Contacts & Information
Great Bowden Allotment Site
Located off Leicester Lane. The site consists of 8 plots.
Mr John Parrott,
Adam and Eve Street
Telephone 01858 821282, Fax 01858 821002 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CWC Coping with Cancer
Time Out: Market Harborough
Second and fourth Thursday every month,
1.30pm - 4.00pm
Lubenham Village Hall
Laughton Road, Lubenham (nr Market Harborough)
Time Out: Market Harborough is a drop-in complementary therapy group for anyone affected by cancer - patients, their carers and families.
Enjoy a complementary therapy in a calm, relaxing atmosphere, and chat to other patients and carers over a cup of tea. No need to book, just turn up!
Further information on the Dog Warden Service
Environment Agency – Flood Map
The link below shows the areas of flood plane, which currently lie within the Separation of Settlements land between the village of Great Bowden and Market Harborough.
The council has responsibility for acting on reports of flytipping to both remove the waste and to locate and prosecute the offenders. Where the waste is hazardous the council has a responsibility to ensure public safety until such time as the waste can be removed.
Telephone: 01858 82 82 82
This Search link allows you to view all the footpaths in and around Great Bowden
If you would like to trace your past family tree to the area then perhaps these links below may be of use to you.
All of the sites listed offer varying services from Census records, birth, marriage & death certificates, Military records, Parish records as well as Immigration & Emigration records.
1901 Census of England & Wales
General Register Office England & Wales
General Register Office for Scotland
Leicestershire County Council - Parish Records in Leicestershire Libraries
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/ search Great Bowden for it's workhouse history
Some useful links to help the environment are:-
Compost Bin & Water Butt offers subsidised by Leicestershire County and Leicester City Councils.
To place an order or for more information please call 0844 571 4444
Severn Trent Water customers - www.stwater.savewatersavemoney.co.uk
Save a flush bag ( saves 1 litre per flush) – Free and limited to 4 per household
Tel: 0845 527 4953, Mon-Fri 9am - 9pm
Severn Trent Water customers - www.st2u.co.uk
Discounted water butts and compost bins.
Tel: 0845 130 8686
Organic Food delivered to your door
Riverford Organic Veg - www.riverfordsacrewell.co.uk
Woodlands Farm - www.woodlandsfarm.co.uk - Tel: 01205 724778
Green cleaning - Bicarbonate of soda including Olive Oil, Vinegar & Lemons
Remember ‘Phil’ can buy bicarbonate of soda in bulk for you at a great price.
Which Wood Burns Best? A guide for wood burning stoves and fires. A carbon neutral way to warm your home.
Harborough District Council Planning Page
alternatively view all application on an interactive map at Leicestershire Villages
Harborough District Council - Main page
9 Northampton Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9HB
Tel: 01858 436000
Harborough Museum, Council Offices, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough LE16 7AG
Telephone: (01858) 821085 or E-mail: email@example.com
Market Harborough & The Bowdens Charity
Tel: 01858 462467
Mobile Library - A Valuable Service
Free book loan including bestsellers for all ages. Talking Books (hire charge).
Every other Tuesday, The Green, Great Bowden 3.00pm – 3.30pm
For further details contact: Harborough Library, 0116 305 3627
Mobile 3 : Tuesday Week 3
Main Library in Market Harborough is
Pen Lloyd Library, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT
Tel: 0116 3053627, Fax: 01858 821265
Market Harborough Library web page
For further information please contact 0116 3053627
Call (0116) 222 2222 to speak to the police about a matter not covered
by the 999 services.
Henry Whatley – Police Community Co-ordinator – 0116 248 3875
Political Representatives for Great Bowden & Arden Ward
Councillor Phil Knowles
Councillor Barry Champion
Edward Garnier - MP - Conservative
Parish Council - http://greatbowden.leicestershireparishcouncils.org/
The recreation ground is a central part of the village with a well equipped playground for children as well as fitness apparatus. It is home to Bowden Cricket Club and the Market Harborough Lawn Tennis Club . It is also used by many dog owners and dog litter bins are provided around the perimeter.
There is a full recylcing facility at The Riverside Industrial Estate, off the Rockingham Road, Market Harborough.
All residents should now have a recyling wheelie bin for card, paper, plastics (excluding black plastic), cartons, cans and glass.
A clothes and blanket etc recyling point can be found both at
Great Bowden Pre-school (Pre-school) hours which receives a donation from the Firefighters Charity for collections.
Church Hall, Dingley Road
A Ragtex collection bin at Great Bowden primary school car park off Gunnsbrook Close.
Paul Terry -
Tel: 01858 46219
Oldest Trees Map 1998
(please note 14a - Madeline Close - Cedar of Lebanon has been removed)
Village Design Statement
The Village Design Statement was created to set out guidance and principles for the design of any future development, ensuring the distinctive character of the village is retained.
Copies are available from John Panter on 01858 435819 or email John for further information.
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