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
Advice and guidance in respect of local government services can be found on the following links:
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
Residents to have their say on crime and disorder
PEOPLE living in the districts of Hinckley & Bosworth and Blaby are being asked for their views on what they think are the most important types of crime for the Community Safety Partnership for both areas to focus on in the next three years.
Residents' views, alongside actual crime and disorder data, will help to determine priorities for the partnership... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:58 by Cathy Monkman
In response to complaints regularly received about speeding traffic, the Parish Council has purchased a portable speed indicator sign which it is hoped will encourage drivers to slow down, making our roads and footways safer. The sign will be rotated around Barton Road, The Park and Shenton Lane and it is hoped to extend the scheme in the future subject to permissions required from Highways.
Better... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:31 by Cathy Monkman
Following community engagement a project to install some new swings at the Waterside Mede play area in Market Bosworth commenced in 2018 and was completed in the summer of 2019 with the installation of wet pour safety surfaces. The swings have proved popular since installation and the new surface beneath them completes the project, enhancing the swings, encouraging greater all year round use and outdoor... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:28 by Cathy Monkman
Community Initiative fund opens for applications 2020/21
Community groups in parishes across Hinckley and Bosworth are being encouraged to apply for their share of the Parish and Community Initiative Fund for 2020/21.
A total of £150,000 has been made available to support community projects in the parished areas of the Borough and grants are available for up to 50 per cent of the total project... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 11:58 by Cathy Monkman