Charnwood Borough Council agreed to raise its share of council tax by less than 9p a week for a Band D property. The increase was agreed at full Council on Monday February 22. At the meeting 36 councillors were in favour of the increase, 14 were..
The county council’s director of public health says residents of Charnwood need to remain vigilant as latest figures show a high number of COVID cases across the district. Figures released today for Charnwood show that coronavirus infections rose..
Households across Charnwood will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. Understanding the needs of the..
A virtual briefing session is being held for people considering standing in the elections for Leicestershire County Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire on May 6. Anyone who is considering being a candidate in the..
Work on a major regeneration scheme for Loughborough town centre gets underway on Monday, February 22. Charnwood Borough Council is carrying out the £2.6 million Bedford Square Gateway Project to make the area more attractive to visitors and to..
Public conveniences in Loughborough have once again received national recognition for their high standards of facilities and cleanliness. The Market Place toilets in Loughborough, which are operated and maintained by the borough council, have..
Work will soon start on creating a visitor centre at the Outwoods in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council is converting the former ranger’s cottage into a visitor centre and café at the ancient woodland site. Plans for the project were approved..
Owners of empty homes in Charnwood are being encouraged to bring them back into use with support from Charnwood Borough Council. The Council helps get empty homes back into use by offering advice and support on what is best for the owner including..
Commemorative lights have been installed in Loughborough as part of celebrations to mark 800 years since the town weekly market was given the Royal seal of approval. In 1221, a young King Henry III granted a Royal Charter to Hugh Despenser, the Lord..
High street businesses in Charnwood are being offered a resource pack as part of the Shop Safe, Shop Local campaign. The pack has been produced by Charnwood Borough Council and includes a range of Covid-19 posters and social media images which..
From Gary Bineker to Trash Bandicoot, names for a new fleet of refuse and recycling vehicles in Charnwood have been revealed. Charnwood Borough Council put a call out to young residents last year to help name its new bin lorries and road..
Around £43 million in government grants has been paid to businesses in Charnwood to support them during the pandemic. Charnwood Borough Council has been responsible for distributing the grants since the start of the national crisis last year. And..
Two beauty spots in Loughborough have recently been awarded a prestigious Green Flag. Loughborough’s Queen’s Park, which is managed by Charnwood Borough Council and its open spaces partner idverde, has achieved the national standard of excellence..
Rapid community testing for Covid-19 is now available in Loughborough for key workers and those who cannot work from home. A testing site has been set up at Gorse Covert Community Centre in Maxwell Drive. One in three people who have coronavirus show..
Charnwood Borough Council are working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to continue to contact local businesses to make sure they are Covid-secure. The HSE are also working alongside local public health authorities to support the..
Charnwood Borough Council is seeking an individual to take on the role of Independent Chair of the Council’s Audit Committee. The Committee meets approximately five times per year and is responsible for considering the Council’s corporate..
Residents, landlords and businesses in Charnwood are being invited to give their views on the proposed conditions for two licensing schemes for private landlords. Charnwood Borough Council consulted on the Additional and Selective licensing schemes..
Residents in Charnwood could save more than £405 a year on their energy bills in 2021 with Charnwood Big Switch. The collective switching scheme which is run by the borough Council helps residents change energy suppliers with ease and save money on..