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Environmental health news

Event calls for ‘plastic-less planet’

Published on Tuesday 19 June 2018

People across the Harborough district are joining forces in a bid to stop our “earth and oceans filling up with plastic.”

  • Harborough District Council

    Headstone Survey

    Published on Monday 21 May 2018

    Harborough District Council is to carry out a headstone survey for safety reasons in line with Ministry of Justice guidelines.

  • Butchers fined over ‘filthy’ premises

    Published on Wednesday 2 May 2018

    A Market Harborough butchers has been fined £4,000 for failing to meet food hygiene standards.

  • Unsafe trees in dog walking area to be removed

    Published on Thursday 12 April 2018

    A number of decaying trees which pose a serious safety risk are being removed – but will be replaced later in the year.

  • Fall in flytipping thanks to campaign

    Published on Tuesday 3 April 2018

    A tough campaign targeting those who dump rubbish illegally in the Harborough district has seen a welcome reduction in the number of flytipping incidents in the last year.

  • Unsafe trees near park to be removed

    Published on Friday 19 January 2018

    A number of decaying trees, which pose a serious safety risk, are being removed.

  • Weather warnings

    Published on Tuesday 12 September 2017

    The Met Office has issued an alert for very strong winds on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 September.

  • Public asked for views on air quality improvements

    Published on Friday 21 July 2017

    Views are being sought on plans to improve air quality in the Kibworths.

  • Air quality improvement plans after data published

    Published on Tuesday 20 June 2017

    Plans to improve air quality in the Kibworths are being put forward following the publication of a new report.

  • Gumley flytipping

    Flytipping crackdown catching culprits

    Published on Friday 2 December 2016

    A campaign, aiming to crackdown on the blight of flytipping in Harborough district, has already seen a fine issued – with potentially more to follow.

  • Air quality on council agenda

    Published on Thursday 25 August 2016

    Harborough District Council’s Executive will consider, on the 5 September 2016, the Air Quality Annual Status Report which sets out any monitoring results for the district over the previous year.

  • Market stall helps to tackle noise

    Published on Monday 23 May 2016

    Barking dogs, rowdy neighbours and hot tub parties are just some of the noise complaints made by residents in the Harborough district.

  • Council enforcers move in to tackle village ‘eyesore’

    Published on Wednesday 13 April 2016

    Dramatic ‘before and after’ photos have been released showing a major clean up by council enforcers who tackled a residential grot-spot branded an “eyesore” by local residents.

  • Eco Question Time event - ask about climate change

    Published on Tuesday 22 March 2016

    An 'Eco Question Time' event - based on the BBC TV programme Question Time with David Dimbleby - will take place in Market Harborough and you can get involved.

  • Dog control orders and alcohol zones feedback

    Published on Tuesday 1 March 2016

    Feedback from the public – due to be published in March – about proposed new anti-social behaviour regulations are set to be discussed by district councillors.

  • River Welland restoration project – update

    Published on Thursday 24 September 2015

    The River Welland rises above Market Harborough and flows through Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Rutland, before reaching Stamford where it is one of the features that makes town so attractive.

  • ‘No feeding’ signs aim to prevent spread of vermin

    Published on Thursday 19 March 2015

    New signs are discouraging people from feeding wildlife along a river in Market Harborough in a bid to prevent the spread of vermin.

  • Join the big spring clean - 21 March

    Published on Tuesday 17 March 2015

    A big spring clean is taking place on Saturday and people are invited to get involved and help tackle ‘grot-spots’.

  • Notice served after holiday chalet illegally lived in

    Published on Friday 23 January 2015

    An enforcement notice has been issued to the owners of a holiday chalet after it was found to be illegally lived in.