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January 2024

Bom Bom Patisserie

Local business opens café at Loughborough Leisure Centre

29th Jan

A Loughborough-based patisserie has opened its doors to customers at Loughborough Leisure Centre. Bom Bom Patisserie is operating the new café based at the leisure centre which is owned by Charnwood Borough Council and operated on its behalf by..

Flood Recovery Grants 2024

Flood-hit residents urged to apply for Government funding

26th Jan

Press release issued by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Resillience Form Flood-hit householders and businesses can now apply for Government cash to help them get back on their feet after Storm Henk. Around 650 homes were flooded..

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Loughborough loo awarded top accolade

25th Jan

Loughborough’s town centre public toilets have received a national award for their hygiene and cleanliness. The toilets at Loughborough Market Place, are looked after by Charnwood Borough Council staff and received a platinum rating at the annual..

Belton Road, Loughborough

Resilience chair thanks voluntary groups for flooding support efforts

23rd Jan

Press release issued by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Resillience Form Community groups, charities and volunteers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being thanked for the vital role they played in supporting flood-hit..

Holocaust Memorial Day

Service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2024

23rd Jan

An annual service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day will take place at the bandstand in Queen’s Park in Loughborough. The event on Saturday, January 27 at 12pm, will see the Mayor of Charnwood, Cllr Margaret Smidowicz read a statement of..

The image shows an aerial view of Loughborough with the wording Delivering the Deal and logos representing UK Government, Levelling Up and Loughborough Town Deal. The wording also includes the date of the event on March 1 at SportPark Pavillion 4.

Business lunch briefing will update progress on £40m Loughborough Town Deal

22nd Jan

Businesses are being invited to learn more about progress being made on Loughborough Town Deal while networking with local leaders during a free event. The Delivering the Deal business lunch - taking place on March 1 - will offer an informal update..

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Love Loughborough's Training Hub launch event!

19th Jan

This is a press release which has been issued by Love Loughborough. Exciting training opportunities are being offered to Love Loughborough businesses with the launch of their new Business Hub this January. Free workshops, webinars and 121s to help..

Community Grants

Over £40,000 awarded to community projects across Charnwood

15th Jan

Community projects across the borough have been supported through Charnwood Community Grants. Over £40,000 has been allocated to 16 projects by Charnwood Borough Council in its latest round of community grants. These grants offer vital funding for..

Garden birdwatch at the Outwoods

Get involved in the Big Garden Birdwatch at the Outwoods

12th Jan

Residents in Charnwood are invited to book onto a birdwatching event at the Outwoods in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council’s open spaces partner idverde is working in partnership with the RSPB to host the free event which will encourage people..

Repairs to a home

New contractor appointed to carry out Council home improvements

12th Jan

A new firm has been awarded a two-year contract to deliver improvements to council homes in Charnwood. Jeakins Weir, an independent construction company has been awarded the contract by Charnwood Borough Council to deliver scheduled improvements to..

Image shows the impact of flooding on Belton Road in Loughborough on January 2, 2024.

Watch out for rogue traders cashing in on storm damage

9th Jan

Press release issued by Leicestershire County Council. Residents who have suffered damage caused by last week’s Storm Henk are being warned by Leicestershire Trading Standards to be on their guard against rogue traders. Hundreds of homes and..

The image shows flooding in Loughborough and Quorn on January 3, 2024

Government announces funding support for flood-hit communities

7th Jan

The Government has announced that financial support will be available to communities like Charnwood which have been impacted by Storm Henk. The Council is awaiting more detail on how people can access the support, but we will communicate this as soon..

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Leaders call on Government to release funding to help residents

6th Jan

Press release issued by the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Resillience Form Senior leaders are calling on Government to release funding to support flood-hit residents. More than 300 homes and a number of businesses were flooded around..

A worker helps clean up at Staveley Court in Loughborough on January 5

Flooding update - January 6

6th Jan

We are continuing to support communities impacted by flooding in Charnwood.  Here is some further information: Today (Saturday, January 6) we are carrying out black bin and bulky waste collections from properties most affected by the flooding in..


Flooding update - January 4, 2024

4th Jan

We are continuing to work with other agencies to support communities in Charnwood affected by flooding. We are aware of the standing water around Staveley Court, Meadow Lane and Meadow Avenue in Loughborough. We are liaising with other agencies..