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June 2017

28th Jun

Mayor of Charnwood urges residents to support local charity appeal

Mayor of Charnwood Charity Appeal

Photo caption (L-R): Jackie Thornhill, Officer Manager, MyAware Leicestershire; Trevor Ranson, Mayor's consort; Ruth Ingledew, CEO, MyAware; Mayor of Charnwood, Councillor Pauline Ranson; Helen Carter, Founding Director, Loughborough Wellbeing..

27th Jun

Notice of election for Shelthorpe Ward

Nominations can now be made for the vacant Charnwood Borough Council seat in the Shelthorpe ward in Loughborough. Forms of nomination are available from the council offices and must be returned by 4pm on Friday, July 7. More details are on the notice..

26th Jun

Have an adventure this summer with holiday activities on offer

Mini Explorers

From climbing to canoeing, there are plenty of adventures to be had in Charnwood this summer. Charnwood Borough Council’s holiday activity programme is back for the summer with a host of activities on offer for children, young people and..

24th Jun

Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

A day of celebration was held in Loughborough on Saturday, June 24 to mark Armed Forces Day. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces was organised by Charnwood Borough Council and saw a number of military vehicles and equipment on display, face..

22nd Jun

Nominate your local sporting hero for a Charnwood Sports Award

Sa 2016

Do you know a local sporting hero who deserves to be recognised for their achievements? Nominations for the ninth annual Charnwood Sports Awards are now open. The awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and recognise the success of athletes,..

21st Jun

Eat safe this summer


We all love it when the weather gets warmer. But did you know that you might need to think harder about food safety in the summer months? New research indicates that people in the East Midlands could be putting themselves and their families at risk..

20th Jun

Student end of term blitz collects 23 tonnes of rubbish

Rubbish and Recycling Vector - Fotolia

An end of term blitz of student areas in Loughborough has resulted in 23 tonnes of rubbish collected. Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner, Serco joined forces with Loughborough University on Saturday, June 17 to organise the big..

19th Jun

Have you subscribed to our garden waste service?

Garden Waste

Around 30,000 subscribers to Charnwood Borough Council’s garden waste scheme will be sent stickers to place on their bins to make sure they are emptied. The stickers will be sent out from July and once the rollout is complete only brown garden bins..

16th Jun

Get your troops ready to mobilise for Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

A celebration of the nation’s Armed Forces is just days away from taking place in Charnwood. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces will be held on Saturday, June 24 and will see a host of events taking place. The 158 Regiment of The Royal Logistics..

15th Jun

Fire safety statement and advice

Following yesterday's tragic fire in London, we have issued the following statment and shared a statement from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service: A Charnwood Borough Council spokesman said: “Clearly our thoughts are with the victims and..

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