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News published August 2018

  • Innovative ways to meet housing need

    Published Friday 31 August 2018

    The District Council is teaming up with specialist housing advisors to find innovative ways to meet local housing needs.

  • Votes for Women art centrepiece chosen

    Published Tuesday 28 August 2018

    A new piece of artwork, celebrating 100 years since women were first granted the right to vote, has been chosen thanks to help from the public.

  • Community and Volunteers Fair hailed as success

    Community and volunteering fair 2018 Published Tuesday 28 August 2018

    A Community and Volunteers Fair, organised by Neil O’Brien, MP for Harborough, and Harborough District Council, has been hailed a success.

  • Licence changes for landlords with multiple tenants

    Published Friday 24 August 2018

    Landlords in the Harborough district are being urged to make sure they are complying with new laws around Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

  • New star rating system for animal licences

    Published Friday 24 August 2018

    A new star rating system is being introduced as part of new animal licensing laws to help customers make a more informed choice and to protect the welfare of animals.

  • Local Plan – Council responds to Inspector

    Published Thursday 23 August 2018

    Harborough District Council has submitted its responses to the Planning Inspector’s initial observations regarding the proposed Harborough Local Plan.

  • Free digital tips boosting local retailers’ sales

    Published Tuesday 21 August 2018

    Local retailers are being offered expert tips – for free – on how to boost sales and awareness of their business using the internet and social media.

  • Poignant Silhouette installed in Lutterworth

    Published Thursday 16 August 2018

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

  • Multi-million pound infrastructure boost thanks to council

    Published Tuesday 14 August 2018

    More than £1million a year is being pumped into communities in the Harborough district to improve community facilities and infrastructure – creating health, housing, and leisure opportunities.

  • Charity Lunch in Honour of Suffragettes

    Published Thursday 9 August 2018

    The influential role of the Suffragettes in giving women the right to vote for the first time has been honoured at a special charity event.

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