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June 2020

Fri 26 June, 2020

Man caught on bodycam littering from a moving vehicle faces bill of more than £800

A man that threw fast food packaging out of his car has been instructed to pay more than £800 after the footage was caught on a police officer’s bodycam. Brendan Evans, 30, of Holly Road, Measham, was driving on Nottingham Road, Ashby on 13..

Thu 25 June, 2020

Coalville’s Future High Streets funding bid submitted

The next step towards generating substantial funding for Coalville town centre has been taken after a business case was submitted this week to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund. At the end of last year, North West Leicestershire District..

Wed 24 June, 2020

North West Leicestershire District Council appoints new Chairman and Leader

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) appointed Councillor Virge Richichi as the new Chairman at its annual meeting on Tuesday 23 June 2020. Councillor Richichi is the ward councillor for Sence Valley and as well as presiding over..

Wed 24 June, 2020

Leisure centre staff swap the gym for recycling and bins!

Staff members from Everyone Active have swapped exercise bikes, fitness classes and swimming lessons for high vis jackets, gloves and bins to support North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) recycling and waste service.

Thu 18 June, 2020

Measham car boot to return

North West Leicestershire District Council has confirmed Measham car boot can go ahead this weekend after robust risk assessments were completed by organisers. The council has been working closely the organisers after agreeing with them that..

Tue 16 June, 2020

Communities pull together to support those in need

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has been working with 27 community response units and many other groups of people to help ensure the vulnerable and isolated in the district are supported through the coronavirus pandemic. This has..

Mon 15 June, 2020

Applications open Discretionary Grants Fund - Deadline extended

*The deadline for applications has now been extended to 11.59pm on Sunday 21 June 2020* Applications are now open for eligible small businesses in North West Leicestershire to receive grants through the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund..

Fri 12 June, 2020

High streets get ready for safe shopping

*Shared on behalf of the Local Resilience Forum (LRF) for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland* High streets in Leicestershire and Rutland are gearing up for increased trade as lockdown restrictions continue to ease. From June 15, more shops will..

Wed 10 June, 2020

Cardboard collections to return monthly

Cardboard collections are set to return on a monthly basis for residents in North West Leicestershire.  North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) plan to resume the collections from Tuesday 23 June, which will alternate every two weeks with..

Fri 5 June, 2020

Measham car boot postponement

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has thanked the organisers of Measham Car Boot for agreeing to not open this Sunday as previously advertised.  The two parties have been in talks throughout the week as the organisers have worked..

Wed 3 June, 2020

Do you know a North West Leicestershire hero?

Communities, businesses and individuals have been pulling together and doing amazing things during the coronavirus pandemic, and North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) wants to recognise those efforts. The local hero campaign is aiming to..