Husbands Bosworth Parish Council

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Leicestershire Warm Homes Fund

Leicestershire Warm Homes Fund

Leicestershire County Council has received funding from the Affordable Warmth Fund to deliver first time gas central heating to eligible households.

Much of Harborough District is not connected to the gas mains and this too can lead to much higher bills. The scheme is due to launch shortly and will be run by Eon.

Harborough District Council is already working to identify areas where the number of properties... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 May 2020 10:42 by Clerk

Tags: District, Grant, Health, Local

Plea for the Return of Medical Aids Loaned into the Community

Plea for the Return of Medical Aids Loaned into the Community

A plea for the return of medical aids no longer required has been launched by East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG.

If you have been loaned a bed, mattress, hoist or commode that you no longer need, please arrange for it to be returned as much of this equipment could be recycled and reused. If you have other equipment to return, please keep hold of it and arrange for it to be collected after the COVID-19... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 May 2020 11:20 by Clerk

Tags: Health, Local

Extended Construction Working Hours

The Government's Written Ministerial Statement issued on the 13 May 2020 on planning and construction hours makes it clear that local planning authorities are expected to agree requests from developers to extend construction working hours to 9pm Monday to Saturday, until the 13 May 2021. In circumstances where there are no residential propetties nearby, even longer hours can be considered.

The aim of... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 May 2020 14:29 by Clerk

Tags: Buildings, Covid-19, Environment, Local

No. 58 Bus Service - Subsidy Extended

The subsidy from Leicestershire County Council to allow the continuation of the number 58 bus service through Husbands Bosworth has been temporarily extended.

As part of the County Council's Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy, a number of subsidised bus services within the Hinckley and Market Harborough areas, as well as other routes in the county, were due for review. However, as a result of the... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 May 2020 09:45 by Clerk

Tags: Facilities, Local, Transport

Harborough District - Noise Complaints

Harborough District - Noise Complaints

Residents enjoying the lighter nights are being urged to be mindful of their actions with Harborough Community Safety Partnership urging residents to be respectful to their communities as part of the 'Respect and Tolerate' campaign.

Harborough Community Safety Partnership advises: "This year, with us all stuck at home, it is no different. Our consistent advice is respect and tolerate. Remain respectful... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 10:25 by Clerk

Tags: Community, District, Local, Social

Market Harborough Waste Site - Booking System

Market Harborough Waste Site - Booking System

The Household Waste Site in Market Harborough has re-opened on an appointment only basis for the following types of waste:

  • Garden waste
  • Wood and chipboard
  • Non-recyclable household waste e.g. black bags or items that don't fit in your wheelie bin
  • Hardcore and soil (charges apply – card payments only, taken contactless on site)
  • Plasterboard (charges apply – card payments only, taken contactless... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 15:25 by Clerk

Tags: Amenities, District, Facilities, Health, Local, News

Hoarding Awareness Week - Information and Resources

Hoarding Awareness Week - Information and Resources

This week is National Hoarding Awareness Week (18-25 May)

Set up by the Chief Fire Officers Association, the campaign is being supported by the Environmental Team at Harborough District Council.

It is estimated that more than a million people in the UK may have a hoarding disorder, which can range from mild, where it may not have an impact on someone's life, to severe, where it seriously affects someone's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 11:00 by Clerk

Tags: Community, District, Health, Local, Social

Online Exercise Class for Fall Prevention

Online Exercise Class for Fall Prevention

The Health and Wellbeing team at Harborough District Council have put together a Steady Steps online class together with an experienced instructor to support with falls prevention.

The online class is a great gentle exercise session for those struggling with their mobility.

Please follow the link below to visit YouTube to access the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJJy4UN4uUg

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 09:05 by Clerk

Tags: District, Health, Local

Mental Health Support from Bower House in Market Harborough

Mental Health Support from Bower House in Market Harborough

Bower House situated in Market Harborough is offering counselling to anyone who needs support with their mental health. Their services cover a 10 mile radius from Market Harborough.

Although the Bower House is a Christian charity, those with any or no faith are welcome to access the service.

Bower House will take calls on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 4pm and Thursdays from 2pm to 8pm;

Telephone... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:25 by Clerk

Tags: Covid-19, Health, Local

Helpline Numbers for Domestic Abuse Support

The Harborough District Community Safety Team would like to share important helplines for those at risk:

If you or your family are in immediate danger call 999. If you are unable to talk press 55 after dialling and the Police will know that you need help. Please note that it is okay to leave your home during lockdown if you are experiencing abuse. The police can also remove the person harming you from... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 11:15 by Clerk

Tags: Covid-19, Health, Local

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