We are pleased to announce that a third round of funding has been agreed by Leicestershire County Council to support community organisations affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A total of £600,000 is being made available in Round 3 of the Leicestershire Communities Fund for a limited period of time (until 22nd January 2021), for organisations delivering services for vulnerable people who live in... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:42 by Parish Clerk
Newbold Verdon Parish Council will still be installing the annual community Christmas tree with its lights - which will be turned on soon - but as we are unable to hold the annual light switch on event due to covid-19, we decided that to make Newbold Verdon a sparkling winter wonderland and as cheerful as possible, we'd ask all residents and business owners to decorate the outside of their properties... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:42 by Parish Clerk
To coincide with lockdown restrictions easing, the Borough Council is reintroducing free parking in five popular town centre car parks on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas.
Shoppers will be able to park for free in St Mary's, Church Walk, Castle, Lower Bond Street and Trinity Lane East car parks in the three Saturdays before Christmas. The Borough Council, has agreed to repeat the popular offer again... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:04 by Parish Clerk
Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a masterplan that will guide the development of land South of Station Road in Market Bosworth.
Earlier this year Birmingham-based planning consultants Define were appointed to create an overall masterplan and development strategy for the site. The consultants were tasked with creating a development of high quality design in keeping with... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:01 by Parish Clerk
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 Parish Clerk
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 Parish Clerk
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 Parish Clerk
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 Parish Clerk
- 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 Parish Clerk
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 Parish Clerk