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

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

Some Recycling and Household Waste Sites (Tips) re-opening

From 18th May, seven of the county's 14 tips will be re-opening 7 days a week. Sadly the Kibworth tip is not one of these seven.

Due to social distancing the Kibworth tip with its steps up to the skips to discard of waste is not suitable. Instead both Market Harborough tip on Riverside and the Oadby tip will be re-opening. Opening times 9am to 5pm.

You cannot just turn up either. You must also be a Leicestershire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 10:24 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, coronavirus, recycling

CCTV in Kibworth Beauchamp centre

CCTV in Kibworth Beauchamp centre

'Sad indictment'

Also parish councils had to put chains and padlocks on Warwick Park play area to stop flouting of government lock down regulations.

Posted: Sat, 25 Apr 2020 09:14 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, cctv

A6 Kibworth Harcourt roadworks in April

A6 Kibworth Harcourt roadworks in April

Anglia Water are investigating for possible repair of a sewer in the road near the roundabout (Wistow Road junction) so need traffic control (multi-way signals) from 14th upto 24th April.

Posted: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 11:16 by Kevin

Tags: A6 roadworks, Kibworth Harcourt

Message from Chairman of Kibworth & District Chronicle

Message from Chairman of Kibworth & District Chronicle

The Chronicle postbox in the Kibworth Post Office has been removed for now.

Any correspondence please use following.

Editor email:

Phone: 07547 502520

Always cc emails to:


Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:10 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth, coronavirus

Virtual parish council meetings

Virtual parish council meetings

On 2nd April, three parish councillors - Cllrs Feltham, Newnes and Pitcher, held a brief virtual meeting using the Zoom application that the clerk, Sara Barrett, had set up. National regulations for holding virtual council meetings are being legislated and we are awaiting guidance after Easter about how to include public participation until physical meetings resume.

The National Association of Local... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:54 by Kevin

Tags: Kibworth Harcourt, coronavirus, covid-19

Community Speed Watch A6 locations

Community Speed Watch A6 locations

Following a successful campaign to collect 200+ pledges, Kibworth Harcourt Parish Council is pleased to be the sponsor for a scheme to check speeds on the A6 and Albert Street. Volunteers will need to be trained (expected early summer) in use of the radar and recording of essential details - 1-1.5 hours training one evening. Following which rotas will be arranged for groups of three trained volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:52 by Kevin

Tags: A6, Albert Street, News, speed watch