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February 2017

21st Feb

Communities urged to spring into action with clean-up events in Charnwood

Communities in Charnwood are being encouraged to help give the borough a spring clean as part of a national tidy-up campaign. The Great British Spring Clean is organised by Keep Britain Tidy and will be held across the country between March 3 and..

17th Feb

Fly-Tipper Sentenced to Community Order

Fly-Tipped Rubbish in Newtown Linford

A fly-tipper has been given a 12-month community order for his “blatant, stupid and lazy” actions following a prosecution by Charnwood Borough Council. Gavin Davis, 37, of Saunderson Road, Leicester, fitted a kitchen in a home in Shepshed but..

17th Feb

Enterprise Zone is great news for Charnwood

Enterprise Zones

Charnwood Borough Council has welcomed the announcement of a new Enterprise Zone being created which could bring over 21,000 new jobs and £123 million into the area over the next 25 years. The Enterprise Zone, which will include two sites in..

15th Feb

Briefing for prospective candidates and their agents

Ballot Box

A briefing session is being held in Charnwood for prospective candidates and their agents in the forthcoming Leicestershire County Council elections. The session is on Tuesday, March 7 at Loughborough Town Hall and is open to anyone considering..

14th Feb

Community groups can secure up to £20,000 with grants on offer

Community groups and charities in Charnwood could receive up to £20,000 in grant funding from Charnwood Borough Council. The grants can help with community projects, running costs for up to one year or one-off equipment costs or costs towards..

14th Feb

More Than 50 People Enjoy New Breakfast Club for Veterans and Armed Forces Members

Veterans and Armed Forces breakfast club

A breakfast club for serving and former members of the Armed Forces has been launched in Charnwood. The Charnwood Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club met for the first time on Saturday, February 11 at the Toby Carvery in Loughborough. Over 50..

10th Feb

Proposal to increase local element of council tax

Charnwood Logo

The proposal was agreed at Cabinet on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Charnwood Borough Council is proposing to raise its share of council tax by 9p a week for a Band D property. The proposed increase would see the annual charge for an average Band D..

6th Feb

Deadline extended for independent audit committee chair role

Southfields 2016

Charnwood Borough Council has extended the deadline for people interested in becoming the new independent chair for its Audit Committee.  The new deadline to apply is February 20, 2017 and the Council will now also consider people who live in..

3rd Feb

Love Food Hygiene Ratings on Valentine’s Day

Food Hygiene Valentine

Food safety experts are encouraging couples to check before they book or order a romantic meal this Valentine’s Day, Every food business in the borough is given a hygiene rating by Charnwood Borough Council’s Environmental Health Officers and..

3rd Feb

New breakfast club for Veterans and Armed Forces members

English Breakfast

A breakfast club for serving and former members of the Armed Forces is being launched in Charnwood. The Charnwood Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club meets for the first time on Saturday, February 11 at the Toby Carvery in Loughborough and it is..

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