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County Councillor Gartree May 22

28th June 2022 | Councils

Yellow lines along streets are governed by traffic regulation orders (TROs).  These are legal documents that restrict or prohibit the use of the highway network. Communities are often surprised at the length of time it can take to progress a scheme.

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What's going on? - An update for midsummer

27th June 2022 | Business

It’s 2022 midsummer and Kibworth welcomes its second bookshop, Daker Books, which is situated in the old Kibworth Books premises.  Daker is Debbie’s grandmother’s maiden name. Kibworth Books has moved to The Barn further down the High Street to where Mon Amie used to occupy.

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Local Family Support Charity Seeks New Volunteers

27th June 2022 | Charity

Once again Home-Start South Leicestershire, based in Market Harborough, are helping families with young children across the whole Harborough District. We are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly team. The next training course starts this coming September.

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GEMS Charity, June 2022

27th June 2022 | Charity, What's On

GEMS Charity would like to thank Paul Ward of Kibworth Carpets. He and his family gave a kind donation of £719.01 in memory of Claire Ward. The online donations for which have yet to be received. This is a great amount, which goes to show how much loved Claire was. 

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Kibworth & Smeeton WI, June 2022

27th June 2022 | Clubs and Societies

Every May, WI's discuss a shortlist of resolutions before the national AGM in June, when we reach a final decision. We then send the chosen resolutions to the Government to request action. This year, the Kibworth & Smeeton WI only put one resolution forward. Women and Girls with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and ADHD Under-Identified, Under-Diagnosed, Misdiagnosed and Under-Supported. Two committee members explained to members that in the past, only boys were considered to have these conditions, whereas in fact girls also have them in various forms. Members were able to discuss and ask questions before a vote, which passed the resolution. We then send a delegate to the AGM. If it is also passed at national level a full campaign will be developed to improve awareness and diagnosis, and to explore ways of supporting women and girls. 

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