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October 2020

Tier 2 (high) covid alert level

New restrictions announced for Charnwood following rise in Covid-19 cases

29th Oct

Additional restrictions have been announced today for Charnwood in response to a continued high number of coronavirus cases in the borough. From 00:01 on Saturday, October 31, Charnwood will be placed in the Tier 2 (high) Covid alert level..

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Call to ‘celebrate differently’ to stay safe

28th Oct

The Local Resilience Forum have issued the following press release about celebrating differently during the pandemic: ‘Celebrate differently’ to stay safe is the plea from organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as residents..

Loughborough Town Deal launch website

Exciting £32 million bid to transform Loughborough

27th Oct

An ambitious £32 million bid to transform Loughborough has been submitted to Government. The Loughborough Town Deal is an exciting, once-in-a-generation opportunity to bring significant social and economic improvements for residents, communities and..

Halloween - Celebrate Safely

Celebrate Halloween Safely

26th Oct

Halloween is one of the most exciting times of year for young children as they’re usually taken door to door to enjoy trick or treating.  There’s no need to cancel Halloween; in fact there are many fun things that you can do to enjoy Halloween..

Garden Waste

Changes to garden waste service and bulky collections

26th Oct

We are having to pause the Council’s garden waste collection service for two weeks due to staff shortages. We have also had to cancel bulky waste item collections for today (Monday, October 26). We apologise for any inconvenience. The services are..

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COVID-19 rates rise with concerns in Charnwood

22nd Oct

Leicestershire County Council have issued the press release below in response to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Charnwood: Infection rates are rising steeply in Charnwood as the county council has again called on people of all ages to do all they..

Kickstart scheme

Lead member welcomes Loughborough College news as Kickstart scheme launches

19th Oct

Loughborough College has issued the following press release, which may be of interest for Charnwood residents: Nearly 150 potential job placements have been identified from around 50 local employers just three weeks after the launch of..

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Time is running out have a say on proposed private sector housing licensing schemes

19th Oct

Residents, landlords and businesses in Charnwood are being reminded to give their views on two proposed licensing schemes. Charnwood Borough Council launched the consultations on the two licensing schemes for private landlords in August and over 300..

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'We all have a role to play in tackling virus'

15th Oct

Everyone in Charnwood has a role to play in tackling Covid-19, says the Leader of Charnwood Borough Council following a rise in cases. Data published by the Leicestershire County Council on Wednesday, October 14 shows that for the week ending October..

Cllr Harper-Davies and Helen Carter from Loughborough Wellbeing Cafe stood outside The Emporium shop on Wards End

Projects in Charnwood awarded over £117,000 in Covid-19 grant funding

15th Oct

Community groups in Charnwood have been awarded over £117,000 in grant funding to help them recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Charnwood Borough Council launched its VCS Covid-19 Recovery grants in a bid to help voluntary organisations respond..

Shop Safe Survey

Council wants your views on shopping safely and locally

15th Oct

Shoppers and businesses across Charnwood are invited to share their experiences and thoughts on the safety of the high street and shopping locally in a short survey.  The survey, running until 30 October, will help Charnwood Borough Council and..

Remembrance 2020

Residents encouraged to mark Remembrance Sunday from home

14th Oct

Residents of Charnwood are being asked to stay home on Remembrance Sunday this year and find other ways to honour those who served and sacrificed themselves in the line of duty. In line with national government guidance on social distancing, most..

It's down to us

‘It’s down to us’ to control the virus, says new campaign

9th Oct

A new wide-ranging campaign is calling on residents across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to stem rising rates of coronavirus during a second wave. The drive - backed by the NHS, local authorities, Leicestershire Police, universities and..

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Virtual presentation on Shepshed Town Centre Project

9th Oct

Residents and businesses in Shepshed are being invited to hear more about the Shepshed Town Centre Project through a virtual presentation next week. Charnwood Borough Council has been working closely with the Shepshed Town Team, with support from..

Photo (taken before 'Rule of 6') shows representatives from Soar Valley Bowls Club, CBC, JHMT and Rothley Park Kindergarten

Grant helps Rothley bowls club fund new community defibrillator

5th Oct

A Rothley bowls club is well on the way to becoming ‘heartsafe’ thanks to support from the borough council and the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Soar Valley Bowls Club now boasts a new defibrillator for use during cardiac..

Heroes 2020

Search is on for Charnwood Community Heroes 2020

1st Oct

Residents are being urged to enter nominations for Charnwood Community Heroes 2020 when they open on Thursday October 1. The awards, run by Charnwood Borough Council, are a chance to thank people, groups and organisations who have carried out a good..

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Virtual forum for landlords to consult on two proposed licensing schemes

1st Oct

Landlords in Charnwood are invited to a virtual forum to find out about and give their views on two proposed licensing schemes. The borough Council is proposing to introduce two different licensing schemes for private landlords. The aim is to improve..