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June 2017

22nd Jun

Nominate your local sporting hero for a Charnwood Sports Award

Sa 2016

Do you know a local sporting hero who deserves to be recognised for their achievements? Nominations for the ninth annual Charnwood Sports Awards are now open. The awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and recognise the success of athletes,..

21st Jun

Eat safe this summer


We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer months? New research indicates that people in the East Midlands could be putting themselves and their families at risk..

20th Jun

Student end of term blitz collects 23 tonnes of rubbish

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An end of term blitz of student areas in Loughborough has resulted in 23 tonnes of rubbish collected. Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner, Serco joined forces with Loughborough University on Saturday, June 17 to organise the big..

19th Jun

Have you subscribed to our garden waste service?

Garden Waste

Around 30,000 subscribers to Charnwood Borough Council’s garden waste scheme will be sent stickers to place on their bins to make sure they are emptied. The stickers will be sent out from July and once the rollout is complete only brown garden bins..

16th Jun

Get your troops ready to mobilise for Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

A celebration of the nation’s Armed Forces is just days away from taking place in Charnwood. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces will be held on Saturday, June 24 and will see a host of events taking place. The 158 Regiment of The Royal Logistics..

15th Jun

Fire safety statement and advice

Following yesterday's tragic fire in London, we have issued the following statment and shared a statement from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service: A Charnwood Borough Council spokesman said: “Clearly our thoughts are with the victims and..

13th Jun

New deputy leader of Labour group

A new deputy leader has been appointed for the Labour group on Charnwood Borough Council following the resignation of Cllr Robert Sharp. Cllr Sarah Maynard Smith is the new deputy leader and Cllr Jewel Miah remains as the group leader.

6th Jun

Students encouraged to take part in big clear-up

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Students in Loughborough are being encouraged to get behind an end-of-term blitz on rubbish on Saturday, June 17. Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner, Serco have joined forces with Loughborough University to organise the big..

2nd Jun

Walks organised for people with dementia


A series of dementia-friendly walks begins on Monday, June 5 in Loughborough. The sensory strolls will be led by a dementia-friendly walk leader and will start at John Storer House in Ward’s End and take in the award-winning Queen’s Park. They..

2nd Jun

Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

A day of celebration will be held in Loughborough on Saturday, June 24 to mark Armed Forces Day. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council and will see a number of military vehicles and equipment on..

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