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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"

Job Vacancies at Braunstone Town Council

We are currently recruiting to:

  • Personal Assistant & Administrative Officer (25 hours per week)
  • Community Engagement & Events Coordinator (20 hours per week)

Full details, including Job Descriptions, Person Specifications and how to apply on our Vacancies page.

SUMMER FETE 2015

Braunstone Town Summer Fete will be held on Saturday 25th July, 11am - 4.00pm on Mossdale Meadows.
There are plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy including a Circus Skills Workshop, Climbing Wall, Wild Encounters Animal Roadshow, Tennis Coaching, Children's Rides, bouncy castle and slide, BBQ, Burgers, Hot Potatoes and Ice cream. We also have performances by the Ratby Brass Band, Arabesque Dance School and the Stars and Angels along with the popular Fun Dog Show. This year we have over 60 stalls with items to buy and try, tombolas and raffles. Entry to the fete is free so come along for a great day out!!

WHEELS PROJECT MOBILE SKATE PARK

Thorpe Astley Community Centre, off Lakin Drive
1pm – 4pm
Monday 27th July, 3rd August, 10th August
Wednesday 12th August,
Monday 17th August and 24th August

The Wheels Project is a Mobile Skate Park that can be transported into local communities. The Wheels Project is suitable for skateboards, roller-blades, scooters and BMX's. Parental consent is required for any under 16's. Consent forms can be downloaded from www.sportblaby.org.uk/wheels-project. Helmets are compulsory and are available to hire free of charge. BMX's and Skateboards are also available to hire free of charge subject to availability. For further information please contact centresmanager@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk or 0116 2890045

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.

Annual Report and Annual Survey 2015

Braunstone Town Council has published its Annual Report and is seeking your views on how satisfied you are with our services to the community and how important you consider some of our initiatives.

Our Annual Report 2014/2015 sets out our achievements during the year.

Have your say on our services and initiatives by filling out our Annual Survey and you could win £50.

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Community Information

Blaby Employment and Training (BEAT)

A new project is being launched to help those seeking work, BEAT - Blaby Employment and Training. For more information call 0116 272 7746 or visit their Stall at the Summer Fete, Mossdale Meadows on Saturday 25th July.

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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