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September 2017

Thu 28 September, 2017

Debut Hello Heritage fortnight receives positive reception

Historic venues across North West Leicestershire saw an increase in visitors during the first ever Hello Heritage fortnight. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) organised the inaugural Hello Heritage celebration, with 25 different..

Wed 27 September, 2017

Bring life and colour to the district through Free Tree Scheme

Free trees are once again available to people in North West Leicestershire wanting to make their district greener. The Free Tree Scheme has already seen more than 57,000 trees planted across the district since it was first introduced in 2008.This..

Wed 27 September, 2017

Rate relief scheme to benefit North West Leicestershire businesses

A number of small businesses in North West Leicestershire will be able to apply for reductions in their business rates following agreement about the district council’s support scheme. The Government’s recent revaluation of all business properties..

Fri 22 September, 2017

Hugglescote conservation area given green light by councillors

A new conservation area will ensure sustainable growth and the preservation of the character and appearance of the North West Leicestershire village of Hugglescote. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Cabinet approved the plan on..

Wed 20 September, 2017

Councillors agree to sell land for housing in Coalville

Part of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) biggest land asset will be put up for sale after the authority’s Cabinet agreed to make it available for housing development. A section of the council-owned land between Cropston Drive..

Tue 19 September, 2017

Coalville filled with colour as 650 enjoy charity run

Hundreds of runners have helped raise thousands of pounds for charity at the second ever Coalville Colour Run. The fun run on Sunday 17 September was a huge success as more than 650 runners took to the streets in support of Leicestershire charity..

Tue 19 September, 2017

It’s time to ‘Feel Alive From 65’

Posted on behalf of LRS: Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) in partnership with Local Authorities are continuing to celebrate our active older generation through hosting the ‘Feel Alive from 65’ Week from 25 September - 1 October and the..

Mon 18 September, 2017

Council gets on board with National Recycling Week

Roadshows will be hitting the streets of North West Leicestershire next week to encourage residents to up their recycling game. During National Recycling Week, which runs from Monday 25 to Friday 29 September, North West Leicestershire District..

Mon 18 September, 2017

Free workshops to help businesses prepare for Christmas

Town centre business owners across North West Leicestershire can learn how to make the most of the festive period at a series of free workshops. As part of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Enterprising Town Centres programme,..

Thu 14 September, 2017

Council chats with the country’s truckers in National Lorry Week

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is embracing National Lorry Week by meeting with truckers, asking about their experiences, and encouraging them to help keep the district clean and tidy. The council joined forces with..

Tue 12 September, 2017

Public safety the priority as taxis inspected at East Midlands Airport

A joint initiative designed to improve the safety standards of taxis and licensed vehicles has seen 138 inspections take place at East Midlands Airport. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Licensing team, Leicestershire Police and..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Recycling contract secures income for North West Leicestershire District Council

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is celebrating after winning the contract to retain and sell the recycling it collects, giving the authority a potential £500,000 in annual income. The seven year contract, which has been awarded by..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Team NWLDC ready for Coalville Colour Run

More than 500 runners will line-up for the second ever Coalville Colour Run on Sunday – including a team from the proud main sponsors North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). Twenty members of council staff, along with their families,..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Speakers to encourage more disability confident employers

Businesses in North West Leicestershire are being invited to learn all about becoming Disability Confident Employers. These are companies who look beyond disabilities and health conditions when it comes to recruitment. A dedicated breakfast event on..

Fri 8 September, 2017

Ashby welcomes the return of Statutes Fair

The annual family favourite Ashby Statues Fair will be bringing colour and excitement back to the town next week. This ever-popular funfair opens on Friday 15 September and will provide five days of fun right up until the evening of Tuesday 19..

Thu 7 September, 2017

Employers sign up as Coalville Job and Skills Fair returns

Up to 40 companies with hundreds, if not thousands, of employment opportunities will be at the Coalville Job and Skills Fair on Tuesday 10 October. The fair is organised by North West Leicestershire District Council in partnership with Jobcentre Plus..

Thu 7 September, 2017

Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 5 September

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 5 September, seven planning applications were considered. Four were permitted and three were refused. Please see the table below for more detail. An application to extend North Street car park in..

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