Agenda and minutes

Hinckley Area Committee - Wednesday, 13 September 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: De Montfort Suite, Hinckley Hub. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Owen  Democratic Services Manager

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Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Bray, Lynch, Cope and Pendlebury.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting.



It was moved by Councillor Hodgkins, seconded by Councillor M T Mullaney and


                        RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 2 March 2023

                        be confirmed and signed by the chair.


Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from Members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.


No interests were declared at this stage.


Hinckley Museum extension

Representatives of Hinckley Museum will present their proposals and concept for extension.


Members received a presentation from representatives from the Hinckley Museum and MAS Architecture Ltd which included their proposals and concept for the extension.


In response to a question raised by members regarding funding, representatives from the museum confirmed that the costs were approximately £1.5 million and they would be looking for funding from the Heritage lottery fund along with other funding streams that may be available.


Members thanked the team for a very informative presentation and confirmed it was a great asset for the town and played an important role in the community.


Members noted the update.


Councillor Flemming and Councillor Williams left the meeting at this point.


Green Space Strategy update

Members will be updated on progress and consultation responses.


Members were updated on progress on the Green Space strategy and the responses from the consultation that had taken place between 26 June and 24 July.


Officers confirmed that the responses received had showed overwhelming support for both the strategy themes and delivery plan actions.


Members congratulated the Green Space team on their work surrounding the strategy.


Members noted the update.



Hinckley area budget update

Members will receive a budget update.


Members received an update on the Hinckley Area Committee budget.


It was confirmed that a full budget update report would come to a meeting held early in 2024.


Members noted the update.