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March 2018

29th Mar

Community projects awarded over £20,000 in Council funding

Grants Photo March 2018

Groups in Charnwood have been awarded over £20,000 to support local projects.  In the last round of grant applications for 2017-18, Charnwood Borough Council awarded funding to several community groups. Falcon Support Services was awarded £8,000..

28th Mar

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 Leicestershire County Council, will talk about funding on offer..

28th Mar

New business website shines spotlight on Charnwood

CLLR Eric Vardy, Incharnwood Website Launch

A new website aimed at showcasing Charnwood to businesses around the world has been unveiled. inCharnwood is a Charnwood Borough Council initiative launched last year to market the borough to companies. The council made the new site live this..

27th Mar

More time to comment future growth plans

Strategic Growth Plan

PEOPLE are being given more time to comment on plans about how Leicester and Leicestershire could grow in the future. The draft Strategic Growth Plan has been out for consultation since 11 January. The consultation was due to close at the beginning..

27th Mar

Industrial compounds to be built in Loughborough

A number of small industrial storage compounds will be created in Loughborough as Charnwood Borough Council looks to meet the needs of local businesses. The Council will invest £85,000 to build around four compound storage areas on land it owns in..

26th Mar

Have an adventure this Easter with holiday activities

October Half Term Activities

From tennis to den building there are plenty of activities on offer during the Easter holidays.  From Monday, March 26 until Friday, April 6 Charnwood Borough Council has activity sessions to help keep children active during the holidays. Activities..

23rd Mar

New guide for visitors to Loughborough and Charnwood

Charnwood and Loughborough

A new, complimentary Loughborough and Charnwood visitor guide has been launched to help visitors to plan their trip to Loughborough and Charnwood. The new, free guides include: Handy maps of Charnwood and Loughborough town centre Top Ten tips for..

19th Mar

Show how your project helps local people at Community Heroes Day

Community Heroes Logo

Community groups are being encouraged to sign up to join this year’s Community Heroes Day. The event, run by Charnwood Borough Council, gives groups the chance to promote their work to residents, to network and learn about other local projects. It..

12th Mar

Major Carillon project to get underway

CLLR Jenny Bokor and Mel Gould

Work is set to start on a £280,000 refurbishment of Loughborough’s Carillon Tower. The war memorial, built after the First World War to commemorate the men of Loughborough who gave their lives for their country, will undergo a range of..

12th Mar

£150,000 secured to fund new mobile support service for the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Covenant

£150,650 of funding has been secured by three councils to help serving and former Armed Forces personnel in their communities. The funding will be used to set up a new mobile hub for serving armed forces personnel, veterans and their families. The..

6th Mar

Crowdfunding to be considered for community projects in Charnwood

To note: A decision on this item was postponed at the Cabinet meeting on March 15. More details are available in the minutes. An innovative scheme to support community groups is being proposed by Charnwood Borough Council. The Council’s Cabinet..

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