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Parish councils

We are required to publish the members interest forms for each parish and town council within the borough. This does not apply to parish meetings and Loughborough does not have a parish council or a parish meeting.

Information on the register includes financial interests (e.g. a councillor's employment or business) and other interests such as membership of lobby groups. You can access the interest forms, by selecting the relevant parish or town council from the box above.


What is a parish council?

A parish council (or town council for places like Shepshed and Syston) is a local authority that makes decisions on behalf of the people. In Charnwood there are 31 parishes but only 27 parish councils. instead, four of the smallest parishes have a Parish Meeting open to all parishioners.

As the authority closest to the people parish councils are invariably the first place residents will go with concerns or ideas, making them a vital part of any community. You can see a full list of the powers available to a parish council in this document: 


Find information about your parish

Charnwood borough contains 31 local councils. If you are unsure about which parish you belong to, use the My Charnwood property search for information about your area, including which parish and ward you belong to as well as who your representatives are.

Many parishes, villages and neighbourhoods in Charnwood have web sites. Some are provided independently but others are supported by:

Select your village from the list below to go to the relevant website:

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