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News published July 2018

  • Local Plan – inspector submits initial comments

    Published Tuesday 31 July 2018

    The Planning Inspector appointed to examine the new Harborough Local Plan has submitted his initial observations.

  • Crowds flock to popular sandpits event

    Published Monday 30 July 2018

    This year’s sandpits event in Market Harborough proved extremely popular with hundreds of people flocking to its new location over the weekend.

  • District Council and charity unite for local cat owners

    Published Monday 30 July 2018

    The pain of not knowing whether a beloved pet has been victim of a road traffic accident will be lessened owing to the forward-thinking of a local cat charity and Harborough District Council.

  • Unitary Authority - joint statement by Council Leaders

    Published Thursday 26 July 2018

    Update on behalf of the District and Borough Council Leaders of Leicestershire.

  • Have your say on ‘votes for women’ art project

    Published Thursday 26 July 2018

    People are being invited to have their say on proposals for an exciting piece of art celebrating 100 years since women were granted the right to vote.

  • MP event gets to heart of business

    Published Monday 23 July 2018

    People got to hear the latest on how the business landscape is evolving, as well as some of the challenges it faces, at the special event held in the district.

  • Poignant Silhouette installed in Broughton Astley

    Published Friday 20 July 2018

    A poignant reminder of those local people who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I has been installed close to a village war memorial.

  • Local sponsor announced for Food & Drink Festival

    Published Friday 20 July 2018

    Thousands of food lovers are expected to flock to Welland Park in Market Harborough on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August 11am to 7pm for the 2018 Market Harborough Food and Drink Festival.

  • More success in regional building awards

    Published Friday 20 July 2018

    The district council and building industry professionals are celebrating after scooping an accolade at a prestigious awards event.

  • Unitary Authority

    Published Tuesday 17 July 2018

    In June 2018, Leicestershire County Council Leader Nick Rushton said he wanted to start a conversation about creating a unitary authority to replace the county council and the seven district councils.

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