Harborough District Council are seeking volunteers to become COMMUNITY FLOOD WARDENS in the local area.
Flood Wardens will be supported by the Local Authorities, the Environment Agency and LLE Prepared and will receive direct flood warnings from the Environment Agency to pass on to neighbours and those at risk from flooding.
If you are interested in becoming a Community Flood Warden then please contact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:19 by Debbie Barber
The closing date for comment submissions on Harborough District Council's Local Plan is this Friday - 3rd November 2017 at 5pm.
Comments can be made via the Harborough District Council's website on the link provided below.
Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:09 by Debbie Barber
There is just over a week to go before Harborough District Council's consultation on leisure provision in the district closes.
Visit www.harborough.gov.uk/active to complete the survey on line by 15 August 2017.
If you wish to make any comments on the lack of leisure provision within Broughton Astley (as the village has not been specifically identified within the survey), you will need to confirm that... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:22 by Debbie Barber
New signs have been put up across the Harborough district urging dog owners to walk their pets responsibly.
The signs warn dog owners that they could face fixed fines of £500 – or up to £1,000 if convicted – if they allow their dog to foul, do not put it on a lead when instructed, or fail to produce a bag to pick after their pets.
Earlier this year Harborough District Council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:13 by Alison
Subscriptions are now open for residents in the Harborough district to have their garden waste collected from April 2017.
Harborough District Council is inviting residents to sign up for an annual subscription fee of £40 per green bin.
Those who sign up for the service will have their garden waste collected on a fortnightly basis between the months of April 2017 and November 2017 and during March... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:11 by Alison
Residents in the Harborough district who have already subscribed to the council's garden waste collection service will receive an extra green bin collection in January.
Harborough District Council has agreed that green bins will be collected during the weeks commencing 9 and 16 January 2017 on the normal recycling collection day (when the blue-lidded recycling bin is collected).
Residents who have already... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:47 by Alison
New regulations to tackle irresponsible dog owners are set to come into force.
The Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 has introduced powers for Councils to bring in Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) to identify and address particular problems in their areas.
Related to this, Harborough District Council gathered public opinion to help decide if these new and enhanced powers should... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:02 by Alison
Residents are being asked to help protect open and green spaces across the Harborough district
A part of Harborough District Council's creation of a new Local Plan, which sets out development and infrastructure up to 2031, maps of sites used for parks, open space, wildlife habitat, sport and recreation have been drafted to help protect them in the future.
Now, the district council is asking local people... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2016 10:56 by Alison
Harborough District Council is reminding residents that, if they haven't already, they will need to subscribe to have their garden waste collected from next month.
Charges for garden waste collections in the Harborough District will apply from 4 April 2016.
Harborough District Council has introduced a £40 per bin annual subscription fee for garden waste collections applicable from 4 April 2016.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 10:32 by Alison
On Tuesday 8 March 2016 Broughton Astley Parish Council, in conjunction with Harborough District Council and Thomas Estley Community College, held a Slipper Exchange event in the Village Hall.
Look out for an article in the next edition of Broughton Matters!
Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 10:05 by Alison