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September 2017

26th Sep

Stay Active This Half-Term with Adventures for All the Family

October Half Term Activities

From horse riding to yoga, there are plenty of adventures to be had in Charnwood this half-term. Charnwood Borough Council’s holiday activity programme is back in October with a host of activities on offer. The activities will run from Monday,..

25th Sep

Get those environmental entries in for don’t Muck Around 2017

Time is running out to enter the Don’t Muck Around Awards 2017 and celebrate the achievements of environmental heroes in Charnwood. The awards, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, celebrate the efforts made across the borough to keep it free..

25th Sep

Students encouraged to #THINKcommunity

Student Campaign 2

Students are being encouraged to think, think, think about their local area at the start of a new term in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council, Loughborough Police and Loughborough University are urging new and returning students to..

21st Sep

Find Out About Funding for Community Projects in Live Facebook Chat

Facebook Live

Community groups in Charnwood can find out how to apply for local funding by tuning into a live Facebook chat. The discussion, organised by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with the Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation, will talk..

20th Sep

Hastings ward by-election called

Nominations can now be made for the two vacant Charnwood Borough Council seats in the Hastings ward in Loughborough. Forms of nomination are available from the council offices and must be returned by 4pm on Friday, September 29. More details are on..

19th Sep

Go for growth at business workshops in Charnwood

Incharnwood Showcase

Entrepreneurs and businesses looking to grow in Charnwood are invited to a series of information workshops. Three ‘Going for Growth’ workshops have been organised by inCharnwood, an initiative by Charnwood Borough Council, and CASE, a..

15th Sep

Double joy for Museum and Town Hall after scooping excellence awards

Trip Advisor Award

Charnwood Museum and Loughborough Town Hall are celebrating after receiving a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. The award is given to businesses that receive consistently outstanding reviews online, scoring four or more. One review on..

13th Sep

Loughborough is crowned the bloomin' best!

Bloom Group

Loughborough is blooming proud after striking Gold at the East Midlands in Bloom awards. The town also won the Best Small City category, after scoring almost 10 points more than its competitors. This is the seventh time that Loughborough has won Gold..

13th Sep

Signs to improve taxi visibility

Taxi Signs

Extra signs are being introduced on taxis in Charnwood to help make them clearer and more identifiable for passengers. The changes on the 350 vehicles in the borough will be made over the next 12 months under new rules brought in by Charnwood Borough..

13th Sep

Tenants awarded for gardening talents in annual competition

Tenant garden competition winners

Some of the borough’s council tenants have been rewarded for their gardening talents in an annual garden competition. The competition, which is run by Charnwood Borough Council, saw a wealth of beautiful gardens entered and highlighted the hard..

12th Sep

Don't Muck Around, keep control of your dog!

Dog (Don't Muck Around)

Please be a responsible dog owner! That’s the message from Charnwood Borough Council’s 2017 Don’t Muck Around campaign. The council runs the campaign every year to tackle enviro-crime which includes dog control and fouling issues. The campaign..

11th Sep

Don’t miss out on celebrating your local sporting heroes

Charnwood Sports Awards 2017

Time is running out to nominate your sporting hero for this year’s Charnwood Sports Awards.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 15. The Awards, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, celebrate the successes of people who make a..

11th Sep

25,000 reminders to be sent out over electoral register


Charnwood Borough Council will be delivering around 25,000 reminder forms to properties which have not responded to the annual check of voter details. Every year the Council must check its electoral register is up to date and letters are sent to all..

7th Sep

Deadline approaches over town centre masterplan consultation

Loughborough Masterplan 2017 - news story photo

Time is running out to have a say on a masterplan that will help shape the future of Loughborough town centre for the next 15 years. Charnwood Borough Council launched a consultation on the masterplan in August and the deadline for responses is..

7th Sep

Invitation to networking event for tenants

Council and private sector tenants are being invited to a special event on Thursday, September 14. Charnwood Borough Council has organised a Tenant Networking Event at Loughborough Town Hall. Council tenants will be able to meet officers, ask..

6th Sep

Leader's Blog: Investing for the Future

Leader's Blog New

Welcome to my first blog as Leader of Charnwood Borough Council. There are a number of ways we communicate with residents and this is going to be one of them. I’m planning to do them every couple of months or so just to give my own personal view of..

6th Sep

Organisation supports young mum with the help of community grant scheme

Amy Sara and Baby

An organisation which supports young parents in Charnwood has received a £1,940 community grant. The grant, provided by Charnwood Borough Council was awarded to Untapped Me, a community organisation which supports young parents across..

4th Sep

Your Charnwood, Your Say!

Residents' Survey

Residents are being encouraged to have a say on Charnwood Borough Council services. The authority has launched its Your Charnwood, Your Say residents’ survey which not only seeks views on the council but also life in Charnwood. The survey, carried..

4th Sep

Two councillors resign

Charnwood Logo

Two Charnwood borough councillors have resigned. Anne Williams and Sarah Maynard Smith both resigned as councillors for the Loughborough Hastings ward over the weekend. While the vacancies continue, if residents within the Hastings ward have any..

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