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).
Communities in Charnwood are being encouraged to become #litterheroes and 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..
Work is underway to extend a popular skatepark in Loughborough. Charnwood Borough Council is investing £70,000 to extend the skatepark in Southfields Park. The work is due to be completed before Easter. Cllr Jenny Bokor, lead member for Loughborough..
A briefing session is being held for people considering standing in the Charnwood Borough Council elections in May. Anyone who is considering being a candidate in any of the 28 Council wards is welcome to attend the session on Tuesday, March 5 at..
Business people are being invited to find out how to make their companies more innovative. inCharnwood and Loughborough Advanced Technology and Innovation (LATi) have organised the free and informal get-together in Loughborough to help local..
Charnwood Borough Council’s cabinet has approved a proposal to raise its share of council tax by 9p a week for a Band D. The proposed increase would see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £5 (4.27 per cent) to £122.09 from..
Fixed penalty notices have been introduced to take action against people who fail to dispose of their waste correctly and it ends up being fly-tipped. Charnwood Borough Council can now issue £400 fixed penalty notices to people who do not ensure..
Over 35 people from local businesses in Charnwood attended a “green” workshop organised by Charnwood Borough Council and the Carbon Trust. The Green Business Fund Workshop held at the Loughborough Town Hall on February 6 attracted representatives..
The Cabinet recently agreed to investigate the creation of a Housing Development Company as we look at options to increase affordable and social housing. It comes after the Government lifted restrictions on how councils can invest in social..
Charnwood Borough Council is proposing to raise its share of council tax by 9p a week for a Band D property. The proposed increase would see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £5 (4.27 per cent) to £122.09 from April 1,..
Charnwood Borough Council has secured a £65,000 government grant to investigate issues around houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) and privately rented properties. The funding will allow the Council to look at the impact of HMOs on tenants and the..