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Kibworth Golf Club announce new signing

Kibworth Golf Club has pulled off a “major coup” after securing a new head pro amid major new plans. One of Leicestershire’s most renowned teaching professionals Michael Bent is joining the Weir Road club from Kilworth Springs Golf Club where he has been for ten years, bringing with him the established Michael Bent Golf Academy. It […]

Market Harborough makes top 20 market towns list – again

Market Harborough has once again been named one of the UK’s best market towns according to an annual report published in national newspaper The Times. The town featured at number one in the newspaper’s ‘Best Places to Live Guide’ for 2016. The guide selected 20 of Britain’s ‘top’ market towns based on information such as […]

Harborough residents urged to recycle Christmas trees for charity

It’s a common problem – what to do with the Christmas tree once the festivities are over? This year, people living in Market Harborough and Great Bowden can support a local charity by recycling their Christmas tree. In return for a minimum £5 donation, the LOROS hospice charity will collect any unwanted trees over the […]

Organisers “bitterly disappointed” that Harborough’s solar project will not go ahead

A community solar project in Market Harborough which was launched in October will now not go ahead, despite strong public support and local investment. The Harborough Solar One scheme would have involved the installation of more than 600 solar panels at the Robert Smyth Academy on Burnmill Road and Archway Health Hub on Lubenham Hill. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 ( 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 […]

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