This section contains our latest press releases as well as links to our press release archive.
For media inquiries, please contact the council communications team on 01509 634705 or 01509 634681 email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The communications team includes Mike Roberts, communications manager, Stacey Simpson, communications officer (PR and social media) and Daley Francis, communications officer (website and publications).
You can give the gift of community spirit thanks to a festive offer by Charnwood Community Lottery. People can now give lottery tickets as Christmas presents to family and friends who can enjoy the exciting chance to win a prize and know funds are..
Organisers and showmen of Loughborough Fair are celebrating after the event won a top regional tourism award. The fair, a fixture in the town for nearly 800 years, won the best free event category at the Leicestershire Promotions 2018 Tourism and..
Local sporting stars have been celebrated at the tenth annual Charnwood Sports Awards. The awards ceremony, organised by Charnwood Borough Council honoured over 35 shortlisted individuals and groups at Burleigh Court, Loughborough on Monday, December..
An annual count to establish the number of rough sleepers in Charnwood has been carried out by the borough council, with the support of local partner agencies. Four teams checked over 50 locations across the borough in the early hours of Wednesday,..
The festive season is well and truly underway in Loughborough after thousands of people packed the town centre to see the Christmas lights being switched on. Crowds gathered for the annual event which saw a host of entertainment throughout the day..
We asked to find a special young person to Light up Loughborough by switching on the town’s Christmas lights and we managed to find two – brother and sister Alex and Megan Hutton. Charnwood Borough Council and the Loughborough Echo joined forces..
Wheel ‘em in – that’s the message for the borough council’s Don’t Muck Around campaign this year. The Council is encouraging people to get their wheelie bins off the streets in Loughborough to make sure paths and pavements look smart and..
People interested in standing in next year’s local elections can find out more about being “a voice for the community” at an event in Loughborough on November 17. Voters will head to the polls on May 2, 2019 and Charnwood Borough Council is..
A consultation is being held over proposals to increase a council tax premium paid by the owners of empty homes in Charnwood. The borough council is seeking views on possible changes to the empty homes premium following new powers given to local..
Loughborough is gearing up for the switching-on of the town’s Christmas lights on Sunday November 25. Thousands of people are expected to enjoy the event with festivities taking place in the Market Place between 10am-5pm. This year will see the..