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June 2020

Mayor & Mayoress Snartt - 2020-21

Virtual Mayor-making for new Mayor of Charnwood

30th Jun

Charnwood’s mayoral chains were handed over virtually last night as Cllr David Snartt became the 47th first citizen of the borough. The virtual mayor-making was streamed during Charnwood Borough Council’s Annual Council meeting on Monday, 29..

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Loughborough Town Deal consultation ends soon

30th Jun

Time is running out to have a say on a draft plan which will shape the future of Loughborough. The Loughborough Town Deal is aiming to secure up to £25 million of government funding to transform the town and a consultation on a draft investment plan..

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Please follow the lockdown guidance, urges Leader

30th Jun

The Leader of Charnwood Borough Council, Cllr Jonathan Morgan, has urged people in the areas affected by the lockdown in Leicester to follow the guidance for their own safety and the safety of others. Parts of the Charnwood borough come under the..

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Tribute to former councillor Marion Smith

29th Jun

Tributes have been paid to former Charnwood borough councillor Marion Smith, who has sadly passed away. Marion represented the Loughborough Southfields Ward for four years from May 2011 – May 2015 as a Labour councillor. As a passionate gardener..

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Chance for virtual chat on Loughborough Town Deal

24th Jun

Loughborough Town Deal is a chance to bid for up to £25million of government funding to make the town better for everyone. A draft investment plan has been set up which sets out four areas of focus: Physical regeneration and how Loughborough..

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Students encouraged to take part in end-of-term clear out

24th Jun

Students who have stayed in Loughborough throughout the coronavirus pandemic are being urged to get behind an end-of-term blitz on waste on Saturday July 4, 2020. Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner Serco have teamed up with..

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Residents invited to have their say on antisocial behaviour rules in Loughborough

23rd Jun

Antisocial behaviour rules giving the police powers to confiscate alcohol are being reviewed, with residents encourage to have their say. Charnwood Borough Council and the Community Safety Partnership are consulting with the people of Loughborough..

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Loughborough thanks Armed Forces

22nd Jun

Armed forces heroes are being thanked for their service this week in the run up to Armed Forces Day. Charnwood Borough Council raised the Armed Forces Day flag at Loughborough Town Hall today (Monday, 22 June) to mark the lead up to the national day..

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Business grant deadline looming

17th Jun

Small businesses financially hit by the coronavirus pandemic have just under a week to apply for a grant of up to £25,000. Charnwood Borough Council has already received more than 200 applications for the discretionary grant fund for companies that..

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Consultation launched on Loughborough Town Deal

16th Jun

Residents and businesses are being encouraged to have a say and contribute towards a plan which will shape the future of Loughborough.  The Loughborough Town Deal is aiming to secure up to £25 million of government funding to transform the town and..

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High streets get ready for safe shopping

12th Jun

High streets in Leicestershire and Rutland are gearing up for increased trade as lockdown restrictions continue to ease. From June 15, more shops will be able to trade including those selling clothes, shoes and toys. Indoor markets are also due to..

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Dedicated refuse supervisor celebrates 70th birthday

12th Jun

A refuse supervisor who has been collecting waste in Charnwood for over 50 years is celebrating a milestone birthday today. Charnwood Borough Council and its waste partner Serco would like to wish Mick Wright a very happy 70th birthday and thank him..

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Public art installed in Shepshed

11th Jun

Public art which has been over a year in the making has been installed in Shepshed. Last year the borough Council commissioned Derbyshire-based firm Sculpture Works Ltd for the project at the Buttercup Fields development in Shepshed.   The two..

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We will not tolerate racism or discrimination in any form, says Leader

10th Jun

The Leader of Charnwood Borough Council, Cllr Jonathan Morgan, has issued a statement reinforcing the Council's position that it will not tolerate racism or discrimination. Cllr Morgan said: “Our aim for Charnwood is to create a place where people..

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Mobile Testing Unit to open in Loughborough

9th Jun

A Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be operating in Loughborough in support of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme from Wednesday June 10, 2020. Testing is by appointment only. Appointments can be made..

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Garden waste to return to fortnightly collections

4th Jun

Charnwood Borough Council is returning its garden waste service to its normal fortnightly collections from Monday June 15. The service has been operating in a limited capacity since the end of April following a period of suspension due to the..

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Help shape Loughborough Town Deal

4th Jun

Residents and businesses in Loughborough are being encouraged to help a planned consultation on the Loughborough Town Deal.  The Loughborough Town Deal is an opportunity to secure up to £25 million of government funding to transform the town’s..

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Discretionary grant launched to support struggling businesses

3rd Jun

Small businesses across Charnwood who have been financially hit by the coronavirus pandemic can now apply for a grant of up to £25,000. Charnwood Borough Council has launched its business discretionary grant fund for companies that have previously..

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Council launches campaign to help local companies connect with customers

2nd Jun

Charnwood Borough Council has launched the Charnwood inBusiness campaign to help local companies connect with their customers as they battle back from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Council has teamed up with the Leicester..

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Volunteers thanked for their hard work

1st Jun

Volunteers who are offering their time, skills or experience to support the people and businesses of Charnwood are being thanked this week. As part of national Volunteers Week, Charnwood Borough Council is highlighting on social media some of the..