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January 2020

Outwoods Cottage

Planning application approved for Outwoods visitor centre

31st Jan

A visitor centre at the Outwoods in Loughborough is set to open later this year following approval at plans committee last night (Jan 30). Charnwood Borough Council submitted the application last year to convert the former ranger’s cottage into a..

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First Hamilton Lea parish meeting

28th Jan

The first parish meeting for the newly-formed parish meeting of Hamilton Lea is being held tonight (January 28). The parish was formed following a community governance review in 2018. Parish meetings give residents in the parish an opportunity to..

Sileby Town FC defib story

Grants help to fund new defibrillator at Sileby Town FC

27th Jan

A community football club is well on the way to becoming ‘heartsafe’ thanks to support from the borough council and the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Sileby Town Football Club has recently gained a new public-access defibrillator to help..

Councils acknowledged for commitment to support members of the Armed Forces

Councils acknowledged for commitment to support members of the Armed Forces

22nd Jan

Charnwood and Rushcliffe borough councils’ commitment to supporting serving and former Armed Forces personnel and their families has been further recognised at an awards ceremony. The authorities officially received the gold award from the Armed..

Holocaust Memorial Day

Service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

22nd Jan

The annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration will be held once again in Queen’s Park Loughborough. The event, on Monday January 27, at 4.30pm, will see the Mayor Charnwood, Cllr Brenda Seaton, Mayor read the Act of Commitment. Everyone is..

Honorary Alderman Day

Former Mayor of Charnwood made honorary Alderman

21st Jan

A former Mayor of Charnwood has been made an honorary Alderman. Paul Day, a former borough councillor and Mayor was presented with the title which is the highest award that can be made to a former councillor in recognition of exceptional service to..

Free Trees Syston

Residents collect free trees in Syston

21st Jan

Hundreds of residents collected their free trees from Syston at the weekend. The borough council once again teamed up with the National Forest and partner idverde to run the scheme and give away 5,000 trees to residents. Cllr Roy Rollings, lead..

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Projects in Charnwood awarded over £27,000 in grant funding

16th Jan

Community groups in Charnwood have been awarded over £27,000 to support local projects in the latest Charnwood Grants rounds. Charnwood Borough Council has awarded funding to a number of community groups in the latest round of grant funding..

Soldiering on Awards 2020

Armed forces project reaches national award finals

16th Jan

A project which supports the armed forces community in Charnwood/Rushcliffe/Melton has been selected as a finalist in the national Soldiering on Awards. The partnership between Charnwood, Rushcliffe and Melton borough councils encourages..

Carillon tower museum to reopen while new lottery bid developed

Carillon tower museum to reopen while new lottery bid developed

15th Jan

Loughborough’s Carillon Tower museum will reopen in the spring while a new lottery bid is put together. The Carillon Memorial Trust had applied for £80,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve the museum but it has been told the bid has been..

Cllr Morgan, January 2020

Leader's Blog - January 2020

9th Jan

Happy New Year to you all and I hope everyone enjoyed the festive holidays. Already they seem a long time ago. It’s going to be another busy year for the Council with plenty of opportunities and challenges ahead. One of those opportunities is the..