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April 2017

26th Apr

Ceramics in Charnwood returns to Loughborough market

Ceramics Market (12) 190513

Loughborough will be celebrating again this year as the town welcomes the annual Ceramics in Charnwood market. The market will return to Loughborough on Sunday, May 14. Over 60 potters and ceramic artists from across the East Midlands will be selling..

26th Apr

Residents of all ages and abilities keep active at a walking group in Sileby

Sileby Health Walk

A walking group in Sileby is helping people with mobility issues stay active and enjoy the outdoors. The walks are held throughout the summer and will resume on Wednesday, May 10 at 2.30pm at Sileby Community Centre, High Street,..

21st Apr

Briefing session for general election candidates

Polling Station 6749707399 O

A briefing session is being held for prospective candidates and their agents in the forthcoming parliamentary elections for the Loughborough and Charnwood constituencies. The session will take place at 6pm on Thursday, April 27 at Charnwood Borough..

19th Apr

Councils secure £97,000 to support nation’s heroes

Armed Forces Covenant

Funding has been secured by three councils to help serving and former Armed Forces personnel in their communities. Charnwood, Rushcliffe and Melton borough councils have successfully bid for £97,000 from the Covenant Fund. Each council has signed..

13th Apr

A £250 grant helps local athlete prepare for marathon success

Georgina Gallagher, Stuart Spencer and Andrew Doodson

A Loughborough athlete says a borough council grant has helped kick-start his training for the year. Marathon runner Stuart Spencer, who competes on a regional and national level, has received a £250 Talent Support grant from the Council as part of..

13th Apr

Tenants urged to enter garden competition


Council tenants are being encouraged to enter a ninth annual garden competition. The event is run by Charnwood Borough Council and is open to its nearly 6,000 tenants who are being urged to show off their green-fingered skills. There are four..

6th Apr

Birstall works with Council to tackle dog issues

Birstall Enforcement Officer

Birstall is taking positive action to tackle the problem of dog fouling and dogs off leads after the parish council appointed its first ever enforcement officer. The parish council, working with Charnwood Borough Council, has employed Darren Bailey..

4th Apr

Register to vote in county elections by April 13

Ballot Box

Charnwood residents are being reminded that if they want to vote in the Leicestershire County Council elections on May 4, 2017 then they need to be registered. Most people in Charnwood are already on the Electoral Register but if you are not..

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