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Latest News: Charnwood prepares to help Syrian refugees

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Charnwood Borough Council is preparing to help house and support up to 50 Syrian refugees over the next five years.

District councils in Leicestershire and Rutland County Council are working together to find suitable homes for refugees who will arrive under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme.

The Government has agreed to expand the scheme to take a further 20,000 Syrians over the next five years across the country.

Charnwood, Blaby, Harborough, Hinckley and Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire and Rutland councils have all agreed to take part in the relocation scheme.

Some refugees will arrive in late summer and Charnwood is co-ordinating the securing of properties and an officer will be appointed soon.

Finalists revealed for Dont Muck Around Awards

Created: Saturday 14th of May 2016 09:05:18 AM

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The environmental awards look to celebrate groups and individuals in Charnwood who have taken the time out to look after the borough and make it a better place. The awards, supported by Serco, the Council s refuse and recycling contractor, will be handed over at a glittering ceremony on June 8 at Burleigh Court Hotel in Loughborough....

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Ceramics Market comes to Loughborough

Created: Monday 9th of May 2016 05:05:12 PM

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Loughborough will be celebrating ceramics again this year as the town welcomes the annual Ceramics in Charnwood market....

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Leicester protest about backtracking on climate policy

Created: Friday 6th of May 2016 02:05:00 PM

Leicester protest about backtracking on climate policy

At the UN meeting on climate change last November, David Cameron said: 'What I m saying is that instead of making excuses tomorrow to our children and grandchildren, we should be taking action against climate change today. ...

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Loughborough is the second largest town after Leicester in the county of Leicestershire. It is located within the Borough of Charnwood whose administrative centre is in Loughborough. In 2004 it had a population of 57,600. It is home to one of the best Universities in the UK - Loughborough University.

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