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For media inquiries, please contact the council communications team on 01509 634705 or 01509 634681 email

The communications team includes Mike Roberts, communications manager, Stacey Comery, senior communications officer, Lewis Harbon, communications officer and Daley Francis, communications officer. 

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September 2023

Democratic Services - governing the democratic process

Democratic Services - governing the democratic process

26th Sep

We are continuing a series of features about Council services to explain a bit more about what we do. Next up is the Council’s Democratic Services team. ---------- The Council’s Democratic Service team looks after governance procedures and..

Leisure Centres

Free day of family activities at Council’s leisure centres

25th Sep

Charnwood residents are being encouraged to ‘Get Sportaneous’ with a day of free activities at the Council’s three leisure centres. The Soar Valley, Loughborough and South Charnwood Leisure Centres which are owned by Charnwood Borough Council..

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Loughborough in Bloom awarded its twelfth gold award

22nd Sep

Loughborough has struck gold once again at the East Midlands in Bloom awards. The town was awarded the highest recognition at the awards ceremony which was held in Spalding on Wednesday September 20. It is the twelfth time since 2011 that..

Council tenants with customer engagement officer Andrew Everitt-Stewart at the tenant networking event at Syston Community Centre on Wednesday September 20.

Syston hosts successful event for council tenants and leaseholders

21st Sep

Council tenants and leaseholders across Charnwood were welcomed to a special event in Syston on Wednesday, September 20. The in-person tenant networking event, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, provided an opportunity for people to meet..

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Projects divert young people away from anti-social behaviour

13th Sep

A variety of schemes have been helping to divert young people from anti-social behaviour and crime in Charnwood. Projects have included supporting young people to improve their mental and emotional wellbeing, take up physical activity and boost their..

Tenant garden competition awards 2023

Tenants awarded for their amazing gardens in annual competition

11th Sep

Council tenants from across the borough are celebrating their awards following an annual garden competition. The tenant garden competition, which is run by Charnwood Borough Council, saw 25 entries across seven different categories, and showcased..

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Grab a free tree at sustainability event in Queen’s Park

8th Sep

Charnwood residents will be able to bag a free tree at a sustainability fair in Queen’s Park later this month. Charnwood Borough Council along with its open spaces partner idverde will be giving out free trees at the Charnwood Sustainability Fair..

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No disruption to refuse and recycling service as agreement reached

6th Sep

Charnwood Borough Council’s refuse and recycling partner Serco has confirmed a pay deal has been reached with GMB Union members in Charnwood and no industrial action will take place.  It comes after some Serco employees proposed to take industrial..

Charnwood Sports Awards winners and runners-up for 2022

Last chance to submit nominations for Charnwood Sports Awards

6th Sep

Time is running out for residents to put forward their nominations for this year’s Charnwood Sports Awards. The awards, run by Charnwood Borough Council, celebrate sporting achievements of clubs and individuals as well as the dedication of..

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Local businesses can thrive in digital world thanks to Town Deal-backed programme

4th Sep

A free training programme is being launched to help businesses in Loughborough town centre make the most of the digital world. Love Loughborough is launching the Digital Training Hub which will include online workshops, in-person courses and..