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July 2017

Mon 31 July, 2017

Media mini bus on the road after funding found

Community groups in Measham and Appleby are celebrating after unveiling their brand new community-use media mini bus. The mobile and interactive space contains music, film, and media equipment designed to engage young people and provide access to..

Mon 31 July, 2017

The beach is back in town for Coalville by the Sea

Families that just love to be beside the seaside need look no further than their doorsteps this August as Coalville by the Sea returns. The grass area at Needhams Walk will transform into a sand-filled coastal scene at this free North West..

Mon 31 July, 2017

Help your community blossom with a Green Shoots grant

Community groups can bring colour and life to North West Leicestershire by applying for council grants to fill their streets with flowers. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Green Shoots scheme is re-opening for groups to apply..

Wed 26 July, 2017

Green Grant boost for Ashby brook project

North West Leicestershire District Council has awarded Trent Rivers Trust a Green Grant of £500 towards the enhancement of Gilwiskaw Brook near Hood Park in Ashby. Extensive renovation work has been carried out including the thinning out of dense..

Wed 26 July, 2017

Investigations to start on potential leisure centre site on A511

Land off A511 (Stephenson Way) is the preferred site for a new leisure centre Site investigations will inform the council whether the land is suitable for this development A new leisure centre would increase and improve leisure facilities for the..

Tue 18 July, 2017

Respect and tolerance encouraged as part of Safer Summer campaign

It’s the start of holiday season, and with it this year’s Safer Summer Respect / Tolerance campaign has launched. As warmer weather paves the way for parties and outdoor fun, residents are reminded to respect others, but at the same time remember..

Tue 18 July, 2017

HS2 confirmed route

The council is pleased that its consultation response has been taken on board by HS2 Ltd.

Thu 13 July, 2017

Another £800,000 for Coalville alongside pledges of support from the community

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has allocated a further £777,000 towards the regeneration of Coalville as local businesses and organisations pledge their support to build confidence in the town. The money allocated by the council..

Tue 11 July, 2017

Shop frontages scheme re-energising and revitalising Coalville

Businesses in Coalville are being encouraged to take advantage of the second phase of funding designed to reinvigorate the town. More than £225,000 was given to shops along Hotel Street and High Street as part of phase one of North West..

Mon 10 July, 2017

North West Leicestershire athletes excel at School Games Summer Championships

*Posted of behalf of Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport* Thousands of athletes continue to experience and be inspired by the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Programme, now in its sixth year.  North Charnwood were crowned 2016/17 School..

Mon 10 July, 2017

Council secures new rented homes in developer agreement with David Wilson Homes

Council tenants have moved into five new houses that have been handed over to North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) as part of a development agreement with David Wilson Homes. The new estate at Hastings Park in Ashby de la Zouch has been..

Wed 5 July, 2017

Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 4 July

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 4 July, two planning application were permitted, and two were rejected. Please see the table below for more detail. An application for up to 38 homes including a mix of affordable and market..

Mon 3 July, 2017

Bronze award in recognition of council’s Armed Forces pledge

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has been recognised for its commitment to supporting the Armed Forces. The council has received the bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme, which acknowledges..

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