Current Topics

Open Meeting Report – July 2017

Twenty-six members of Knighton Forum welcomed Adam Clarke, Assistant City Mayor to the Knighton Parish Centre to talk about Transport and the Environment, including the Bus Services Act 2017, and participate in a question and answer session.

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Bus Services Act 2017

The Bus Services Act 2017 changes the way that mayoral councils like Leicester’s work with commercial bus companies, allowing them to create franchising arrangements and new partnership schemes.

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Knighton Local Economy Working Group – First Meeting

The Knighton Neighbourhood Forum is establishing the third working group to develop ideas on a topic for the Neighbourhood Plan. The focus is on the local economy, and the first step is to get together members of the Forum and others on our mailing list who are interested in this topic for a meeting on 26th July.

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Open Spaces, Sports and Leisure Vision

A draft vision was created at the meeting on 2nd May and reviewed at the meeting on 13th June.  The group agreed on the following as the vision for open spaces, sports and leisure in Knighton. "Knighton is a family friendly area. The provision of green space is...

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Consultation on Healthcare Hubs

The Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) for Leicester is running a consultation on the location of the potential fourth Leicester Healthcare Hub.  This hub will replace the walk-in centre at the Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre when its contract runs out later...

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Transport Working Group – December 2016

The group held its second meeting on 6th December. Seven people attended and thanks to their efforts, once again, we made excellent progress. The timing of the meeting was fortunate as it came just after the release of the  NICE (National Institute for Health and Care...

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