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June 2021

Fri 25 June, 2021

New grant scheme restores hope for community groups in North West Leicestershire

Groups and sports clubs in North West Leicestershire have been helped to re-open safely for their communities thanks to a new community grant scheme. Measham Mobility Bus and Heart of the Forest Heritage are among those that have used North West..

Fri 25 June, 2021

Big Covid-19 vaccination weekend to be held in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 25 – 27 June

*Shared on behalf of the NHS* Health leaders in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are encouraging all adults (18+) in LLR that are yet to have either their first or second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to get vaccinated this weekend. As..

Thu 24 June, 2021

Final week to submit EU Settlement Scheme applications

EU citizens living in Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of Wednesday 30 June. People in the region are also being encouraged to check that family, friends and neighbours that need to..

Tue 22 June, 2021

Canal project supports green gateway to the National Forest

A 200-year-old canal has received funding for the next phase of its restoration project. Ashby Canal Association has been given a £20,000 grant from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) to support its latest step in restoring the canal..

Mon 21 June, 2021

‘Come and give it a go’ as refurbished bowls clubs gets back up and running

A bowls club that has been given a new lease of life is looking for new members and will host a family open day so everyone can give the sport a try. Ex-players, complete novices and young people are among those that the newly formed Scotlands Park..

Mon 14 June, 2021

Local backing sought for a multi-million-pound funding bid for Coalville

Businesses and organisations around Coalville are being asked to show their support for a Levelling Up Fund bid which is being submitted by an innovative partnership between North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), the owners of the..

Thu 10 June, 2021

Additional test kits availability to help fight virus

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council The county council is taking more steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus after a ‘concerning’ rise in cases over the past few days.    There are now more than 50 new sites across the..

Wed 9 June, 2021

Protection order gives new powers to tackle Castle Donington car cruises

A new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) will give council officers the power to issue fines of up to £100 at car cruise gatherings in Castle Donington. Working closely with Leicestershire Police, North West Leicestershire District Council’s..

Wed 9 June, 2021

Hood Park joins elite band of leisure centres

*Shared in partnership with Everyone Active Jubilant staff at Hood Park Leisure Centre are celebrating after achieving the top banding score for customer service – putting the facility in an elite set of centres nationally. Hood Park, run by..

Fri 4 June, 2021

Call for residents to ‘take care’ as cases double

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council* Leicestershire residents are being urged to ‘take action now’ to stem a rise in coronavirus rates after cases more than doubled in a week. Figures have risen above the national average..

Thu 3 June, 2021

District council harnesses the energy of litter warriors with a scheme to combat litter in North West Leicestershire

Litter pickers in North West Leicestershire can now sign up to a new scheme to help tackle littering thanks to funding for new equipment. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has taken its latest step in reducing litter across the..