Author: Josie Flavell
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
RESS RELEASE - Cyclists reminded to dismount
Cyclists are being reminded to dismount when travelling through Castle Street and the pedestrianised areas of the town centre.
The call came after the council was alerted to a number of near misses between cyclists and pedestrians after cyclists flouted the no cycling rule. With town centre shops and businesses reopening, the town centre is becoming busier... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:49 by Josie Flavell
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Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:22 by Josie Flavell
Town set to welcome back shoppers safely
Towns across the borough are preparing to welcome back more shoppers by making a number of practical changes designed to help safeguard shopper and trader safety as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.
From June 15, more shops are expected to be able to trade including those selling clothes, furniture, shoes and toys.
The Borough Council and Hinckley BID have... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 16:12 by Josie Flavell
PRESS RELEASE - ISSUED 8 JUNE 2020
Hinckley Market resumes full trading
Hinckley Market is set to fully reopen over the next couple of weeks after the government gave the green light for outdoor markets to get back to business.
Over the coming few weeks the majority of the market's regular traders have pledged to return.
Shoppers should be aware that in order to follow social distancing guidelines the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 18:27 by Josie Flavell
PRESS RELEASE - Plans for development of Land South of Station Road in Market Bosworth
A draft masterplan has been drawn up to guide the development of land South of Station Road in Market Bosworth.
The plan follows the statement issued by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, St Peters Church and Market Bosworth Parish Council in July 2019 confirming their joint commitment to overseeing the development... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:04 by Josie Flavell
PRESS RELEASE - Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth thanks NHS as 'Clap our Carers' finishes
The weekly 'Clap for our Carers' is reportedly to finish after last night, 10 weeks since the show of appreciation started. Mayor of Hinckley & Bosworth, Councillor Lynda Hodgkins said: "On behalf of the borough can I thank our NHS, frontline staff and key workers and all who have been supporting us during this... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:04 by Josie Flavell
During this unprecedented time amidst the Covid-19 outbreak, we have been receiving a number of reports of businesses taking advantage of the situation by charging inflated prices for essential items amongst other unfair practices. If you wish to report this to the responsible authority, the Competition and Markets Authority have created an online form to report such practices for consideration.
The... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 17:12 by Josie Flavell
PRESS RELEASE - Working together to safely reopen Hinckley town centre
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council in conjunction with Hinckley BID is working with businesses to get Hinckley town centre ready to safely reopen for business as shop managers prepare to start trading again following the announcement that retail and shops can reopen from Monday 15 June.
New safety measures which includes pavement... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 08:23 by Josie Flavell
ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Footpath From Rush Close To Mallory Close, Newbold Verdon (see attached plan, weblink or scan QR code). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to safely facilitate footpath patching. The TTRO will incorporate a temporary footpath closure.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 08:14 by Josie Flavell