Borough Council working with E.ON to offer free central heating systems to eligible homes
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council are working with E.ON to offer eligible residents up to 100% funding for either a first-time gas central heating system with free gas connection, or an air source heat pump central heating system across the district.
To benefit from the full funding available residents must... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:31 by Alison Perkins
Council maintains one of the lowest Council Tax rates in the country
The Borough Council is to increase its council tax charge for 2021/22 by £5 following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting last night (Tuesday 23 February 2021).
This means the average Band D council tax (including the Special Expense Area) for Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council will increase to a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:16 by Alison Perkins
Reminder to renew garden waste collection service
Green fingered residents have more time to renew their subscription to the garden waste collection service this year following the disruption to the service last April resulting from the pandemic.
The 2020/21 subscription has been extended by two months with garden bins displaying the 2020/21 sticker now being collected until 31 May 2021. To ensure the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:14 by Alison Perkins
Please see the attached document from Severn Trent outlining the works to be carried out on the A47 Normandy Way on 5th March 2021 and which will have an impact on the junctions of Wykin Lane and Stoke Lane.
You may prefer to take an alternative route whilst these roadworks are in place.
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:09 by Alison Perkins
Dear Higham Residents,
In the event of a missing dog, which may have got on to HORIBA MIRA's property, please alert MIRA Security immediately. Telephone : 02476 355229 / 02476 355377.
The nature of our business involves vehicles travelling at high speed on the proving ground. By contacting security directly, steps can be taken to warn the Proving Ground driving community, catch the dog and return it... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 10:24 by Alison Perkins
Introducing 'Higham Community Enterprises'
We told you in August that we had been approached by Cartwrights with regard to our interest in the pub. We told them the community are interested in buying it and made an offer. They replied to say that they were prepared to discuss options although inevitably declining our first offer. In a positive move, Cartwrights have said they are willing to maintain... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:46 by Alison Perkins
Trading Standards have been informed of companies cold calling offering 'free surveys' to residents as part of the Green Homes Grant.
Following the Government launch of the Green Homes Grant, Trading Standards reminds residents to exercise caution if they are looking to use the grant for improvements to their homes.
The Green Homes Grant is an initiative to get homeowners to invest money in improving... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:20 by Alison Perkins
The Parish Council has no authority to deal with issues of speeding or parking.
On the Leicestershire Police link on the left of this screen you can report crimes, issues and incidents. Just choose from the options below.
- Road traffic incident
- Missing person
- Antisocial behaviour - includes parking problems
- Report fraud
- Lost or stolen vehicles
- Lost or found property
- Civil disputes
- Breach of coronavirus... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:27 by Alison Perkins
Latest newsletter from the Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards department with information on recent work, scams and advice.
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:15 by Alison Perkins
Shopping in Hinckley to be given a boost during half term week after Councillors approved a free parking scheme in Hinckley town centre.
The scheme will allow shoppers to park for free any time from Monday 19 October to Friday 23 October in three town centre car parks – Trinity Lane East (Rugby Road, opposite Domino's) , Castle (Hill Street) and Lower Bond St (opposite the Atkins building).
This... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:55 by Alison Perkins