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ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Dragon Lane and St Georges Close, Newbold Verdon (see attached plan).

The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching and any other associated work to the highway.

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure. The duration of the restriction is not anticipated... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:06 by Josie Flavell

Tags: Highways, News

NHS Managing the Pandemic in Local Hospitals

Managing the pandemic in community hospitals

Over the past few months, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust's community hospitals have played an important part in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic alongside our other NHS partners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The safety of patients and staff continues to be our top priority.

At the onset of the pandemic we set aside two of our 12 wards across... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 16:31 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

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. A road closure is required on Bagworth Road, Barlestone from the junction with Barlestone Road, Bagworth in a westerly direction for 175 metres on the 3 rd August 2020 for up to 8 weeks. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:23 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Hinckley Leisure Centre Re-Opening!

Following the recent announcement that indoor gyms and leisure centres can reopen the Borough Council is delighted to announce that Hinckley Leisure Centre plans to open its doors on Monday 3 August in a phased return.

The reopening will be done over three phases, across three weeks, with measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.

On Monday, August 3 the gym will open and gym facilities and studio... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:46 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Highways Authorities urged to note local hotspots

PRESS RELEASE - ISSUED 10 July 2020

Highways Authorities urged to note local hotspots

Highways authorities are being urged to make sure that local transport hotspots including the A5 is fully considered when delivering any future local road improvement schemes for the area.

The call came after the Borough Council responded to a consultation by Leicestershire County Council that sets out to determine the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:59 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

PLAY AREAS RE-OPENED - PLEASE READ ADVICE

PLAY AREAS RE-OPENED - PLEASE READ ADVICE

PLAYGROUND USERS - COVID-19 ADVICE

Please follow current Government guidelines on social distancing, hand sanitising and wearing of face masks. We also ask you to adhere to the following whilst using the play area and its equipment.

  1. We advise you wipe all equipment down before and after use, with anti-bac wipes.
  2. Avoid touching your face and do not let children put their mouths on the equipment.
  3. You MUST... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:08 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Voting Press Release

PRESS RELEASE

Voters urged to make sure they are registered to vote

The Borough Council is encouraging its residents to make sure they're registered to vote by responding to the annual canvass.

During the annual canvass, the borough council contacts every household in the borough to make sure the details it holds about residents on the electoral register are correct.

As well as confirming the details of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:45 by Josie Flavell

Tags: 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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:54 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

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