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October 2017

26th Oct

Man jailed for breaching injunction

A man has been jailed for six weeks after breaching an injunction which banned him from begging and entering parts of Loughborough town centre. Charnwood Borough Council secured the injunction against Adam Hill and others in December last year. The..

20th Oct

Charnwood Sports Awards finalists are revealed

The finalists for this year’s Charnwood Sports Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, received 80 individual nominations, the highest number received on record. Judges have now selected finalists in..

20th Oct

Roll up, roll up and enjoy all the fun of the fair

Fairground Ride

Loughborough will experience all the fun of the fair as the four-day event rolls into town on Wednesday November 8, 2017.  Loughborough Fair is back for its 796th year, bringing attractions for all the family to enjoy. There will be around 20..

17th Oct

Annual report puts spotlight on Council performance

The annual performance report which shows the facts and figures on how Charnwood Borough Council is meeting its aims has been published. The report highlights some of the work the Council has done across the borough in 2016-2017. It has been designed..

17th Oct

2018 Boundary Review - Revised Proposals

Boundary Commission for England publishes revised proposals The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) today publishes proposals for new Parliamentary constituency boundaries as it opens its third and final consultation (17 October 2017). Following..

16th Oct

Major event to highlight how innovation works for business

Incharnwood Showcase

Businesses from across the East Midlands are invited to find out how innovation can help them innovate and boost the economy.   Five speakers and 55 exhibitors will be at The Innovation InCharnwood Showcase event on Monday, October 30 from 2-5pm at..

13th Oct

Statement: We got this one wrong

Regarding the media articles about the trader being banned from the vintage market in Loughborough, we would like to clarify our position. Firstly, we would like to apologise. We are open and honest enough to say we got this one wrong. We did receive..

12th Oct

Statement regarding mugs being sold at vintage market

Below is a statement from the Council regarding some media articles about Knights Templar mugs being sold at Friday's Vintage Market in Loughborough: A Charnwood Borough Council spokesman said: “The market is a vital asset in the town centre and..

9th Oct

Weeks left to have your say about council services

Residents' Survey

Time is running out to have a say on Charnwood Borough Council services. The Your Charnwood, Your Say residents’ survey closes on Friday October 27 and the Council is urging people to give their views on not only the services it provides but also..

9th Oct

LLR Prepared Week 2017

LLR Prepared Week 2017

FREE WEBINARS – Preparing your families, businesses and communities for emergencies Join us daily at midday from the convenience of your own home or office for a half hour webinar.  Each webinar will include the opportunity to put your questions..

9th Oct

Fantastic events for book fans as Loogabarooga returns

Loogabarooga Web News Section

Loughborough will be buzzing this October half-term as the Loogabarooga Festival returns to the town with events and shows for families who love children’s books. The Loogabarooga Festival of Children’s Illustrated Literature will take place..

4th Oct

Events held to raise awareness for World Mental Health Day 2017

Walking for Health

Local groups are taking part in a week-long campaign to raise awareness of World Mental Health Day (Tuesday, October 10, 2017). The events have been organised by the Charnwood Mental Health Network, which includes Charnwood Borough Council. Sessions..

4th Oct

Leader announces he will be stepping down

Charnwood Logo

Cllr David Slater has announced he will be stepping down as leader of Charnwood Borough Council in November. Cllr Slater has been at the helm for seven years but says now the time is right to handover to someone new. He will formally resign as leader..

3rd Oct

Recognising council tenants who make a difference

Do you have a helpful neighbour? Or is there someone who always goes above and beyond to make their community a better place? Charnwood Borough Council is asking residents to recognise council tenants who make a real difference in their communities..

2nd Oct

Enjoy a Craft Beer and Artisan Delights at Loughborough Food Market

Street Food

An array of artisan street food and craft beers will be on offer in Loughborough on October 6-8. The street food and craft beer market will have a variety of ready to eat food available, from specialty meats to Greek and Indian cuisine. The event..

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