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, 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 following link and meeting ID to gain access to this online meeting, and request the password from the Clerk. Alternatively, just click on July Meeting Login and this will automatically open up the meeting page.

July Meeting Login

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

ID: 468 009 9624

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

Temporary Footpath Closure

Temporary Footpath Closure

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER FOOTPATH FROM RUSH CLOSE TO MALLORY CLOSE, NEWBOLD VERDON Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. A footpath closure is required on the above location on the 14th July 2020 for one day. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to facilitate footpath patching. The proposed alternative diversion route will be signed on site. During the closure, alternative routes available can be viewed at https://one.network/?tm=117315777 or scan the QR code below. Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:54 by Josie Flavell

Local Scams Alert!

Local Scams Alert!

Trading Standards have received details of a rogue trader in the Groby area of the County. An elderly couple paid £6,500 to the trader for doing some jet washing and weeding at their property. The traders made the consumers feel intimated and pressured into having the work done. They provided no information as to who they were, any contact details or business name and did not comply with relevant legislation. More »

We have also received further reports of similar incidents in other areas of the County and have put the following message out on our Facebook page:

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Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:52 by Josie Flavell

Cancelled Local Events

Cancelled Local Events

PRESS RELEASE - Events cancelled – August 2020

Borough Council organised events that were due to take place in August (including Hinckley BID and Friends of Hollycroft Park) have been cancelled in response to the government's continued advice around coronavirus and social distancing.

The events that have been cancelled are:

  • Saturday 1 - Music in the Mead 'Kerosene'
  • Monday 3 to Friday 7 - Snap Dragon Festival - this also includes the Snap Dragon on Tour events that were due to take place on Thursday 23, Friday 24, Thursday 30, Friday 31 July
  • Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 - Feast Hinckley
  • Sunday 9 - Sunday Funday (Hollycroft Park)
  • Wednesday 12 - Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun
  • Saturday 15 - Music in the Mead '4th Avenue'
  • Wednesday 19 - Hinckley BID's Summer of Fun
  • Thursday 20 - Hinckley BID's Classic Vehicle Meet
  • Saturday 29 - Music in the Mead 'The Sounds of Swing'
  • Sunday 30 August – The Misterons 60s,70s,80s (Hollycroft Park)

Simon Jones, Cultural Services Manager at the Borough Council explained: "We have to continue to follow government guidance and support all social distancing procedures and whilst the guidelines are changing it is only fair to everyone involved that we give them as much notice as possible. We are all incredibly disappointed as a lot of hard work goes into the planning of these events. We have for the moment taken the decision to postpone Proms in the Park in the hope that later in the year we could host an event of some kind, even if it's not in its normal format. We will however keep everyone informed. " More »

The Atkins Gallery at the Atkins building continues to be closed until further notice and there will be no conferences taking place for the foreseeable future. In response to the current pandemic, Atkins Gallery has created a digital gallery to continue supporting local artists at and is currently hosting North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College's student's graduate show 'Fragment' at www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/gallery

  • For more information about any changes to council services or upcoming events look out for information in local media, follow the council on social media or sign up for free email updates at www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/emailupdates
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Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:54 by Josie Flavell