Author: Josie Flavell

PRESS RELEASE- Cineworld Hinckley

Cineworld

The Chief Executive of Cineworld Cinemas has written to thank the Borough Council for its ongoing support of the Hinckley cinema and responded to a number of concerns the council had raised following its temporary closure.

Borough Council Chief Executive Bill Cullen contacted Cineworld at the request of Council Leader Stuart Bray at a recent full Council meeting after the popular Hinckley venue... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 08:39 by Josie Flavell

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Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

Newbold Verdon Parish Council have a casual vacancy which needs to be filled. Please find attached the official Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council vacancy notice.

If you are aged 18 years and over, have lived or worked in the parish - or within 3 miles of the boundary - for 12 months or more, you are elgible to apply.

The role is voluntary but you will be joining a team of council members who work... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:51 by Josie Flavell

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BAGWORTH ROAD, BARLESTONE

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER BAGWORTH ROAD, BARLESTONE

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed that a road closure is required on Bagworth Road, Barlestone from the junction with B585 Bagworth Road, Barlestone Town for 350m south on the 24th November 2020 for 1 day.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to facilitate carriageway patching and any other associated work to the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:36 by Josie Flavell

Tags: Highways, News

Borough Council Service Changes due to Second Lockdown

Borough Council Service Changes due to Second Lockdown

The majority of Borough Council services will continue in a COVID secure way through the second lockdown which begins today (5 November).

Amongst the many council services and facilities that will continue through the lockdown are:

• Bin collections – refuse, recycling and garden waste, recycling sites and commercial waste, bulky and special collections plus street cleaning and servicing litter... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 07:47 by Josie Flavell

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Changes to Council Services - Covid-19 Lockdown

Changes to Council Services - Covid-19 Lockdown
  • The following sites are closed:

§ Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre;

§ 1620s House and Garden at Donington-le-Heath;

§ Charnwood Museum;

§ Melton Museum;

§ Harborough Museum;

§ The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

  • Where possible Museum and heritage events and activities will move online; interested parties are encouraged to check websites for details.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 07:28 by Josie Flavell

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Vote for your favourite park

Vote for your favourite park

Everyone is urged to vote for their favourite park in Hinckley and show how much they love their parks.

The experts have already had their say and only just a few weeks ago it was announced that both Hollycroft Park and Argents Mead were awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award.

Last year Hollycroft Park went one step further and was also awarded a People's Choice Award – one of the top 10 parks... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 07:19 by Josie Flavell

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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: Footpath R95, Newbold Verdon (see attached plan).

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

The TTRO will incorporate a temporary public right of way closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 09:25 by Josie Flavell

Tags: Highways, News

DRAGON LANE PLAY AREA RENNOVATIONS

DRAGON LANE PLAY AREA RENNOVATIONS

The Parish Council will be commencing with the rennovations of the play areas at Dragon Lane Recreational Ground on Monday 9th November.

We can confirm that the footpath from Dragon Lane to Mill Lane will remain open throughout the duration of the project and the bottom end of the playing field will also remain open to the public. However, we kindly ask that all dogs remain on their leads at all times... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 12:13 by Josie Flavell

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Remembrance Sunday in Hinckley

Remembrance Sunday in Hinckley

Remembrance Sunday in HinckleyHinckley's Atkins Building is among the landmarks in the county to be lit up in red in support of the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal 2020 once again this year.While Covid-19 has meant that the Legion's 2020 Poppy Appeal has had to go online, families can still get involved by downloading and colouring in a Remembrance Poppy to display in their window as a show of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 06:05 by Josie Flavell

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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... Read More »

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

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