Since the launch of the Forum, we have:

  • run local meetings in different parts of the area;
  • got formal designation of the Forum by the City Council;
  • obtained funding for the Forum to produce the Neighbourhood Plan;
  • engaged a consultant to help us with the Neighbourhood Plan;
  • started four working groups to look at the topics in the Neighbourhood Plan;
  • responded to the City Local Plan Consultations in 2017 and 2020;
  • produced a Baseline Report on Knighton;
  • obtained funding for bicycle racks outside shops in Knighton;
  • obtained funding for pollution monitoring in Knighton;
  • and worked to develop the Neighbourhood Plan for Knighton…

Air Quality Monitoring

The Forum has got funding for a portable air quality monitoring system for a year, which allows us to undertake the first systematic study of air quality in the Knighton area. This will help to provide evidence for ways of reducing air pollution and future transport policies.

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Bike Racks in Knighton – Update October 2018

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...

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Get more involved…

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...

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Cradock – Quiz

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...

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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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