Husbands Bosworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Husbands Bosworth

Tags: Local

Councils Working to Re-Open Waste Sites

People being encouraged to only visit if essential.

The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.

The county sites opening are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone.

The seven county sites will be open to county residents only. The county council is also looking to introduce... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 09:28 by Clerk

Tags: Covid-19, Facilities, Local

Her Majesty The Queen to send a message to the nation to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

Her Majesty The Queen to send a message to the nation to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

The UK Government has announced revised plans to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day which will include an address from Her Majesty The Queen.

In line with government guidance, the original plans for VE Day 75, which included a veteran procession, had to be adjusted due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced a new programme that will allow members of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 11:04 by Clerk

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Local, News

New Central Access Point for urgent mental health needs


New NHS central access point for urgent mental health needs

Telephone number: 0116 295 3060

What is the central access point?
The mental health central access point is a 24/7 telephone contact point for people with urgent mental health needs. The aim of the central access point is to consider an individual's needs and route them to the right support.

Who is the central access point for?
Anyone of any age... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:03 by Clerk

Tags: Covid-19, Local

Free online training from the Work, Live, Leicestershire Project

Free online training from the Work, Live, Leicestershire Project

Leicestershire and Rutland RCC are currently promoting a community project that offers support to people who have found themselves out of work during these challenging times.

The Work Live Leicestershire project offers free online training, 1-2-1 help with job searching, help to improve interview skills and even support from specialists to launch a new business venture. Any Leicestershire residents... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:30 by Clerk

Tags: Employment, Local

VE Day 75 - Celebrate at Home

VE Day 75 - Celebrate at Home

This year, Friday 8 May is the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day. VE Day marked an end to nearly six years of World War II, and in towns and cities across the world people marked the victory with street parties, dancing and singing. While street parties are not currently an option, you may wish to re-create that war-time spirit in your own homes.

Combatstress.org.uk are offering a free... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 09:41 by Clerk

Tags: Community, Events, Local, Social

New HELPING HANDS Group now well under way

The new Helping Hands group has helped many people in the first three weeks of its existence. If you are self-isolating or keeping yourself safe indoors and need some assistance with tasks such as shopping, fetching prescriptions, dog-walking, etc. then there are people in Husbands Bosworth who may be able to help you.

You will probably have had a leaflet through your door in the last few days giving... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 15:34 by Patricia Hobson

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Health, Local, News, Social

Accessing library books and audiobooks online

With library sites closed across the county to protect public safety, library members can access thousands of digital books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers for free through their phones, tablets or computers. The digital titles also offer a personalised and accessible experience with options for font sizes, translation and voice-overs.

To start using the digital library, visit: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/digital-library... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:19 by Clerk

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Local

Concessionary Bus Pass use - extended Hours

Leicestershire County Council has announced that it is extending the times that people eligible for concessionary travel can use their bus passes during the coronavirus outbreak.

The council is responding to supermarkets across the county opening earlier for older people and disabled people, to give the most vulnerable access to food and essential provisions.

The authority will relax the time restrictions... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:36 by Clerk

Tags: Covid-19, Local, Transport

Bosworth Grange Site Closes

The Bosworth Grange building site on Welford Road has now closed for the foreseeable future.
The front of the main driveway from the road had the tarmac applied this morning, and this afternoon the temporary traffic lights and the fencing in the road are being dismantled, so that this section of the road should be free from obstruction for some time to come.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:50 by Patricia Hobson

Tags: A5199, Buildings, Highways, Local, Transport

'HELPING HANDS' group set up in Bosworth in response to COVID-19

Yesterday a new group called Helping Hands was set up in Bosworth to offer help to anyone SELF-ISOLATING, or just keeping themselves safe indoors because of COVID-19 (the new Coronavirus).

If you need help with picking up shopping, posting mail, urgent supplies, fetching prescriptions, internet help or maybe just a friendly chat on the phone, call or text one of these numbers and the Helping Hands network... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 19:44 by Patricia Hobson

Tags: Community, Health, Local, Social