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Garden waste service suspended - please DO NOT put your brown bins out

Charnwood Borough Council have made the decision with Serco to suspend garden waste collections for 2 weeks from Monday 23rd March.

Please DO NOT put your brown bins out.

In the meantime, they would encourage customers to manage their garden waste at home such as by home composting if they can.

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:42 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Charnwood

Charnwood Borough Council Closed to the Public

Following the government's latest advice on social distancing, the Council offices in Southfield Road, Loughborough are now closed to the public.

You will still be able to access Council services and information through the website - www.charnwood.gov.uk - or by calling 01509 263151.

For the latest information on the services, please visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirus

It may also be worth signing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:39 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Charnwood

Parish Office Closed

Following the Government's advice on the coronavirus emergency, the Parish Office is now closed. The Parish Council will continue to carryout all of its functions as normal but the Clerk will work from home.

Please email the Clerk, use the contact page, or leave a letter at the office or a message on the answer machine. The office will be checked regularly for post and phone messages.

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:31 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Parish Office

Recycling & Refuse News!

Charnwood Borough Council offer a service for taking your garden waste.

For an annual fee they issue a 240-litre brown wheelie bin and empty it every fortnight (apart from a two-week period over Christmas).

The year-round service is easy to join and costs £40 if payment is by annual direct debit. If you pay by any other method, the charge is £45 per year.

More than 32,000 people who use the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:52 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News, Waste Collections

Time4Leicestershire

An innovative scheme where residents are rewarded for helping others in their community is launching across Leicestershire. Time4Leicestershire is a new skills exchange initiative, which will see people carrying out good deeds for others and being rewarded in return by having somebody do a good deed for them.

Part of the national Timebanking UK initiative, Time4Leicestershire is being run by our Public... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:40 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News

Charnwood's Recycling scheme

Charnwood Borough Council have published their Recycling booklet.

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:50 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News, Newsletter

Do you want to be a Community Flood Warden?

This autumn/winter, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have seen large amounts of flooding including areas that are not normally affected.

To find out the areas at risk in your parish see the link below:

Leicestershire County Council are running a training session at Oakham on 12th March from 6.00 - 8.00 pm in partnership with the Environment Agency.

To reserve your place please either email emergency.management@leics.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News

Date for your Diary - next engagement event with Beat 61

The next engagement event with Beat 61, Charnwood East Team is 11th February 10am at The Hub Cafe ,Syston.

This can give you the opportunity to discuss any policing concerns with the Police and they are also on hand to offer crime prevention advice and sometimes have freebies to give away!

Posted: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:50 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News, Police

January newsletter from B61 Charnwood East Police Team now available

Please see the January newsletter

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:05 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News, Newsletter

Free car key wallet available from Charnwood BC Police Desk

There have been reports of keyless car fob crimes taking place near Quorn.

Why not consider getting a FREE car key wallet from Charnwood Borough Council / Police desk to jam any signals.

Also please perhaps take time to consider your home security? do you have sufficient lighting where you park your car? do you remove all valuables from view?

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 09:33 by Phil Laughton

Tags: Community, News, Police

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