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 and Sally Eames, communications officer (website and publications).
Loughborough will again be home to the major Loogabarooga Festival of Incredible Illustrations and Brilliant Books this October with a range of literary events and shows for children and families across six days. The festival will also be celebrating..
A “Dragons’ Den” style event is returning to Charnwood to help groups and residents learn more about securing funding for projects. Community groups and individuals will be given the chance to pitch their projects to a panel of experts and..
A popular community centre is looking to the future following the completion of more than £200,000 of essential maintenance. Charnwood Borough Council has invested the funding into Fearon Hall in Rectory Road, Loughborough to ensure the building is..
Groups and projects in Charnwood are being urged to sign up for a new community lottery which will raise thousands of pounds for good causes. The borough council will launch the Charnwood Community Lottery in September and it is encouraging..
Support is available for Charnwood residents who may be affected by the wider rollout of Universal Credit. The Department of Work and Pensions is expanding Universal Credit and from July 11, 2018 it will affect more people of working age in the..
Loughborough saluted the Armed Forces on Saturday (June 30) as it held events in the town centre to mark Armed Forces Day. The event, organised by Charnwood Borough Council and supported by Love Loughborough, included a display of military vehicles..
The first Charnwood Heritage Plaque has been unveiled and it marks the borough’s links to the Armed Forces. The plaque was revealed at the Army Reserve Centre in Loughborough at a ceremony held on Saturday, June 30 and honours the 158 Logistics..
Do you know a local sporting hero who deserves to be recognised for their achievements? Nominations for the tenth annual Charnwood Sports Awards are now open. The awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and recognise the successes of athletes,..
The leader of Charnwood Borough Council, Cllr Jonathan Morgan, says a proposal to create a single unitary authority for the whole of Leicestershire is "unlikely to happen". It follows an announcement by the leader of Leicestershire County..
Sports clubs in Charnwood are being encouraged to apply for borough council funding to help install life-saving defibrillators. The Council is offering up to £250 towards the equipment and is working with Leicestershire heart charity the Joe..