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June 2018

First Charnwood Heritage Plaque Is Unveiled

First Charnwood Heritage Plaque Is Unveiled

30th Jun

The first Charnwood Heritage Plaque has been unveiled and it marks the borough’s links to the Armed Forces. The plaque was revealed at the Army Reserve Centre in Loughborough at a ceremony held on Saturday, June 30 and honours the 158 Logistics..

Charnwood Sports Awards 2017

Nominate your local sporting hero for a Charnwood Sports Award

29th Jun

Do you know a local sporting hero who deserves to be recognised for their achievements? Nominations for the tenth annual Charnwood Sports Awards are now open. The awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and recognise the successes of athletes,..

Leader Responds to Proposed New Unitary

Leader responds to proposed new unitary

29th Jun

The leader of Charnwood Borough Council, Cllr Jonathan Morgan, says a proposal to create a single unitary authority for the whole of Leicestershire is "unlikely to happen". It follows an announcement by the leader of Leicestershire County..

#THINK 2017

Students urged to clear-up at end of term

27th Jun

Students in Loughborough are being urged to get behind an end-of-term blitz on waste on Saturday, June 30. Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner, Serco have joined forces with Loughborough University to organise the big clear-up in..

Grants to Help Sports Clubs Buy Life-Saving Defibrillators

Grants to help sports clubs buy life-saving defibrillators

27th Jun

Sports clubs in Charnwood are being encouraged to apply for borough council funding to help install life-saving defibrillators. The Council is offering up to £250 towards the equipment and is working with Leicestershire heart charity the Joe..

Glass Recycling

Changes to bring sites planned to avoid duplication of service

20th Jun

The borough council is planning to make changes to bring sites across Charnwood to remove a duplication of service and save taxpayers around £20,000 a year. The Council is removing 79 glass and aluminium recycling banks at a number of locations as..

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A night of fun-filled dance and exercise with the girls

19th Jun

Women in Charnwood can enjoy a night of fun and exercise on Friday, June 29. The Charity Girls’ Night Out is organised by Charnwood Borough Council as part of the This Girl Can campaign. This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport..

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Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

18th Jun

A day of celebration will be held in Loughborough on Saturday, June 30 to mark Armed Forces Day. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council and supported by Love Loughborough and will see a number of..

Summer Activities

Get active in Charnwood this summer

14th Jun

A range of summer activities is on offer for children, young people and families in Charnwood. The borough council’s Active Charnwood team has put together a range of events and sessions at various locations in the area. New for this year are..

Garden Waste

Garden waste bins to be removed

14th Jun

Residents are being advised that any garden waste bins which are not displaying valid subscription stickers will be removed from June 25, 2018. Charnwood Borough Council, which runs the scheme, says a number of properties are still putting bins out..

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Town committee will meet for first time

13th Jun

A committee set up by Charnwood Borough Council to consider issues affecting Loughborough will meet for the first time on June 20. The agenda for the first Loughborough Area Committee includes an update on plans to expand the town cemetery, a..


Events to mark 100 years since end of Great War

8th Jun

A series of poignant events are planned in Charnwood to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Charnwood Borough Council is co-ordinating and supporting the events on Sunday November 11, 2018 and is calling on residents to get involved. One..

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Plaque scheme launched to celebrate Charnwood’s rich heritage

1st Jun

A scheme to mark fascinating people, places and events in Charnwood’s history has been launched. The Charnwood Heritage Plaque Scheme is being led by the borough council and aims to bring history to life for current and future generations. A panel..