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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"
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.
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.
- Annual Report 2014/2015 (PDF, 258 Kb)
Have your say on our services and initiatives by filling out our Annual Survey and you could win £50.
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.
Free CV writing workshop is being held on Tuesday June 23rd from 10am - 12noon, providing support to tailor and present CVs and identify your skills if you have been out of work for a while.
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.
Town Council News
More news from your Town Council ...
- Discounted Prices for Childrens Parties
Reduced Room Hire Costs at Thorpe Astley Community Centre and Braunstone Civic Centre for Children's Parties up to age 10 for Braunstone Town residents