Since the launch of the Forum, we have:
- 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 are seeking more;
- engaged a consultant to help us with the Neighbourhood Plan;
- started working groups to look at the topics in the Neighbourhood Plan;
- responded to the City Local Plan Consultation;
- produced a Baseline Report on Knighton.
Members of the steering group recently carried out a fun opinion poll to see whether local residents like trees along the roads in Knighton.
Back in December 2017, two of our members put a proposal on behalf of the Forum to the Ward Community Budget for some money to install bike racks outside Knighton Corner Stores after it became a local Post Office, to encourage people to cycle locally. We have heard...
Getting more involved with Knighton Neighbourhood Forum Everyone seems to have a busy life, so we appreciate that you have come along to a meeting or visited our website to support our local community, find out more and contribute to discussion. Would you have the...
Looking for ways to make contact with people in Knighton, a small group recently took part in the regular Tuesday night quiz at the Cradock. Having enjoyed ourselves thoroughly, we asked if there would be any chance of holding a Knighton themed round. Rob, the...
Knighton Neighbourhood Forum met on 17th October to consider the response to the Leicester City Council Consultation on the Emerging Options Stage of the Local Plan, and in particular the potential development sites. The Forum approved the response below on behalf of...
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...
Notes of Local Plan Working Group (LLPWG) Meeting 1
The meeting discussed potential development sites in Knighton, the housing mix and the conservation areas and potential to extend them.
The working group met for the first time on 6th September and mainly discussed the sites in Knighton that are included in the Potential Development Sites consultation document. The next meeting will be at 7.00 pm on 20th September (NOTE EARLIER START TIME) in the...
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.
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.