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August 2017

Fri 18 August, 2017

Anti-social pensioner fined £3,500 for making neighbours’ life a misery

A pensioner who repeatedly ignored a court order not to harass, alarm or cause distress to her neighbours has been fined £3,500 for continuing her relentless campaign of anti-social behaviour. In June 2016, Kathleen Neal, 77, of Park Lane, Castle..

Tue 15 August, 2017

Nominate your sporting stars for North West Leicestershire awards

Nominations are now open for North West Leicestershire’s annual celebration of sporting excellence and dedication. The North West Leicestershire Local Sports Alliance Sports Awards return on Thursday 23 November, to Hermitage Leisure Centre in..

Tue 15 August, 2017

Grants make all the difference for North West Leicestershire community groups

Funding from North West Leicestershire District Council grant schemes has boosted three community groups. Each has taken advantage of just some of the grants the council has available for communities to access. The Moira Village Hall committee has..

Fri 11 August, 2017

Disused Coalville building makes way for new family homes

A former sheltered housing block in Coalville has been demolished to make way for new family homes, as part of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) affordable home building programme. Construction company, Robert Woodhead Ltd, began..

Tue 8 August, 2017

Sci-fi and fantasy convention brings on-screen stars to North West Leicestershire

Stars of some of our favourite TV programmes and films – including Darth Vader himself - are heading to North West Leicestershire for its first ever EM-Con. The Comic-Con style event at Hermitage Leisure Centre in Whitwick will welcome actors and..

Thu 3 August, 2017

Council goes contactless to make car parks more convenient

It will soon be easier than ever before to use town centre car parks in North West Leicestershire thanks to new upgraded machines. North West Leicestershire District Council will be installing new state-of-the-art payment points at council car parks..

Wed 2 August, 2017

Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 1 August

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 1 August, five planning applications were permitted and one was rejected. Please see the table below for more detail. An application for up to 270 homes and associated works on land at Thornborough..

Wed 2 August, 2017

Make a splash at Ashby’s open-air pool while school’s out

Ashby’s open air pool has welcomed hundreds of people in the first two weeks of summer holidays as it opens every day to families and lane swimmers. The popular venue at Hood Park Leisure Centre is one of the UK’s last remaining outdoor swimming..

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