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This section contains our latest press releases as well as links to our press release archive.

You can also keep up to date with our news on Twitter and Facebook

For media inquiries, please contact the council communications team on 01509 634705 or 01509 634681 email

The communications team includes Mike Roberts, communications manager, Stacey Simpson, communications officer (PR and social media) and Daley Francis, communications officer (website and publications). 

June 2019

Holiday Activities News Story

Have a summer adventure in Charnwood

17th Jun

A range of exciting activities are on offer for children, young people and families in Charnwood this summer. The borough council’s Active Charnwood team has put together a programme of events and sessions at various locations in the area. The..


Taxi driver fined for using unlicensed vehicle

13th Jun

A taxi driver in Charnwood has been fined £660 in court for operating an unlicensed vehicle and failing to use a meter in his taxi. Charnwood Borough Council prosecuted Noel Bertram, 71 of Milton Street Loughborough after a police officer spotted..

Student waste blitz 2019

End-of-term waste blitz in student areas

12th Jun

Students in Loughborough are being urged to get behind an end-of-term blitz on waste on Saturday, June 29 (2019). Charnwood Borough Council and waste management partner Serco have joined forces with Loughborough University to organise the big..

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Resident delighted with £2,000 win on lottery!

10th Jun

One lucky resident has won £2,000 thanks to playing the Charnwood Community Lottery. The lottery is run by the borough council and helps raise money for good causes, charities and voluntary organisations. Donna Worship from Birstall said she..

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Delight at Dishley with new paths

7th Jun

Improvements to the paths at a local wildlife area in Loughborough have been completed. Charnwood Borough Council worked with Loughborough-based CR Civil Engineering to make improvements to Dishley Pond, a popular destination in Loughborough for..

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Appeal for new Independent Remuneration Panel member

5th Jun

Charnwood Borough Council is looking for a new member of the Independent Remuneration Panel which makes recommendations on the allowances paid to councillors and co-opted members. The panel usually meets two or three times a year. Interested people..

May 2019

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Search is on for Charnwood Community Heroes 2019

31st May

Residents are being urged to enter nominations for Charnwood Community Heroes 2019. The awards, run by Charnwood Borough Council, are a chance to thank people, groups and organisations who have carried out a good deed – no matter how small or large..

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Improvement project at Sidings Park completed

30th May

Work on a £70,000 improvement project at Sidings Park in Loughborough has been completed. Charnwood Borough Council started the work at the open space off Burder Street earlier this year. Improvements include new play equipment, an extension to the..

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Council Cabinet is confirmed

30th May

Charnwood Borough Council leader Jonathan Morgan has confirmed his Cabinet following the elections on May 2. The Conservative Group has retained control of the Council with 36 councillors. Labour has 13, there are two Independents and one Green Party..

Serco contract signing

Partnership continues to keep Charnwood clean

29th May

Charnwood Borough Council has signed a new deal with long-term waste partners Serco to ensure the area remains clean and tidy for years to come. The Council and Serco have worked together for 10 years and the contract extension will see that..