Latest updates

Get the latest updates from the Council: waste collections updates, weather warnings, community funds, grants for businesses and residents.

Online Services Upgrade

Due to a system upgrade, online services for council tax, business rates and benefits may be interrupted after 5pm on Friday, 3 February 2023. We apologise for any inconvenience during this temporary work. 

Telephone calls to Customer Services

We are receiving a high number of telephone calls to Customer Services. Many thanks for your patience - calls will be answered as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Garden Waste payments from NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland cards

We are currently unable to take garden waste subscription payments from NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland cards. This issue is being investigated with our payment provider.

If you wish to pay with a NatWest or Royal Bank of Scotland card please try again in a couple of weeks before 24 March 2023.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Welland Park Play Area temporary closure

Welland Park Play Area in Market Harborough will be closed from Monday, 16 January until Monday, 30 January 2023. It will re-open on Monday,  30 January 2023. Repair works will replace timbers with further work scheduled for February 2023.

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Council Tax and Benefits online forms

We are currently experiencing a technical problem with our Council Tax and Benefits system which may also affect some online forms. This is being investigated by our system provider. Please try again later. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Midland Mainline Upgrade

Information about electrification works on the railway between Market Harborough and Wigston, including contact information and frequently asked questions, is available on the Network Rail website. Visit this page to sign up for monthly calendar email notifications from Network Rail about planned work.