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November 2023

Small Business Saturday

Shop local this Small Business Saturday

30th Nov

Charnwood residents are being encouraged to support their local high streets and businesses in the run up to Christmas. Small Business Saturday makes its return on December 2 and is asking for people across the country to shop small. Shepshed based..

Sileby Tennis and Pickleball Club

Tennis club now serving up pickleball thanks to Charnwood Community Grant

28th Nov

A local tennis club has been awarded £1,300 through Charnwood Community Grants to promote and run pickleball classes. Sileby Tennis and Pickleball Club has recently converted a tennis court into three pickleball courts and has been promoting the..

Inspiring Entrepreneurs Event

Business event offers advice to entrepreneurs and start-ups in Leicestershire

27th Nov

A sold-out entrepreneurial event took place in Charnwood on November 15 as part of the Leicester Business Festival. The Inspiring Entrepreneurs event organised by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with Loughborough University offered an..

Christmas Lights Switch On

Festivities begin in Loughborough with Christmas lights switch-on

26th Nov

Loughborough is looking festive following the Christmas lights being switched-on in front of thousands of people on Sunday November 26. The event, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, was an afternoon of fun with a variety of market stalls, food..

Sports Awards 2022

Charnwood Sports Awards finalists revealed

23rd Nov

The finalists for this year’s Charnwood Sports Awards have been announced. The awards, organised by Charnwood Borough Council’s Sport and Recreation team, Active Charnwood, received over 100 nominations this year. The Charnwood Sports Awards..

Photo from left to right, shows: Mayor of Charnwood, Cllr Margaret Smidowicz, Mum Vicky Wilson, Light up Loughborough winner, Amellia Baker and the Council's lead member for economic development, regeneration and town centres, Cllr Jennifer Tillotson.

Sileby youngster chosen to switch on Loughborough’s Christmas lights

20th Nov

An inspirational youngster has been chosen to ‘Light up Loughborough’ and switch on the town’s Christmas lights in front of thousands of people. Amellia Baker, from Sileby, has been named the winner of the Light up Loughborough competition run..

Councillors at Full Council on Monday November 6 where they agreed to declare a climate emergency.

Councillors declare climate emergency and commit to taking action to tackle global warming

14th Nov

A climate emergency has been declared by Charnwood Borough Council. The motion was unanimously passed at a council meeting on Monday, November 6 and it commits the Council to working with partners and communities to reduce carbon emissions and help..

Christmas Lights 2023

Festive cheer coming to Loughborough with the Christmas lights switch-on

14th Nov

Loughborough will be getting into the festive spirit with the Christmas lights switch-on on Sunday November 26. The event, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, will be a day of festive fun ahead of the lights being switched on in the..

Loughborough Fair 2023 (1)

Visitors to Loughborough celebrate all the fun of the fair

13th Nov

Loughborough Fair was enjoyed by thousands of visitors as it returned to the town centre for its 802nd year. The fair, which is operated by Charnwood Borough Council saw over 150 rides and attractions arrive in the town for the four-day..

The Remembrance Sunday service at Queen's Park, Loughborough, on Sunday November 12, 2023.

Poignant Remembrance Sunday service honours fallen heroes

13th Nov

People and organisations in Loughborough joined serving and former members of the Armed Forces on Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects of our fallen heroes. Queen’s Park hosted another poignant service, with the town’s war memorial the..

Mayor's Remembrance message 2023

Mayor of Charnwood's Remembrance message

6th Nov

"As the Mayor of Charnwood it is both an honour and privilege to take part in this year's Remembrance events, and know that we share this occasion with others across the world who will be holding their service of Remembrance.  With..

Free tree giveaway Nov 2023

It’s a tree-mendous giveaway!

3rd Nov

Residents across Charnwood are being invited to take part in the borough council’s great tree giveaway. The Council has 3,500 free tree saplings to give to residents to plant in their gardens as part of its commitment to plant trees and help the..