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Baton in Bosworth

The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay will visit Market Bosworth on Thursday 21 July.

The work of BVPG recognised with a Making a Difference award from HBBC

Who put that mast there?

When asked to comment, the Parish Council reflected the desire of the community to have better mobile phone coverage but objected to the proposed location of the new mast. However, these objections had no effect and the mast was erected on Station Road for all to see.

Stop the HBBC Local Plan overwhelming Market Bosworth with new housing!

The new HBBC Local Plan which has been issued for formal consultation proposes increasing the number of houses in Market Bosworth by 46%.

Richborough appeal dismissed

The result of the appeal against refusal of planning permission to develop in front of the golf course has just been published. We are delighted to report that the appeal has been dismissed.

Gladman is at it again

Gladman is again trying to impose unwanted development on Market Bosworth. The proposed development will be for up to 125 houses on an area of land in open countryside outside the town’s defined settlement boundary and contrary to the overwhelming wishes of the residents in consultations held prior to the Neighbourhood Plan in 2015.

Update on Public Inquiry re development on land to the North of Station Road

In May this year, the HBBC Planning Committee unanimously refused planning consent for the Richborough Estates proposed development of 63 houses in front of the golf course land r Richborough Estates have called for a Public Inquiry into this decision.

Neighbourhood Plan Stakeholder Engagement Event

The Bosworth Vision Planning Group is looking forward to hosting a Stakeholder Event in the early evening of 23rd November. This will be open to all key stakeholder groups such as businesses, schools, medical and healthcare providers, emergency and other services

The community engagement event was well attended

People from our community engaging with members of BVPG at the first community engagement event in October 2021.

Gladman is trying again to impose an unwanted development on the community

In spite of overwhelming opposition to Gladman's earlier proposals they are trying again. Even if you objected last time you will need to do so again for your voice to be heard.

Speculative Developers ignore the community again

Richborough Estates has now gone to appeal with the secretary of state to try to overturn the democratic decision of our councillors. Another speculative planning application has come forward. Ainscough Strategic Land is proposing a development for “up to 105 houses” on land at Wharf Farm on the North side of Station Road.

Community Engagement Event – 8th and 9th October

The initial public engagement event to gather information for the revision of the Market Bosworth Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October 2021, from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM each day.