2016 press releases

  • Battling Brook pupils the most Active Travellers

    Published Friday, 23 September 2016

    BATTLING Brook Primary School in Hinckley has been awarded the Active School trophy after meeting the challenge to increase the number of children who travel to school by walking, cycling and scooting

  • RSPCA gold award for council’s Dog Warden Service

    Published Friday, 23 September 2016

    FOR the fifth year running, the Borough Council's Dog Warden Service has received a gold award from the RSPCA for its contribution to improving animal welfare.

  • Free event to promote good mental health

    Published Friday, 23 September 2016

    A FREE event enabling people to find out more about looking after their mental health and well-being is being held in Earl Shilton next month.

  • Council installs life-saving equipment

    Published Friday, 23 September 2016

    THREE defibrillators that can be used by the public, as well as members of staff, in the event of a medical emergency are being installed in Borough Council buildings in Hinckley.

  • Work starts on affordable housing scheme

    Published Tuesday, 20 September 2016

    WORK has now started on re-developing a derelict former hosiery factory site in Hinckley to create 68 affordable homes in the town centre.

  • Swim ‘The Channel’ at Hinckley Leisure Centre

    Published Thursday, 08 September 2016

    SWIMMERS are being challenged to take on the Aspire Channel Swim at Hinckley Leisure Centre this autumn in aid of the spinal cord injury charity, Aspire.

  • Vote for Hinckley’s Hollycroft Park

    Published Monday, 05 September 2016

    Hinckley's Hollycroft Park is up against some of the top parks in the country in a competition to find the ten most popular parks in the UK.

  • Heritage Open Days event

    Published Friday, 02 September 2016

    A FREE guided tour of three Grade Listed buildings in Hinckley connected to the notable Atkins family promises to be one of the highlights of the Heritage Open Days scheme taking place next week.

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