Local News

Number of workless households reaches lowest level

The proportion of UK households where no adult aged 16 to 64 is in work is at its lowest since comparable records began in 1996, the Office for National Statistics said.The figures show that the number of workless households in the UK dropped by 182,000 over the year.


At the Constituency Association AGM the Loughborough branch of the Conservative Women’s Organisation won the Challenge Cup for Merit.   Congratulations and thanks to our members for all their efforts.

Residents’ views should play a part in decision making

It’s often galling to find that after a consultation taking place, the outcome sometimes contradicts what you’d hoped for. The magnificent public response to protecting the Outwoods played an important role in having the area protected from large scale
development within the LDF, and yet wasn’t enough to convince the Planning Inspector to agree with them and the
Borough Councillors in rejecting the housing development at Bramcote Road.But dispiriting as that certainly has been, don’t give up participating...