Kibworth Harcourt Parish Council

Serving the people of Kibworth Harcourt

Village Sign

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

Author: Kevin

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Kibworth Get Active Day - 23rd May 2021

Get Active Day banner

Following the success of the initial Get Active Day in September 2020, the two Kibworth Parish Councils have agreed to jointly fund another day on Sunday 23rd May 2021.

Once more it will be organised by Fiesta Sports Coaching with their expertise and professional coaches for getting all ages involved in a variety of activities including basketball in the MUGA, Football, Olympic and Cricket skills, Adventure... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 09:08 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworths

Exercise equipment on Jubilee Green

Circuit training

This sign recently erected on Jubilee Green, Main Street, Kibworth Harcourt gives advice about using the four items of adult exercise equipment that the parish council had installed in 2020. Now the weather is fine, please go along and try the equipment - all outdoor, and easy to use.

Posted: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 11:11 by Kevin

Tags: Jubilee Green, Kibworth Harcourt

St George's Day flag flying over Jubilee Green

Flag on Jubilee Green

After the embarrassment of 2020 when the wrong flag was nearly raised, but didn't happen because the inner workings of the flag pole on Jubilee Green were jammed.

This year, 2021, the Parish Council clerk and chairman, successfully lowered the half-mast union flag and replaced it with the newly purchased England flag flying from the top of the flagpole.

A new notice has also been installed next to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 15:51 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth Harcourt, play areas

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 deputyclerk@kbpc.org.uk.

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 https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/waste-and-recycling/book-a-waste-site-appointment, 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

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