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Braunstone Town Council

Serving Braunstone Town (including Thorpe Astley)

Spring Blossom

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"

Future of Braunstone Town Library in doubt

LATEST: County Council Cabinet on 16th June looks set to receive a recommendation from County Council Officers to reject the Town Council's proposals to retain the Library Service in Braunstone Town by combining the Library with Braunstone Civic Centre's Customer Service Shop.

Town Council Leader, Councillor Nick Brown "we do not believe [our proposals] have been given serious consideration by the [County] council's officers who have limited themselves to a one-size-fits-all approach... it would be foolish if these were rejected out of hand without further discussions, especially as there are real cash savings for all the councils involved."

Lubbesthorpe Development News

Access Bridge over M1

LATEST: An Exhibition on the construction of the access bridge over the M1 between Thorpe Astley and Lubbesthorpe will take place at Thorpe Astley Community Centre, Lakin Drive between 3pm and 7pm on Wednesday 20th May 2015. The Exhibition will provide information on how any impacts on residents will be minimised. Construction will not commence until after the public exhibition has been held and it is expected to take around 18 months to complete.

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.

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.

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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