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July 2017

28th Jul

Competition to find outstanding building design in Charnwood

The search is on for high-quality building design as the borough council launches the Charnwood Design Awards 2017. The awards recognise the excellent work of building owners, agents and contractors on a wide range of developments and conservation..

21st Jul

Deadline for grants to support business growth in Charnwood


Bids are once again being sought for grants which can support jobs and business growth in Charnwood. The borough council is accepting applications for grants which can be used for local initiatives which support economic growth.  They could include..

21st Jul

Free microchipping for dogs

Microchipping Dog Photo

Dog owners can get their pets microchipped for free in Loughborough over the next few weeks. Charnwood Borough Council and College Garth Kennels are holding three free microchipping events. Pet owners can get their dogs microchipped and there will..

20th Jul

Man jailed for 10 weeks following injunction breach

A man has been jailed for 10 weeks after breaching an injunction which banned him from entering parts of Loughborough town centre. Charnwood Borough Council secured a court order against Brett Bott and others in December last year. The injunction..

19th Jul

Deadline for Community Heroes Day nominations is extended

Community Heroes News Story

The deadline for Community Heroes Day nominations has been extended. Charnwood Borough Council is asking people to nominate a Community Hero who they feel makes a real difference to the lives of local people.  The deadline for nominations has been..

18th Jul

Queen’s Park and the Outwoods flying the flag as two of the UK’s best green spaces

Queen's Park

Two of Loughborough’s beauty spots have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag for the ninth year running. Loughborough’s Queen’s Park and the Outwoods, which are managed by Charnwood Borough Council and its open spaces contractor idverde, have..

13th Jul

Loughborough looked blooming lovely on judging day

Bloom Group

Loughborough looked blooming marvelous as it took part in a regional horticultural competition on July 13. The East Midlands in Bloom competition judges visited the town to see how volunteers have demonstrated their pride and environmental..

13th Jul

Second round of consultation on community governance review in Charnwood

Computer - News Image

A second phase of public consultation has been launched as part of a review of parish electoral arrangements in Charnwood. People can now have their say on 13 proposed changes to some existing arrangements and boundaries for towns and parishes in..

11th Jul

Car park resurfacing in Quorn

The car park in Station Road, Quorn will be closed during week commencing Monday, July 24 for resurfacing work. The work had been scheduled to take place a week earlier but it was put on hold to avoid clashes with roadworks in the area and so ..

6th Jul

It all adds up so....Don't Muck Around!

Don't Muck Around logo - news

We’re taking on litterers, badly-behaved dog-owners and fly-tippers once again for our Don’t Muck Around Campaign 2017. Charnwood Borough Council has launched its annual enviro-crime campaign with the message that it may only be one piece of..

5th Jul

Loughborough’s looking blooming lovely for competition judging day

Bloom Board and Volunteers

Loughborough in Bloom is gearing up to take part in a regional horticultural competition on July 13. East Midlands in Bloom invites groups to demonstrate their pride and environmental responsibility for their local area. Last year Loughborough won..

4th Jul

Resurfacing work at car parks


Drivers may want to allow for extra time when parking in Loughborough next week as two car parks are being resurfaced. Charnwood Borough Council is carrying out the work between July 10 and 15 at Browns Lane car park at Loughborough Leisure Centre..

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