Since the launch meeting earlier this year, the Steering Group has:

  • run three local meetings in different parts of the area;
  • run a workshop on policy writing;
  • got formal designation of the Forum by the City Council;
  • built links with local schools;
  • obtained some funding for the Forum and is seeking more;
  • explored how consultants can help us with the Neighbourhood Plan;
  • started working groups to look at the topics in the Neighbourhood Plan.

Local Plan Meeting October 2017

The Local Plan Working Group has met twice to consider the documents published by the City Council as part of the Leicester Local Plan consultation.  The proposed response is summarised in this report: Knighton Forum Local Plan Consultation Responses 2017. The next...

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Local Plan Sites Walks – September 2017

Join us on a walk round Knighton to look at some of the sites that the Council has listed as Potential Development Sites. We will be walking round West Knighton on Sunday 10th September, at 3.00pm, meeting outside the Co-op, and round the East part of Knighton on Sunday 17th September, at 3.00pm, meeting at the Palmerston Way Car Park at Knighton Park.

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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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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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