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BARWELL HOMES PLAN FLAGGING AFTER TEN YEARS

BARWELL HOMES PLAN FLAGGING AFTER TEN YEARS

Controversial plans to build thousands of homes on green fields in Barwell have stalled. The Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE) is no nearer the first foundations being laid a decade after its inception and almost two years after permission was granted.

Dozens of consultations and countless meetings have been held and thousands of pounds have been spent thus far but developers and the council remain... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:27 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

BARWELL TO GET NEW 20mph SPEED LIMIT

BARWELL TO GET NEW 20mph SPEED LIMIT

A number of roads are having the regular restricted road status lifted and the new traffic enforcement introduced. Streets in Barwell village centre are to get a 20mph speed limit as part of the county council's highways improvements plan.

Local authorities can make the change in response to concerns over speeding and increase in pedestrian use on streets lined by street lamps which are automatically... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:15 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Are you worried and concerned about local Crime

Are you worried and concerned about local Crime

PEOPLE in Hinckley and Bosworth are being invited to have their say on how crime should be tackled within the borough.

Your views are needed as part of a national survey that is being conducted by the Government to find out what people think should be done to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in their neighbourhoods. The Government also wants to know how policing can be improved and what can be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:42 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

PARISH COUNCIL GRANTS

PARISH COUNCIL GRANTS

Representatives from AFC Barwell and The Royal British Legion were recently presented with cheques from the Parish Council Community Grant Fund by Councillors Granger and Roberts. The AFC Barwell grant will go towards the maintenance of the heating system in the Pavilion. The Royal British Legion grant will go towards hiring a band for Remembrance Sunday.

Applications from local community and charity... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:31 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Green plaque to mark Barwell meteorite unveiled

Green plaque to mark Barwell meteorite unveiled

Barwell Parish Council are delighted to announce that the green plaque marking the surprise arrival of a large meteorite in Barwell on Christmas Eve in 1965 has been unveiled. The plaque sited at the junction of Chapel Street and Dawson's Lane - close to the site of the meteorite fall, has been set into an 8 ton granite boulder kindly donated from Midland Aggregates in Ellistown.

On that momentous Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:57 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Meteorite

ENERGY COMPARISON DAY A HUGE SUCCESS

ENERGY COMPARISON DAY A HUGE SUCCESS

Barwell Parish Council would like to thank everyone who popped along to the Energy Comparison Day earlier in the month, it was great to see so many people attending. A huge thank you to Sharon McAsey and her colleague from The Zinthiya Trust, Local Co-ordinator Kerry Smith together with Councillors Barry Granger, Huw Williams, Jim Buck, Clerk Denise Deighton and Gwenfron Granger for helping out on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:06 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

ARE YOU A LOCAL CRAFTER?

ARE YOU A LOCAL CRAFTER?

We still have a couple of vacant stalls for the Christmas Light Switch-on which takes place on Saturday 26th November. If you would like a stall then please pop into the office for a booking form or call us on 01455 844229

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:28 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Christmas, Lights

BARWELL'S FAMOUS SPACE ROCK AWARDED A GREEN PLAQUE

BARWELL'S FAMOUS SPACE ROCK AWARDED A GREEN PLAQUE

National Space Centre curator Dan Kendall with the largest known chunk of the Barwell meteorite which fell to earth on Christmas Eve 1965 which is now owned by London's Natural History Museum. The Barwell meteorite, has been chosen as a winner of a Green Plaque Award which will be unveiled in Chapel Street, Barwell on the 8th December at 12.00 noon - everyone is invited to the unveiling of this plaque... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:26 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Barwell Road Improvements

County Council Road Improvements start this wk. From Heath La/Hinckley Rd through the village finishing at Ashby Rd http://www.leicestershire.gov.uk?platform=hootsuite

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:56 by Andrew Ellis

Tags: Community

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