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  • 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…

  • Unitary Leicestershire Authority

    County Council Scrutiny meetings “Now is the time to consider change,” says the County Council leader ahead of seeking views from a wide range of stakeholders on shaking up local government across Leicestershire. Over the autumn and winter 2018/19, the council will speak to and seek the views of MPs, district councils, parish and town…

  • Bovis application for 100 houses, London Rd, Great Glen

    Latest update – July 2017 This application (16/02081/OUT) was presented to Harborough District Council (HDC) planning committee on 18th July 2017 with an officer recommendation to approve. The public gallery was packed with Great Glen residents, many of whom had attended the meeting on 4th July when the 170 house application on Oaks Road by…

  • Launch of County Council Conservative Election Manifesto 2013

    Today the Leicestershire County Council Conservative leader, Nick Rushton, launched his group’s detailed manifesto entitled: “Going for Growth: The Right Future for Leicestershire” to 40 candidates at The Gynsills, Glenfield.  Emma McClarking East Midlands Conservative MEP and Andrew Robathan MP for Blaby and Minister of State for the Armed Forces both gave tremendous support endorsing the…

  • Baroness Margaret Thatcher RIP

    It is with great sadness that I heard the news today that Baroness Thatcher had passed away at the age of 87.  While prime minister in the 70s and 80s she galvanised the country and put the Great back into great Britain. She pulled all the claws from the unions who had been effectively running…

  • St Luke’s Community Hospital plans

    The details of the planning application by NHS Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland for the Erection of two storey hospital unit and ancillary structures and works at the St Luke’s Hospital site, 33 Leicester Road, Market Harborough have now been released (Reference number: 12/01472/FUL).  These plans were approved by the HDC Planning Committee meeting on 22nd January 2013,…