Peckleton Parish Council

Serving the people of Peckleton, Kirkby Mallory and Stapleton

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Clerk: Mrs Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire
LE9 9GF

Tel: 07818 261585

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

Ada Lovelace Exhibition

Ada Lovelace Exhibition

Discover the fascinating story of our local hero - Byron's daughter and the first computer programmer!

The exhibition is open from the 3rd to the 30th October at the Atkins Building.

It will present a very interesting insight into the life and work of Ada, who lived at Kirkby House, Kirkby Mallory.

She is one of our most important local figures, recognised nationally and internationally.

See www.atkinsbuilding.co.uk/events... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:59 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth, Kirkby Mallory, heritage

Free Summer Activity Brochure for Youngsters

Free Summer Activity Brochure for Youngsters

Free Summer activity brochure for youngsters

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 72-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... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:06 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth; summer; activities;Snapdragon Festival

Launch of ‘Message in a bottle’ – it could save your life!

Launch of ‘Message in a bottle’ – it could save your life!

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council are launching 'Message in a bottle', a scheme where essential medical information and next of kin contact details can be found easily in case of an emergency in a residents home.

The scheme which is designed by the Lions encourages the elderly and people with serious medical conditions such as life threatening allergies to store their medical details and emergency... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:33 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

HBBC : Recycling is set to get even easier

HBBC : Recycling is set to get even easier

RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become even easier from next month.

From 4 March, Hinckley and Bosworth residents can recycle a host of common items including carrier bags, cling film, plastic film, bubble wrap, books, crisp tubes and egg boxes alongside other plastics, paper, cardboard glass and cans in their blue lidded recycling bin.

The changes are possible now that recycling... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:06 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation commits £610,000 in donations to mark Chairman’s forthcoming 61st birthday

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation commits £610,000 in donations to mark Chairman’s forthcoming 61st birthday

Khun Vichai, one of five victims of a tragic helicopter crash at King Power Stadium last October, would have turned 61 on 4 April, 2019.

And to mark the occasion, the Club's charitable foundation, renamed in his honour, will donate up to £610,000 to causes in need through a campaign named 'Gift Of A Wish'.

Khun Vichai's birthday became a memorable fixture in the Leicester City calendar during his... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

Residents to have their say on HBBC council services

Residents to have their say on HBBC council services

People living in the Hinckley & Bosworth area are being asked for their opinion on the services they receive from the Borough Council.

The survey is carried out annually with regular questions on satisfaction to allow the council to monitor trends over time.

This year the diverse range of topics residents are being asked about include satisfaction with service delivery and value for money, how well... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:40 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

New machines mean no more loose change

New machines mean no more loose change

The Borough Council is phasing in new ticket machines at its pay-and-display car parks across Hinckley town centre.

New machines are being installed in the Leisure Centre, St Mary's Road and Church Walk car parks this month with others introduced gradually over the new few months.

The new pay-and-display machines will provide a variety of quick and simple ways for people to pay for their parking.

For... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:36 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

New Grant Funds for Volunteers and Voluntary Groups

New Grant Funds for Volunteers and Voluntary Groups

The Parish Council has become aware the Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has created a new fund to support volunteers.

The fund is to recognise the invaluable work being delivered by volunteers across the Borough and the significant impact this has on improving the quality of life for communities. The total amount being made available in the new Community Volunteers Fund is £10,000.00.

The... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:55 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

Hinckley’s spectacular Christmas Lights switch-on - Friday 16 November at 4pm

Hinckley’s spectacular Christmas Lights switch-on - Friday 16 November at 4pm

THOUSANDS of people are expected to visit Hinckley town centre later this month to see the town's spectacular Christmas lights switched on.

This year's event on Friday 16 November will get underway at 4pm. The lights will be switched on at 6.30pmby Hinckley's BBC Sports Personality Unsung Hero Denise Shannon along with successful local male vocal group '4th Avenue' and Mayor of the Borough, Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:05 by Andy Elton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth

HBBC Cultural Services Quarterly Newsletter

HBBC Cultural Services Quarterly Newsletter

Welcome to the latest report highlighting the services provided by the Cultural Services team for the second quarter of 2018-19 covering 1 July to 30 September 2018.

Posted: Sun, 04 Nov 2018 10:27 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Hinckley & Bosworth