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September 2019

Mon 30 September, 2019

Free tree opportunity for North West Leicestershire residents

  A scheme that has helped to plant more than 100,000 trees in North West Leicestershire is back for its 11th year.    North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) works in partnership with The National Forest and HK Wentworth Ltd to make..

Tue 24 September, 2019

Newly refurbished gym and fitness studio unveiled at Hood Park Leisure Centre

Gym goers in Ashby-de-la-Zouch are benefitting from a newly refurbished gym as part of a £1.2 million investment.

Tue 24 September, 2019

Leading employers ready for Coalville job fair

More than 20 companies including Ashby and Coalville KFC, East Midlands Airport and Arriva Midlands will be at the Coalville Job and Skills Fair on Tuesday 8 October.  East Midlands Housing Group, Kuehne + Nagel and UPS Ltd are also on the list of..

Fri 20 September, 2019

New Steady Steps classes for over 65s in Hugglescote and Castle Donington

An exercise programme proven to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, is returning with new sessions in Hugglescote and Castle Donington. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) runs the popular Steady..

Thu 19 September, 2019

Work starts on 65 supported living apartments in Ashby

A ground-breaking ceremony was held in Ashby-de-la-Zouch on 16 September to celebrate work starting on a collection of supported living homes by Leicestershire-based social housing and care organisation emh care & support.

Mon 16 September, 2019

Plans submitted for Newmarket in Coalville

The planning application showing how an old pub in Coalville will be transformed into an indoor market has been submitted.

Thu 5 September, 2019

Porsche driver ends up with £1,642 bill for throwing cigarette out of window

A motorist that claimed he couldn’t remember who was driving his white Porsche when a cigarette was thrown out of its window has ended up with a £1,642 bill. One of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) enforcement officers..

Wed 4 September, 2019

Awards to celebrate North West Leicestershire’s sporting stars

Nominations are now open for North West Leicestershire’s annual celebration of outstanding contributions to sport and health. The North West Leicestershire Local Sports Alliance Sport and Health Awards return to Hermitage Leisure Centre in Whitwick..

Wed 4 September, 2019

Permission granted for Jaguar Land Rover development

Plans for a new 2.94 million sq ft distribution site near to junction 11 of the M42 have been approved by North West Leicestershire District Council’s Planning Committee. The land near to Appleby Magna now has permission for five new units which..