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December 2016

23rd Dec

Legal action to tackle anti-social behaviour

Court injunctions have been taken out against six people to tackle anti-social behaviour in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council has secured the injunctions which ban the individuals from entering Beehive Lane car park and from engaging or..

20th Dec

Committed to promoting equality and inclusion

Equality Strategy Image

Making Charnwood a better and fairer place for people from all backgrounds is at the heart of Charnwood Borough Council’s newly-adopted Equality Strategy 2016-20. The strategy sets out the Council’s approach to advancing equality and diversity,..

19th Dec

Grants on offer to help sporting talent in Charnwood

A number of grants are on offer to support talented sportspeople in Charnwood. Individuals, clubs and organisations can benefit from sports funding grants from Charnwood Borough Council. People are being urged to apply for the next round of grants..

13th Dec

Cumberland Road Park gets a revamp with new play equipment

Cumerland Road Park

Work has finished on a £25,000 upgrade to Cumberland Road Park, Loughborough which has seen new play equipment installed. A play house, slide, climbing frame and a basket swing have been added to the park along with a new picnic table and log..

12th Dec

Empty home back on the market with a £15,000 grant

CLLR Mercer and Empty Homes Officer Muhammad Uddin

A home which has stood empty for more than a year has received a £15,000 grant to help get it back into use. Charnwood Borough Council is committed to getting empty homes back on the market and can help landlords refurbish properties so they can be..

6th Dec

Council carries out survey of rough sleepers

A count to establish the number of rough sleepers in Charnwood has been carried out by the borough council. Four teams checked nearly 50 locations across Charnwood during the early hours of Wednesday, November 30. One person was found during the..

6th Dec

Charnwood Sports Awards winners announced

Sports Awards 2016 Winners

Photos: Local sporting stars have been honoured at the annual Charnwood Sports Awards ceremony, 2016. This year two teams took home Junior Team of the Year, Charnwood Riders..

5th Dec

Have a say on BT proposal to remove phone boxes

Have Your Say

A consultation has been launched after BT has proposed the removal of 24 public phone boxes within Charnwood. BT has to consult with local government agencies when proposing to remove a service such as phone boxes and after asking the opinion of..

5th Dec

Bursting to beat the burglars

Student balloon campaign

A crime-fighting campaign is being floated with students to help deter would-be burglars. Balloons are being put through the open windows of student properties to remind them to lock up and protect their possessions. If a balloon can squeeze in, then..

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