The Jo Cox Way is a 5 day bike ride that celebrates community spirit and raises money for The Jo Cox Foundation and More In Common. The ride advance the causes Jo Cox championed. The Jo Cox Way is a tribute to her life, her beliefs and the spirit of community that exists throughout the country in our villages, towns and cities.
Cyclists on The Jo Cox Way will wear jerseys emblazoned with the statement... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:01 by Andy Elton
An electronic brochure packed full of summer holiday activities for young people in Hinckley & Bosworth can now be downloaded from the Borough Council's website.
The in-depth guide to 'What's Going Down' this summer is a free 74-page electronic booklet aimed at 0-19 year-olds and is packed full of information that is sure to keep them busy during the school holidays.
What's Going Down can be viewed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:17 by Andy Elton
on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August.
Feast Hinckley, which has been organised by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, promises to be the biggest and best food festival in Hinckley to date. The food lovers' event, which runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, will see over 45 food and drink vendors descend on Argents Mead with a range of local, national and international cuisine represented.... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 30 Jun 2018 12:49 by Andy Elton
Please note that the Hinckley & Bosworth Community Safety Team has asked us to pass on concerns regarding a resurgence of lead thefts from Churches in recent weeks.
There have been a number in Rutland recently and last night there was one at St Peters Parish Church in Market Bosworth. On this occasion the lead was rolled up but not taken.
The police have been in contact with Heritage Watch and Rural... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:49 by Andy Elton
A SPECIAL outdoor service and parade will be held in Hinckley on Saturday 30 June to enable people to show their support for the Armed Forces.
Now in its tenth year, Armed Forces Day offers everyone a chance to thank the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets.
A procession will leave Castle Street outside Cut Price... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:08 by Andy Elton
The National Cyber Security Centre has issued advice to anyone who may have been affected by the Dixons Carphone data breach - please see a copy of their advice below.
On 13 June 2018, Dixons Carphone plc announced that a review of their systems and data had shown unauthorised access to certain data held by the company.
Dixons Carphone has reported that 1.2m records containing non-financial... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:12 by Andy Elton
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Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 18:40 by Andy Elton
We love our food, there's simply no denying it. In fact, as a nation, we spent over £203 billion on food and drink last year alone1. But the safety of our food is often something we take for granted.
As part of National Food Safety Week (4th – 10th June 2018), Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council is partnering with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and the team... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:32 by Andy Elton
Bin collection days to change from w/c 11 June 2018 for some residents in Hinckley and Bosworth Borough
A new bin collection schedule starts in Hinckley and Bosworth from Monday 11 June, with some residents seeing a change in collection days for their refuse and recycling bins.
A minority of residents will also see their collections swapped around while the changeover happens, which may mean a recycling or rubbish collection for two consecutive weeks. There are extra collections planned to minimise disruption... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 09:51 by Andy Elton
One of the highlights of the civic year took place at the council's annual meeting last night (15 May) when a new Mayor of the Borough was installed for the next 12 months.
Councillor Jan Kirby, who represents Hinckley De Montfort Ward for the Conservatives, accepted the chain of office from the outgoing mayor, Councillor Ozzy O'Shea, before a council chamber that was packed with special guests..
Cllr... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 10:43 by Andy Elton