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HINCKLEY & BOSWORTH BOROUGH


Merely the tip of the iceberg!

Posted on 12th March 2014 in to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough

Dear Editor, £25,000 Merely the tip of the iceberg! It is with a sense of some disbelief that I read an article in last week’s Hinckley Times about the cost to local council tax payers of a recent Burbage planning appeal which quoted Lib Dem Council Leader Stuart Bray calling for the Planning Inspectorate to […]


Hinckley’s New Leisure Centre – A Missed Opportunity!

Posted on 22nd January 2014 in to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough

Cllr Peter Batty, Leader of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council’s Conservative Group, has expressed serious concerns that when councillors are asked to support major capital projects such as the £13.55 million new leisure centre, they should be provided with all relevant information in order to be in a position to make an informed decision. Cllr […]


CONSERVATIVE COUNCILLORS ENSURE BIG PIT PLANS ARE REJECTED

Posted on 17th January 2014 in to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough

Conservative controlled Leicestershire County Council has rejected the controversial plans to infill the Big Pit off Ashby Road, Hinckley for residential development due to the impact the proposal would have on residents and the local environment. Local MP David Tredinnick made two formal submissions objecting in the strongest possible terms to the development proposals. He […]


Local Councillors Shocked As Yet More Houses Planned For Earl Shilton

Posted on 30th October 2013 in to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough

A town’s local councillors say they are shocked to learn that officials at Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council have been in confidential discussions with developers regarding proposals to build an extra 400 houses in Earl Shilton. The Borough Council is currently planning 1,300 new houses for the town as part of its controversial proposed Earl […]


CONSERVATIVES CALL FOR SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS SENSATIONAL SECRET REPORT

Posted on 12th July 2013 in to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough

Conservative members of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council have been left stunned by a secret report on major changes to the financing of the proposed development of Hinckley’s bus station site, which they say has major implications for generations of local taxpayers. The Borough Council, which has not met for a business meeting since the […]