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April 2022

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Council tax energy rebate payments due to start in Charnwood

29th Apr

Council tax rebates to help with energy bills will start to be paid to Charnwood residents who pay by Direct Debit next week. The Government announced a £150 council tax rebate payment to households in council tax bands A-D to help with rising..

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£1m investment for leisure centres as new contract confirmed

28th Apr

Charnwood Borough Council’s three leisure centres will receive a £1m investment following the signing of a new contract with long-term partner Fusion Lifestyle. The Council and Fusion Lifestyle have worked together since October 2011 and the..

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Roads to reopen as town centre regeneration scheme hits milestone

27th Apr

A regeneration project in Loughborough town centre has reached a major milestone as a significant phase of the scheme is completed. The Bedford Square Gateway Project is regenerating Ward’s End, Devonshire Square and Bedford Square to make it more..

Vegan market coming to Loughborough on Sunday May 15.

Vegan Market to visit Loughborough

26th Apr

Loughborough will welcome a vegan market to the town for the first time on Sunday May 15 after being postponed in February due to high winds. The event which is being run by Vegan Market Co. in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council will bring..

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Explore stunning bluebells at the Outwoods

25th Apr

Local residents and visitors to Charnwood are being encouraged to take a short walk to the Outwoods in Loughborough to see the beautiful annual display of bluebells. Charnwood Borough Council’s ranger service is hosting a guided bluebell walk at..

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Three-storey laboratory officially opens after revamp creates base for more than 150 scientists

25th Apr

The following press release was issued by the Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership Ltd (LLEP). Charnwood Molecular and Charnwood Campus have unveiled lab space which will accelerate the clinical research organisation’s growth..

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Leader's Viewpoint: Great news as cemetery nears completion

25th Apr

In this month's Leader's Viewpoint video, Cllr Jonathan Morgan, Leader of Charnwood Borough Council, talks about the Council's investment to create a new cemetery for Loughborough.

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Ceramics market returning to Loughborough town centre in May

21st Apr

An ever-popular ceramics market will be returning to Loughborough town centre next month. Ceramics in Charnwood will be in the Market Place on Sunday May 8, 2022 and will be running from 10am until 4pm. It is the 12th year the market will be..

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Vouchers on offer at independent local shops

21st Apr

Shoppers in Loughborough can support local businesses and receive vouchers to spend thanks to a scheme being run by Love Loughborough and Charnwood Borough Council. The Ward’s End Quarter High Street Boost scheme is aiming to encourage shoppers to..

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Three month closure secured on Mountsorrel flat

14th Apr

A council flat in Mountsorrel has been ordered to close following reports of drug-related anti-social behaviour. Charnwood Borough Council secured the closure order for the flat in Churchill Road, Mountsorrel on April 6. The order stops anyone,..

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Applications open for new rounds of Charnwood Community Grants

13th Apr

Community groups and voluntary organisations in Charnwood are being invited to apply for grant funding. Charnwood Borough Council has launched its first round of the 2022/23 Charnwood Community Grant schemes which help local organisations, charities,..

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Deadline approaches for Charnwood Community Heroes 2022

13th Apr

Time is running out to get your nominations in for Charnwood Community Heroes 2022. The deadline to nominate your hero for one of the nine categories is Sunday May 8, 2022. Charnwood Community Heroes, run by Charnwood Borough Council, are a chance to..

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Tenants urged to enter garden competition

13th Apr

Council tenants are being encouraged to enter an annual garden competition. The event is run by Charnwood Borough Council and is open to its nearly 5,600 tenants who are being urged to show off their green-fingered skills. There are six categories to..

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Partners band together to support Ukrainian refugees

13th Apr

Shared on behalf of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Resilience Forum Families and children fleeing Ukraine are starting to arrive in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as councils, NHS, Police, East Midlands Airport and other..

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New Nanpantan Road Cemetery in Loughborough close to completion

11th Apr

Works to develop a second cemetery in Loughborough are nearing completion. Charnwood Borough Council has created the new Nanpantan Road Cemetery in Watermead Lane which includes space for natural burials and memorial gardens. Work got underway last..

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Chance to have say on proposed park gateway

8th Apr

Views are being sought on the proposed creation of a new gateway feature at Queen’s Park in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council has arranged consultation sessions with Vertigo Creative to inform the design of the gateway which is part of the..

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Pinder's Circus is coming to Loughborough

1st Apr

There will be fun and laughter as the circus rolls into Loughborough on Wednesday, April 6. The town will be welcoming Pinder’s Circus to Southfields Park, which is operated by Charnwood Borough Council, where they will be putting on shows until..

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Update on council tax rebate to help with energy bills

1st Apr

Council tax rebates to help with energy bills will start to be paid to Charnwood residents who pay by Direct Debit in May 2022. The Government announced a £150 council tax rebate payment to households in council tax bands A-D to help with rising..