Loughborough BID have announced the launch of their new campaign “Love Loughborough Lockdown Challenge.” Love Loughborough will set a challenge that people can partake in isolation every single week for a chance to win up to £100 in vouchers to spend in participating stores when the lock down is over.

The BID Manager, Lisa Brown said “this is not only a great way to keep our large online following engaged and busy while in isolation, but it is also a brilliant way to support our participating BID businesses, to encourage future custom when the lock down is over!”

Love Loughborough are currently operating as usual offering all BID businesses advice and support on available grants as well as promoting businesses through social media channels.

Sixth Lockdown Challenge – Loughborough Quiz 2

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This week, for our sixth challenge, we are asking the public to call on their Loughborough and Charnwood knowledge by answering some quiz questions. The ten questions will cover your general knowledge on the town and wider borough.

The competition will start on Wednesday the 20th May and will run until Tuesday 26th May at 6pm. The winner of the quiz will then receive £100’s of Love Loughborough shopping vouchers to spend in participating Loughborough businesses when Lockdown ends.

To enter complete the quiz on the left.

Fifth Lockdown Challenge – Photo Competition – Deadline Tuesday 19th May 6pm

This week, for our fifth challenge, we are asking the public to call on their creative and artistic skills and send us a photo of nature that they have taken near to where they live. This photo can be taken on a mobile or camera and be of something they have found in their garden such as a bird, flower, bee or insect or something they have seen when they have been on a walk or bike ride recently such as a pond, woodland or a pretty a landscape.

The competition will start on Wednesday the 13th May and will run until Tuesday 19th 6pm.

The author of the winning picture will then receive £100’s of Love Loughborough shopping vouchers to spend in participating Loughborough businesses when Lockdown ends.

To enter all you need to do is take the photograph and send it to us via Facebook using the hashtag #lovelborolockdownchallenge, don’t forget to tag Love Loughborough in when you post it, so we can see it!

Fourth Lockdown Challenge – Poem Competition – Deadline Tuesday 12th May 6pm

This week, for our fourth challenge we are asking the public to call on their creative writing skills and write us a poem. This poem can be about the town or borough, Loughborough’s history or the challenging times that the nation is facing at the moment. It could be of thanks to the NHS or a reflection on the importance of friends and family. We have created our own as an example to help you get started!

The competition will start on Wednesday the 6th  May and will run until Tuesday 12th May 6pm, whereby the winner will be chosen the following week. The author of the winning poem will then receive £100’s of Love Loughborough shopping vouchers to spend in participating Loughborough businesses when Lockdown ends.

To enter all you need to do is write the poem and send it to us via Facebook using the hashtag #lovelborolockdownchallenge, don’t forget to tag Love Loughborough in when you post it, so we can see it!

Third Lockdown Challenge – Colouring Competition 

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This week’s lockdown challenge is a colouring competition, where the template has been kindly drawn for us by local Tattoo studio; ‘From the Heart’ on Baxter Gate. They are such great artists, so we are very excited to get this cool and modern template drawn for us that has Loughborough as the topic. Once the public have downloaded and coloured in the template they just need to take a photo of it and upload it to our social media, tag Love Loughborough in and use the hashtag #lovelborolockdownchallenge. The winner will then be picked by one of the team at ‘From the Heart’!

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Second Lockdown Challenge – How well do you know Loughborough Quiz

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This week’s lockdown challenge is a quiz all about Loughborough, the quiz tests your knowledge of Loughborough’s history and culture from famous landmarks to buildings. To take part in this week’s challenge simply complete the quiz to the left for your chance to win £100 in local shopping vouchers!

First Lockdown Challenge – Recreate the Love Loughborough Heart – Sponsored by LoyalFree

The first Lock Down Challenge is to Recreate the Love Loughborough logo which encourages people to get creative and use household items to mimic the heart brand.  For your chance to win £100 in shopping vouchers, all you need to do is use any materials you like to recreate the logo, then just take a photo of it and post your attempt on either Facebook or Instagram and tag @lovelboro and use the #LoveLboroLockDownChallenge hashtag. You can keep stocked up on those crafty items to keep amused by checking out That’s Really Crafty’s online shop at https://www.thatsreallycrafty.com/.

This week’s prize money has been donated by LoyalFree, the place promotion app which was first launched in Loughborough. The app enables businesses to promote offers, list local events and features interactive town trails. For amazing local offers download the LoyalFree app at getloyalfree.com.

Let the Lock Down Challenges commence!