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April 2017

Tue 25 April, 2017

£5,000 grant awarded to support active choice programme in Leicestershire

The North West Community Safety Partnership has agreed to contribute grant funding of £5,000 towards the running of the Active Choice course programme, aimed at reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in young people. Active Choice is a..

Mon 24 April, 2017

Residents in North West Leicestershire among most active in the East Midlands

People living in North West Leicestershire are among the fittest and healthiest in the county, and the entire East Midlands. Sport England’s inaugural Active Lives survey revealed that 68.2 per cent of people in North West Leicestershire meet the..

Mon 24 April, 2017

Coalville Colour Run will return for second year – registration now open

Second Coalville Colour Run to take place on Sunday 17 September, 2017 Registration for popular fun run now open at 500 extra spaces up for grabs (total spaces: 1,000) It’s official – after enjoying..

Mon 24 April, 2017

North West Leicestershire District Council’s upgraded CCTV van has already recorded 18 offences

A new state-of-the-art CCTV van is helping North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) crack down on crimes such as littering, dog fouling and fly-tipping – and has already recorded 18 offences on film. The upgraded van has been operating..

Fri 21 April, 2017

Excellence in council legal practice rewarded with eighth Lexcel accreditation

The legal services team at North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is celebrating after it retained its Lexcel accreditation for the eighth year running. Lexcel is the Law Society’s quality mark for legal practice. NWL Legal Focus joins..

Fri 21 April, 2017

Young people given a voice on the future of Coalville

More than 100 youngsters negotiated a Food For Thought maze in Coalville Market this week to share their ideas about the future of the town. North West Leicestershire District Council joined forces with the Coalville Heroes project to host the event..

Thu 13 April, 2017

Provision for cyclists boosted in Coalville by North West Leicestershire District Council

New bike racks installed by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will help to make Coalville more accessible to cyclists, encourage people to visit, and promote healthy living. As part of the council’s Choose Coalville project, 19..

Mon 10 April, 2017

Success for many at Coalville job fair

Businesses that attended a job fair held in Coalville last week have offered more than 40 people interviews, which may lead to future employment.

Thu 6 April, 2017

North West Leicestershire in bloom thanks to council Green Shoots grants

Green-fingered community groups have been taking advantage of the North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) Green Shoots grants in an effort to help brighten up the area. The scheme, which has provided 72,040 bulbs to community groups since..

Wed 5 April, 2017

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

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 4 April, two planning applications were permitted, and one was refused. Please see the table below for more detail. An application for a petrol station, forecourt, parking area, restaurant and cafe..

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