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February 2021

Wed 24 February, 2021

NWLDC freezes council tax for 12th consecutive year and commits further £3 million for Coalville regeneration

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has frozen its portion of the council tax bill for a 12th consecutive year, recognising the financial challenges many have faced in a tough year. It was confirmed at the full council meeting last..

Tue 23 February, 2021

Covid hotspot: North West Leicestershire 11th highest nationally

Public health chiefs are warning residents in parts of North West Leicestershire to take extra care over the coming weeks, as the district has jumped into the top 20 of the country's coronavirus hotspots.  For the last few days, the area has been..

Fri 12 February, 2021

Become a Covid 19 health champion

*A Leicestershire County Council initiative* Volunteer as a Covid 19 health champion and help to keep Leicestershire safe. Covid 19 continues to have an impact on Leicestershire. The situation in the county is worrying for all of us, and we must..

Wed 10 February, 2021

Election staff and assistants wanted!

Our elections team is currently preparing for the County Council and the Police & Crime Commissioner elections being held on Thursday 6 May as well as some by-elections that will also be held on the same day. To support the election effort, we..

Tue 9 February, 2021

East Midlands Makes Green Growth Freeport Bid

*Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd press release* Landmark opportunity to create thousands of jobs and boost the East Midlands economy. An East Midlands bid for Freeport status has been submitted to the government today by a..

Thu 4 February, 2021

Green bus service improves transport links for businesses in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has invested £100,000 in a local bus service to help boost employment links and its Zero Carbon ambition. The district council has co-funded the airway 9 service with operator Midland Classic and..

Tue 2 February, 2021

Bindiana Jones… Recyclosaurus Rex… Meet the newly named recycling lorries in North West Leicestershire!

Six of North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC)’s recycling lorries have been named as part of a competition run with local primary schools.

Mon 1 February, 2021

Five things every employer can do to help stop the spread

Open letter to businesses from Mike Sandys, Director of Public Health at Leicestershire County Council... As Director of Public Health for Leicestershire I am writing to you to thank you for your efforts so far as an employer in tackling coronavirus..