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March 2019

Landlord Forum

Forum being held for private sector landlords in Charnwood

29th Mar

Landlords are invited to the launch of a new forum on Wednesday, April 17 in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council has arranged the event so landlords can get together, network and find out more about changes in the private rented sector. More..

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Online booking for eggs-cellent Easter activities

27th Mar

An exciting programme of activities is on offer for kids this Easter in Charnwood and for the first-time people can book online. Charnwood Borough Council is introducing a new online booking system for the holiday activity programme and bookings will..

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New kitchen for popular community hub

21st Mar

A community hub in Loughborough will be cooking up a host of treats in their new kitchen thanks to a kind gesture. Charnwood Borough Council’s home improvements contractor Fortem offered to fit a new kitchen at the Marios Tinenti Centre. The work..

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Council takes action against drug related anti-social behaviour

21st Mar

A flat in Loughborough has been served with a closure order after reports of drug-related anti-social behaviour. Charnwood Borough Council secured the order on the council flat in Waterside Close on March 13 and it means no-one, including the tenant,..

New rounds of Charnwood grants to benefit community

New rounds of Charnwood grants to benefit community

15th Mar

Community groups and charities are being invited to apply for funding in 2019. The Charnwood Grants scheme is run by Charnwood Borough Council in a bid to help local organisations, charities and community groups access funding support. Cllr Deborah..

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Video celebrates events held to mark 100 years since end of Great War

13th Mar

A video has been created to showcase all the events held in Charnwood on November 11, 2018 to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Charnwood Borough Council co-ordinated and supported the events on Remembrance Sunday last year, including..

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Changes to housing register in Charnwood

13th Mar

Charnwood Borough Council is changing the way in which it handles applications for social housing to ensure services are helping those most in need. The Council has revised its housing allocation policy to focus on people who have the greatest and..

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Local elections briefing proved popular

12th Mar

A session for people who are considering standing in the Charnwood Borough Council elections on May 2 has proved a success. Around 80 people attended the elections briefing session at Loughborough Town Hall on Tuesday March 5. The event offered..

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Scam warning in memory of Charnwood councillor

12th Mar

Charnwood residents are being warned about the dangers of scams in memory of a former borough councillor who was an unfortunate victim shortly before he died. Cllr John Sutherington, a member of Charnwood Borough Council for 19 years, lost thousands..

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Netball now sessions

8th Mar

New netball sessions are giving women a flexible way to play the sport. The borough council’s Active Charnwood team is hosting the Netball Now sessions at Wreake Valley Academy in Syston. The fun and informal sessions are being run in partnership..

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New dates released for food safety course

7th Mar

Food handlers who have not received any formal training are being encouraged to sign up to a food safety course. Charnwood Borough Council runs the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering and offers people the opportunity to learn the basics of food..

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Reminder over registering to vote for local elections

5th Mar

The last chance to register to vote for May’s local elections in Charnwood is April 12. Charnwood Borough Council has 52 councillors across 28 wards and all seats are up for election on May 2 this year. Parish and town council seats across the..

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Funding is positive boost for new community centre in Loughborough

1st Mar

Calls are being made for residents to get involved with a community centre being built in the heart of Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council has given a £20,000 grant towards Grange Park Community Centre and is urging residents to join the team of..