My council press releases

Garden waste service suspended, 20/03/2020

Published on Friday, 20 March 2020

The council has suspended its garden waste collection service for at least two weeks.

  • Service changes due to coronavirus

    Published on Thursday, 19 March 2020

    The council has suspended its bulky waste collection service and is making a range of changes to a number of other key public streetscene services until further notice.

  • It’s your call on climate emergency

    Published on Thursday, 12 March 2020

    A STRATEGY for how Hinckley and Bosworth can tackle climate change has been launched at the council’s Rural Conference.

  • Awards will honour volunteers who ‘make a difference’

    Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    THE HUNT IS ON to find Hinckley and Bosworth residents who make a difference to the lives of others through volunteering.

  • Debut photographic exhibition Hinckley on Canvas at Atkins Gallery, Monday 16 March to Friday 20 March

    Published on Friday, 28 February 2020

    A debut photographic exhibition Hinckley on Canvas by Hinckley resident and photographer John Coward is to be held at the Atkins Gallery from Monday 16 March – Friday 20 March.

  • Council tax still one of the lowest in the country

    Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

    The increase in the Borough’s council tax charge for 2020/21 will be limited to 2.1%, following a decision of the full council at its budget-setting meeting last night (25 February 2020).

  • LGBT+ History Event, Wednesday 19 February

    Published on Wednesday, 05 February 2020

    An event to celebrate LGBT+ History Month is being hosted by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Leicester LGBT Centre and Leicestershire Library Service.

  • National Apprenticeship Week: Meet Michael

    Published on Friday, 31 January 2020

    To conclude National Apprenticeship Week just remember there are hundreds of different apprenticeships to choose from.

  • National Apprenticeship Week: Meet Blaine

    Published on Friday, 31 January 2020

    Different apprenticeships are available all over the country, at companies large and small, in a wide range of industries and organisations. From local organisations to large national brands.

  • National Apprenticeship Week: Meet Caitlin

    Published on Friday, 31 January 2020

    This week is National Apprenticeship Week (3 - 7 February 2020).

  • Time to Talk Day – Thursday 6 February

    Published on Friday, 24 January 2020

    A free event aimed at encouraging people to talk about mental health is being hosted at Barwell’s George Ward Centre next month.

  • Hinckley and District Photographic Society debut exhibition at Atkins Gallery

    Published on Friday, 17 January 2020

    Atkins Gallery for the first time will be hosting the Hinckley and District Photographic Society 2020 exhibition from Monday 20 January until Friday 24 January.

  • Support for Local Electricity Bill

    Published on Thursday, 16 January 2020

    Councillors have backed a move to lobby Government to open up opportunities for the local generation and supply of green energy.

  • Residents to have their say on crime and disorder

    Published on Friday, 10 January 2020

    Residents' views, alongside actual crime and disorder data, will help to determine priorities for the partnership for the next year, while the results of the survey will also be used to inform the Crime and Community Safety Priorities for the Hinckley & Bosworth and Blaby areas until 2023.  

  • Hinckley Community Initiative fund opens for applications

    Published on Thursday, 09 January 2020

    Community groups within the town of Hinckley are being encouraged to apply for their share of this year’s Hinckley Community Initiative Fund.

  • LGBT+ Community Event, Wednesday 15 January, Hinckley

    Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2020

    Interested in LGBT+ issues and events in the Hinckley and Bosworth area?

  • Treemendous effort by green fingered volunteers

    Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019

    Green fingered adults and children pulled on their wellies and grabbed a spade on Saturday (14 December) and dug in to help plant trees at Burbage Common.

  • Community initiative fund opens for applications 2020/21

    Published on Friday, 13 December 2019

    Community groups in parishes across Hinckley and Bosworth are being encouraged to apply for their share of the Parish and Community Initiative Fund for 2020/21.

  • Borough Celebrates its Sporting Heroes

    Published on Friday, 22 November 2019

    The Hinckley and Bosworth Sports and Health Alliance Awards celebrated the very best in local sporting achievement at their recent sports awards, held at Hinckley Rugby Club.

  • Line up for the Festive Family Fun Run

    Published on Friday, 22 November 2019

    A FREE FESTIVE Family Fun run hosted by Hinckley BID and the Borough Council will be held on Sunday 8 December in Hinckley Town Centre.

  • Free parking on Saturdays this Christmas in Hinckley

    Published on Friday, 08 November 2019

    CHRISTMAS shopping in Hinckley will be given a boost once again this year with free car parking in selected town centre car parks on Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas.

  • Tackle Litter - Bin It!

    Published on Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Students from St Martin’s Catholic Academy in Stoke Golding have participated in an interactive actor-led presentation Bin It! A workshop, encouraging 11-13 year olds to think about why people litter, reflect on their own behaviour and emphasise the importance of caring for their local area and to take pride in where they live.

  • Plan for development of Land South of Station Road in Market Bosworth

    Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019

    In July 2019 Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, St Peters Church and Market Bosworth Parish Council issued a statement confirming that there is a joint commitment to overseeing the development of land south of Station Road in Market Bosworth. 

  • ‘Spooktacular Saturday’ isn’t Scared by Wet Weather

    Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019

    So you’re not spooked by the weather ‘Spooktacular Saturday’, Hinckley Town Centre’s popular Halloween themed event will now take place indoors this weekend.

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