Cllr Sharon Betts - Town Mayor 2015/2016

Town Mayor 019I do hope you will be able to join me at any of the organised events to raise funds for local groups through the Programme of Events. Please visit our What's On page for up and coming events. I am delighted to have been elected Braunstone Town Mayor for 2015/2016 and to have been given the opportunity to represent the Town Council and to support Heart Link and South West Leicestershire District Scouts Asssociation, my chosen charities, throughout the forthcoming year. I am very much looking forward to visiting as many community groups as possible to meet the people of Braunstone Town.

If you would like to me to visit your group, judge a competition, award prizes, etc please contact the Council's Community Development Officer, Mrs Pauline Hurd on 0116 2890045.

Thank you in anticipation of your support throughout the year.

To view the Town Mayor's diary please see below. 

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Cllr Sharon Betts with the outgoing Town Mayor, Cllr Shabbir Aslam
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Cllr Sharon Betts, Town Mayor, with her Consort, Cllr Bill Wright

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Cllr Sharon Betts, Town Mayor, with the Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Berneta Layne

Town Mayor's Sponsored Bike Ride, 2nd September 2015

The Town Mayor will be taking part in a sponsored bike ride from Braunstone Town to Hinckley and back on 2nd September 2015. She will leaving Braunstone Civic Centre at 10.30am for the bike ride to Hinckley. If you wish to sponsor the Town Mayor please contact Braunstone Civic Centre on 0116 2890045 or complete the sponsor form at the reception desk, Braunstone Civic Centre

Service to commemorate 70th Anniversary of VJ Day, Saturday 15th August 2015, Leicester Cathedral

The Town Mayor will be attending a service at Leicester Cathedral to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day at 11.00am. Everyone is welcome to attend the service.

Mobility Scooter Fun Day, Saturday 8th August 2015

The Town Mayor has been invited to attend a Fun Mobility Ride around Braunstone Park between 2 - 5pm. Prizes for the person who completes the most runs, fastest run and best decorated scooter. Fundraising for local dementia charities.

Leicester City Allotment Society, Saturday 8th August 2015

The Town Mayor attended the Allotment Society Open Day on Saturday 8th August 2015. The Mayor had a tour of the allotments and spoke with local residents that that work on the allotments. She was delighted to present prizes to Allotment holders during the day.

Braunstone Town Summer Fete, Saturday 25th July, 11am - 4pm, Mossdale Meadows

The Town Mayor was delighted to host the annual Braunstone Town Summer Fete on Mossdale Meadows. The event was a great day out for all the family. There were plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy and the weather was glorious!

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Picture kindly supplied by Roy Sherwin


Braunstone Swimming Club Sprint Open Meet 2015, Sunday 5th July 2015

The Town Mayor attended the Open Sprint meet of the Braunstone Swimming Club and presented a trophy to the winner of the Girls 9 and over 100m Individual Medley race.

82nd Scouts Summer Fair, Thorpe Astley Community Centre, Saturday 4th July

The Town Mayor attended the Summer Fair organised by the 82nd Scouts at Thorpe Astley which was held on Saturday 4th July at Thorpe Astley Community Centre.

Armed Forces Flag Raising Ceremony, 22nd June 2015, 2.00pm

The Town Mayor hosted a short ceremony on Monday 22nd June at 2.00pm for the raising of the Armed Forces Flag at the commencement of Armed Forces Week. Representatives from the Royal Air Force Association, Royal British Legion and the Cadets attended alongside Deputy Lieutenant Peter Carr and Vice Chairman of Leicestershire County Council, Mr Bill Liquorish to recognise the work of the Armed Forces and Veterans.


Town Mayor's Award Night, Friday 22nd April 2016

Braunstone Town Mayor, Miss Sharon Betts, was delighted to host her Awards Night on Friday 22nd April 2016. During the evening the Town Mayor presented cheques to local community for the net proceeds raised from events held in the Town Council's Programme of Events. She was also delighted to present a cheques to the Heart Link and the South West Leicestershire District Scouts in the total sum of £2440 being the funds raised during her year as Mayor. Following refreshments and a buffet the Mayor was pleased to draw the tickets for her Raffle. To end the evening the Mayor presented Awards of merit to residents and groups in Braunstone Town that have worked tirelessly in the community. Guests were entertained during the evening by Mr Kim Simmons.


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Braunstone Civic Centre
Braunstone Town,
Leicester, LE3 2PP
Tel: 0116 2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785
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Business Hours

Customer Service Shop

The new opening hours for customer services at the Braunstone Civic Centre during Covid-19 are: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 4:30 PM.
  • Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 4:30 PM.
  • Thursday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 4:30 PM.
  • Friday: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 4:30 PM.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
Braunstone Town Community Library
  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed
Braunstone Civic Centre
Not available for hirings due to Covid-19 Outbreak

Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Not available for hirings due to Covid-19 Outbreak