Barwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Barwell

Tags: Community

Garden waste collections (brown lidded bin) in Hinckley and Bosworth are to be suspended for one week

Garden waste collections (brown lidded bin) in Hinckley and Bosworth are to be suspended for one week

This is as a result of rising numbers of waste drivers and crew told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace and the national shortage of HGV driver's.

The garden waste service will be suspended from tomorrow Friday 23 July to Friday 30 July inclusive.

It is hoped the move will ensure that all residential (black bin) and recycling (blue lidded bins) rounds will be completed in full as normal. Similar decisions... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 07:27 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, HBBC

LOCAL ACTIVITIES FOR 8 to 16 YEARS OLDS

LOCAL ACTIVITIES FOR 8 to 16 YEARS OLDS

Kirkby Road Park

12th and 19th August

1.00 - 4.00pm

Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:33 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Events

Cryptocurrency Investment and Trading Scams

Cryptocurrency Investment and Trading Scams

We have seen an alarming rise in the number of people investing in 'get rich quick' schemes, investing thousands of pounds which they will never get back.


Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency designed to work as a medium of exchange.

How does this scam work?


Fraudsters will cold call victims and use social media platforms to advertise 'get rich quick' investments in mining and online trading... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:58 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Police, Security, Trading Standards

BARWELL RECYCLING WASTE SITE REVISIONS

BARWELL RECYCLING WASTE SITE REVISIONS

Please see the information below about the removal of the booking system for the Barwell Recycling and Household Waste Site:

Due to revisions to Government guidance concerning social distancing on July 19th, we are now in a position to remove the booking system for the Recycling and Household Waste Site on this date. This will mean that users can turn up at any site when it is open to dispose of their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:56 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Young People 16 – 25 in the Hinckley Area

Young People 16 – 25 in the Hinckley Area

Are you looking for something to do over the summer which wont cost you anything except your time?

There are still some places left on the Princes Trust Team Programme starting in Hinckley very soon.

Build your teamwork skills and make new friends in a small safe inclusive group.

Realise your potential and achieve your ambitions.

Gain two weeks work experience and improve your employability skills.

Challenge... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 09:52 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Council agrees to fund youth workers for Barwell

Council agrees to fund youth workers for Barwell

Parish Councillors in Barwell have agreed to fund youth workers to provide activities during the Summer and to help and support young people who spend time in parks and on the streets over a number of months. The money will fund two youth workers for a number of hours over a set number of weeks.

The youth workers are part of Young Leicestershire, which empowers young people to achieve their full potential... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:51 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community

Safer Streets Survey

Safer Streets Survey

Following the tragic death of Sarah Everard, the Home Office have launched a third round of Safer Streets funding, providing Police and Crime Commissioners the opportunity to make bids for a share of £25million funding to make public spaces safer for Women and Girls.

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is undertaking this survey to capture... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 15:12 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Police

BARWELL BY THE SEA EVENT CANCELLED

BARWELL BY THE SEA EVENT CANCELLED

Unfortunately as COVID restrictions are still in place the Events Committee have decided it is safer to cancel this event for the time being. Hopefully it will be reviewed again once we receive new Government guidelines.

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:03 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, event

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for Kirkby Road, Barwell. The purpose of the TTRO is to allow STW and their contractors to undertake the installation of new water connection. The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 3 days commencing on the 2nd August 2021.

Posted: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:47 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, TTPO

Step up to Great Mental Health – public workshop this weekend

Step up to Great Mental Health – public workshop this weekend

The three NHS clinical commissioning groups covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland launched a public consultation this week into proposals to invest in and improve adult mental health services for people when their need is urgent or they need planned care and treatment.

Mental and emotional health problems represent the largest single cause of disability in the UK. One in four adults experiences... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 15:20 by Deputy Clerk

Tags: Community, Medical