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February 2020

Spring Clean

Get involved with this year’s Great British Spring Clean

26th Feb

Communities in Charnwood are being encouraged to help give the borough a spring clean as part of a national tidy-up campaign. The Great British Spring Clean is organised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and will be held across the country..

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Increase to local element of council tax approved

25th Feb

Charnwood Borough Council has agreed to raise its share of council tax by less than 9p a week for a Band D property. The increase will see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £4.43 (3.63 per cent) to £126.52 from April 1,..

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District and borough councils form alliances to build on collaboration

24th Feb

All seven district and borough councils in Leicestershire have formed two alliances to develop more collaborative working. The councils already have a long and successful track record in collaborating to deliver excellent public services and this is..

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Local firm helps remove cabinets from the Carillon Tower

24th Feb

Large cabinets from Loughborough’s Carillon Tower have been removed thanks to a local firm. Loughborough based CR Civil Engineering Ltd offered to remove the cabinets for free after The Carillon Memorial Trust reached out to local businesses to..

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Flooding around Charnwood

17th Feb

Charnwood Borough Council has been working with other agencies to help people and areas hit by flooding over the weekend. Borough council officers and its contractors were carrying out checks on watercourses, clearing gullies and drains and advising..

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Leader's Blog - February 2020

14th Feb

This week I enjoyed a tour of Charnwood with key business leaders and influencers from around the region. Under the banner of Charnwood 2020 – An Insight Into The Future, the event was a chance to showcase areas in the borough where businesses can..

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Protected tree advice

7th Feb

As there are high winds forecast across the East Midlands this weekend, here is some advice for owners of protected trees. A tree is protected either by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or by being situated in a designated conservation area. Owners of..

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What’s your idea to make Loughborough better than ever?

7th Feb

Ideas are being sought to help transform Loughborough as part of a project to secure up to £25 million of government funding. Loughborough is one of 100 places across the country which have been offered the chance to bid for Town Deal funding to..

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Parish Councils commit to support Armed Forces community

5th Feb

Nine parish and town councils have shown their commitment to supporting military personnel community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. Charnwood Borough Council hosted the event where parish and town councils from across the borough came together..

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Proposal to increase Council tax by less than 9p a week

4th Feb

Charnwood Borough Council's cabinet approved a proposal to raise its share of council tax by less than 9p a week for a Band D property at a meeting on Thursday Feburary 13. The recommendation will now go to full council on Monday, February..

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Holiday activities return for February half-term

3rd Feb

There’s plenty for the kids to do in Charnwood this half-term thanks to the holiday activity programme. Charnwood Borough Council’s programme of activities returns for February half-term with a host of things to do. Activities will run from..

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Celebrating community safety in Charnwood

3rd Feb

Great work to improve community safety in Charnwood has been highlighted at an awards ceremony. Charnwood Community Safety Partnership was a finalist in the Safer Community Celebration Awards, organised by the Police Crime Commissioner for..

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Board meets to kickstart £25 million Town Deal bid for Loughborough

3rd Feb

Business and community leaders have come together to kickstart a project to secure up to £25 million of government funding to transform in Loughborough’s economic growth. Charnwood Borough Council hosted the first meeting of the Loughborough Town..