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May 2017

Fri 26 May, 2017

Ladies set to unleash their inner beginner during This Girl Can Week!

North West Leicestershire District Council in partnership with Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS), is hosting its third annual 'This Girl Can' Week from 5 to 11 June, 2017. This special campaign week is designed to inspire ladies to increase..

Fri 26 May, 2017

Residents of Grange Road, Hugglescote - collection info for Wed 31 May

Due to road surface dressing works on Grange Road the waste collections on Wednesday 31 May will commence at the earlier time of 6am. This affects the properties on Grange Road from Dennis Street, past Wainwright Road to the bridge. Residents are..

Wed 24 May, 2017

Shape future support by letting us know how your home is holding up

Residents in North West Leicestershire are being asked to share information about the condition of their privately owned or rented properties.  By completing a simple survey – which could land participants a £50 shopping voucher – residents..

Tue 23 May, 2017

Free health checks, advice, and more at council District Days

Visitors to events in North West Leicestershire this summer will be able to find out about a whole host of vital council services as the district council goes on tour. From health and leisure to recycling and housing, North West Leicestershire..

Tue 23 May, 2017

New equipment worth £600 helps Measham be prepared for crisis

The village of Measham is now well equipped for a crisis after taking advantage of a new scheme that encourages communities to prepare for unexpected emergencies. Measham Parish Council has selected equipment worth £600, which will be stored for use..

Mon 22 May, 2017

Mammoth effort from council to clear A42 rubbish

Almost six tonnes of rubbish – the equivalent weight of a male African elephant or a woolly mammoth – has been collected along the A42 in North West Leicestershire. The Street Cleansing team from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC)..

Mon 22 May, 2017

Sell out crowd enjoys Cinderella Ballet in Coalville

Professional Ballet in Coalville might not be something you would expect.  But a full house, vigourous applause and a standing ovation at the end said it all, as the Vienna Festival Ballet took their final bow at the Century Theatre in Coalville..

Thu 18 May, 2017

Residents welcome free kitchen makeover for North West Leicestershire community centre

Housing refurbishment specialist Lovell teamed up with North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) to enlarge and modernise a community centre kitchen in Coalville, Leicestershire – all for free! During a total transformation of the outdated..

Thu 18 May, 2017

Online registration sees one tenant win a month’s free rent!

A lucky tenant has won one week’s free rent just for signing up to manage his account online. Timothy Lee from Measham is a North West Leicestershire District Council tenant. He is the first winner of the monthly draw, which the authority is..

Wed 17 May, 2017

New Chairman names LOROS, Air Ambulance and Salvation Army as his chosen charities

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) appointed Councillor Virge Richichi as the new Chairman at its annual meeting on Tuesday 16 May 2017.

Tue 16 May, 2017

Heavy rainfall on Wednesday 17 May

Rain is falling heavily in parts of Leicestershire. No flood warnings have been issued, but you could find some surface water that makes travelling conditions difficult.

Tue 16 May, 2017

FREE market stalls for Love Your Local Market fortnight

Free stalls at Coalville Market are being offered to potential business people as part of the Love Your Local Market fortnight.

Tue 16 May, 2017

Ashby’s very own open air pool returning for summer season

Families can make a splash at one of the UK’s last remaining open air pools when it re-opens on the next Bank Holiday weekend.

Fri 12 May, 2017

Free, family fun as Picnic and Proms in the Park return to Coalville

Free entry to both events Justice Beach, Concordia Choir and the Ockbrook Big Band on stage for Proms in the Park. Picnic in the Park features bands including Beneath The Lights, The Tin Pigeons, Take This and acts such as Savage Skills stunt riders..

Fri 12 May, 2017

Ashby takeaway licence suspended for staying open too late

A fast food takeaway has had its late night refreshment licence suspended after repeatedly failing to close on time. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has told Favourite Chicken and Pizza (otherwise known as Express Chicken and..

Wed 10 May, 2017

Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 9 May

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 9 May, two planning applications were permitted, and one amendment to Section 106 obligations was agreed. Please see the table below for more detail. An application for the building of a house in..

Mon 8 May, 2017

Join council’s first ever Dementia friendly walk

A debut dementia friendly walk will offer support to families in North West Leicestershire as part of Dementia Awareness Week. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has linked up with Age UK to provide an opportunity for residents and..

Mon 8 May, 2017

Applications open for council’s £250,000 Enterprising Town Centres grant scheme

Small and medium-sized businesses in North West Leicestershire are being invited to apply for a unique Enterprising Town Centres (ETC) grant designed to help boost and regenerate the district. The North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC)..

Thu 4 May, 2017

Register now or lose your chance to vote in General Election

People living in North West Leicestershire are being advised to register to vote – or miss out on their chance to vote in the upcoming General Election. The election takes place on Thursday 8 June. Anyone who would like to vote on the day must..

Thu 4 May, 2017

Nomination deadlines for candidates standing in General Election

Prospective candidates who are thinking of standing in the North West Leicestershire constituency in the General Election on Thursday 8 June are being offered advice and support throughout the process from the district council. Nominations for..

Thu 4 May, 2017

Compost! Healthy Soil, Healthy Food – council roadshows to reveal all

A Master Composter and an impressive wormery will join a North West Leicestershire District Council roadshow as part of International Compost Awareness Week, which runs from 7 to 13 May 2017. International Compost Awareness Week is aimed at improving..

Thu 4 May, 2017

Free sign up at North West Leicestershire leisure centres in May

This month, both Hermitage and Hood Park Leisure Centres have a fantastic promotion for you that will help you tone up, get fit, and save yourself some money.       By simply signing free of charge during May to become an Active Fitness Plus or..

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