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Electric vehicle charge point installed in Kibworth

Published on Wednesday 19 June 2019

A new charge-up point for electric vehicles has been introduced in Kibworth Beauchamp and will be available to use soon.

  • Praise for joint working for community

    Published on Thursday 20 June 2019

    An innovative neighbourhood plan, which involved close joint working between the Council and a village in the Harborough district, has been recognised at a national level.

  • Claybrooke Parva Development - Full Injunction Obtained

    Published on Wednesday 19 June 2019

    A High Court injunction has been obtained in connection with unauthorised operational development on land at Wells Close, Woodway Lane, Claybrooke Parva.

  • Update on Wells Close, Woodway Lane, Claybrooke Parva

    Published on Friday 14 June 2019

    Harborough District Council has obtained a Final Injunction from the High Court in respect of the unauthorised operational development on land at Wells Close, Woodway Lane, Claybrooke Parva

  • Tourism boost with new website and tourism guide

    Published on Thursday 13 June 2019

    Showcasing the Harborough district’s unique tourism offer is the focus of a new website and handy guide being launched this week.

  • Celebrating a year supporting good causes

    Published on Wednesday 12 June 2019

    There was lots to celebrate at a special event marking the success of the Harborough District Community Lottery - with lots of good causes attending on the night.

  • Car park improvements across the district

    Published on Tuesday 11 June 2019

    More than £250,000 worth of improvements to Council-owned car parks, to ensure they continue to meet the needs of shoppers, visitors and residents, have been approved.

  • Popular veggie and vegan event returns

    Published on Monday 10 June 2019

    Following on from the success of April’s Holistic Harborough event, preparations are underway for the next Holistic Harborough on Saturday 22 June 2019.

  • Empowering communities is aim of high-profile event

    Published on Friday 7 June 2019

    Helping communities ensure their neighbourhood plans are as effective as possible was the key aim of a high-profile event held in Market Harborough.

  • Bollards installed at rec to improve security

    Published on Friday 7 June 2019

    Extra security measures have been introduced at a popular recreation ground to reduce anti-social behaviour.

  • Man fined after online request results in flytipping

    Published on Tuesday 4 June 2019

    A man who posted a request on Facebook asking for someone to remove rubbish from his home has been fined after it was later flytipped in a country lane.

  • Activating digital skills and physical fun

    Published on Tuesday 4 June 2019

    Free wellbeing sessions were held across the Harborough District last week to help people aged over 60 improve their digital skills and keep active.

  • Giant sandpit to provide fun all year long

    Published on Friday 31 May 2019

    Children will get to enjoy the fun of the ‘beach’, all year round, with the introduction of a giant sandpit to replace the Harborough by the Sea event.

  • Could you help out in emergency?

    Published on Friday 31 May 2019

    Would you be prepared to be called upon in the event of a flood, fire or any other major emergency in the Harborough district?

  • Man fined after his rubbish was flytipped

    Published on Wednesday 29 May 2019

    A man has been fined after rubbish he asked a friend to remove from his garage was dumped in a country lane.

  • Open invite to local lottery anniversary celebration

    Published on Friday 24 May 2019

    Good causes and not-for-profit organisations in the district are invited to a special event to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Harborough District Community Lottery – or ‘Harborough Lotto’.

  • Council obtains injunction to halt works on site in Claybrooke Parva

    Published on Wednesday 22 May 2019

    Harborough District Council is aware of the unauthorised operational development on the Land at Wells Close, Woodway Lane, Claybrooke Parva.

  • New chairman elected at district council

    Published on Tuesday 21 May 2019

    Councillor Barbara Johnson has been elected as the chairman of Harborough District Council for 2019/20.

  • Free Over 60s Wellbeing Event

    Published on Monday 20 May 2019

    Come along to one of our free wellbeing sessions aimed at supporting people aged over 60 with skills relating to digital devices and also promoting community health and improved facilities.

  • Become a Parish Councillor for Claybooke Parva Parish Council

    Published on Friday 17 May 2019

    Claybooke Parva Parish Council needs you to become a Parish Councillor.

  • New era for district’s Innovation Centre

    Published on Wednesday 15 May 2019

    Harborough Innovation Centre, which provides office space to new businesses in the Harborough district, is to be managed by the Council from 1 July 2019.

  • Love Your Local Harborough Market

    Published on Friday 10 May 2019

    Harborough District Council is urging everyone to show Harborough Market and its traders a little love during Love Your Local Market fortnight.

  • May Day Fun in Market Harborough

    Published on Wednesday 1 May 2019

    Harborough District Council is inviting families with young children to a fun-filled May Day event on the town Square on Saturday May 4 2019, 10am to 4pm.

  • Major milestone as Local Plan is adopted

    Published on Tuesday 30 April 2019

    A new district plan has been adopted ensuring the growing population and future generations in the Harborough district have access to great places to live and work.

  • Local Plan set to be adopted

    Published on Friday 26 April 2019

    The Local Plan – a key document which will help shape future development across the Harborough district – is set to be adopted.

  • Magna Park decision – appeal allowed

    Published on Thursday 18 April 2019

    An independent planning inspector has allowed an appeal against a decision to refuse permission for a storage and distribution centre, and other facilities, to be built at Magna Park near Lutterworth.

  • Inspector gives green light for Council to adopt Local Plan

    Published on Monday 15 April 2019

    An independent Planning Inspector has given the go-ahead for Harborough District Council to adopt its Local Plan.

  • Vintage poster for classic car show unveiled

    Published on Monday 15 April 2019

    The new vintage style poster for this year’s Market Harborough Classic Car Show has been unveiled.

  • Read latest Harborough District News

    Published on Friday 5 April 2019

    The latest Harborough District Council e-newsletter has been published.

  • Getting the best housing opportunities for residents

    Published on Friday 5 April 2019

    Creating the best housing opportunities for residents and tackling issues such as homelessness and rough sleeping are the focus of a major new strategy.