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

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For media inquiries, please contact the council communications team on 01509 634705 or 01509 634681 email communications@charnwood.gov.uk.

The communications team includes Mike Roberts, communications manager and Sally Eames, communications officer (website and publications). 

June 2018

20th Jun

Changes to bring sites planned to avoid duplication of service

Glass Recycling

The borough council is planning to make changes to bring sites across Charnwood to remove a duplication of service and save taxpayers around £20,000 a year. The Council is removing 79 glass and aluminium recycling banks at a number of locations as..

19th Jun

A night of fun-filled dance and exercise with the girls

Women in Charnwood can enjoy a night of fun and exercise on Friday, June 29. The Charity Girls’ Night Out is organised by Charnwood Borough Council as part of the This Girl Can campaign. This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport..

18th Jun

Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces

A day of celebration will be held in Loughborough on Saturday, June 30 to mark Armed Forces Day. Loughborough Salutes the Armed Forces has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council and supported by Love Loughborough and will see a number of..

14th Jun

Get active in Charnwood this summer

Summer Activities

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

14th Jun

Garden waste bins to be removed

Garden Waste

Residents are being advised that any garden waste bins which are not displaying valid subscription stickers will be removed from June 25, 2018. Charnwood Borough Council, which runs the scheme, says a number of properties are still putting bins out..

13th Jun

Town committee will meet for first time

A committee set up by Charnwood Borough Council to consider issues affecting Loughborough will meet for the first time on June 20. The agenda for the first Loughborough Area Committee includes an update on plans to expand the town cemetery, a..

8th Jun

Events to mark 100 years since end of Great War

Poppies

A series of poignant events are planned in Charnwood to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Charnwood Borough Council is co-ordinating and supporting the events on Sunday November 11, 2018 and is calling on residents to get involved. One..

1st Jun

Plaque scheme launched to celebrate Charnwood’s rich heritage

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A scheme to mark fascinating people, places and events in Charnwood’s history has been launched. The Charnwood Heritage Plaque Scheme is being led by the borough council and aims to bring history to life for current and future generations. A panel..

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