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February 2020

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District and borough councils take forward discussions on East Midlands Combined Authority

29th Feb

District and borough councils in Leicestershire will be taking forward discussions about creating an East Midlands Combined Authority. All seven councils wrote to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government in January in..

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£1.9 million Loughborough town centre regeneration scheme takes shape

28th Feb

Detailed plans for a £1.9 million regeneration scheme for Loughborough town centre have been revealed by Charnwood Borough Council. The Bedford Square Gateway Project will transform the southern end of the town centre to create a more attractive and..

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Event showcases amazing opportunities in Charnwood to key influencers

27th Feb

Investment opportunities in Charnwood were showcased to around 90 influential delegates at an innovative business event. Organised by inCharnwood, Charnwood Borough Council’s inward investment brand, and LATi (Loughborough Advanced Technology and..

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Get involved with this year’s Great British Spring Clean

26th Feb

Please note The Great British Spring Clean has been postponed until 11 - 27 September. Big thanks to everyone who were planning to get involved. We'll keep you updated with more info nearer the time on how to get involved with September's clean..

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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..


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..