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March 2024

Lboro Leisure Centre Government funding for energy efficiency

Loughborough Leisure Centre awarded £235k to give pools energy boost

25th Mar

The swimming pools at Loughborough Leisure Centre are set to become more energy efficient after a £235,000 funding boost from the Government. Charnwood Borough Council and its leisure partner Fusion Lifestyle successfully applied to Sport England..

Shepshed Official Opening

Shepshed Market Place reopens following improvement work

22nd Mar

A multi-million-pound facelift for Market Place in Shepshed has been completed. The project led by Charnwood Borough Council has created a more open and pedestrian-friendly space with increased parking in the area for visitors and shoppers. A larger..

Name That Wagon competition returns for 2024!

Name that Wagon competition returns as two bin lorries join fleet

21st Mar

Youngsters are being invited to put forward name suggestions for two new bin lorries which will arrive in Charnwood in April. Charnwood Borough Council is adding two new trucks to its current refuse fleet which consists of 41 lorries, vans and road..

Britain in Bloom

Loughborough selected as finalist for Britain in Bloom 2024

20th Mar

Loughborough in Bloom will be looking to continue their recent success at the Britain in Bloom 2024 finals. The town has been chosen to represent the region in the small city category at the national awards which are organised by the Royal..

Mountsorrel Castle Gardens

Local gardening project continues to grow thanks to a Charnwood Community Grant

14th Mar

A local park in Mountsorrel is being revitalised with the help of a Charnwood Community Grant. The Friends of Mountsorrel Castle Gardens have been awarded £970 to support the cost of replanting the main entrance flower beds at Mountsorrel Castle..

Town Deal Event LTH

Display gives people chance to find out more about Loughborough Town Deal

12th Mar

Residents can find out more about Loughborough Town Deal at an exhibition being held between Thursday, March 21 and Saturday, March 23. The event at Loughborough Town Hall will showcase the 11 projects being backed by the Town Deal which will boost..

Free Litter Picking Kits (1)

Help give Charnwood a spring clean with a free litter picking kit

7th Mar

Free litter picking kits are being offered to residents to help give Charnwood a spring clean. Charnwood Borough Council has around 100 litter pickers, high-vis jackets, and litter bags to loan out to residents as part of the Great British Spring..

Sheltered Accommodation in Charnwood

Cabinet to consider long-term vision for sheltered accommodation schemes

6th Mar

Charnwood Borough Council’s Cabinet will consider a long-term vision to improve its sheltered accommodation schemes. The proposed Sheltered Accommodation Strategy Framework outlines a range of possible options and opportunities to improve its..

Loughborough Town Hall Lights

Energy saving lights installed at Loughborough Town Hall

5th Mar

A number of new energy saving lights have been installed at Loughborough Town Hall. A total of 30 LED house lights have been fitted in the main auditorium alongside 48 LED stage lights. The lights will see a huge reduction of carbon with the house..

Tenant garden competition awards 2023

Tenant garden competition returns for its 14th year

4th Mar

Council tenants are being encouraged to enter the long-running annual garden competition. The competition is run by Charnwood Borough Council and is open to its tenants who once again are being urged to showcase their skills in the garden. This year..

Town Deal Vice-Chair Andy Reed speaks to guests at the Delivering the Deal event on March 1

Business leaders receive progress report on £40m Loughborough Town Deal

1st Mar

Business leaders gathered to find out more about the multi-million investment being delivered through Loughborough Town Deal. Around 90 guests attended a business briefing to hear about the progress of the 11 projects worth over £40 million of..

Register to vote PCC

Register to vote in Police and Crime Commissioner election on May 2

1st Mar

People living in Charnwood have until midnight on Tuesday, April 16 to register to vote in the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election. The next PCC elections will take place across England and Wales on May 2, 2024. Most residents..