Welcome to Braunstone Town Council's website. 
We provide a range of services together with social and recreational facilities. We promote the interests of the town and work in partnership with other public bodies to provide and supplement services within the town area.   

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"

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    • Read the Statement by the Leader of the Council on Financial Pressures facing the Town Council from April 2018280907 Library 2
       
    • Get the latest information on the future of Braunstone Town Library.

     

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  • THE BRAUNSTONE COMMUNITY CASCADE OF POPPIES

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War One, individuals and groups are joining together to create a Cascade of Poppies.
    Local crafters are creating craft poppies which, when fixed to a mesh, will cascade down an exterior wall at Braunstone Civic Centre. The cascade will then flow out along the ground up to and around the Memorial Stone in the garden at the Centre on Kingsway, Braunstone Town. The community aim to make 14,177 poppies to commemorate each of the Leicestershire men who died as a result of the conflict.
    All types of craft poppies are needed (except card or paper – the display will be outside in November…) and we would welcome anyone to join us, whether you want to make one poppy, a dozen or more, and perhaps to tell us their stories of their relatives who lived during World War One. The group also wants anyone who wishes to donate red knitting wool, fabric or any camouflage type netting to please get in touch. Call 0116 2992192 or email: editor@braunstonelife.co.uk

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  • Become a Town Councillor

    A notice of vacancy in the Office of Town Councillor was published on 19th January 2018 for the Ravenhurst & Fosse Ward, however, no request for a by-election was received from electors within the required 14 days, as set out in the legislation.   Since public elections will not be held until May 2019, therefore, for the interim period the vacancy will be filled by co-option, voted for by the incumbent members of Braunstone Town Council.

    If you would like to serve as a Town Councillor for the Ravenhurst & Fosse Ward, you must apply in writing by 12noon on Tuesday 1st May 2018 stating how you are qualified to serve as a Town Councillor.   Expressions of interest already received do not need to reapply. 

    Click Here to find out more about how to be Co-opted to this Town Councillor Vacancy

    Click Here to find out more about the role of a Town Councillor 

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    Community Speedwatch

    We are very pleased to inform you that we have collected over 220 valid signatures to support the scheme and we requested the Community Speedwatch scheme at Thorpe Astley. We have been alocated to run the scheme from 8/09/2018 - 21/09/2018. For more information, keep your eye on our dedicated page for further updates.

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  • summer fete 2015 038Annual Summer Fete

    Saturday 28th July, 11am till 4pm.
    Mossdale Meadows, Braunstone Town
    FREE entry.

    Braunstone Town Council is organising yet again the Annual Summer Fete, where each year residents can enjoy this brilliant community event full of fun and activities for all the family. 
    For more information please check our dedicated page which will be updated accordingly.

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    Spring Craft Fair

Customer Services Shop


Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway,
Braunstone Town,
Leicester, LE3 2PP
Tel: 0116-2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785
 
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Our Community Centres


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Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116-2890045. 
   
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Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, 
Leicester, LE3 3RU. 
Tel: 0116-2890704

Business Hours


Customer Service Shop
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5pm   (Closed on Public Holidays) 
Council Tax Payment 
Mon-Thu: 9.00am to 5.00pm  (Closed on Public Holidays)  
Fri: 9.00am to 4.30pm (Closed on Public Holidays)  
Braunstone Town Council Offices
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5pm (Closed on Public Holidays) 
Braunstone Civic Centre
Available for Hirings
Mon-Sat: 9am to 11pm
Sun: 9am to 10:30pm 
Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Available for Hirings 
Mon-Thu: 8am to 11pm 
Fri-Sat: 8am to 12 midnight
Sun: 9am to 10:30pm