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March 2017

Thu 23 March, 2017

Homeless veterans find a home in North West Leicestershire

Four homeless ex-servicemen have been housed in Coalville thanks to a link-up between North West Leicestershire District Council and veteran support charity Once, We Were Soldiers.

Wed 22 March, 2017

New Chief Executive for North West Leicestershire District Council

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has appointed a new Chief Executive. At a meeting of Full Council on Tuesday 21 March 2017, councillors agreed to appoint Beverley Smith, who will join the authority in early June.

Mon 20 March, 2017

Register to vote - or lose your vote

People living in North West Leicestershire are being advised to register to vote – or miss out on their chance to vote in the Leicestershire County Council elections.

Fri 17 March, 2017

Advice for those standing in Leicestershire County Council elections

Prospective candidates who are thinking of standing in North West Leicestershire in the Leicestershire County Council elections on Thursday 4 May are being offered advice and support throughout the process from the district council.

Wed 15 March, 2017

Hard hitting play teaches young people about homelessness

Students from year 9 and above at three schools in North West Leicestershire have had a visit from Zest theatre and their hard hitting production ‘Until it’s Gone,’ which is based on the true-life stories of homeless young people.

Tue 14 March, 2017

Coalville Jobs Fair returns to Stephenson College this spring

Job seekers attending a spring Jobs Fair on Friday 7 April at Stephenson College in Coalville will have the chance to speak to more than 17 potential employers and get advice from expert careers advisors.

Fri 10 March, 2017

The council is building new homes – for the first time in almost three decades

North West Leicestershire District Council is building council homes for the first time in 26 years, providing much needed affordable housing for local people.

Wed 8 March, 2017

Work to start on former bus depot thanks to NWLDC grant

•Important historic building in Coalville to be returned to former glory •£75,000 injection from council grants help to support development and job creation •Six new jobs and apprenticeships to be created

Tue 7 March, 2017

Coalville joins 950 others in flying the flag for the Commonwealth

The Council Offices in Coalville will join more than 950 locations across the world in raising the Commonwealth flag at 10am on Commonwealth Day – Monday 13 March.

Tue 7 March, 2017

Thank you to volunteers who helped to give Coalville a spring clean!

A bike, a duvet and three traffic cones were amongst the rubbish collected on Saturday 4 March when volunteer litter pickers got involved with the Coalville Spring Clean.

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