The Charnwood Borough Council element of your Council Tax bill is around 7% of the total bill.

The largest share goes to Leicestershire County Council (over 70%).

The rest is collected on behalf of the police and fire services, and town and parish councils (or for the Loughborough special rate).

The annual charge for the Charnwood element of an average Band D property for 2023/24 will be £140.47.

See below for some of the services we provide for about £2.70 a week in Council Tax (based on an average Band D property):

  • We maintain 617 acres of open spaces
  • We hold 200+ markets every year
  • 244 CCTV cameras across the borough are monitored by our CCTV team
  • 200+ taxi drivers are supported and regulated by our licensing team
  • Loughborough Town Hall receives over 100,000 visits per year
  • 145,000 calls are received by our customer services advisors per year
  • Three leisure centres are operated by our partner Fusion in Loughborough, Syston and Mountsorrel
  • We support people who are homeless or face being made homeless operates two cemeteries
  • We received around 3,000 applications a year for various building and planning control consents in 2021/22
  • We operate two cemeteries in Loughborough - on Leicester Road and Nanpantan Road
  • We organise elections involving hundreds of staff and tens of thousands of votes
  • Our environmental health team inspect food premises to make sure they are safe and compliant.

A downloadable leaflet of the above information can be viewed below:

View the Council Tax banding for the year of 2023/24.

Last updated: Wed 8th March, 2023 @ 10:40