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March 2017

22nd Mar

Abandoned cars cost owner over £1,300 in court bills

A man has been prosecuted after he abandoned two cars in a Council-owned car park. Charnwood Borough Council brought the case against Ian Dean of The Mills, Quorn, after receiving a complaint that two vehicles had been abandoned in a car park for..

22nd Mar

Go Outdoors This Easter with Activities in Charnwood

Easter Holidays

From climbing to cheerleading there are plenty of activities on offer during the Easter holidays.  From Monday, April 10 until Friday, April 21 Charnwood Borough Council has activity sessions to help keep children active during the holidays. This..

21st Mar

Pet owner’s £500 court bill for failing to update dog’s microchip

A dog owner has been fined £220 for failing to update her pet’s microchip. Charnwood Borough Council prosecuted Jemma Gibson, of James Street, Anstey after her Chow Chow dog was picked up as a stray and taken to Garth College Kennels in Hathern in..

15th Mar

Still time to have a say on electoral arrangements

Charnwood Logo

People are being reminded they can have a say in a review of parish electoral arrangements in Charnwood. Charnwood Borough Council is seeking people’s views as part of a community governance review which will look at existing arrangements and..

10th Mar

Lighting up the issue of carbon reduction

2020 Carbon Pledge

Free energy-saving lightbulbs are being given to hundreds of new tenants by Charnwood Borough Council to raise awareness of the need to reduce carbon emissions. The Council has pledged to cut its energy use to help reduce its carbon footprint by 15..

8th Mar

Get Ready for Spring at the Green Gym

Green Gym

Dropbox link to Green Gym photos: The Green Gym at Gorse Hill Covert, Loughborough is transforming the local area ready for spring. Volunteers have been working hard to get..

8th Mar

Residents urged to #RecycleRight


A new campaign is urging Charnwood residents to #RecycleRight and help not only the environment but taxpayers’ pockets as well. Charnwood Borough Council says more than 700 tonnes of clothes and other textiles are being put into the green wheelie..

February 2017

28th Feb

Increase to local element of council tax approved

Council Offices, Southfields

Charnwood Borough Council has agreed to raise its share of council tax by 9p a week for a Band D property. The increase will see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £5 (4.67 per cent) to £112.09 from April 1 The Loughborough..

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..

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