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November 2021

Cllr Harper-Davies and  Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Police and Crime Commissioner Rupert Matthews in Queen's Park, Loughborough

New surveillance cameras on their way to a Loughborough park

29th Nov

Work is underway to install state-of-the-art surveillance cameras in a Loughborough park as part of a major project to improve the safety of women and girls. Site surveys of the town’s Queen’s Park have been completed by Charnwood Borough Council..

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Cabinet to consider draft budget for next year

26th Nov

Charnwood Borough Council has produced a draft budget for 2022/23 which will be considered by Cabinet on December 9. The Council’s lead member for finance, Cllr Tom Barkley, says the budget is another step on the Council’s journey towards..

Avian influenza case

New measures in force after avian influenza case confirmed at poultry farm

25th Nov

Leicestershire County Council have issued the following press release: New restrictions have come into force after a case of avian influenza (bird flu) was confirmed in chickens at a poultry farm near Barrow upon Soar in Charnwood. The Department for..

Big Vax Weekend for Festive Period

Stay on track: get your vax wrapped up for the festive season

25th Nov

Press release shared on behalf of the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Health leaders across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are urging everyone to make sure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for the festive..

Markets and Fair cake competition

CANCELLED: Markets and Fair cake competition at Loughborough market

23rd Nov

Updated on November 29, 2021: Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to a low number of applicants. Creative cake makers are being invited to take part in a competition in Loughborough town centre on Saturday December 4. Charnwood Borough..

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The countdown to Christmas begins in Loughborough

22nd Nov

Loughborough’s Christmas lights have been switched on during a fun-packed day of events on Sunday, November 21. The event in the town centre, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, saw a host of festive fun which included children’s fairground..

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Contractor appointed to bring the heat to council homes

19th Nov

A new contractor has been appointed to deliver the servicing, maintenance, and installation of all domestic and commercial heating systems to borough council homes in Charnwood. PH Jones, a central heating services provider to the social housing..

Bedford Square South Car Park area will be improved

Town centre regeneration scheme expanded thanks to Loughborough Town Deal

17th Nov

A regeneration scheme in Loughborough is expanding to bring improvements to a wider area in the town centre. The Bedford Square Gateway Project is regenerating part of the town centre and thanks to support from Loughborough Town Deal, it will now..

Loughborough Fair 2021

Historic Loughborough Fair marks 800th anniversary year

15th Nov

The thrills of Loughborough Fair returned to town last week as it celebrated its 800th anniversary year. The historic fair, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, marked 800 years since it was first granted a Royal Charter, along with Loughborough..

Remembrance Sunday 2021

Remembrance Sunday service pays respects to fallen heroes

14th Nov

Serving and former members of the Armed Forces came together with residents and organisations in Loughborough to pay tribute to our fallen heroes on Remembrance Sunday. People gathered for the service in Queen’s Park to see the Remembrance Service..

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Tiny Forest takes root in Loughborough

12th Nov

Around 600 tree saplings have been planted in Loughborough to create a ‘Tiny Forest’ in the town. Charnwood Borough Council has worked in partnership with environmental charity Earthwatch Europe, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural..

Christmas lights switch-on

Loughborough to get festive with Christmas lights switch-on

9th Nov

Loughborough is getting ready for the switching-on of the town’s Christmas lights on Sunday November 21. The event, which is organised by Charnwood Borough Council, will be a day of festive fun including an arts and craft fair, children’s..

The Council has launched a campaign to highlight great places, attractions and businesses in Charnwood

Let’s get back to all the things we love in Charnwood!

9th Nov

A campaign to highlight Charnwood’s fantastic high streets, great attractions, top places to eat and drink and outstanding open spaces is being launched today. The Let’s Get Back campaign, launched by Charnwood Borough Council, is encouraging..

Carillon Tower in Queen's Park, Loughborough on Remembrance Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday to honour Fallen Heroes

2nd Nov

Charnwood will remember its fallen heroes this month. Queen’s Park in Loughborough will host a poignant event on Remembrance Sunday on November 14 which will honour those who have served and are currently serving in our armed forces. The service..

Loughborough Fair ride

Roll up! Roll up! Loughborough Fair to return to town and mark 800th anniversary

1st Nov

The fun of the fair will once again come to Loughborough on Wednesday November 10 as it celebrates its 800th anniversary year. The historic fair, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, attracts thousands of people across the four days and is..

Photo shows Cllr Hilary Fryer, chair of the Outwoods Management Committee and José Diaz, owner of Olivia's Coffee and Bakery at the Outwoods Cafe

Local business to run Outwoods Café

1st Nov

A Loughborough business will be the operator for the new café at the Outwoods which is being created as part of a new visitor centre. Charnwood Borough Council can reveal that Olivia’s Coffee and Bakery will be running the café in the Outwoods..