 by Cathy Monkman
The Work. Live. Leicestershire (WiLL) project aims to build a better rural future through learning, training and employment opportunities. The project is currently operating in the rural areas of Hinckley and Bosworth. As part of the project a Jobs Fair has been organised at Hinckley Library on 12 February 2020 between 10-12:30.
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:05 by Cathy Monkman