A meadow area been created on Jubilee Park in Cropston to encourage more wildlife to the site. The area on land which is loaned by Charnwood Borough Council has been designed by Thurcaston and Cropston Parish Council and sees relaxed mowing of the..
This press release has been published by Love Loughborough Gardeners can enjoy a new event being brought to the heart of Loughborough. Love Loughborough BID has created the first Gardeners’ Fair which will take place on Sunday, August 6 in the..
Charnwood residents are being urged to show their thanks for those who go above and beyond in the borough. Charnwood Community Heroes is a chance to thank people in the local community who have carried out a good deed – no matter how small or..
The centenary of Loughborough’s war memorial, the Carillon Tower, was marked with a series of commemorations over the weekend. Charnwood Borough Council organised the events on Saturday July 22, exactly 100 years since the official opening of the..
Composer Pip Greasley has written a special musical piece named 'Silent Chimes' for the Carillon Tower's centenary. We spoke to Pip about the piece, the difficulty in writing it and how it feels to follow in Edward Elgar's footsteps in writing music..
A community organisation in Syston has shared how they used £1,000 in grant funding to support vulnerable residents in the town. As part of its Charnwood Community Action campaign, Charnwood Borough Council awarded over £37,000 to various projects..
The Leader of Charnwood Borough Council is supporting South Asian Heritage Month which gets underway on July 18. Cllr Jewel Miah is the first Asian Leader of Charnwood Borough Council and he has shared his story as part of the commemoration and..
A new musical composition has been specially written to mark the centenary year of Loughborough’s Carillon Tower. The musical piece, ‘Silent Chimes’, has been created by composer Pip Greasley who lives locally. It will be premiered at the..
Residents are being warned to be careful with their waste as a crackdown on fly-tipping gets underway. The Leicestershire Waste Partnership has launched a campaign to prevent people illegally dumping waste with the warning that even if you pay..
Residents in Charnwood are being urged to respond to this year’s check of the electoral register as thousands of forms will be hand delivered across the borough. Charnwood Borough Council will be sending around 62,000 forms to homes to ensure the..
Loughborough’s iconic Carillon Tower is gearing up for a series of events to be held on the weekend it marks its official centenary. Events and activities will take place on Saturday, July 22, 100 years to the day the tower was officially opened,..
Nominations for this year’s Charnwood Sports Awards are open! The awards, run by Charnwood Borough Council, will celebrate sporting achievements of individuals and clubs as well as the commitment of volunteers. The awards are in their 13th year..
Loughborough is aiming for another gold award after the Loughborough in Bloom judging took place last week. The East Midlands in Bloom judges visited the town on Thursday, July 6 to see the hard work that volunteers, community groups and Charnwood..
A competition to find the best photographs of parks and open spaces in the borough has returned for a second year. Charnwood Borough Council ran the competition last year as part of the ‘Love the outdoors in Charnwood’ campaign to celebrate the..
One hundred plant pots are being potted to mark the centenary year of the Carillon Tower in Loughborough. Loughborough in Bloom, in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council’s open spaces partner, idverde, invited children from Watermead Day..
The Careers and Enterprise Hub in Loughborough has relaunched following some further work funded by Loughborough Town Deal. The Hub, which is run by specialist advisors from Loughborough College and Loughborough University, marked the occasion by..
Charnwood Community Heroes is making a return to celebrate those who go above and beyond in the borough. Residents are being urged to nominate their local heroes for the awards which are run by Charnwood Borough Council. Charnwood Community Heroes is..