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South Kilworth


Locality


South Kilworth is a village and civil parish in the southern part of Leicestershire, England, south of North Kilworth. The parish has a population of 430.

History


At the time of the Domesday survey (1086) there were two settlements Chivelesworde and Cleveliorde which later differentiated into North and South Kilworth.

Major Road Links


The village is located near to Jct 20 of the M1 and also has easy access to the M69, M6, A14 and A5. North Kilworth also has easy access to the city of Leicester and nearby towns of Lutterworth and Market Harborough.

Health Services


The nearest health services are located in the nearby town of Lutterworth, only 5 miles away, and include:

The Wycliffe and Masharani Practices at the doctor's surgery on Gilmorton Road, LE17 4EB
The Fielding Palmer Cottage Hospital, Gilmorton Road, LE17 4DZ
Dentist’s offices and pharmacies throughout the town
Further hospital services are available in Leicester and Rugby.


Councils and Authorities

The parish is South Kilworth Parish Council where all the contact information can be found on their website.

The Community Forum is Lutterworth, Broughton Astley & Rural West .

The Neighbourhood Policing Unit is Lutterworth South.

The District Council is Harborough District Council.

Education


South Kilworth Primary School was built in 1851 and was originally a school with a head teacher’s house. Prior to this the school was held in the Church.

The nearest secondary school is Lutterworth High, which has achieved an outstanding reputation, and the nearest upper school is Lutterworth College, which is heralded for having outstanding aspects.

Public Facilities


South Kilworth is home to St Nicholas’ Church and a village church.

It is home to many businesses from Butchers to Horse riding clubs and tool shops.

Culture and Events


The parish council regularly organises many events in this busy village. Many of the events can be seen on the South Kilworth website.

The Kilworth House Theatre, only a few miles outside the village, stages productions at their open air theatre and other performing arts groups regularly produce shows at the venue of Lutterworth College.


Clubs and Leisure


South Kilworth has an arts and crafts group, Bowls club, Toddler groups, drama groups and a women’s institute.

There are also several sporting clubs in the village such as football, golf and cricket.

Sporting Societies


Many clubs are located around the village, several at the Lutterworth Leisure Centre, and further afield at the Harborough Leisure Centre in Market Harborough. Other clubs include the Lutterworth Soccer Centre, Lutterworth Rugby, Lutterworth Golf Club, Kilworth Springs Golf Club, Ullesthorpe Golf Club and the Lutterworth Cricket Club all a short distance away.

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