Hinckley, England Newswire

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  1. Lidl and Adli competing for new stores in HinckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | This Is Leicestershire

    Lidl is proposing to build a new shop on Coventry Road and Aldi has a store planned for Holliers Walk. A spokesperson the Council said: "Decisions should be made on the Lidl site in September and on the Aldi scheme over the next few months."

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  2. Battle of Bosworth Field: Historians fight to stop construction of test-track where Richard III diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | The New Zealand Herald

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  3. The scheme would create more than 1,000 jobs but there are concerns for the historic siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | IcLoughborough

    Mira Technology Park wants to build the facility on 83 acres of land next to its existing vehicle testing centre at Higham-on-the-Hill near Hinckley, partially within the registered Bosworth Battlefield site. Heritage watchdog Historic England says it fears the scheme could cause some harm to the battlefield where Richard III lost his crown and life in 1485.

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  4. Praise for way council responded to death of inspirational Hinckley girl Isla TanseyRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    The Mayor of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has praised council officers for the support they showed to the family of Isla Tansey following her death. Hinckley girl Isla encouraged people to decorate stones, hide them for people to find and then document the discovery on social media using the hashtag #IslaStones.

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  5. Snap Dragon children's festival is taking place this week -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Snap Dragon children's festival is taking place this week - here's the FREE and cheap activities you can enjoy The popular Snap Dragon Children and Families Festival is back for the seventh year running, with a programme of activities taking place in Hinckley's Argents Mead and Hollycroft parks from today, July 30, to Friday, August 3. Each day will feature a different theme, with an under 5's zone provided by Hinckley Sure Start and sand play sponsored by Hinckley BID. Here's what you can enjoy each day: Today people were able to enjoy a traditional seaside day and party atmosphere with a taste of the Caribbean with the steel band Pantasy.

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  6. Government stops developers building 185 new homes between Barwell and HinckleyRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Developers have failed in their bid to overturn a decision to refuse permission for nearly 200 houses to be built on the edge of a village. Gladman Developments appealed to a Government planning inspector after councillors reject plans for 185 homes on 28 acres of land between The Common and Leicester Road in Barwell .

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  7. Horiba MIRA working on driverless vehicles that can supply soldiers in heat of battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Driverless drones and robots that could delivered supplies to front-line troops in the heat of battle are being developed in Leicestershire. Horiba MIRA, at Higham-on-the-Hill near Hinckley, has won a 700,000 contract to work on designs that could change the way supplies and aid are delivered to allied forces.

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  8. Made in Dagenham to be performed in HinckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, the uplifting musical comedy Made in Dagenham will be entertaining Hinckley audiences this autumn. The popular show will be coming to the Concordia Theatre, based in Stockwell Head, from Monday October 1 until Saturday October 6. The musical, an amateur production by the Tinhatters based on the book by Richard Bean, is about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right.

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  9. LLEP gets Government support for job creation plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Leicestershire has gained Government backing to develop its own Local Industrial Strategy which could eventually help it benefit from more public support. The Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership was the only East Midlands LEP to be included in a second wave of areas invited to develop their plans.

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  10. Mystery buzzing plagues Barwell residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Unexplained Mysteries

    The sound, which resembles the continuous drone of a fan or vacuum cleaner, can be heard all morning and night in and around the English village of Barwell to the north of Hinckley. So far nobody has been able to determine what is causing the din.

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  11. What is the mystery buzzing noise in Barwell keeping residents awake at night?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    The sound keeps some people awake for hours at a time :: One resident said it had been going on for more than a year A buzzing noise in a Leicestershire village is keeping residents awake at night and nobody seems to know what it is. The mysterious noise in Barwell, just north of Hinckley , is a consistent low drone which sounds somewhat like a fan or a hoover.

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  12. These 16 Leicestershire parks and green spaces are among the best in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    It's the perfect time of year for heading to the park, to relax in the sunshine and enjoy a picnic with friends and family. And, here in Leicestershire, we've got a great choice of parks and green spaces - many of which have just picked up a Green Flag Award.

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  13. Feast Hinckley is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    Feast Hinckley, which has been organised by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, promises to be the biggest and best food festival in Hinckley to date. The food lovers' event, which runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, will see over 45 food and drink vendors descend on Argents Mead with a range of local, national and international cuisine represented.

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  14. Hinckley pub demolition planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    An outline application has been filed to knock down the Prince of Wales Inn, at 52 Coventry Road, on the corner of The Grove, and erect a four-story block of apartments. A central stairwell would provide access from the front and rear with five car parking spaces behind the block of flats, accessible via The Grove.

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  15. Lorry hits A5 railway bridge near Dodwells Roundabout againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    The A5 was closed in both directions near Hinckley and Nuneaton after a lorry struck the railway bridge near Dodwells roundabout. A diversion was in place via the B4666 Coventry Road and Nutts Lane, which caused queues of traffic during rush hour on the surrounding roads.

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  16. Driver in Hinckley threw cigarette end from her car and had to pay A 440Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    A motorist who threw a cigarette end out of a car window has been told by a court to pay 440. Rhian Fisher of Bardon Road, Barwell pleaded guilty by post to dropping litter, namely the cigarette, in Coventry Road, Hinckley, on October 5 last year.

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  17. Huge a 26m track could be built in Leicestershire, creating around 1,800 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    A huge 26 million track could be built in the Leicestershire countryside to test driverless cars at speeds of up to 155mph - and creating around 1,800 jobs . If it gets planning permission, the 1.2 million sq ft track would be half a mile long with a 330 yard wide circular area at the top.

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  18. Could Hinckley get its own crematorium? Plans revealed for new facility in county townRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Grieving families currently have to travel to Nuneaton for cremation services, but if proposals are approved, they could have a closer alternative. Plans for the facility which is proposed for a site on the A47 Leicester Road between Hinckley and Earl Shilton have been published by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council ahead of a formal planning application to be submitted in the summer.

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  19. Opinions on proposed Hinckley crematorium neededRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    Residents are invited to give their views on a crematorium proposed for a site on the A47 Leicester Road between Hinckley and Earl Shilton. Draft plans for the facility have been published by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council ahead of a formal planning application to be submitted in the summer.

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  20. No Hinckley Campaign for Real Ale beer festival this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Hinckley Times

    Held in previous years at the Atkins Building on Lower Bond Street, the Hinckley and Bosworth Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale was given notice last year the venue would be unavailable for 2018.

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