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March 2022

Tue 29 March, 2022

North West Leicestershire District Council secures Investors in People silver

Investors in People (IIP) has this week awarded North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) with the We invest in people, silver accreditation.

Thu 24 March, 2022

North West Leicestershire attractions crowned winners in tourism awards

Three tourism businesses in North West Leicestershire have been crowned winners in the Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2021. Hastings Retreat received the award for New Tourism Business whilst Timber Festival took home the..

Wed 23 March, 2022

Commemorative benches installed to honour lives ahead of National Day of Reflection

As communities come together to remember the many lives lost over the last two years, commemorative rainbow benches and cherry trees are popping up across the district. As part of the National Day of Reflection on Wednesday, 23 March, North West..

Tue 15 March, 2022

Waste food oil-powered bin lorries take to the roads

Waste food oil now powers bin collections and street cleaning in North West Leicestershire.

Tue 8 March, 2022

North West Leicestershire pledges cross-party support for Ukraine

North West Leicestershire District Council has pledged to support refugees from Ukraine when needed.

Mon 7 March, 2022

Get the £150 energy bill rebate quicker by paying council tax by direct debit

Residents in North West Leicestershire are being urged to pay their council tax by direct debit to help speed up the payment of a £150 rebate to homes in bands A to D for help towards energy bills.

Thu 3 March, 2022

Redevelopment of Coalville’s Marlborough Square given go-ahead

The creation of a new pedestrian space for outdoor markets and events in Marlborough Square will finally start this year after councillors voted to press ahead with the scheme.

Wed 2 March, 2022

Police given new powers in Ashby to curb antisocial behaviour

Laughing gas, alcohol and other substances can now be confiscated in Ashby following the introduction of new antisocial behaviour rules.

Tue 1 March, 2022

Grants to help community groups celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

To mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, groups in North West Leicestershire are being invited to apply for funding to help celebrate the historic milestone in style. Parish councils, community groups and schools are among those who can apply for..