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News published April 2020

  • Enter VE Day 75 poetry competition

    Published Thursday 30 April 2020

    Friday 8 May 2020 marks 75 years since the end of war in Europe.

  • Council named in top 10 for crisis business support

    Published Tuesday 28 April 2020

    Harborough District Council has been named as one of the ten best performing local authorities in England for getting urgent financial support to businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • New ‘webinars’ offer vital training during crisis

    Published Friday 24 April 2020

    An innovative new project, thought to be first of a kind, is helping parish and town councils get vital training as they work remotely during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Extra CCTV cameras to boost safety in district

    Published Thursday 23 April 2020

    More CCTV cameras are set to be installed in Lutterworth town centre, and a popular park in Market Harborough, later in the year.

  • Lutterworth East planning application deferred

    Published Tuesday 21 April 2020

    Councillors have deferred proposals for 2,750 new homes, community facilities and employment space to the east of Lutterworth.

  • Council working hard to support community

    Published Tuesday 21 April 2020

    Residents and businesses across the Harborough district are continuing to get vital support as part of the Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • New CCTV cameras welcomed in village

    Published Tuesday 21 April 2020

    Kibworth Beauchamp Parish Council has now installed four CCTV cameras covering the eastern end of High Street and Smeeton Road from the village centre roundabout to School Road in Kibworth Beauchamp.

  • Follow ‘Lutterworth East’ planning meeting online

    Published Friday 17 April 2020

    The ‘Lutterworth East’ planning application will be considered remotely – and residents can follow the meeting, as it happens, online.

  • Residents and children praise bin crews with surprise messages

    Published Friday 17 April 2020

    Residents and children have been surprising their bin collectors with heartfelt messages of praise, good wishes and colourful drawings to thank them for being “true heroes” in the face of COVID-19.

  • Businesses receive urgent financial support

    Published Thursday 9 April 2020

    More than 550 businesses in the Harborough district, which have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, have already received a share of nearly £8m in emergency support.

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