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October 2019

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Roll up! Roll up! The fair returns to Loughborough

18th Oct

Loughborough will experience all the fun of the fair as the four-day event rolls into town on Wednesday November 13, 2019. The historic fair, which is in its 798th year, is organised by Charnwood Borough Council and attracts thousands of people every..

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Council tenants enjoy annual networking event

17th Oct

Council tenants and leaseholders had a great opportunity to meet and mingle at a networking event recently. The event, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, took place at Loughborough Town Hall and enabled tenants to meet officers from across..

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Loughborough to get festive with Christmas lights switch-on

17th Oct

Loughborough is getting ready for the switching-on of the town’s Christmas lights on Sunday November 24. Thousands of people are expected to enjoy the event with festivities taking place in the Market Place between 10am-7pm. The event, which is..

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Outwoods to be returned to its former glory

16th Oct

A long-term plan to restore the Outwoods in Loughborough back to its true and natural historic state has been revealed. Charnwood Borough Council, which maintains the Outwoods, working alongside the Outwoods Management Committee, will be gradually..

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Help us find a youngster to Light up Loughborough!

16th Oct

The Council has once again formed a festive team with the Loughborough Echo to find a youngster who would like to switch on the town’s festive lights on November 24 in front of thousands of people. Each year Loughborough town centre is packed as..

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Council welcomes new chief executive

14th Oct

Charnwood Borough Council has welcomed new chief executive Rob Mitchell into the role. Rob, formerly chief executive officer at Ashfield District Council in Nottinghamshire, has taken over from Geoff Parker who retired recently. Cllr Jonathan Morgan,..

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Councils' joint statement on local government in Leicestershire

11th Oct

The seven district councils in Leicestershire have issued a joint statement following the publication of a document by the county council regarding local government structure in Leicestershire. The statement, issued on behalf of Blaby, Charnwood,..

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Letting agent fined £80,000 over unlicensed properties

8th Oct

A letting agent has been fined £80,000 for failing to license four houses of multiple occupation in Loughborough. Orange Living Ltd, trading as Loc8me and based in Loughborough, pleaded guilty to four offences under the Housing Act 2004 at Leicester..

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Consultation planned on updated vision for Charnwood's future

4th Oct

A consultation is planned on an updated vision of Charnwood’s future growth. Charnwood Borough Council is reviewing its local plan which sets out how it will balance future growth in the area while making sure the environment is looked after and..

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Lottery celebrates fantastic first year

4th Oct

Good causes in Charnwood have come together to celebrate the Charnwood Community Lottery’s first birthday. Charnwood Borough Council held the celebration event at Fearon Hall, one of the 50 organisations registered for the lottery. Since launching..

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Event to help food businesses prepare for Brexit

2nd Oct

An event is being held in Melton to help food businesses in the East Midlands prepare for when the UK leaves the EU. Melton Borough Council has partnered with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Leicester and..

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Leicestershire agencies respond to flood issues

1st Oct

Councils, police, fire and the Environment Agency are working hard to help residents following the heavy rain. Charnwood Borough Council is working with other agencies and closely monitoring the situation across the borough. Leicestershire County..