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  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Kibworth & Gartree bus services

    Arriva X3 (Sapphire) – Market Harborough to Leicester and return Arriva operate a 30 min service, with several bus stops in the Kibworths. The X3 service alternates buses into The Square, Kibworth Beauchamp and then along the A6, or via Fleckney Road and the Kibworth Meadows estate in Kibworth Harcourt. Arriva X3 bus route changes &…

  • Arriva X3 bus route changes

    Latest update – February 2017 After the disappointing report to the Harborough Highways Forum, residents met with Chris Christoforou (Kibworth Harcourt Parish Councillor who also lives on the estate) and a response to the Harborough Highways Forum report was put together and sent to the Director of the County Council Environment & Transport directorate and…

  • Community Partnership Libraries – Kibworth

    Latest News – January 2017 KBPC agreed on 17 January 2017 to relinquish their role in the community library (http://www.kibworthcommunitylibrary.org.uk/) i.e. acting as the official body that rented the library from Leicestershire County Council, as the Library Management Committee now have a steady income and can manage the future of the library and take on…

  • Proposals to close Kibworth fire station stopped

     January 2016 The Combined Fire Authority for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland met on 10th January and confirmed that the Kibworth Fire Station would remain open with the current fire engine and equipment. As the station is only manned by retained fire fighters, it is important to keep new recruits coming forward. Monday 9th November – update after…

  • 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,…