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May 2017

31st May

Dance the night away with the girls

This Girl Can 2017

Women in Charnwood can enjoy a night of fun and exercise on Friday, June 9. The Charity Girls Night Out is organised by Charnwood Borough Council as part of the This Girl Can Week from June 5-11. This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by..

30th May

Book of condolence opened at Charnwood Borough Council

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Charnwood Borough Council have opened up a book of condolence in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing. It is located in the main reception area of the Council's Southfields offices in Loughborough.

25th May

Pauline takes over the chains of office at Charnwood

Mayor of Charnwood 2017

A new Mayor of Charnwood has taken over the chains of office for 2017/18. Councillor Pauline Ranson was appointed as the borough’s first citizen on Monday night (May 22) at the council’s annual meeting at Loughborough Town Hall. Cllr Ranson will..

17th May

Activities and support on offer during Dementia Awareness Week in Charnwood

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Free activities, support and information will be on offer at an event as part of Dementia Awareness Week. The ‘Celebrating Choice’ event has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with AGE UK, as part of Dementia Awareness..

16th May

New drop-in British Legion sessions at Council offices

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Former and serving Armed Forces personnel and their families can get advice at a regular drop-in session hosted by Charnwood Borough Council and the Royal British Legion. An adviser from the legion will be on hand at the council offices in Southfield..

16th May

Parking at the Outwoods

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Parking charges are being introduced at the Outwoods in Loughborough from May 29, 2017. The award-winning park is managed by Charnwood Borough Council which is introducing the charges. Visitors will pay £1 a day at the pay and display machines or..

15th May

Local businesses flourishing thanks to market’s Try a Trade scheme

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Two traders who have seen their businesses flourish after they joined Loughborough market’s Try a Trade scheme are urging others to give it a go. The scheme is run by Charnwood Borough Council and the call to try it out comes during Love Your Local..

9th May

Woman landed with £400 court bill for failing to bin cigarette

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A woman has been fined £220 after she dropped a cigarette out of her car window. Lisa Hamilton, of Cleveland Road, Loughborough was prosecuted by Charnwood Borough Council after she was seen littering in November last year. Leicester Magistrates’..

2nd May

Activities to Help Improve Mental Health Awareness in Charnwood

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Free exercise classes, mindfulness sessions and walking events are being held across Charnwood as part of a national campaign to improve mental health. The Charnwood Mental Health Network, which is made up of organisations from across Charnwood..

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