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Read our latest statement regarding today's incident in Birstall. 

About the camera system

There are 263 cameras located at various places throughout the borough which are monitored and recorded 24 hours per day, 365 days a year. Evidence is retained for a period of 28 days.

We monitor CCTV cameras in the following areas:

  • Loughborough, Anstey, Birstall, Sileby, Syston, Thurmaston

The CCTV team monitors cameras on behalf of a range of other organisations e.g. businesses, parish councils, schools etc. We currently monitor via fibre, broadband and wireless so can advise on a system to best suit your needs and budget.

If you are interested in finding out about our monitoring service, please contact John Hatfield on:


The Data Protection Act

You have the right to get a copy of any personal information that is held about you and this is known as a 'subject access request'. This means that you can make a request under the Data Protection Act 1998 to any organisation processing your personal data. 

When making a request to view material you must be able to satisfactorily prove your identity and provide sufficient details to enable the data to be located. Depending on what footage is available, the information you receive could provide video evidence of incidents such as road traffic accidents or acts of vandalism which may be used when making insurance claims. 


Procedure and complaints

A member of the public wishing to register a complaint with regard to any aspect of the CCTV Service should write to us and it will be dealt with in accordance with our complaints procedure.

We comply with the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). The links for which can be accessed below.

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