Welcome to our new website!

Newbold Verdon Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Newbold Verdon a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and businesses in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want then please contact us.

To read about the Parish Councillors and the Clerk serving the community, please visit the webpages About The Council and The Council.

We also have a News page, which will give you updates to information received from lead authorities, including information concerning local community events.

Council Meetings

Newbold Verdon Parish Council meet once a month at 7pm on the first Monday of every month except in August, at the Sports Pavilion on Alans Way. Members of public are welcome to attend and make representations against items detailed on the meeting agenda, during the public open session only.

However, due to the current Covid-19 lockdown restrictions and legislation, all meetings are being held virtually via the video conference app Zoom at the earlier time of 6.30pm until further notice. Should you wish to join a Parish Council meeting, then you will need to use the meeting hyperlinks added to this page (see below), along with the meeting ID and password to gain access.

September Extra Ordinary Meeting Login Details

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4680099624?pwd=Mk9VeGxlUkRacnRGbWVEeWh3dWRvZz09

Meeting ID: 468 009 9624
Passcode: 774988

Reporting Tools

To help the community and members of the public to find information or report items more easily, we have provided direct links to some of the local and national corporate bodies websites such as, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Leicester County Council, Highways England, One.Network (footpath and road closures), Leicestershire Police, Fix My Street (reporting tool for highways and footpath issues) and the Parish Council's Facebook page.

By clicking on the relevant logo on both the right and left hand-side of this webpage, it will take you directly to that website.

The image with a street light, will take your directly to the Leicestershire County Council faulty street light reporting webpage. Likewise, with the Severn Trent logo, this will take you directly to their webpage for reporting blocked drains and sewers.

The Arriva bus logo will take you directly to the village bus time table.

Contact Us

The Contact Us page contains an online form for easy communication with the council and a location map for the council office. It also gives information concerning how to contact council, the Clerk's hours of work and the parish office opening times.

Latest News

Town Set for Free Parking Boost

Town Set for Free Parking Boost

Shopping in Hinckley to be given a boost during half term week after Councillors approved a free parking scheme in Hinckley town centre.

The scheme will allow shoppers to park for free any time from Monday 19 October to Friday 23 October in three town centre car parks – Trinity Lane East (Rugby Road, opposite Domino's) , Castle (Hill Street) and Lower Bond St (opposite the Atkins building).

This special offer for half term expands on the free parking from 3pm initiative which has been available in these three car parks since it was approved by Councillors late last year. More »

Council Leader Stuart Bray said: "Our town centre retailers and Hinckley BID are working hard to offer a range of Covid-secure promotional activities during the half term holiday so I'm pleased to confirm this council will be supporting this initiative by extending free car parking all day at a number of our key town centre car parks which are already offering free parking from 3pm.

"We trust this expanded free parking offer will make Hinckley an even more attractive destination and help shoppers to support our town centre businesses and take full advantage of the great range of shopping, leisure, services and events we have on offer here in Hinckley. » Less

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:54 by Josie Flavell

Honouring volunteers who make a difference

Honouring volunteers who make a difference

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council annually recognise and celebrate the contribution that volunteers make in supporting the community, and improving the quality of life for residents within the borough.

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic the 'Making a difference' awards have not been able to take place however the Borough Council would like to thank everyone who nominated an individual or group and wish to publically thank and acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all those nominated. Each individual or group who were nominated has been sent a certificate to recognise their contribution. More »

Nominations for the 2020 Awards were:

Individuals:

Chris Peat

Derek Windybank

Diane Welford

Helen Crouch

Joanne Norwood

Michelle Goodall-Heath

Nik Malbasa

Rhiana Drewery

Jo Coverson

Lisa Wheatley

Hugh Gregory

Louise Rose

Juanita Vogl

Dawn Grantham

Jean Collins

Lisa Wheatley

Nichola Booth

Mathew Hulbert

Angie Goodburn

Groups:

Hinckley Round Table

Queen Bees

West Leicestershire Community First Responders

Markfield Good Neighbour Scheme

Hinckley Mencap

Councillor Keith Lynch, Executive Member for Voluntary and Community Sector at the Borough Council, said: "These awards recognise contributions from some of the many individuals and groups who work tirelessly to assist others who may be more vulnerable or less fortunate - quite simply making life better for our community.

"We are sorry that due to coronavirus restrictions we are unable to celebrate in the normal way but please be assured the work you do truly makes for a better society, and as a council we are extremely proud and grateful for the rich culture of volunteering across our borough – THANK YOU." » Less

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:30 by Josie Flavell

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BAGWORTH ROAD, BARLESTONE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BAGWORTH ROAD, BARLESTONE

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

Temporary road closure is required on Bagworth Road, Barlestone from outside house number 75 for 250m north on the 28 th September 2020 from 09:30 – 14:30 for up to 1 day. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for BT to undertake pole testing and any other associated work to the highway The proposed diversion route will be via: B585, Bagworth Road, Main Street, Hinckley Road A447, Barton Road, Main Street and vice versa. More »

During the closures, alternative routes available to all traffic can be viewed at https://one.network. Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. » Less

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:49 by Josie Flavell