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August 2016

23rd Aug

Remebrance Day parades

Press release about the need to have a temporary road closure order for Remembrance Day parades

23rd Aug

Nominate your future Olympians for a Charnwood Sports Award

Sports Awards Logo 2016

Following team GB's success at the Rio Olympics, don’t forget you can celebrate your own sporting heroes of the future at Charnwood Borough Council’s Sports Awards. Nominations are being taken for the awards, which recognise the successes of..

11th Aug

First ever Edible Forest Festival to take place in Charnwood

Edible Forest

The first-ever Edible Forest Festival has been launched to celebrate local food and drink from the Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire. Taking place from 16-18 September 2016, Edible Forest presents a series of unique food-related events in some of..

8th Aug

Taxis all pass test in Council check

Taxi Check Aug 5 V2

Press release about a council operation to check up on taxis in Charnwood on August 5, 2016

8th Aug

Free sessions aim to help prevent falls

Charnwood Borough Council is running a series of courses to help prevent falls in older people. The Falls and Management of Exercise (FaME) sessions offer free seated exercises which aim to improve balance, coordination and mobility in people over..

8th Aug

Man fined over fly-tipped rubbish

Rothley Fly-Tip

A man has been fined £400 after pleading guilty to a duty of care offence before Leicester Magistrates. Okan Calgar, manager of Pizza Inn, Rothley, admitted to failing to check that the individuals removing some business waste had a Waste Management..

5th Aug

Have a say on future growth of county

Strategic Growth Plan

People can help shape a long-term plan to advise where future employment and housing developments take place in Leicester and Leicestershire. The city, county and district councils and the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership will be..

5th Aug

Consultation on changes to Local Council Tax Support scheme

Have Your Say

Changes to a scheme which offers relief on council tax to some people on low incomes are being considered by Charnwood Borough Council. Proposals have been made reduce the amount of support people will receive under the Local Council Tax Support..

4th Aug

Dog Owner Prosecuted for Failing to Clear Up After Pet

Dog Fouling

Press release about a woman being prosecuted after failing to clean up dog muck from an alleyway

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