CHARGES for the removal of large items in the Hinckley and Bosworth area are being reduced from 1 April 2018 in a bid to combat fly-tipping.
The new reduced charges aim to encourage residents to dispose of large items - such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, sofas, carpets, beds, mattresses and other furniture – responsibly.
Last year there were 863 fly tips in the borough, which cost the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:50 by Anji Forsyth
RECYCLING for residents across the borough is set to become even easier from next month.
From 1 April, Hinckley and Bosworth residents will no longer need to separate paper and card from other recyclable materials using the inner caddy. Instead, paper, card, plastics, glass and cans can all be put together in the main blue lidded recycling bin.
The changes are being made as the contract with the company... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:44 by Anji Forsyth
We have built a comprehensive list of businesses, landowners and organisations in the Parish that will be invited to the Stakeholders' Meeting in Witherley Parish Room on Tuesday 27th February. Invitations will go out shortly either by email or hand delivered. We do need to know whether you are coming, to book your place. If you do not receive one and you think you should be included please let us... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 18:26 by Anji Forsyth
Police are warning the public to be alert to a recent scam where people are approached by fake police officers and encouraged to take part in an undercover operation
Since November last year, Leicestershire Police has received eight reports of a scam of this nature and are warning the public to prevent further people falling victim to this crime.
The circumstances are that criminals are contacting members... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:50 by Anji Forsyth
You are welcome to attend any of the three sessions, regardless of where in the Parish you live. The most important thing is that you come and have your say. We look forward to seeing you there.
Friday 17th November, 3 pm - 7 pm at Witherley in the Football Club,
Thursday 23rd November 3 pm - 7 pm at Ratcliffe Culey in All Saints Church,
Saturday 25th November 10 am - 1 pm at Fenny Drayton, St Michael... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:24 by Anji Forsyth
From 1st November 2017, patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing lower back pain will now receive more effective care as a result of changes that are being introduced to how the condition is treated.
The changes are being put in place in response to new guidance that was published in November 2016 by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommending... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:55 by Anji Forsyth
The next meeting of the Neighbourhood Development Plan will take place at Witherley Church, Tuesday October 3rd at 7.30 pm.
Come along and find out a little more.
Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:53 by Anji Forsyth
If you know someone who deserves a little recognition for all they do, why not nominate them for an award?
Please note that "Sporting volunteers should be nominated for the Hinckley and Bosworth Sports Awards later in the year."
However, I am sure we know of many volunteers who run local community groups in the borough which make a massive difference to everyone involved and it would be fantastic to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 09:02 by Anji Forsyth
If we don't encourage more people to use this service we will lose it.
Please have your say and most importantly get involved with keeping a very under used public service running.
There is a meeting at Sheepy Memorial Hall on 18th April, 2 p.m. Go along and see what needs to be done.
You may be young without a car and wish to go to see your friends, tell us where the service needs to run. If we don't... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:00 by Anji Forsyth