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News published December 2018

  • Local Plan modifications to be considered

    Published Wednesday 19 December 2018

    Modifications to the Local Plan, which will help shape future development in the Harborough district, are ready to be submitted to an independent planning inspector.

  • New leisure company wants to get ‘everyone active’

    Published Wednesday 19 December 2018

    Getting ‘everyone active’ is the key aim of the leisure management company appointed to run the Harborough district’s leisure centres from 1 April 2019.

  • Tree-mendous Christmas decorations

    Published Tuesday 18 December 2018

    Harborough District Council was delighted to see the results of a school Christmas tree decoration contest launched at the Indoor Market on Northampton Road.

  • Successful bid generates extra £14m for city and county

    Published Monday 17 December 2018

    Major plans to unlock an extra £14m for public services across Leicester and Leicestershire have been given the thumbs up.

  • Votes for Women artwork unveiled

    Published Friday 14 December 2018

    A stunning piece of artwork, celebrating 100 years since women first gained the right to vote, has been unveiled at a public building.

  • New homes plan on Council owned site

    Published Wednesday 12 December 2018

    Attractive new homes – including some ideal for first time buyers – are set to be built on Council-owned land in Lutterworth.

  • ‘Special expenses’ review seeks fairer approach

    Published Wednesday 12 December 2018

    The funding of some public parks and other local facilities through council tax – referred to as ‘special expenses’ - has been reviewed by the District Council to ensure fairness and transparency.

  • Councils consider county growth vision

    Published Tuesday 11 December 2018

    Harborough District Council has approved a county-wide vision setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future.

  • Exciting Grow on Space project progressing well

    Published Friday 7 December 2018

    A major project set to create around 230 jobs and bring £20million into the local economy in the Harborough district is progressing well.

  • ‘Keep safe places’ for those feeling vulnerable

    Published Thursday 6 December 2018

    With stores getting increasingly busy with Christmas approaching, shoppers are reminded that ‘keep safe places’ are available.

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