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July 2020

Wed 22 July, 2020

North West Leicestershire District Council launches cashless parking with PayByPhone

*Posted on behalf of PayByPhone* North West Leicestershire District Council has partnered with PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, to offer drivers the option of cashless parking in its 1,615 on- and off-street parking spaces..

Tue 21 July, 2020

State-of-the-art leisure centre construction begins in Coalville

Pictured above - NWLDC leader Richard Blunt breaking the earth on the new site with partners from Everyone Active and Metnor Work has begun this week on Coalville’s new multi-million-pound, state-of-the-art leisure centre. The North West..

Tue 21 July, 2020

Local leisure centres reopening date announced

*Shared in partnership with Everyone Active* Local leisure centres in North West Leicestershire are set to reopen, after being given the ‘green light’ by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.  Hood Park Leisure Centre and Hermitage Leisure Centre,..

Thu 16 July, 2020

Wreath holders installed as finishing touch to Coalville Memorial Clock Tower restoration

Memorial wreaths will return to Coalville’s Memorial Clock Tower as restoration work on the town landmark was completed this week. The new wreath holders are fixed to the base of the tower and will allow up to 56 wreaths to be displayed at times of..

Wed 15 July, 2020

£20 million in grants awarded to businesses in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has now distributed £20 million in Government grants to eligible businesses within the district. The council has been working hard to distribute funding to eligible businesses since each of the..

Fri 10 July, 2020

£24m grant funding approved for priority economic projects in Leicester and Leicestershire

*Shared on behalf of Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Limited (LLEP)* The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Limited (LLEP) is pleased to announce that £24.43m of grant funding is to be awarded from the Leicester..

Thu 9 July, 2020

New contractor sought as Coalville Newmarket construction pushed forward

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is looking to appoint a new contractor to finish the nearly-complete Newmarket in Coalville. Westone Housing Ltd had been appointed to transform the former Litten Tree pub in Marlborough Square into..

Thu 9 July, 2020

Further data released by county council

*Shared on behalf of Leicestershire County Council* Leicestershire County Council has released more detailed data as part of efforts to urge residents to play their part in tackling the rate of coronavirus infection in the county. As some concerned..

Fri 3 July, 2020

£500k funding boost to help Kegworth village centre thrive

Kegworth village centre is set for a major revamp after £500,000 of funding was secured this week by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). The funding comes from the Business Rates Pool via the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise..

Fri 3 July, 2020

£20 million ‘new deal’ allocation

*Posted on behalf of the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP)* The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) has been awarded £20 million as part of the government’s ‘Getting Building’ fund. The..

Thu 2 July, 2020

Taxis ready to offer safe trips home

With many pubs and bars due to reopen on Saturday 4 July, people in North West Leicestershire are being reminded that licensed taxis offer a safe way home from a night out.

Wed 1 July, 2020

Supporting pubs, bars and restaurants safely

As pubs, bars, cafes, restaurants and many other North West Leicestershire businesses re-open this weekend, residents are being encouraged to support them in a responsible way. In recent weeks, North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and..