Hinckley, England Newswire

Hinckley, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hinckley, England.

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  1. Rail link between Coventry and Leicester could be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hinckley Times

    The line, which was severed in 2004, would almost halve the 25 mile journey time from around 70 minutes to 48 - currently anyone wanting to travel between the two cities must change at Nuneaton. According to council, business and industry chiefs the reinstated route would provide an economic benefit of between 25 and 65 million a year.

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  2. Budget hotel Travelodge bid for old Hinckley leisure centre siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Hinckley Times

    A Travelodge hotel could be coming to Hinckley as part of ambitious plans to transform the former leisure centre site. The budget accommodation brand has been revealed as one of the bidders to deliver a "landmark development" on the empty 3.4 acre Coventry Road plot.

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  3. Hinckley BID boss says town healthy despite Dunelm departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Hinckley Times

    The boss of Hinckley BID has moved to allay fears over the future of Castle Street after the announcement of Dunelm's closure. The homestyle retailer Dunelm is shutting up shop in January next year following a review of the firm's estate, which appears to have concluded the Hinckley premises was too small.

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  4. Major road through Hinckley closed to repair manholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Hinckley Times

    Lower Bond Street could be shut for up to 11 days because of the works by Severn Trent to repair the chamber. The stretch outside the Atkins Building between the traffic lights is cordoned off and, depending on how work progresses, might not reopen until November 24. A note on the roadworks.org website describes the works as: "Dig needed in carriageway due to collapsed MH that needs reconstructing."

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  5. Wrestling in Hinckley returns to wow fans for third yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Hinckley Times

    Wrestling In Hinckley celebrated the start of its third year of events with a first-ever sold-out show, the Halloween Spook-tacular, attended by more than 180 fans. Kicking off was 'The Entrepreneur' Christopher Drew, blaming referee Nathan Jones for his years of losses, to which Nathan responded by punting him between the legs.

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  6. Village church added to Historic England's 'at risk' registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Hinckley Times

    St Mary the Virgin in Congerstone is a new entry this year, designated as category A - "at risk of immediate decay with no solution agreed". The Grade II* listed church had two-thirds of its traditional lead stolen in June 2015, leading to the parochial church council replacing it with zinc.

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  7. Best Bites 2017 finalists - vote for your favourite eateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Hinckley Times

    We have teamed up with Wonderful Hinckley, Hinckley BID and Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council to run the awards, which will celebrate all that is special about our town So tell us which is the best in town. Your votes will determine which takes the crown as Best Bite 2017.

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  8. Borough prepared for weekend of RemembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Hinckley Times

    Vicar of St Mary's Parish Church, the Reverend John Whittaker will lead the commemoration with words of reflection and prayers to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. He will be joined by clergy and church members of different denominations, the Royal British Legion and veterans groups, civic leaders and representatives of the guiding, scouting and cadet organisations.

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  9. Top of the Shops 2017 finalists - vote for your favouriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Hinckley Times

    We now have the shortlist of your top places the town's best outlets based on your votes in Top of the Shops 2017. Our Top of the Shops campaign is looking for town centre customers to get in touch so that we can crown Hinckley's favourite store.

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  10. Wood Farm Restaurant re-opens as The Barn and the beer garden is massiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Hinckley Times

    The Barn will launched on Saturday with a grand opening from noon, a free bonfire and firework extravaganza later plus a live band. Owner Mark O'Neill purchased the property, formerly Wood Farm Restaurant and Bar on Coal Pit Lane, Willey, in August and has spent the last three months transforming the place.

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  11. What Boundary Commission proposals mean for electoral wards in BosworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Hinckley Times

    The Boundary Commission is consulting on plans to reduce the number of election areas in England from 533 to 501. This would mean a loss of two constituencies in the East Midlands, down from 46 to 44. Legislation says each constituency must have an electorate that is no smaller than 71,031 and no larger than 78,507.

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  12. Primary schools unite to form new academy trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Hinckley Times

    The Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust has been formed by headteachers and governing bodies of six Church of England schools and two other education establishments. Led by chief executive Marie Sandford, a national leader of education who lives in Hinckley, the trust was launched at Hinckley's former Greene King Stadium in August this year.

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  13. Has the Hinckley otter been caught on camera?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Hinckley Times

    Their testimony matches similar reports from earlier in the year when Michael Higgott, garbed in dressing gown and slippers, chased an animal off his garden after hearing splashing coming from his pond. He was in the process of moving from Tweedside Close, Hinckley, and, luckily, had transferred his prized koi carp to his new address.

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  14. Yobs wreck children's play areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Hinckley Times

    Vandals attacked children's play equipment and outisde gym gear as well as leaving broken bottles strewn across the grass during a weekend wrecking spree. Photos courtesy of Market Bosworth Police.

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  15. Submission lodged for 82 acre employment park near BurbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Hinckley Times

    CGI image of how the entrance would look to the new DPD hub and larger employment park proposed by IM Properties off the A5 near Burbage complete with new roundabout. Ambitious plans to create thousands of jobs on a new 82 acre employment park near Burbage are a step closer.

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  16. Halloween horror: Hinckley's headless horseman and other talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Hinckley Times

    Hinckley and Bosworth has a long and bloody history, with a civil war battle taking place here along with other grisly deaths. So it stands to reason that some of our borough's inhabitants and visitors have never quite made it to the other side and can still be seen today.

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  17. Interesting tales from our area stretching across the centuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Hinckley Times

    In 1745, the Young Pretender, "Bonnie Prince Charlie", had swept through England with his army of Highlanders and had reached Derby when he decided to call a halt, and visit his friends, the Knowles family at Nailstone. The decision to retreat was made at Knowles Farm.

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  18. British teenager drowned while snorkelling in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | Daily Mail

    British teenager, 17, who died while snorkelling with dolphins in Mauritius was dragged underwater by strong undercurrents and 'disappeared in a matter of seconds' The father of a teenager who died while snorkelling with dolphins says strong undercurrents were to blame for his death. Callum Howkins, 17, was swimming in Tamarin Bay, Mauritius, just two days after his father's wedding when tragedy struck.

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  19. Hinckley one of the best shopping towns in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Hinckley Times

    A detailed survey on retail performance puts Hinckley in the top five per cent of shopping centres in the UK. The report from data specialists CACI also indicated the town had the 11th largest 'retail footprint centre' in the East Midlands.

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  20. Hinckley's Elbow Room micro-pub honoured by CAMRARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Hinckley Times

    Tim Arnold and family have opened up Elbow Room Ale and Cider House in The Crescent, Hinckley, offering real cask ales, fine wines, speciality spirits and quality wines. Richard Lewin, secretary of the branch, said: "This bar is a novel addition to Hinckley's many pubs and it does set itself apart from others.

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