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October 2021

Loughborough Town Centre - October 28

Council welcomes third term for Loughborough BID

29th Oct

The borough council has welcomed the result of a ballot which has approved a third term for the Loughborough Business Improvement District (BID). Businesses in Loughborough town centre have voted in favour of a third five-year term for the BID..

Three of the children who took part in the pumpkin decorating competition at Loughborough market on Friday October 22, 2021.

Pumpkin decorating competition a spooky success

29th Oct

Over 130 children visited Loughborough Market for a spooktacular pumpkin decorating competition on Friday October 22. The event was part of the celebrations to mark 800 years anniversary of Loughborough Markets and Loughborough Fair and..

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Virtual forum for landlords to find out more about implementation of licensing schemes

28th Oct

Landlords in Charnwood are invited to a virtual forum to find out about the implementation of two new licensing schemes. The borough Council will be introducing two different licensing schemes for private landlords. The aim is to improve the quality..

Outwoods restoration project

Next phase of Outwoods restoration project to get underway

28th Oct

The next phase to return the Outwoods in Loughborough back to its true and natural historic state will get underway next week. Charnwood Borough Council, which maintains the Outwoods, working alongside the Outwoods Management Committee, will start..

Queen's Park Green Flag Award 2021

Queen’s Park named as one of the UK’s best green spaces

21st Oct

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 for the thirteenth year running. The Green Flag Award scheme is run by Keep Britain..

Councillor Gill Bolton

Tribute to Councillor Gill Bolton

20th Oct

Tributes have been paid to Charnwood borough councillor Gill Bolton who has sadly passed away. Cllr Bolton represented the Loughborough Shelthorpe ward and had served the Council since being elected in May 2019. Cllr Jonathan Morgan, Leader of..

Photo shows L-R: Market traders Amy Cooling and Arthur Proctor, market fairs and town centre operations manager Linda Machin, market trader Steph Smith and Cllr Jenny Bokor, Council’s lead member for Loughborough.

Loving Loughborough Markets for 800 years

15th Oct

It’s time to show your love for Loughborough Markets as part of the national Love Your Local Market campaign which launches on Saturday October 16. Charnwood Borough Council is backing the campaign and using it as an opportunity to call on people..

Deputy Mayor of Charnwood, Cllr Jenni Tillotson, the Council's lead member for Community support and Equalities, Cllr Leigh Harper-Davies with pupils and staff members at Hallam Fields Primary School at the launch of Beat the Street, South Charnwood.

Thousands join Beat the Street game in Charnwood

15th Oct

Over 2,800 people have signed up to a physical activity game which launched in the south of Charnwood earlier this month. Beat the Street encourages people to get outside and active and works by turning an area into a real-life game. Participants..

Photo shows Cllr Jenny Bokor, lead member for Loughborough at the Fair 800 exhibition.

Art exhibition opens to mark 800th anniversary year of Loughborough Fair

14th Oct

An exhibition showcasing original artwork and sketches by fairground artists has opened at Loughborough Town Hall to mark Loughborough Fair’s 800th anniversary year. The historic fair, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, is celebrating 800..

Pumpkin decorating competition

Pumpkin decorating competition at Loughborough market

12th Oct

Children are being invited to take part in a pumpkin decorating competition at Loughborough town centre on Friday October 22. Charnwood Borough Council is hosting the event as part of its continued celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the..

Photo of winners and runners-up at 2021 tenant garden competition at Loughborough Town Hall.

Council tenants receive recognition for gardening talents

6th Oct

Several Council tenants from across the borough have received awards for their gardening talents in an annual competition. The tenant garden competition, which is run by Charnwood Borough Council, was split into six different categories, to showcase..