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November 2020

Mon 30 November, 2020

December 2020 Drink Drug Drive campaign

Motorists are being reminded of the dangers of driving while impaired through drugs and drink during the festive season. During the first sixth months of this year Leicestershire Police made 633 roadside arrests including, 436 drink, 159 drugs and 38..

Thu 26 November, 2020

Leicestershire moves into top tier

The latest coronavirus rates show progress but there’s still work to do to drive down rates, says Leicestershire County Council’s Director of Public Health. Today (Thursday), the Government has announced that Leicestershire will move into tier..

Tue 24 November, 2020

Police deal with over 16,000 reports of Covid breaches

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have faced challenging times during the Covid pandemic, however, Leicestershire Police has continued to work tirelessly to help keep the public safe dealing with over 16,000 reports of breaches. In addition to..

Mon 23 November, 2020

Concern that pandemic is distracting from crucial EU Exit preparations

Businesses urged to get ready for end of EU transition on 1 January Evidence suggesting that many Leicestershire businesses might not be prepared for the end of the EU Exit transition period has led to calls to action from local community..

Fri 20 November, 2020

Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown. At a..

Fri 20 November, 2020

District council pledges to make a difference in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is pleased to support this year’s White Ribbon campaign with its own 16 days of action starting from 25 November. The district council and its partners from the Safer North West Leicestershire..

Thu 19 November, 2020

Coalville drive-in cinema planned just in time for Christmas

Christmas classics such as Home Alone, Miracle of 34th Street and The Muppet Christmas Carol will be screened at a temporary drive-in cinema planned for Coalville. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has been working with Fleckney..

Wed 18 November, 2020

Call to unite in last fortnight of lockdown

With two weeks of national lockdown left, a Covid-19 survivor from Leicestershire says ‘it’s down to all of us’ to unite in the fight against the virus.  Alex, from Loughborough, says he is still ‘having days that are not so good’, even..

Mon 16 November, 2020

Support available during lockdown for businesses in North West Leicestershire

Applications are now open for businesses in North West Leicestershire to receive a grant of up to £3000 through the Local Restrictions Support Grant Fund (LRSG). Non-essential businesses including retail, leisure, personal care, sports facilities..

Fri 6 November, 2020

Food waste recycling trial expands to Coalville as collections resume in Measham

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is expanding its food waste collection trial to a further 2000 households in parts of Coalville, Ravenstone and Whitwick. The existing trial in Measham and its surrounding villages resumed this week..