Latest news

Electric car charge-up points installed in Broughton Astley

Published on Tuesday 19 February 2019

New charge-up points for electric vehicles have been introduced in Broughton Astley.

  • Local Plan reaching final stages

    Published on Friday 15 February 2019

    Harborough District Council’s Local Plan Executive Advisory Panel will meet on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 2pm in the Council Chamber at The Symington Building in Market Harborough.

  • Successful home support partnership extended

    Published on Tuesday 12 February 2019

    People in the Harborough district, who need home adaptations due to mobility issues, will continue to get support through an innovative partnership.

  • Land sale will help would-be homeowners

    Published on Tuesday 12 February 2019

    People hoping to get on the housing ladder will be helped thanks to the sale of a piece of disused land in Saddington.

  • New bus shelter plan after land sale

    Published on Tuesday 12 February 2019

    Villagers in Broughton Astley are set to benefit from a new bus shelter after the District Council agreed to sell a piece of land to Broughton Astley Parish Council.

  • Air quality action plan sees new monitor installed

    Published on Monday 11 February 2019

    A new high-tech monitoring station has been installed in the Kibworths as part of Harborough District Council’s plan to improve air quality in the area.

  • Bargain Hunt’s Kate Bliss to visit market for valuation

    Published on Monday 11 February 2019

    Are you curious about how much your antiques are worth? Perhaps you want to know a little more about them?

  • Read latest Council e-newsletter

    Published on Monday 4 February 2019

    Our regular newsletter is packed with the latest information about what is happening near you.

  • Food and drink festival scoops national award

    Published on Friday 1 February 2019

    Market Harborough’s Food and Drink Festival 2018, organised by Harborough District Council, has been named Best Small Speciality Market at the Great British Market Awards 2019.

  • Electronic car park permits welcomed

    Published on Tuesday 29 January 2019

    New ‘e-permits’ are being introduced for car parks across the Harborough district, offering users a faster, paperless and more cost-effective way to obtain a permit.

  • Tree planting scheme at town parks welcomed

    Published on Tuesday 29 January 2019

    Trees are being planted at two popular parks in Market Harborough to replace those which have had to be felled for safety reasons.

  • Plastics Pledge launched in Harborough district

    Published on Friday 25 January 2019

    A fantastic turnout of people arrived at the market on Friday to help launch a pioneering environmental campaign urging residents to take a ‘plastics pledge’ to help protect the planet.

  • Save money on your energy bills

    Published on Friday 25 January 2019

    More than 500 homes in the Harborough district have benefited from measures to save money on their energy bills in the last two years and more householders are being encouraged get support.

  • Flytipper caught in the act by hidden CCTV camera

    Published on Thursday 24 January 2019

    A man, in his 20s, who was caught on camera dumping rubbish illegally at a flytipping hotspot in the Harborough district, has been ordered to pay £400.

  • Local projects benefit from share of £50k

    Published on Wednesday 23 January 2019

    A diverse range of community projects have received a welcome financial boost thanks to the district council.

  • Ceremony marks milestone for ‘Grow on Space’ project

    Published on Tuesday 22 January 2019

    A special ceremony to mark a major milestone during the creation of an innovative new building for growing businesses has taken place.

  • More play areas to benefit from new equipment

    Published on Monday 21 January 2019

    More play areas across the Harborough district are to be improved and updated with new and exciting equipment being installed to encourage a range of activities.

  • Line up confirmed for Harborough Market’s BIG Weekend

    Published on Monday 21 January 2019

    Harborough District Council is inviting people from all over the district to lighten up the start of the year and get ready for a weekend of laughter, chuckles, guffaws and giggles.

  • Briefing for election candidates and party agents

    Published on Friday 18 January 2019

    A briefing session for potential election candidates and party agents for both district and parish elections is being held.

  • Delight at Council’s neighbourhood plan milestone

    Published on Friday 18 January 2019

    A major milestone has been reached giving local people real power and say over future development in their neighbourhood.

  • More electric car charge-up points coming soon

    Published on Thursday 17 January 2019

    Following the installation of charging points for electric cars at a car park in Market Harborough – more are set to follow across the district.

  • Have your say on Local Plan modifications

    Published on Tuesday 15 January 2019

    People are being invited to share their views on modifications to the Local Plan which will help shape future development in the Harborough district.

  • Have your say on Council budget proposals

    Published on Monday 14 January 2019

    Residents are being given an opportunity to have their say on Harborough District Council’s budget proposals.

  • You served, we care: survey launched to help armed forces

    Published on Monday 14 January 2019

    People with a connection to the British Armed Forces are being encouraged to share their views and experiences as part of a wide-ranging survey looking at military life.

  • Plastics Pledge – sign up to protect the planet!

    Published on Wednesday 9 January 2019

    A pioneering environmental campaign is being launched in Market Harborough urging people to take a ‘plastics pledge’ and help protect the planet.

  • Extra garden waste collections

    Published on Wednesday 9 January 2019

    Extra green bin collections in January 2019 for residents currently subscribed to our garden waste collection for 2018/19

  • Council sets out budget proposals

    Published on Friday 4 January 2019

    Harborough District Council has set out its budget priorities for 2019/20 with proposals not to increase its share of Council Tax – plus significant investment in a number of key areas.

  • Local Plan modifications to be considered

    Published on Wednesday 19 December 2018

    Modifications to the Local Plan, which will help shape future development in the Harborough district, are ready to be submitted to an independent planning inspector.

  • New leisure company wants to get ‘everyone active’

    Published on Wednesday 19 December 2018

    Getting ‘everyone active’ is the key aim of the leisure management company appointed to run the Harborough district’s leisure centres from 1 April 2019.

  • Tree-mendous Christmas decorations

    Published on Tuesday 18 December 2018

    Harborough District Council was delighted to see the results of a school Christmas tree decoration contest launched at the Indoor Market on Northampton Road.