We are currently under national restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Full details on the restrictions.

Charnwood Borough Council has made a number of changes to its services as a result of the restrictions.

The changes are set out below.

Information and support for residents

Information and support for businesses

Information and support for Council tenants

Changes to services

Leisure centres

Indoor group exercise returned to all three of the Council’s leisure centres from May 17. Full details in this news story.

Indoor leisure facilities reopened at Soar Valley Leisure Centre, Loughborough Leisure Centre and South Charnwood Leisure Centre from April 12. Full details in this news story.

Outdoor group exercise classes returned in line with the Government's roadmap at Soar Valley leisure centre in Mountsorrel on March 29. More information is available on Fusion's website.

Guided walks

The guided walks programme returned on Monday April 12, 2021. Full details can be found on the Charnwood Sport website.


Charnwood Museum reopened to the public on May 19, 2021. More details on the Charnwood Museum website.

Loughborough Town Hall reopened the Sock Gallery and in-person Box Office from Monday May 17. More information can be found on the Loughborough Town Hall website.

Park and play areas

Parks and play areas, including multi-use game areas are open.

Outdoors gyms, tennis courts and the skate park in Southfields Park are open.

Shelthorpe Golf Course is open.

Loughborough Market

The Thursday and Saturday market in Loughborough is now selling essential and non-essential goods.

The Friday market in Shepshed is now selling essential and non-essential goods.

The Friday vintage market in Loughborough is now running as normal.

The Farmers & Craft market in Loughborough is operating on the second Wednesday of each month.

Public toilets

Toilets in Market Place and Queen's Park are open. Details on the public conveniences webpage.

Biggin Street toilets in Loughborough town centre are closed.

Last updated: Fri 11th June, 2021 @ 08:35