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Hinckley, England Newswire

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  1. Why Leicestershire Police say not to worry if you spot drones hovering over Hinckley todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | IcLoughborough

    But members of the public who spot the unmanned vehicles hovering over Hinckley don't need to worry - as it's a Leicestershire Police training exercise taking place. A message has been posted by the police this morning alerting people of the activity around the town's Concordia theatre in Stockwell Head.


  2. When the UK's first topless car wash opened for business in Hinckley in 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | IcLoughborough

    Hinckley Times From the Files - Bubbles 'n' Babes was the country's first topless carwash, based at Sketchley Meadows industrial estate A car wash service opened in Hinckley in April 2006 with an unusual twist to help the business clean up - as people could pay to have their cars washed by topless women. Owners could take their cars to the Sketchley Meadows industrial estate, where businessman Jon Bevins had set up Bubbles 'n' Babes.


  3. A number of big-name shops have revealed plans to expand their number of branches in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | IcLoughborough

    So it's no surprise that budget-busting discount stores like Aldi and Lidl are popping up seemingly everywhere you look. Lots of new branches of discount chain Aldi will soon be on the way, with Lutterworth being the most recent announcement.


  4. But there are fears for the future of the Mount Road HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | IcLoughborough

    The Department for Health and Social Care is to fund works which NHS officials say will make better use of existing space at Hinckley Health Centre in Hill Street and at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital. They say their changes will provide 'a more patient - centred approach to care which focuses on providing modern, fit for purpose facilities to support more services in the local community, and closer to home.'


  5. Days after changes to an Arriva timetable, a county council subsidised service is being withdrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | IcLoughborough

    Residents in the Leicestershire village where no buses will stop for 90 minutes during rush hour have been dealt a further blow after it was revealed another service will be withdrawn next month. Soon after finding out that Arriva were cutting down services , meaning that there will be no bus to Leicester for 90 minutes during the morning rush hour, villagers found out that the 159 service will pick up its last passengers on December 22. Newbold Parish Council chairman Joyce Crooks said: "If the 159 goes it's not just Newbold Verdon but several other villages along the route that will have no other service.


  6. Wetherspoons announces shock closure of Hinckley pub The BaronRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | IcLoughborough

    The company, which owns approximately 900 pubs and hotels across the country, says The Baron of Hinckley, in Regent Street, will close in September. "We have decided not to renew the lease on the site and as a result the pub will close in September 2019, though no firm date has been agreed.


  7. Driver's lucky escape as car ends up wedged sideways on canal bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | This Is Leicestershire

    A road is blocked after a driver lost control on a canal bridge, wedging their vehicle sideways across the road. The crash happened at about 1pm today and caused traffic jams.


  8. Future of Horiba MIRA vehicle test centre "incredibly positive" despite A 22m lossesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Vast research centre at Higham-on-the-Hill has invested heavily in areas such as industrial units and autonomous vehicle testing Bosses at the Horiba MIRA vehicle test centre in west Leicestershire have given reassurances that the business is doing well, despite posting losses of 22 million. The vast research centre on a former air strip at Higham-on-the-Hill near Hinckley, has been investing heavily recently in areas such as new industrial units and autonomous vehicle testing.


  9. Worcester City: Case made for getting Sunday "out of our systems" at HighgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Worcester News

    A WELCOME RETURN? Worcester City's Luke English. Picture: CHRIS DAW PHOTOGRAPHY WORCESTER City could opt to field a stronger side than initially planned at Highgate United tomorrow on the back of Sunday's FA Vase disappointment.


  10. Woman fined hundreds of pounds for throwing fag end out of car windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    A cigarette butt thrown out of a car window has cost a Hinckley woman a total of 630 after she was convicted of littering. Leicester Magistrates Court heard how Belinda Buttrick, of Bosworth Close, Hinckley , was spotted discarding the butt end while parked in a car park in Sword Drive, on the outskirts of the town, on February 21, this year.


  11. 'Thanks to all who chose to do something good with their cigarette'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | IcLoughborough

    In a bid to get more people to bin their cigarette ends, Hinckley and Bosworth borough council introduced special bins that let smokers choose a charity to get a 100 donation by picking which hole in the ballot bins to put their butts in. Louise Adams from the charity said "We are very happy to have been chosen by the mayor to have been represented in the ballot bins, and are delighted to be the first winners.


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

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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."


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

    Aug 26, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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 .


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.