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August 2017

21st Aug

£28,000 fine after converting barn without planning permission

William De Ferres Barn Court Website

A man who converted a barn into a home without planning permission has been ordered to pay £38,344 in fines and costs following a prosecution by Charnwood Borough Council. William De Ferrers pleaded guilty to failing to comply with an enforcement..

21st Aug

Business showcase celebrates innovation in Charnwood

Incharnwood News Logo

Local organisations are invited to celebrate business innovation in Leicestershire at a free showcase event. The Innovation InCharnwood Showcase event will be held on Monday, October 30 from 2-5pm at Loughborough Town Hall. The showcase has been..

17th Aug

Have your say on parks and open spaces in Charnwood

Queens Park

Charnwood communities are being encouraged to have their say on how open spaces are managed and could be improved in the future. Whether you live, work or visit the borough, Charnwood Borough Council is asking for views as part of a consultation to..

17th Aug

Make sure you’re on the electoral register

Vote

Thousands of forms are being delivered across Charnwood to make sure the electoral register is up-to-date. The aim is to make sure that everyone eligible is registered to vote and can have their say in future elections and referendums.  One form is..

9th Aug

Have a say on Loughborough town centre masterplan

Loughborough Masterplan 2017 CLLR Vardy

Views are being sought on a masterplan that will help shape the future of Loughborough town centre for the next 15 years. A study commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council sets out a number of proposals to develop the town centre and ensure its..

7th Aug

Vision to revitalise Thurmaston area

Watermead regeneration corridor launch

A long-term strategy to regenerate part of Charnwood has been launched. Charnwood Borough Council is spearheading the Watermead Regeneration Corridor project which will look to revitalise Thurmaston and the surrounding area including Watermead Park..

7th Aug

National Lottery funding on offer for community groups

Facebook Live

Community groups in Charnwood can find out how to apply for National Lottery funding by tuning into a live Facebook chat. The discussion, organised by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, will talk about funding on..

3rd Aug

Remembrance Day parades

Poppies

If you are planning a Remembrance Day Parade on Sunday, November 12, 2017 and have not yet heard directly from Charnwood Borough Council please contact its business support team.  Some parades may need temporary road closure orders from the council..

1st Aug

Activities and information on offer at a free community event in Shelthorpe

Multisports

A community event in Shelthorpe in Loughborough will have free activities and information on offer about the local area. A Community Action Day has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council, in partnership with Shelthorpe Community Association and..

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