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Braunstone Town Council

Serving Braunstone Town (including Thorpe Astley)

Elite Cheerleaders at Olympic fete

Clerk: Mr Darren Tilley
Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP

Tel: 0116 289 0045

Welcome to Braunstone Town Council's website - hopefully you will enjoy your time here. To find out more about Braunstone Town and the services provided by Braunstone Town Council, follow the links on the left hand column. We welcome comments from visitors and local residents. Please Click on 'Guestbook' in the left hand column if you choose to add your own message, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Mission Statement - We exist to ensure that local services and the environment reach the highest possible standards within the resources available for citizens, visitors and those who work in Braunstone Town; to provide a focus for civic pride; to listen, identify and respond to agreed local needs; and to help develop a strong, secure, self reliant, self confident community, free from unlawful discrimination. "Spectemur. Agendo" translates "Let us be Judged by Our Actions"

Fruit Picking at the Community Orchard

The Community Orchard on Franklin Park will be open to the public over the Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 29th - 31st August, 10am - 4pm for fruit picking. There is an abundance of fresh fruit ready for picking including blackberries, apples and damsons. For the remainder of the week ( 1st to 4th September) the Community Orchard will be open 9am - 3pm.

Theft of Children's Play Equipment - Appeal for information

POLICE are appealing for any information and sightings which would help catch thieves who stole two slides and three swings from the Town's Parks.

Over the weekend of Friday 12th - Monday 15th June, a slide and three swings were removed from the children's playground at Mossdale Meadows and a slide was removed from the children's playground at Franklin Park. There was no official Town Council activity on the parks over the weekend.

The thieves made off with the equipment leaving it unsafe, with rough edges and a parent telephoned the Council on Monday to inform us that her daughter had climbed the climbing frame to use the slide and nearly fell over the end, since there was no barrier where the slide had been to prevent any fall. Had it not been for her quick reaction in catching her, a little girl could have been seriously injured.

If you saw any activity, which may help in identifying the culprits, even if it at first appeared to be normal, please contact Leicestershire Police on 101 with the information.

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Community Information

Return 2 Rounders this summer in Braunstone Town

Did you love rounders at school? Do you want to keep yourself active this summer?

Blaby District Council's Return 2 Rounders is giving residents the opportunity to take up their childhood sport again with rounders sessions in Braunstone Town.

The sessions, which take place between 6-7pm every Thursday on Mossdale Meadows, cost just £2 per person and are delivered by a Rounders Activator. Everyone aged 12+ is welcome to enjoy the fun.

With no need to book, all participants need to do is bring a drink and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Sessions can be enjoyed every week in summer until 24 September 2015.

For more information contact the leisure team via e-mail at leisure@blaby.gov.uk or call 0116 272 77

Local Area Coordination

A new initiative to build individual, family and community self sufficiency to support vulnerable individuals to live in their local community without compromising their quality of life is shortly to be piloted in Braunstone Town.

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