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August 2018

Community Heroes

Search is on for this year’s Community Heroes in Charnwood

30th Aug

Residents are being urged to nominate community heroes who do small things to make a real difference in Charnwood. The call is being made by the borough council which is once again holding its annual Community Heroes Awards in partnership with John..

Edible Forest Festival 2018

Edible Forest Festival returns to Charnwood in September

29th Aug

Charnwood Forest is set to welcome back the popular Edible Forest Festival from 9-16 September 2018. The Festival, created by Leicestershire Promotions, offers a range of unique food and drink events that will showcase local produce at a number of..

New Defibrillators Available for the Community

New defibrillators available for the community

24th Aug

Life-saving defibrillators have been installed at two locations in Loughborough thanks to the borough council and Charnwood Tennis Club. The equipment is now available for the community to use at the Derby Road and Nanpantan sports grounds. While the..

Enterprise Incharnwood

Free business support to help local businesses succeed

24th Aug

Residents and local businesses in Charnwood are being encouraged to take advantage of free business support. Enterprise inCharnwood is a series of free workshops, one-to-one advice and networking events for anyone thinking about starting a business..

All Participants From the Tenant Garden Competition 2018

Winners of tenant garden competition 2018

22nd Aug

A number of borough council tenants have been rewarded for their gardening talents in an annual competition. The competition, which is run by the Council, saw a wealth of beautiful gardens entered and highlighted the hard work and dedication that..

Sport Awards

There's still time to nominate sports stars in Charnwood

21st Aug

People are being encouraged to nominate their local sporting stars as Charnwood Sports Awards celebrate its tenth year. The annual awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and give recognition to committed athletes and the dedicated coaches and..

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Cemetery consultation drop-in session

20th Aug

A drop-in session is being held as part of a consultation over plans to create a new cemetery in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council is holding the session on Monday, September 3 at Loughborough Town Hall between 2pm and 7pm. Details about the..

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Let us know about your World War One events

16th Aug

Charnwood Borough Council will be supporting a series of events on Sunday November 11 to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. In addition to the annual remembrance parade in Loughborough, a Charnwood Heritage Plaque will be unveiled in..

Loughborough Mela

Loughborough Mela returns to the town centre

13th Aug

The annual Loughborough Mela event returns to the town centre on Sunday August 19 between 12-5pm. The free event celebrates Loughborough’s cultural and ethnic diversity and brings a variety of food stalls, children’s activities, fairground rides..


Get back into netball

10th Aug

A series of netball sessions are offering women the chance to get “back into netball”. The borough council’s Active Charnwood team is excited to be putting on the fun, social and informal sessions at Wreake Valley Academy. They are aimed at..

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Consultation launched over new cemetery site

7th Aug

A consultation will be launched on Wednesday, August 8 over possible locations for a new cemetery in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council is seeking views on sites for new burial ground as the current cemetery in Leicester Road is expected to be..

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Silver award for Armed Forces support

7th Aug

Charnwood Borough Council has received a silver award for its support of armed forces. The Council was given the award by the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Scheme (ERS) which encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the..

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Community groups urged to contact local councillors about grant funding

7th Aug

Community groups in Charnwood are being urged to contact their local councillor to help them access grant funding for projects. Charnwood Borough Council has introduced a member grants scheme which enables each borough councillor to award up to..


Taxis removed from road following inspections

7th Aug

Two taxis were taken off the road following inspections carried out by Charnwood Borough Council officers and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Seventeen taxis reported to the temporary inspection centre at Sandicliffe Motors in..


Warning for landlords over new HMO law

6th Aug

Landlords in Charnwood are being warned to make sure they are complying with new laws around Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO). From October 1, 2018 strict new rules introduced by the government mean that the majority of smaller properties being..

Community Heroes 2018

Find out about local projects at this year's Community Heroes Day

3rd Aug

Find out about local projects and how you can get involved at this year’s Community Heroes Day on August 12 in Loughborough. The event, run by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with John Storer Charnwood, gives groups the chance to promote..

Jianyang Visit 2018

Charnwood plays host to representatives of China's Jianyang Municipal Government

2nd Aug

Charnwood was visited by representatives of the Jianyang Municipal Government in China on July 30 and 31 as overseas interest in developing links for economic development and investment purposes has grown in recent months, following a visit to..

Cllr James Poland and Cllr Roy Rollings

New-look website for customers

1st Aug

A new-look Charnwood Borough Council website has been launched to improve residents’ online experience. The site has been refreshed to make it easier for customers to find information, make payments, request services and report issues. Cllr Roy..