Kibworth Harcourt Parish Council

Serving the people of Kibworth Harcourt

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Clerk: Sara Barrett
The office, c/o Kibworth
Grammar School Hall, School
Road, Kibworth Beauchamp
Leicestershire LE8 0EW

Latest News

Parish council flag in Jubilee Green at half-mast

Jubilee Green flag

Following the sad death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on 9th April and out of respect for the whole Royal family, the union flag in Jubilee Green was lowered to half mast.

Posted: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 09:41 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth Harcourt

Community Governance Review outcome

Changed boundary

Harborough District Council has completed a Community Governance Review under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. A Community Governance Review every six or seven years enables them to look at and make changes where necessary to local parish governance arrangements.

The proposals by Kibworth Beauchamp and Kibworth Harcourt Parish Councils that all properties on Barnards Way,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 17:53 by Kevin

Tags: Community Governance Review, Kibworths, News

Dog theft - advice from Leicestershire Police

Dog theft - advice from Leicestershire Police

We are experiencing an increase in dog theft reports and are asking the public to be wary of this new wave of crime across the county.

The demand for puppies has increased as people have been working from home and other social distractions are limited. This demand has created a surge in puppy thefts, as the price of dogs has almost doubled in some cases.

We want people to help to spread this safety message... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 14:24 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworths, News, dogs, theft

New bench installed on Church Road

New bench installed on Church Road

Today a new bench has been unpacked and installed. It is a new VE/VJ 75th anniversary commemorative bench on Church Road. This bench was funded by money granted to the two Kibworth Parish Councils by Harborough District Council to celebrate VE Day. The two parishes worked together & pooled the two amounts to buy & install this bench. Thanks to Cllr Hooley for sorting the engraving & the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 13:14 by Kevin

Tags: News; Kibworths

Litter picking around the two Kibworths

Litter picking around the two Kibworths

Although there are many litter bins spread across both Kibworth parishes, still people report litter over our parks and play areas.

The two parishes are pleased to be able to borrow litter picking kits. We would like to help organise litter picking sessions and ask any potential volunteers to please email

Going forward, the parish councils hope to be working with the Rotary Club... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 15:40 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworths, Litter, News

Kibworth Tip now re-opened

Kibworth Tip now re-opened

The Kibworth Recycling and Household Waste site (the Kibworth tip) on the A6 has re-opened! The tip re-opened on Monday 3 August. Like the other county open tips, all visits can be booked online from 24 July using the online appointment system, via, or through the customer services phone line... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:31 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, Kibworth tip, RHWS

Kibworths Play Areas re-opened

Kibworths Play Areas re-opened

Since Saturday 4th July our play areas (Jubilee Green, Polwell Road, Smeeton Road Rec) have re-opened in accordance with the government guidelines. Warwick Park play area has been having new fencing, gates and benches fitted and also re-opened on Thursday 9th July.

When visiting them please consider the following safety measures which are a selection taken from the government guidance document:

1. To... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 06:13 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, News, coronavirus, play areas

Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) opening soon

Multi Use Games Area  (MUGA) opening soon

Tarmac is being laid for the new MUGA on Warwick Park. This will take another 2 weeks to harden and set. During this time it is imperative that it is not walked on, played on or cycled on so the site remains fenced off. Once the tarmac is ready, line markings will then be added. This will be a fantastic facility for the community and all age groups

Please report any issues to

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:26 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, MUGA

Nitrous oxide canisters

Nitrous oxide canisters

Empty nitrous oxide canisters have been found
in several locations around the Kibworths, including Birds Barn.
Nitrous oxide also known as 'laughing gas' is a
psychoactive drug and although it seems
harmless can have a very damaging effect on
your health. The police are appealing, particularly to
young people, to consider the potentially life-changing
impacts of using it.
Inhaling nitrous oxide can be dangerous,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:03 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth

Kibworths’ Neighbourhood Plan Housing Site Allocations

Kibworths’ Neighbourhood Plan Housing Site Allocations

The two parish councils are reviewing the Kibworths' Neighbourhood Plan, which was formally adopted on 25 January 2018. This review follows the adoption of the new Harborough Local Plan in April 2019, and relevant updates to national planning policy, which have given more weight to Neighbourhood Plans.

The two parish councils are taking professional advice and have been assured it is good practice to... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 May 2020 13:39 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, Neighbourhood Plan

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