Newbold Verdon Parish Council

Serving the people of Newbold Verdon

Clerk: Josie Flavell
Sport's Pavilion, Alan's Way
Newbold Verdon, Leicester
LE9 9LB

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cyclist asked to Dismount - Hinckley Town Centre

Cyclist asked to Dismount - Hinckley Town Centre

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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Neighbourhood Police Link

Neighbourhood Police Link

https://www.neighbourhoodlink.co.uk/

The website allows you to register your details in order to receive alerts from police about crime in your area. It can be used by police to identify who has CCTV in a specific area and to target specific areas to update about relevant crime advice and updates.

Please sign up!

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:22 by Josie Flavell

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Shops Welcoming Back its Customers!

Shops Welcoming Back its Customers!

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

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