Category: Kibworth Ward

  • Welcome to this website

    This site has been created to inform residents in the Gartree Division of the Leicestershire County Council about County Council matters that affect this beautiful area of High Leicestershire, which straddles the Roman Gartree Road, and consists of the Harborough District Council wards of Glen and Kibworth plus parts of the Billesdon and Tilton wards.…

  • Neighbourhood Plans – Great Glen, Kibworths etc.

    Great Glen have recently reviewed their original Neighbourhood Plan, which went to referendum in 2017. The review process has been completed and the updated version was supported again at referendum in January 2020. The Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan was made in January 2018 but did not help mould more housing developments on Warwick Road (110 houses)…

  • 400 more houses proposed for the Kibworths rejected

    October 2019 At the HDC Planning Committee meeting on 1 October, this application (18/01260/OUT) was recommended for refusal by the planning officer.  Written comments to the committee had been provided by Neil O’Brien MP and council leader and Kibworths Ward member, DCllr Phil King. Objection statements were made by CCllr Kevin Feltham (also chairman of…

  • Strategic Growth Plan and Expressway

    Update – May 2019 Councillor Phil King, who took charge of Harborough District Council in early May, says other options need to be properly looked at before settling on a plan that involves ‘carpeting over hundreds of acres of green land’. The proposed A46 Expressway would broadly run in a loop from the Hobby Horse Roundabout near…

  • Consultation on merger of two GP practices

    Latest – November 2018 In a press release dated 12 November, the East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group’s (ELR CCG) Primary Care Commissioning Committee (PCCC) approved Two Shires Medical Practice and Kibworth Medical Centre’s proposal to merge the two practices into one practice. The two practices will write to patients in due course informing…

  • Multi-agency actions for the Kibworths

    September 2018 The most recent meeting of the Community Focus Group was on 19 September. July/August 2018 Latest crime figures for the Harborough North LPU for June 2018 have now been published with details of 160 crimes, compared to 159 in May.  Forty crimes were reported for the Kibworth Ward,  and 21 for the Glen…

  • Poor Air Quality & traffic problems on A6 through Kibworth Harcourt

    Latest News – September 2018 The AQMA Action Plan for the A6 Kibworths has been published by HDC and can be found here http://www.harborough.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/4758/kibworth_air_quality_action_plan_2019-2031.pdf In addition to the HDC Environmental Health officers discussing the Plan with both Kibworth Parish Councils (KBPC – 25 September, KHPC 4 October) two public drop-n sessions have been arranged in…

  • My objection to 18/01260/OUT (400 houses off Warwick Road)

    My objection on HDC website I am county councillor for the Gartree Division which includes the Kibworth Ward. I strongly object to this application which in my opinion should not even be considered in the light of the ‘made’ Kibworths Neighbourhood Plan (January 2018) which clearly shows the limits of development and this application is…

  • David Wilson Homes – 16/00166/OUT – 195 homes off Fleckney Road

    Latest news –  May 2018 The reserved matters application (18/00268/REM) for the Erection of 195 dwellings and associated appearance, landscaping, scale and infrastructure works, was approved by HDC Planning Committee and the decision published on 8 May 2018. The proposed development would, by virtue of its scale, design, form and massing, not adversely affect the…

  • Kibworth Harcourt and Kibworth Beauchamp (The Kibworths) Neighbourhood Plan

    Latest update – January 2018 Referendum result Number of papers voting YES = 1,111 Number of papers voting NO = 77 Spoilt papers = 3 Total votes cast = 1,191 (Turnout 24.8%) In accordance with the Regulations and Harborough District Council’s scheme of delegation The Kibworths Neighbourhood Development Plan is ‘made’ i.e. adopted, and planning applications…