Harborough public and businesses invited to learn how to stop overspending on energy this winter

The Harborough public and its business community are invited to the first Harborough Energy Summit, to learn how to save money on energy bills. The Harborough Energy Summit, which is taking place as part of the Leicestershire Business Festival, will take place at The Angel Hotel on Tuesday 3rd November. The general public are invited […]

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Local couple launch luxury loungewear brand from the home of the corset

A couple from Market Harborough have launched a new international luxury loungewear brand this month from their base in the town. The company’s headquarters are less than a mile from the site of the old Symington factory famous around the world in the 19th and 20th century for making corsets – a slightly less glamorous […]

edibLE16 competition winners presented with signed book from Frances Quinn

Three competition winners from the Harborough area were awarded their prizes by local celebrity Frances Quinn this week as part of a competition run by edibLE16, Harborough’s community food hub. edibLE16 launched the competition ‘Simply Delicious, Simply Local’ earlier this year. Local residents of all ages were invited to submit their recipe ideas for a […]

Harborough company doubles in size and relocates to accommodate expansion

A Harborough company which specialises in the energy industry has been so successful that it has doubled in size and outgrown its premises in the town just six years after setting up. Utility Bidder (www.utilitybiddder.co.uk) is a consultancy that works with businesses to negotiate cheaper energy and utility bills as well as merchant services and […]

Harborough company takes on two new students as part of ongoing training commitment

A Market Harborough-based marketing, web design and PR company has given two students the opportunity to experience working in a marketing agency first hand. Sonika Mistry, a DMU undergraduate, and Sophie Burleigh, who is currently studying at Robert Smyth Academy and next year plans to study Creative Writing, are spending most of the summer finding […]

Harborough hotel goes ‘rugby mad’ for England World Cup matches

The rugby enthusiast manager of a local hotel has decided to show his support for the Rugby World Cup, starting next month. The Angel Hotel, based on the High Street, have announced that they will be offering special ‘VIP’ packages for the duration of the Rugby World Cup to help those who failed to get […]

Leicestershire woman launches Redhead Day UK – a celebration of all things ginger

Market Harborough based Jessica Shailes has this month announced plans for a third annual ‘Redhead Day UK’, which will celebrate all things ginger. Taking place in London on 12th September 2015, the event will see redheads from across the UK and further afield joining together in a celebration of their genetic rarity. A redhead herself […]

Harborough Carnival of Running raises £22,000 for charity

The Harborough Carnival of Running, which took place on Saturday 13th June, has now raised over £22,000 for a range of local and national charities. The event, which was organised by Race Harborough, consisted of a half marathon, a 10k run, and a relay challenge. Whilst £5 from each entry was donated to local charity […]

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