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January 2019

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Charnwood Museum wins national award

31st Jan

Charnwood Museum has been awarded for its activities around sustainability. The museum in Loughborough won the community engagement award at the 2018 NUS National Green Impact Awards. The award recognises teams who have engaged people in activities..

Holiday programmes

Let the kids have an adventure this half-term

29th Jan

From den building to archery, there are plenty of things for the kids to do in Charnwood this half-term. Charnwood Borough Council’s holiday activity programme returns for February half-term with a host of activities on offer. The activities will..

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Charnwood Community Lottery reaches 10,000 tickets

24th Jan

People are being urged to get behind the Charnwood Community Lottery in 2019 and support local causes in the borough. Over 10,000 lottery tickets have been sold and around £6,000 has already been raised for good causes since Charnwood Borough..


Loughborough chosen for Britain in Bloom finals

23rd Jan

Loughborough in Bloom is hoping to strike gold again at the 2019 Britain in Bloom awards. The town has been selected to represent the region in the small city category at the national awards organised by the Royal Horticultural Society. Marion Smith,..

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Proposed changes to conservation areas in Charnwood

21st Jan

Views are being sought on proposals to alter the boundaries of five conservation areas in the borough. Charnwood Borough Council has carried out a review of the current conservation areas in Beeby, Barkby, Queniborough, Hathern and Thurcaston and is..

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Warning for lettings agents and property managers after company fined

14th Jan

Lettings agents in Charnwood are being urged to ensure they are aware of their legal responsibilities after a business was fined by the borough council. All lettings agents and property managers are required by law to be part of a government-approved..

Outwoods Improvements

Investment means exciting times for the Outwoods

7th Jan

Exciting plans to invest £140,000 in the Outwoods in Loughborough have been revealed. Charnwood Borough Council has secured funding to upgrade visitor facilities at the popular woodland and will be installing a shelter to hold more activities, a..


Food business ban for pizza shop owner who broke safety laws

4th Jan

A pizza shop owner from Loughborough has been banned from managing a food business and fined after breaching food safety and hygiene regulations. Charnwood Borough Council prosecuted Iqbal Hussain after its officers discovered mouldy and out-of-date..

Choose to Move 2019

Choose to Move in 2019

2nd Jan

Residents are being encouraged to Choose to Move and become more active in 2019. Charnwood Borough Council’s Choose to Move is a 10-week physical activity programme which offers weekly weigh-ins and exercise classes for anyone looking for a healthy..