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June 2022

Photo shows the Charnwood Symphonic Wind Orchestra performing in the bandstand at Queen's Park in Loughborough on Father’s Day, Sunday June 19, 2022.

Bandstand concerts return to Queen’s Park

20th Jun

Throughout the summer months, Queen’s Park in Loughborough will host a variety of exciting concerts for residents and visitors to attend. The concerts have not been able to take place over the past couple of years due to the coronavirus pandemic,..

Armed Forces Day 2022

Loughborough prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day

20th Jun

Armed Forces Day celebrations are planned in Loughborough to show appreciation for the armed forces community. Charnwood Borough Council will be marking Armed Forces Day 2022 on Saturday June 25 with a small event in Loughborough Market Place. The..

Photos shows the winner of the Harry Cook Award, Nayankumar Patel, being presented the award by Loughborough in Bloom chair Pat Cook at the Charnwood Community Heroes event on Saturday June 18, 2022.

Charnwood celebrates its community heroes

20th Jun

Individuals, community groups and businesses have been honoured at an event that showcased this year’s Charnwood Community Heroes. Charnwood Borough Council celebrated the positive contributions made by people and organisations in the borough..

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Students encouraged to ‘Choose to Reuse’ ahead of summer break

17th Jun

Students in Loughborough preparing to move out of their term-time homes are being encouraged to ‘Choose to Reuse’ before they leave town for the summer. Charnwood Borough Council has been working with Loughborough University, private landlords..

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New email checks for electoral register in Charnwood

15th Jun

Residents in Charnwood are being asked to look out for an email as part of an annual check of voter details. Every year, Charnwood Borough Council sends a letter to all households to check voters’ details are correct on the register. For the first..

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Public hearings to be held as part of Local Plan examination process

14th Jun

A series of public hearings will be held as part of the scrutiny process for Charnwood Borough Council’s Local Plan which sets out a vision for growth in the area. The sessions will be held at Loughborough Town Hall starting on Tuesday, June..

The image shows a person holding the Baton and the words Loughborough welcomes the Birmingham Queen's Baton relay

One month until the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay visits Loughborough

13th Jun

Residents in Charnwood are being urged to show their support for the Commonwealth Games when the Queen’s Baton Relay visits Loughborough in July. Charnwood Borough Council is planning an afternoon of fun activities and celebrations on Monday, July..

Cllr Ken Pacey has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours for his services to Local Government.

Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours delight for local councillor

10th Jun

A former Mayor of Charnwood and serving councillor has been recognised in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours list for his services to local government. Cllr Ken Pacey, a Councillor for Charnwood Borough Council and Syston Town Council has been..

Cllr Jonathan Morgan speaking about the Town Deal funding for the Generator project

Video: Loughborough Town Deal confirms funding for the Generator project

7th Jun

Loughborough Town Deal has confirmed £1.6 million of funding for the Generator project. The funding will bring a derelict hall in Packe Street back into use as an arts and culture hub. It is one of 11 projects Loughborough Town Deal is backing after..

Pictured are Dr Jill Vincent, from the Generator project, Cllr Jonathan Morgan and Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Loughborough Town Deal co-chairs, and Andy Harper and Roger Perrett, from the Generator project.

Loughborough Town Deal confirms £1.6m grant for arts and culture hub

7th Jun

Plans for an arts and culture hub in the heart of Loughborough have received a £1.6 million boost from Loughborough Town Deal. The Town Deal Board has confirmed the funding to support the Generator project which will bring a derelict hall in Packe..

Residents in Charnwood held their own litter picks

Residents help keep Charnwood tidy during Great British Spring Clean

7th Jun

Residents and groups across Charnwood took part in scores of litter picks supported by the borough council’s spring clean giveaway. The Council gave away 300 litter picking packs to individuals and organisations so they could take part in Keep..

Beacon Lighting in Queen's Park, Loughborough

Charnwood celebrates Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

6th Jun

Residents in Charnwood celebrated Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a number of events across the borough. There were scores of street parties and celebrations over the bank holiday including the lighting of the beacon in Queen’s..

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The Big Lunch in Queen’s Park cancelled

5th Jun

Unfortunately The Big Lunch event which was planned to be held in Queen’s Park today (Sunday June 5) to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee has sadly been cancelled due to heavy rain and a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms. Charnwood..