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Sports Awards celebrate local talent

Published on Friday 16 November 2018

Sporting talent, from across the Harborough district, was celebrated at the Sports Awards 2018.

  • Plastic free revolution at Harborough Market

    Published on Friday 16 November 2018

    Several traders at Harborough Market are making small steps to alter the way they buy, sell and package produce – all inspired by a new market trader.

  • WWI heroes honoured with special benches

    Published on Thursday 15 November 2018

    Specially-designed benches – marking 100 years since the end of World War One – have been installed across the Harborough district to honour those war heroes lost in combat.

  • Park for free at weekends December

    Published on Tuesday 13 November 2018

    Shoppers will be able to park for free on Saturdays at council-owned car parks throughout December to encourage people to ‘shop local’.

  • Striking artwork to mark historic milestones

    Published on Monday 12 November 2018

    Two striking and poignant pieces of artwork have been unveiled to commemorate the centenary of two historic milestones.

  • Lights fantastic for festive season

    Published on Monday 12 November 2018

    The town centre in Market Harborough will be lit up for the festive season to celebrate Christmas and encourage people to visit local shops.

  • Sneak preview of votes for women art project

    Published on Friday 9 November 2018

    The artist chosen to create a piece of artwork, commemorating 100 years since women gained the right to vote, has shared a sneak preview of the eagerly-awaited project.

  • Young people to ‘fulfil potential’ thanks to award

    Published on Monday 5 November 2018

    Young people are being offered a unique opportunity to fulfil their potential thanks to a special grant in honour of local trailblazer.

  • Dressed to Impress at Market Halloween Competition

    Published on Friday 2 November 2018

    Zombies, witches, ghosts and all things scary came to Harborough Market on Saturday 27 October 2018.

  • Local venues to host major comedy talent

    Published on Thursday 1 November 2018

    A major comedy festival is coming to the Harborough district with local venues set to host some top stand-up acts.

  • Book of condolence opened after Leicester helicopter tragedy

    Published on Tuesday 30 October 2018

    Following the tragic events on Saturday evening at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, a book of condolence has been opened in memory of those who died.

  • Support the British Legion at your Local Market

    Published on Monday 22 October 2018

    Harborough District Council is delighted to welcome The Royal British Legion back to Harborough Market.

  • Grow on Space gets green light

    Published on Tuesday 16 October 2018

    A major project to help businesses expand and grow – set to bring £20million into the Harborough district economy – is set to be created after funding was secured.

  • Popular French market returns

    Published on Monday 15 October 2018

    The much loved French and Continental market featuring larger than life traders is set to return to Market Harborough after the success of last year's visit.

  • October Fest returns to Market Harborough this weekend

    Published on Tuesday 9 October 2018

    The eagerly anticipated October Fest returns to Market Harborough this weekend, featuring a ‘World Village Market’ on the Town Square.

  • District leaders pledge to continue to work together

    Published on Friday 5 October 2018

    The leaders of all seven district councils have today unanimously agreed to continue working together to review the current model of local government in Leicestershire.

  • Plan sets out how city and county will grow

    Published on Friday 5 October 2018

    A PLAN setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future is set to be agreed by local partners.

  • District’s ambitious leisure vision – next steps

    Published on Thursday 4 October 2018

    The District Council has said getting value for money is a priority as it continues to deliver its ambitious vision to improve sports, leisure and physical activity opportunities across the district.

  • Fancy dress time at market this Halloween

    Published on Wednesday 3 October 2018

    Harborough District Council is inviting children from across the district to dig out their fake blood, capes and costumes for the annual Halloween Fancy Dress Competition at Harborough Indoor Market.

  • New Armed Forces Officer takes up post

    Published on Tuesday 2 October 2018

    Members of the Armed Forces community in Harborough District and two neighbouring local authority areas are to get help and support from a new, dedicated council officer.

  • Fly Tipper Fined

    Published on Friday 28 September 2018

    Harborough District Council’s Tip Off campaign to tackle fly-tipping continues, with another successful prosecution of a serious case.

  • Clack Hill Planning Appeal To Be Rescheduled As Public Inquiry

    Published on Wednesday 26 September 2018

    A planning appeal hearing, scheduled for 3rd & 4th October 2018, has been cancelled by the Government Planning Inspectorate.

  • Woman removes illegal mobile home

    Published on Friday 21 September 2018

    A woman who unlawfully sited a mobile home on her land to live in has removed it following enforcement action.

  • Council events shortlisted for prestigious tourism awards

    Published on Friday 21 September 2018

    Harborough District Council’s 2018 Classic Car Show and Food and Drink Festival have both been shortlisted for tourism awards.

  • Improving air quality across district

    Published on Friday 21 September 2018

    Views are being sought on an action plan to improve air quality in the Kibworths.

  • Sports Awards 2018 - final call for nominations!

    Published on Thursday 20 September 2018

    Nominate your candidates for Harborough District Sport Awards 2018.

  • Community Safety takes to the streets

    Published on Thursday 20 September 2018

    Community Safety representatives will take part in a ‘patch walk’ to meet those working together to improve community safety across the district.

  • 250k play area improvements on way

    Published on Wednesday 19 September 2018

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

  • MP (and PM!) focused on Lutterworth business

    Published on Friday 14 September 2018

    A special event, focused on boosting businesses in Lutterworth took place on Friday – and even the Prime Minister got to hear about it!

  • New vehicle to combat environmental crime

    Published on Friday 14 September 2018

    The district council has put the wheels in motion to step up the way it tackles environmental crime – with the launch of a new 4x4 vehicle.