We tweet council news and events and we also retweet information from other local individuals, organisations, charities and businesses which is of interest to our residents. Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council uses a number of social media websites so that we can reach as many residents as possible, quickly and informally.
The list below shows the council's official accounts on these sites.
It is quick and easy to get involved with the council via these channels - details of how to do so are below.
You can see a full list of the council's Facebook pages here:
Main council account
As well as news, events and information from the council, it also features news, events and links to other web pages which may be of interest to local residents and businesses. You can post questions on our wall and we'll get back to you by the next working day.
The official account for the council-owned Atkins Building
Based within former Atkins hosiery factory, the Atkins in Hinckley is an exciting mixed-use centre for the local creative and business communities. The Grade II listed building has been completely redeveloped to provide nearly 40,000 square feet of space. It is divided into creative studios and serviced office space, an art gallery, café, and meeting and function rooms.
Like the page to receive news and special offers from the creative businesses based at Atkins and keep up to date with its regular programme of events and exhibits.
The official facebook page for the Barwell Community House in Bradgate Road, Barwell
The aim of the Barwell Community House is to work with local residents and young people, encouraging them to become involved in community projects. Like this page to find out more about what's going on in Barwell.
The official facebook page for the Earl Shilton Community House in Peggs Close, Earl Shilton
The aim of the Earl Shilton Community House is to work with local residents and young people, encouraging them to become involved in community projects. Like this page to find out more about what's going on in Earl Shilton.
The official facebook page for the Gwendoline Community House in Wykin, Hinckley
The aim of the Gwendoline Community House is to work with local residents and young people, encouraging them to become involved in community projects. Like this page to find out more about what's going on in Wykin.
The official facebook page for the Feast Hinckley event in Argents Mead, Hinckley
The aim of the Feast Hinckley page is to promote Hinckley's free entry Food and Drink Festival which started in 2017. The event runs over two days in the summer and hosts a range of food and drink vendors, live bands, a 120ft inflatable assault course, entertainment & more. Like this page to be updated on the Feast Hinckley event.
The official facebook page for Hinckley Market on Castle Street and Market Place
The aim of the Hinckley Market facebook page is to showcase Hinckley town centre's market stalls which run on Monday, Friday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm. Like this page to see regular photos, updates and offers.
The official facebook page for current council vacancies and other jobs related news
The HBBC Jobs facebook page focuses mainly on advertising jobs available at the council, but also aims to promote other jobs and opportunities in the borough.
X (formerly Twitter)
The council's feed
This is a web based service that allows you to communicate with other people and organisations in messages of no more than 280 characters.
We tweet council news and events, surveys and urgent updates for borough residents, and we also retweet information from other local individuals, organisations, charities and businesses which is of interest to our residents.
You can also tweet a question or comment and we'll reply by the next working day. Tweet us in an emergency or contact our 24 -hour emergency service (Control Centre) on tel. 01455 251137 or complete our out of hours contact form.
All of the content can be found elsewhere on our website. This helps deliver it directly to you in a handy format either on a PC, laptop, mobile phone or other handheld communication device.
You do not need to sign up to the service to view our posts (twitter.com).
You will, however, get more out of this feed, including contacting us - by signing up for a free account (twitter.com).
Feed for children and parents in our borough
We tweet about events in our borough for children. You can also tweet a question or comment and we'll reply by the next working day.
The council's official instagram page
We share photos on the council's instagram page to inform residents of what is taking place in the borough. Follow this page to be kept up-to-date with local news, activities and events.
We publish council videos and livestream council meetings.
Advice and support for local businesses and current job vacancies
We post council news, events and information, and it also features news, events and links to other web pages/accounts which may be of interest to you as a local resident or business.
Unsure whether a social media website is genuine?
If you are not sure whether a presence on a social media website is genuine, please complete our communications contact form, with details, so we can find out.
Last updated: 07/08/2023 10:25