Bin collections - Tuesday 12 December

No garden waste collections. Refuse and recycling is being collected, where safe to do so. Please leave any missed refuse or recycling bins out for collection; we will aim to return this week.

Events press releases

Remembrance Sunday in Hinckley

Published on Monday, 31 October 2016

Hinckley’s annual Remembrance Sunday service will take place on Sunday 13 November at the Argents Mead war memorial.

  • Family event draws attention to Hinckley’s steam-driven past

    Published on Monday, 10 October 2016

    A CREATIVE and educational event returns to Hinckley's Atkins Building next week aimed at exploring one of the key aspects of the town's hosiery industry heritage.

  • Splashing out for Lacey Ann

    Published on Tuesday, 04 October 2016

    More than 100 people took part in a fund raising pool party at Hinckley leisure centre last weekend in aid of two-year-old Lacey Ann Taylor from Barwell.

  • Story book ending for children

    Published on Thursday, 14 July 2016

    SCORES of budding young authors from across the borough will see their work in print this summer as part of a special project for this year’s Snap Dragon Children’s Festival.

  • Get your dog microchipped for just £10

    Published on Friday, 17 June 2016

    DOG owners are being reminded that since 6 April, their pets must be microchipped or they run the risk of a £500 fine.

  • Families on their bikes at Mallory

    Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016

    Hundreds of cyclists braved the unpredictable British weather to ride the Mallory Mile last night.

  • Event will Honour our Armed Forces

    Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016

    A SPECIAL outdoor service and parade will be held in Hinckley on Saturday 25 June to enable people to show their support for the Armed Forces.

  • Families come together to decorate streets of Hinckley for this year's LOROS Colourfun Mile

    Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016

    Issued on behalf of LOROS.

  • Tantalize your taste buds in Hinckley this weekend

    Published on Monday, 23 May 2016

    Hinckley’s first ever food and drink festival is set to delight the senses this coming bank holiday weekend.

  • Hinckley and Bosworth rides again

    Published on Monday, 09 May 2016

    Cyclists are being invited to ride the Leicestershire countryside around Hinckley this weekend in the first of a series of free guided cycle rides taking place this summer.

  • Free events mark mental health and dementia week

    Published on Monday, 09 May 2016

    A series of free events are taking place across Hinckley and Bosworth this month to mark Mental Health and Dementia Awareness Week.

  • Summer of free concerts in Argents Mead

    Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2016

    A NEW season of free concerts will take place in the bandstand in Argents Mead this summer, beginning later this month.

  • Calling all performers

    Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2016

    DRAMA groups, musicians and other performers - as well as local schools - now have the chance to air their talents for free in the bandstand in Hinckley's Argents Mead.

  • Wedding Fair couple celebrate

    Published on Friday, 18 March 2016

    AN Earl Shilton couple had no idea their visit to the Atkins Building’s annual Wedding Fair in Hinckley last week would turn out to be so advantageous.

  • The Big Draw is an event for the whole family

    Published on Friday, 02 October 2015

    AN EVENT aimed at encouraging people to reminisce about Hinckley’s industrial history is being held at the town's Atkins Gallery this month.

  • Get your dog microchipped for just £10 at Petworks

    Published on Thursday, 01 October 2015

    A special microchipping event will be held later this month as part of the Borough Council’s campaign to encourage all dog owners to microchip their pets before the law makes microchipping compulsory

  • Views sought on Argents Mead play area

    Published on Friday, 25 September 2015

    RESIDENTS are being asked for their views on a design for a children’s play area for toddlers and juniors on land next to Hinckley's new leisure centre in Argents Mead.

  • Hinckley town centre Easter bunny hunt

    Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

    Hinckley Town Centre Easter Bunny Hunt – from 28 March to 11 April inclusive. FREE treasure hunt for children - find the Easter bunnies' names and win an egg!

  • Borough commemorates Commonwealth Day

    Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

    Hinckley and Bosworth commemorated Commonwealth Day earlier this week when it participated in a nationwide flag raising ceremony.

  • Free information event for sports coaches

    Published on Friday, 06 March 2015

    A FREE event providing information for sports club coaches in Hinckley & Bosworth is being held at the end of this month.

  • Free event will help businesses grow

    Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2015

    Developers, property professionals and businesses will be at the Atkins Building in Hinckley this month to showcase the development and relocation opportunities on offer in Hinckley and Bosworth.

  • Atkins now has a Spanish Flavour

    Published on Thursday, 12 February 2015

    The Mayor and Mayoress of the borough visited the Atkins Building this week to welcome its new café operators and sample some of the Spanish flavoured menu.

  • Hinckley BID’s fifth great pancake race

    Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

    Issued on behalf of Hinckley BID.

  • Earl Shilton’s High Street receives national recognition

    Published on Thursday, 08 January 2015

    EARL Shilton's success in reaching the final of the government’s inaugural Great British High Street awards, has been officially recognised.

  • Winning Unsung Hero hails from Hinckley & Bosworth again!

    Published on Monday, 15 December 2014

    Jill Stidever from Markfield has beaten off stiff competition from 15 regional winners to be declared national winner of the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award 2014.

  • Civic carol service in Hinckley

    Published on Monday, 08 December 2014

    HINCKLEY and Bosworth’s civic carol service will take place on Sunday (14 December) at St Mary’s Church in Hinckley (LE10 1DW).

  • TV reporter at sports awards event

    Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

    TV sports reporter Nat Jackson, together with BMX pro cyclist Keelan Philips, were the special guests at this year's Hinckley and Bosworth Sports and Health Alliance Awards evening.

  • Firefighters and local mayor back NSPCC Bobble Hat Day

    Published on Monday, 01 December 2014

    Issued on behalf of NSPCC.

  • Free advice for those at risk of falls

    Published on Thursday, 18 September 2014

    A SERIES of free workshops is being held across Hinckley & Bosworth for older residents at risk from falls.

  • Armada Court Celebrates 25 Years

    Published on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

    RESIDENTS of a popular sheltered housing scheme in Hinckley have celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special fete.

  • Service marks once-in-a-century event

    Published on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

    OVER 100 members of the public, including service veterans and the family of fallen servicemen, joined civic dignitaries at a service at Hinckley’s Ashby Road Cemetery to commemorate the start of WW1.

  • Families invited to Xplore a new challenge

    Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014

    XPLORER is a fun family challenge taking place in Hinckley & Bosworth this summer, aimed at young children and their families.

  • Family fun promised at Burbage Common Open Day

    Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

    A FUN-PACKED day for the whole family is promised when Burbage Common holds its 20th annual open day on 11 May 2014.

  • Free adult cycling courses

    Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

    FREE adult cycle courses are being run in Hinckley and Burbage this spring and summer.

  • St George's Day event for all the family

    Published on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

    FINAL preparations are now underway to celebrate St George's Day with a special programme of traditional entertainment in Hinckley town centre.

  • Farmers' Festival next week

    Published on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

    HINCKLEY’S Farmers’ Market Festival will be held next week to coincide with the Easter school holidays.

  • New social group to launch in Groby

    Published on Friday, 04 April 2014

    A NEW and exciting afternoon social group is set to launch at the Groby Community Centre next month.

  • Wedding Fair visitor wins fantastic prizes

    Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

    A VISITOR to the successful Wedding Fair held at Hinckley's Atkins Building walked away from the event with a fantastic collection of prizes donated by the exhibitors.

  • Borough to commemorate Commonwealth Day

    Published on Friday, 28 February 2014

    Hinckley and Bosworth will commemorate Commonwealth Day when it participates in a nationwide flag raising ceremony in March.

  • Sunshine attracts Wedding Fair visitors

    Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

    THE sunshine brought over 175 visitors to the Atkins Building’s Wedding Fair, Saturday (22 February) where they were able to meet face-to-face with 21 local businesses working in the wedding industry.