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Choose to Move Maintainers Thursday sessions

Choose to Move maintainers class is a lively circuit based exercise class aimed at adults 16+ who have previously attended the Choose to Move, Largest Loser or LEAP weight management groups.

 

If you’re interested to attend but haven’t previously attended one of the weight management groups please make contact with the Active Charnwood team on 01509 634673 or active.together@charnwood.gov.uk before making a booking.

 

Note - to book further sessions on this class, please select 'Continue Shopping' and select the green 'Leisure Activities - Adults' button.

£3.20

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Licensing - Knowledge Test

 

If you have failed this test three times do not book a fourth Knowledge Test.

 

In order to become a new Hackney Carriage / Private Hire driver and be granted a Combined Driver's licence you must first pass the Knowledge Test.

The test consists of one paper and is split into the following three sections.

Geographical

In this section you will need to show that you know your way around the whole Borough of Charnwood and the surrounding areas and places of public interest.

Law

In this section you will need to show that you have a good understanding of the Council's Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing policy and the Charnwood Borough Council - Bye-Laws Hackney Carriages.

 Customer Care                                                  

In this section you will need to show that you have an understanding of the level of customer care that the Council expects you to deliver.

 

 

£54.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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2020 Choose to Move Programme

The 2020 Choose to Move programme, formerly know as Charnwood’s Largest Loser, returns for 10 weeks from 21st January to 24th March 2020.  For just £25 you will receive weekly weigh-ins, exercise sessions tailored to your ability, health tests and information & guidance on other physical activity opportunities in Charnwood. 

 

This session is aimed at people who are beginning, or returning to activity.  If you currently participate in our Maintainers groups, or are active in other ways, please contact the Active Charnwood team 01509 63 4673 or active.together@charnwood.gov.uk to discuss alternative activities

£25.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Free Trees

This offer is available to each household and community organisation within the borough to apply.

 

Please note the Free Trees scheme is only open to Charnwood Borough Council residents.  (If you live outside the borough, please contact your local council to see if they operate a similar scheme)

 

The trees are between 20 and 40cm tall and can be collected from 2 different locations.

 

An email reminder will be sent out in the New Year about your collection point and collection times.

£0.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Mini Movers - Elizabeth Park Sports Centre

Mini Mover sessions are fun play/activity sessions for 0-5 year olds and their parents/carers.

The sessions are delivered currently at Elizabeth Park Sports Centre, Thurmaston on Fridays 10.00-11.00, term time only.

(Please use 'Continue Shopping' to select more than one date)

 

PLEASE NOTE - A cost of £2 per child, and each subsequent child will be an additional £1.

 

You will see the CORRECT PRICE when you select  ‘Continue’ to the ‘Your Basket’, the payable amount will be correct dependant on number children attending as priced as above.

  • Suitable for
  • ages 0 - 5

£2.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Book a market pitch - Craft (non food)

 

 

Loughborough has thriving and award winning markets that are popular with locals and visitors.  

 

The existing Farmers' Market has now been extended to include Crafts to widen what is on offer and attract even more customers. 

 

The market operates on the second Wednesday of each month between 8am and 4pm and a pitch costs just £18 per day.        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

So what are you waiting for?  Come and join our local  craft, artisan food and drink businesses and showcase your products to an increasingly diverse range of customers. 

 

You must have your own Public Liability Insurance with a minimum of £5 million cover.  

£18.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Book a market pitch - Farmers (food)

 

 

Loughborough has thriving and award winning markets that are popular with locals and visitors.

 

Producers from across the Midlands come to our original Farmers' Market to sell a range of locally sourced artisan food and drink. 

 

The market has also now been extended to include Crafts to widen what is on offer and attract even more customers.

 

The market operates on the second Wednesday of each month between 8am and 4pm and a pitch costs just £18 per day.

 

So what are you waiting for?  Take this great opportunity to showcase your products to an increasingly diverse range of customers.

 

You must be registered with a local authority and either be awaiting an inspection or have a current Food and Hygiene Rating of 3 or above.

 

 You must have your own Public Liability Insurance with a minimum of £5 million cover.

£18.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Horse Riding Lessons

Come along to learn the fundamentals of horse riding, coached by BHS-approved instructors. Whether you are a novice or experienced rider we have a wide selection of horses and ponies, so we can match you with a suitable size and temperament. In addition to riding for a full 1 hour, you would be able to take part in pony care and grooming as well.

 

All participants are required to wear trousers to ankle length, jumper or jacket and footwear should be sensible with no zips or buckles on the inside. A low heel is a necessity. No shorts, trainers, pumps, dolly shoes or open toed sandals allowed. Please remember to bring a drink. Please contact the Sport & Active Recreation team if you are unsure about what to wear before going to the session.

 

Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times and a consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

17/02/2020 (10:00 - 12:00) Please arrive for 9:45

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 16 year olds

£21.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Kin-Ball Taster Session

Kin-ball is a unique fun and inclusive team sport, it originates from Canada and was formed in the UK in 2018. A Kin-ball is a huge lightweight inflatable ball that is 1.22 metres (48 inch) in size weighing just 1kg.

Kin-ball is easy to master, it consists of 3 teams of four players who need to compete against the opposition to defend and attack to score points to win.

 

Come along and try this new exciting crazy fun taster session of Kin-ball where you will get to play lots of fun games and learn a new sporting craze! Kin-ball is inclusive its suitable for everyone and all abilities.

 

Please wear appropriate clothing (sports kit and trainers). If you have long hair it needs to be tied back. All jewellery must be removed. Please bring a drink. The session will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders.

 

17/02/2020 (12:30 - 14:00)

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 16 year olds

£0.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Multi Sports with LCFC

Want to have lots of fun as well as trying out lots of different sports all in one session? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you. Come to our multi-sports sessions which will teach you the key skills in different game-based sports, allowing you to put these to the test in game situations. These sports include: cricket, dodge ball, football, tennis and many more. Please bring a drink and wear appropriate shoes and clothing.

 

The sessions will be ran by Leicester City Football Club qualified FA coaches.

 

THIS ACTIVITY IS FREE!

 

18/02/2020 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Suitable for
  • 8 - 14 year olds

£0.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Arts and Crafts

Inspire your imagination and create delightful crafts, handmade gifts or just enjoy getting creative in a relaxed and fun environment!

Along with colouring and playdoh, the following activities will be available this half term:

  • Creating funky glasses
  • Masks
  • Beaded Keyrings

 

Suitable for Children aged 4+

 

There will be a sink at the venue for children to wash their hands after the session, but please bring suitable clothes as they might get dirty and messy from the activities.

Under 7s need to be accompanied by a parent/carer for the duration of the activity.

 

07/04/2020 (10:00 - 12:00) 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 10 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Family Nordic Walking

This walk will take you around Queens Park and delivered by trained British Nordic Walking Society Instructor, Ciro. This session will provide a fun and engaging introduction to Nordic Walking, which is an exciting form of walking that uses Nordic Walking poles giving a great work out for the whole family.

Nordic Walking uses poles reducing the impact on joints whilst also providing a full body workout. This session is suitable for all ages and abilities, the poles will be available to borrow during the walk.

Come along and take part in this active session and enjoy a selection of fun games, walking and experience great health benefits for the whole family.

Please dress appropriately for the weather including suitable footwear. Please bring a drink

**Meeting point: Outside Charnwood Museum 15 mins prior to session commencing**

This is a family activity. All children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Please note under 5's are unable to have a nordic walking pole, but are still welcome to participate.

THIS ACTIVITY IS FREE!

The activity is suitable for families for all ages and abilities

19/02/2020 (14:00 - 16:00)

£0.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Laser Quest Loughborough

Laser Quest is a non-contact interactive laser game suitable for children over the age of 6. We provide full briefings and all the equipment you need. Each player is kitted out with a futuristic body pack and carries a laser. Each game is played out in the Laser Quest labyrinth, with catwalks, mazes, swirling fog, music and lights. You score points when you zap your opponents but lose points when they zap you. Players can compete in 20 minute sessions. From team to solo games, there is a format suitable for you. Scores are displayed on monitors at the end of the game with each player receiving their own score card.

Under 7s need to be accompanied by a parent/carer for the duration of the activity

Minimum height 1.1metres

 

 20/02/2020 (10:00 - 12:00 : Please arrive for 9:45)

  • Suitable for
  • 6 - 16 year olds

£8.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Den Building

Test your skills by competing against each other to see who can build the best den; can you pass our water, wind and camouflage test? Please wear suitable clothing & footwear for the weather. Please bring a drink.

Please be aware that there is a parking charge of £1 when using the Outwoods carpark. All visitors are required to pay £1 to park for a day. These charges apply every day (including Bank Holidays) between 6am and midnight. The car park has free Blue Badge parking.

This is a family activity. Under 7’s will need to be accompanied by an adult. We are happy for younger siblings (Under 4) to participate in the activity for free providing they have a sibling aged 4+ booked on and a parent present.

 

20/02/2020 (14:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)
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Aerial Trekking

An exciting and challenging activity ten meters above the ground. Whilst attached to a safety cord, you will need to conjure up the courage to stride across the gap from the tower onto the course.

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

21/02/2020 (11:15 - 12:45)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 8 - 16 year olds

£15.00

(incl. VAT, if applicable)