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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:34 by Janet Robinson
Charlie Dunn Issued on 12/9/16 at 2:26 p.m. Crime number: 440 of 23 July Detectives investigating the death of five-year-old boy at Bosworth Water Park, Leicestershire, are making a fresh appeal for information. Charlie Robert Dunn died following an incident at the water park, in Market Bosworth, on Saturday 23 July. Officers are now appealing for anyone with moving footage or photos on their phone from the park on the day of his death to get in touch. Enquiries carried out since his death show more than 500 vehicles passed through the barriers at the entrance on the day of Charlie's death. He was there with his family between 11.55am and 3.20pm. So far, only a very small number of people who were at the water park have come forward. If you were there and have any information please get in touch. At the time of the incident Charlie was wearing blue and yellow shorts with Minions printed on them and, a grey t-shirt with a picture of Woody from Toy Story on the front. He was also wearing glasses. Detective Sergeant Nikki McLatchie, who is working on the investigation, said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who saw Charlie at the park. Did you see him in the water? Did you see him playing? You may only have a small recollection but it could really help with our investigation. "We know Charlie was carried out of the water by other park users. Did you see him in the water prior to this? "If you took any footage from the area around the Blue Lagoon that afternoon please get in touch with us. It could really help us piece together what happened." Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote incident 440 of 23 July. Two people, a man and woman, who were arrested in connection with the incident remain on police bail. Roy Rudham Chairman CCNWA Email: email@example.com Website: www.neighbourhoodwatchleicester.net Twitter: @CCNWALeics
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:51 by Janet Robinson
Message from the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershier
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:29 by Janet Robinson
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0FR
ISSUED 26 AUGUST 2016
Price frozen for garden waste service
THE price for Hinckley & Bosworth's highly successful garden waste collection service has been frozen at £24 for at least the next two years for customers who sign up to pay by direct debit. More »
Members of the Borough Council's Executive set the price of the alternate weekly garden waste collection at £24 for 2017-2018 for everyone who opts into the scheme and froze the price for 2018-2019 for customers who have signed up to pay by direct debit by 31 January 2017 at its meeting this week (24 August).
As a further incentive, all direct debit customers – including the thousands of households who have already signed up – will be entered into a prize draw to win next year's garden waste collection for free.
To be in with a chance of winning, householders must sign up to pay by direct debit by 31 January 2017. Existing direct debit customers for the service will automatically be entered.
Since the Borough Council voted in favour of introducing an annual charge for the garden waste collection service earlier this year, more than 32,000 households have signed up for the scheme, exceeding all expectations.
Significant financial pressures forced the council to introduce the charge for the service which was previously included within the overall council tax bill. Now only those households who opt to pay for the service continue to receive it.
Anyone wishing to pay for the service by direct debit can choose to either:
• download a form at a copy of the form from the council's website at www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/allgardenbinssign; or
• call: 01455 238141 Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm (4.30pm Fri)
Councillor Mark Nickerson, the council's Executive Member responsible for Neighbourhood Services, said: "I would like to thank everyone who has signed up to continue to recycle their garden waste. By turning this waste into compost we are able to reduce amount of waste going to landfill which the County Council has to pay to dispose of. This price freeze has been introduced to ensure as many people as possible continue to recycle their garden waste.
"By signing up to direct debit, residents help to keep our costs down, and rewarding 50 people with a free service for a year is our way of saying thank you to these customers."
Anyone who chooses not to continue to receive the garden waste service does not need to notify the council. Households can keep the garden waste bin if they wish to, but it will not be emptied unless the annual charge has been paid.
The council will make one collection of all unwanted garden waste bins within the next few weeks. Residents will be notified of the collection days for unwanted bins in their street via a 'hanger' notice, which will be left on their black refuse bin a fortnight beforehand. The unwanted brown bins will then be removed two weeks later, on the next refuse collection day. » Less